Symantec NetBackup status code 231 to status code 235

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Symantec NetBackup product is a backup and recovery product designed for enterprise users. Symantec NetBackup tool can be used to perform backups of SQL Server databases and provides various features.

Below are some of the NetBackup status error codes from Status Code 231 to Status Code 235 which may be received while using the Symantec NetBackup tool.

NetBackup status code: 231
Message: schedule windows overlap
Explanation: The specified start and the duration times for one day of the schedule
overlap with another day of the schedule.
RecommendedAction: Correct the schedule to eliminate the overlapping backup
windows.

NetBackup status code: 232
Message: a protocol error has occurred
Explanation: This error is an intermediate status code that usually precedes
another status code. It indicates the following: either the bpdbm process (on UNIX
and Linux) or the NetBackup Database Manager service (on Windows) or the
process that communicates with it has received unexpected information.
Recommended Action: Create a debug log directory for bpdbm. Then, retry the
operation, save the debug log, and call customer support.

NetBackup status code: 233
Message: premature eof encountered
Explanation: This status code is an intermediate one that usually precedes another
status code and is associated with a problem in network communication.
Recommended Action: During a restore, this status codes means that tar (on
the client) received a stream of data that was not what it expected. If the restore
is a new configuration, verify that the tape drive is configured for variable mode.
See the NetBackup Device Configuration Guide.
If the communication failure is not due to an interrupt on a client system, save
all error information and call customer support.

NetBackup status code: 234
Message: communication interrupted
Explanation: This status code is an intermediate one that usually precedes another
status code and is associated with a problem in network communication. Either
a server or a client process received an interrupt signal.
Recommended Action: Save all error information and call customer support.

NetBackup status code: 235
Message: inadequate buffer space
Explanation: This code usually indicates a mismatch between server and client
software versions.
Recommended Action: Do the following, as appropriate:
¦ Verify that all NetBackup software is at the same version level. Update earlier
versions of NetBackup software.
¦ On UNIX and Linux, NetBackup servers and clients, check the
/usr/openv/netbackup/bin/version file.
¦ On Windows NetBackup servers, check the
install_path\NetBackup\version.txt file or the AboutNetBackup item
on the Help menu.
¦ On Microsoft Windows clients, check the About NetBackup item on the
Help menu.
¦ On NetWare target clients, check the Version entry in the bp.ini file.
¦ If the client software is earlier than 3.0, verify that the client is in a Standard
type policy.
¦ On Macintosh clients, check the version file in the bin folder in the
NetBackup folder in the Preferences folder.
¦ If the problem persists, save all error information and call customer support.

Hope this was helpful.

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