Symantec NetBackup status code 271 to status code 275


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 271 to Status Code 275 which may be received while using the Symantec NetBackup tool.

NetBackup status code: 271
Message: vault XML version mismatch
Explanation: The Vault upgrade process failed.
Recommended Action: Enable logging, start nbvault, and then examine the
nbvault logs to determine the cause of the failure. If the upgrade process fails
again, contact your customer support representative.
The following are the locations of the nbvault logs:
UNIX and Linux: /usr/openv/netbackup/logs/nbvault/
Windows: install_path\NetBackup\logs\nbvault

NetBackup status code: 272
Message: execution of a vault notify script failed
Explanation: This error occurs when the Vault process is unable to run a Vault
notify script due to permissions problems or coding problems in the script. It also
occurs if the script returns an error.
Recommended Action: Ensure that the notify script is executable and runs
without errors. You must debug the script by running it manually to eliminate
coding errors.

NetBackup status code: 273
Message: invalid job id
Explanation: This error can occur in either of the following situations:
¦ The specified job is not an active Vault job
¦ The specified active Vault job is not at the duplication step
RecommendedAction: Specify the job ID of the active Vault job that is currently
at the duplication step or operation.

NetBackup status code: 274
Message: no profile was specified
Explanation: This error should not occur.
RecommendedAction: Contact customer support and send the appropriate logs.

NetBackup status code: 275
Message: a session is already running for this vault
Explanation: This error occurs when you start a session for a vault and another
session is already running for this vault. Only one session is allowed for a vault
at any given time.
Recommended Action: Start the Vault session after the previous session has

Hope this was helpful.

SQLServerF1 Team
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