Symantec NetBackup status code 28 to status code 33

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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 28 to Status Code 33 which may be received while using the Symantec NetBackup tool.

NetBackup status code: 28
Message: failed trying to fork a process
Explanation: A fork of a child process failed (on UNIX and Linux) or a
CreateProcess failed (on Windows).
This failure may be due to the following:
 An overloaded system
 Insufficient swap space or physical memory
 Too many processes are running on the system
Recommended Action: Check the NetBackup All Log Entries report for clues on
where and why the failure occurred. For detailed troubleshooting information,
create debug log directories for the processes that think may have returned this
status code. Then, retry the operation and check the resulting debug logs.

NetBackup status code: 29
Message: failed trying to exec a command
Explanation: A command was not run. This error can occur because the
permissions of the command do not allow it to be run. Or it occurs due to a lack
of system resources such as memory and swap space.
Recommended Action: Do the following, as appropriate:
Check the NetBackup All Log Entries report for clues on where and why the
failure occurred.
Check the permissions on the command to be run.
For detailed troubleshooting information, create a debug log directory for the
process that returned this status code. Then retry the operation and check the
resulting debug log.

NetBackup status code: 30
Message: cannot get passwd information
Explanation: Could not get the passwd entry for a user.
Recommended Action: Check the NetBackup All Log Entries report for clues on
where and why the failure occurred. For detailed troubleshooting information,
create a debug log for the process that you think may have returned this status
code. Then, retry the operation and check the resulting debug log.

NetBackup status code: 31
Message: could not set user id for process
Explanation: Could not set the user ID of a process to the user ID of the requesting
user. NetBackup runs client processes as the requesting user.
Recommended Action: Check the NetBackup All Log Entries report for clues on
where and why the failure occurred. For detailed troubleshooting information,
create a debug log directory for the process that you think may have returned
this status code. Then, retry the operation and check the resulting debug log.

NetBackup status code: 32
Message: could not set group id for process
Explanation: Could not set the group ID of a process to the requesting user group.
NetBackup runs client processes with the group ID of the requesting user.
Recommended Action: Check the NetBackup All Log Entries report for clues on
where and why the failure occurred. For detailed troubleshooting information,
create a debug log directory for the process that you think may have returned
this status code. Then, retry the operation and check the resulting debug log.

NetBackup status code: 33
Message: failed while trying to send mail
Explanation: An email notification about backup, archive, or restore results has
failed. The email was not sent to the administratorfs address as specified by the
email global attribute. On a UNIX or Linux client, the email was not sent to an
email address that is specified with USEMAIL in the clientfs bp.conf file.
Recommended Action: Check the NetBackup All Log Entries report for clues on
where and why the failure occurred. For detailed troubleshooting information,
create a debug log directory for the process that you think may have returned
this status code. Then, retry the operation and check the resulting debug log.

Hope this was helpful.

Thanks,
SQLServerF1 Team
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