How to Decommission Netbackup Appliance Media Server & Remove Media Server command is missing from appliance

— check if there are any associated images with respect to old media server , if yes then delete them from catalog and then finally run below command to

— delete all storage units , remove media server name from SLPs

— check if there are pending SLP images for processing etc in any version of SLPs

— delete the MSDP disk pool and storage server from GUI or follow

–While deleting the disk pool if you get “error DiskPool cannot be deleted because it contains volumes referenced by an SLP replication target(stores_import_slp)”

Then follow technote and delete the disk pool

— Run below command to move ownership of all media to a different media server: (Run From Master Server)

bpmedia -movedb -allvolumes -oldserver <old_server> -newserver <new_server>

— Then delete media server from master server command line : (Run From Appliance)

 /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/admincmd/nbemmcmd -deletehost -machinename bake01 -machinetype media

— Run following command to delete appliance credentials from master server:

 C:\Program Files\Veritas\volmgr\bin\tpconfig -delete -nb_appliance <old server name>

— Then delete finally the media server as an appliance entry from master server console: (Run From Appliance)

C:\Program Files\Veritas\NetBackup\bin\admincmd>nbemmcmd.exe -deletehost -machinename -machinettype appliance

— Restart netbackup services on master server (if necessary) & Remove Storage server from console.



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