Backup Exec 2012 agent configuration on client(RHEL)

Posted on January 15, 2014

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Environment

– Local system credentials should be Oracle User (which is used to install oracle) ans should not be root.

See the Oracle user as mention in the below link

http://www.oracle-base.com/articles/11g/oracle-db-11gr2-installation-on-oracle-linux-5.php

– The Oracle Instance name is orcl.

– Backup Exec Server is 192.168.38.168

 

Backup Exec 2012 agent configuration on client

Oracle user is the oracle software owner must be in beoper group.

RHEL Client

# id oracle
uid=501(oracle) gid=503(oinstall) groups=503(oinstall),501(asmdba),504(dba),505(oper)

# usermod -G asmdba,dba,oper,beoper oracle

# id oracle
uid=501(oracle) gid=503(oinstall) groups=503(oinstall),501(asmdba),504(dba),505(oper),506(beoper)

Configure RALUS agent on client

# /opt/VRTSralus/bin/AgentConfig

Symantec Backup Exec Remote Agent Utility
Choose one of the following options:
1. Configure database access
2. Configure Oracle instance information
3. Quit
Please enter your selection: 1

Configuring machine information
Choose one of the following options:
1. Add system credentials for Oracle operations
2. Edit system credentials used for Oracle operations
3. Remove system credentials used for Oracle operations
4. View system credentials used for Oracle operations
5. Quit
Please enter your selection: 1
Enter a user name that has local system credentials: oracle
Enter the password:
Re-enter password:
Validating credentials…….
Do you want to use a custom port to connect to the media server during Oracle operations? (Y/N): N
     Commit Oracle operation settings to the configuration file? (Y/N): Y
SUCCESS: Successfully added the entry to the configuration file.

Configuring machine information
Choose one of the following options:
1. Add system credentials for Oracle operations
2. Edit system credentials used for Oracle operations
3. Remove system credentials used for Oracle operations
4. View system credentials used for Oracle operations
5. Quit
Please enter your selection: 5

Symantec Backup Exec Remote Agent Utility
Choose one of the following options:
1. Configure database access
2. Configure Oracle instance information
3. Quit
Please enter your selection: 2

If this computer is a RAC node, you must perform additional steps for configuration before you continue. Refer to the readme for these additional steps.

Configuring the Oracle Agent
Choose one of the following options:
1. Add a new Oracle instance to protect
2. Edit an existing Oracle instance
3. Delete an existing Oracle instance
4. View Oracle instance entries that have been added in the Remote Agent Utility
5. Quit
Please enter your selection: 1
Select an Oracle instance to configure
Entry 1. orcl
Enter the number 0 to go back
Enter your selection: 1
Enter the Oracle database SYSDBA user name: sys
Enter the Oracle database SYSDBA password:
Re-enter password:
Validating credentials…….
Enter the media server name or IP address:      The length of the entered data is greater than the maximum permitted length.
Enter the media server name or IP address: 192.168.38.168
Do you use a recovery catalog? (Y/N):N
Do you want to use a customized job template? (Y/N): N
Commit Oracle operation settings to the configuration file? (Y/N): Y
Created symbolic link for /opt/VRTSralus/bin/libobk.so at /xx/app/oracle/product/11.2.0/db_1/lib/libobk.so
SUCCESS: Successfully added the entry to the configuration file.

Configuring the Oracle Agent
Choose one of the following options:
1. Add a new Oracle instance to protect
2. Edit an existing Oracle instance
3. Delete an existing Oracle instance
4. View Oracle instance entries that have been added in the Remote Agent Utility
5. Quit
Please enter your selection: 5

Symantec Backup Exec Remote Agent Utility
Choose one of the following options:
1. Configure database access
2. Configure Oracle instance information
3. Quit
Please enter your selection: 3

Helpful links

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH46461

 

 

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