Monday, 14 December 2015

HPE DP: How to show licenses in HPE Data Protector 9.x and install new licenses

To view licenses you can use GUI and CLI.


Help -> Licenses

Reporting-> Tasks->Configuration->Licensing Report


omnirpt.exe -report licensing
omnicc -password_info
omnicc -check_licenses
omnicc -gre_license_info
omnicc -check_licenses  -detail

File with licenses is located in folder: 


Wednesday, 9 December 2015

HP Data Protector Update (upgrade) training from 6.x to 6.2, from 6.2 to 7.x, 8.x, 9.x and from x86 to x64

HP Data Protector upgrade migration video training. In this training we know all the step and detail to upgrade the Data Protector cell manafer from 6.0 to 6.20 and 6.20 to 7.0

HP Data Protector Update ( upgrade ) from 6.1 to 6.11 7 8.0 8.1 Part 1

How to upgrade Data Protector 7.0 Linux cluster to 9.0 full steps

Tuesday, 8 December 2015

HPE Data Protector Troubleshooting links


HPE data protector 9.0x How to purge old records and reducing the IDB size in HP DP

To check current size IDB in HPE data protector 9.0x start command omnirpt -report db_size:

C:\Users\Administrator>omnirpt -report db_size
IDB Size Report
Cell Manager: dpcm
Creation Date: 12/8/2015 12:48:15 AM
Media Management DB
Part                   Allocated Space [MB]     Items Used      Max Items    Us
Devices                                0.11              4      unlimited 0%
Libraries                              0.16              1           1000 0%
Cartridges                             0.29             28      unlimited 0%
Compounds                              0.05              0      unlimited 0%
Pools                                  0.06             20      unlimited 0%
Media                                  0.23             28       10000000 0%

Catalog DB
Part                   Allocated Space [MB]     Items Used      Max Items    Us
Sessions                               0.22             51      100000000 0%
Objects                                0.36             16      500000000 0%
Object versions                        0.41             43      500000000 0%
Positions                              0.19             37     1000000000 0%

Archived Log Files
Directory                                                          Size [MB]
# Files
C:/ProgramData/OmniBack/server/db80/pg/pg_xlog                         64.00        5
C:/ProgramData/OmniBack/server/db80/pg/pg_xlog_archive                 32.00        2

        Size [MB] Free Disk Space
C:/ProgramData/OmniBack/server/db80/pg             17.79        15867.55
C:/ProgramData/OmniBack/server/db80/idb             13.53        15867.55
C:/ProgramData/OmniBack/server/db80/jce              6.61        15867.55

Detail Catalog Binary Files
Directory                                          Size [MB] Max Size     Used
C:/ProgramData/OmniBack/server/db80/dcbf/dcbf4          0.07 204800.00      0%
C:/ProgramData/OmniBack/server/db80/dcbf/dcbf2          0.06 204800.00      0%
C:/ProgramData/OmniBack/server/db80/dcbf/dcbf1          0.09 204800.00      0%
C:/ProgramData/OmniBack/server/db80/dcbf/dcbf3          0.01 204800.00      0%
C:/ProgramData/OmniBack/server/db80/dcbf/dcbf0          0.20 204800.00      0%

Session Messages Binary Files
Directory                                          Size [MB]  # Files
C:/ProgramData/OmniBack/server/db80/msg                 0.00        0

Serverless Integrations Binary Files
Directory                                          Size [MB]  # Files
C:/ProgramData/OmniBack/server/db80/meta                0.00        0 

Next run omnidb -strip in orgder to strip objects whose protection has expired:

C: \Users\Administrator>omnidb -strip
Objects whose protection has expired successfully stripped.

Also you could manually remove expired session and session massages older than XX days:

omnidbutil -purge -sessions XX
omnidbutil -purge -messages XX

To remove all backups whose catalog protection has expired, use the:

omnidbutil -purge -dcbf

After that recomended to start omnidbutil -fixmpos :

omnidbutil –fixmpos

DP IDB may hold multiple copies of failed objects made during a backup. These multiple copies of failed objects may overload an IDB.  A special purge, omnidbutil -purge_failed_copies, removes any failed objects that are not the original from the IDB.

omnidbutil -purge_failed_copies

All options omnidb and omnidbutil :

Monday, 7 December 2015

HPE Data protector patch 9.05 out

OS Windows HP DP patch 9.05:

OS Linux HP DP patch 9.05:

OS HP-UX HP DP patch 9.05:

- Add support CM, IS for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7.0 and 7.1.
- Integration for HPE StoreOnce Recovery Manager Central for VMware is now available with Data Protector.
- Data Protector introduces support for remote installation of Site Specific Patches (SSPs) and Test Modules (TMs).
and many other updates

Tuesday, 20 October 2015

HP Data Protector 9.04 now support VMware vSphere 6, VDDK6, and VVOL

VMware vSphere 6.0 Support
The release of 9.04 provides supports VMware vSphere 6, VDDK6, and VVOL’s:  HP Data Protector support for newvmware.pngVMware releases and underlying technologies means that customers can upgrade their virtual environments with the assurance that the interoperability between HP Data Protector and VMware vSphere exists, is integrated and has been tested/validated.

Migration guide from HPOM to OMi 10.01

HPE has updated the manual "OMi Operations Bridge Evolution Guide" that describes how to migrate form Hp OM (HP OMW, HP OMU, HP OML) to HP OMi software. The document provides a detailed comparasion of the functional software HPOM functionality with OMi functionality.
HP Omi 10 the first version meant to replace HPOM. HP OMi 10 can be considered the successor of HPOM. HP Omi can provide additional value:
  • Linkage to the RTSM
  • Modern, web-based user interface
  • Extended event automation capabilities including automatically assigning events to users and time-based automatic triggering event updates and actions
  • Multidimensional approach to calculating service health
  • Integration capabilities via the BSM Connectors or
  • Advanced topology-based event automation
HP offers an Operations Bridge License Exchange Program. It provides Operations Manager customers with an easy, standard way to exchange their HPOM Management Server, HPOM Basic Suite, Operations Agent/Operations OS Instance, Operations SPI and Reporter licenses to Operations Bridge Premium and OMi Management Pack licenses.