How to stop NetWorker EBR backup policy

Environment:

NetWorker 8.1

NetWorker VMware Protection Appliance setup with VMware protection Policy

 

Description:

How to stop NetWorker EBR backup policy

 

Resolution:

Use following methods to stop running policy,

1. From NMC, Under Monitoring: Right-click and select "Stop".

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2. Stopping policy from NetWorker server using nsradmin

nsradmin> . type: NSR data protection policy; name: policy

Current query set

nsradmin> update stop now: true

                    stop now: true;

Update? yes


3. If the above 2 don't stop the policy: You can stop EBR from using the following procedure:

  • Get all running activity ID from 1st column in output of: mccli activity show
  • Example: root#: mccli activity show --active=true

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ID               Status           Error Code Start Time           Elapsed     End Time             Type             Progress Bytes New Bytes Client   Domain

---------------- ---------------- ---------- -------------------- ----------- -------------------- ---------------- -------------- --------- -------- ---------------------------------------

9138903443539609 Running-SNAPSHOC 0          2014-01-07 00:23 IST 00h:00m:28s 2014-01-08 00:23 IST On-Demand Backup 0 bytes        0%        CRMSYST1 /vcenter.student.local/VirtualMachines

  • Stop using the command: "mccli activity cancel --id=ID"
  • Example: mccli activity cancel --id=9138903443539609

 

Reference:

EMC Support Solution Number: 000176101