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Can't update backup options in BNA 12.3.4

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  • 1.  Can't update backup options in BNA 12.3.4

    Posted 12-03-2015 01:44 AM

    Hi!

    Recently updated BNA from 12.0.2, to 12.1.6 to 12.3.4, everything looks good, but I can't update backup options!

    When I change backup options and click Apply, I get a Error message: Error updating backup options.

    I could change these options in both 12.0.2 and 12.1.6.

    If I change settings and use "Backup Now", the backup works, but I cant Apply and save changes.

     

    Tried starting the application as administrator and as local user, loggedin in as Administrator (or userer with exactly the same BNA roles).

     

    Any ideas?

    I am planning to move on to 12.4.1, should I proceed and hope it is solved in next version?

     

    //Ulf


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  • 2.  Re: Can't update backup options in BNA 12.3.4

    Posted 12-03-2015 11:44 AM

    Is that the Server data backup options you're trying to change? There might be something useful in log/server/server.log.

     

    I'm not aware of any specific defects around this fixed in 12.4.0/12.4.1/12.4.2. But if you're about to upgrade, then I'd probably do that first, then see if it's still broken. If it is, it will probably need a support case.

     

    FYI: 12.4.2 is the current latest version. 


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  • 3.  Re: Can't update backup options in BNA 12.3.4

    Posted 12-04-2015 05:29 AM

    Hi!

     It's the BNA/Server/Options/Server Backup from the GUI that I mean.

     

    From the server log:

    2015-12-04 14:15:53,357 INFO  [com.brocade.efcm.backuprestore.server.ejb.BackupService] (EJB ejbThreadPool - 124) Entering isDirIncludedInBackedUpList() with parameters: "E:\Program Files\HP B-series SAN Network Advisor 12.3.4\backup\Backup"
    2015-12-04 14:15:53,357 INFO  [com.brocade.efcm.backuprestore.server.ejb.BackupService] (EJB ejbThreadPool - 124) Exiting isDirIncludedInBackedUpList() after 0 msec. Return value: false
    2015-12-04 14:15:53,361 INFO  [com.brocade.efcm.backuprestore.server.ejb.BackupService] (EJB ejbThreadPool - 125) Entering isDirectoryCanWrite() with parameters: E:\Program Files\HP B-series SAN Network Advisor 1...
    2015-12-04 14:15:53,361 INFO  [com.brocade.efcm.backuprestore.server.ejb.BackupService] (EJB ejbThreadPool - 125) Exiting isDirectoryCanWrite() after 0 msec. Return value: true
    2015-12-04 14:15:53,365 INFO  [com.brocade.efcm.backuprestore.server.ejb.BackupService] (EJB ejbThreadPool - 126) Entering getOutputDirectoryValidationResult() with parameters: com.brocade.efcm.backuprestore.common.BackupConfig...
    2015-12-04 14:15:53,366 INFO  [com.brocade.efcm.backuprestore.server.ejb.BackupService] (EJB ejbThreadPool - 126) Exiting getOutputDirectoryValidationResult() after 1 msec. Return value: null
    2015-12-04 14:15:53,367 INFO  [com.brocade.efcm.backuprestore.server.ejb.BackupService] (EJB ejbThreadPool - 127) Entering updateBackupConfig() with parameters: com.brocade.efcm.backuprestore.common.BackupConfig...
    2015-12-04 14:15:53,404 ERROR [com.brocade.efcm.backuprestore.server.ejb.BackupService] (EJB ejbThreadPool - 127) Scheduler initializatioin error
    2015-12-04 14:15:53,404 INFO  [com.brocade.efcm.backuprestore.server.ejb.BackupService] (EJB ejbThreadPool - 127) Exiting updateBackupConfig() after 37 msec. Return value: com.brocade.efcm.backuprestore.common.exception.Ba...

     

    I will continue on the upgrade on monday (since the manula backup seems to work).

    Yeah, I know of the 12.4.2 version but that one was not avaiable from HP ( it is an OEM version), will check again on monday first.

     

    I will report back on monday, and if neccessary open a case (through HP).

    Thank you Lindsay.

     


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  • 4.  Re: Can't update backup options in BNA 12.3.4
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    Posted 12-04-2015 01:21 PM

    It looks like that is a known problem. If you go through support, they should be able to help resolve it.

     

    From what I can see, it's something related to upgrades that can trigger this. I don't know if the problem will be resolved automatically when you upgrade to 12.4, or if the problem will get carried forward. But anyway, it looks like it's a known issue, and shouldn't be too hard to resolve.


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  • 5.  Re: Can't update backup options in BNA 12.3.4

    Posted 12-07-2015 06:39 AM

    Hi!

    I completet the upgrade cycle to 12.4.2 (got hold of it through HP this time), and the problem dissapeared.

     

    All good now, thank you Lindsay!

    :-)


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