Depending on your
computing environment, you may have to configure NetBackup or your
computing environment so that notification email from NetBackup
On UNIX systems,
NetBackup uses the sendmail mail
transfer agent to send email. If sendmail is not installed, you must install it and
configure your environment so it functions correctly.
On Windows systems,
NetBackup uses the nbmail.cmd script
(in install_path\VERITAS\NetBackup\bin) on the
NetBackup master server to send email. For email notifications,
NetBackup passes the email address, subject, and message to the
script. NetBackup then uses the mail program that is specified in
the script to send email. For instructions on configuring the
script, see the comments in the nbmail.cmd script. Default NetBackup behavior:
nbmail.cmd does not send email.
you use the Blat email client to deliver email on Windows systems,
include the -mime option on the
blat command in the nbmail.cmd script. That ensures the Vault reports
are mailed correctly.
See the NetBackup Administrator's Guide, Volume I.