Vertica Backup Failure

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Article ID: 142991

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CA Infrastructure Management CA Performance Management - Usage and Administration DX NetOps

Issue/Introduction

Vertica backup is failing due to manifest file corruption.

Error: Missing critical file: rsync://[xxxxxxxxxxxx]:50000/opt/CA/pm_backup/Snapshots/backup_snapshot_20190910_090402/v_drdata_node0001/backup_snapshot.manifest
Backup FAILED

Cause

/opt/CA/pm_backup/Snapshots/backup_snapshot_20190910_090402/v_drdata_node0001/backup_snapshot.manifest is corrupted.

Environment

Release : 3.7

Component : IM Reporting / Admin / Configuration

Resolution

Run the following command to rebuild the manifest file on all the vertica hosts

[[email protected] pm_backup]$ /opt/vertica/bin/vbr.py -t quick-repair -c /opt/CA/pm_backup/backup_snapshot.ini
Rebuilding backup manifest
Regenerating backup manifest for location rsync://[xxxxxxxxx]:50000/opt/CA/pm_backup
Regenerating backup manifest for location rsync://[xxxxxxxxx]:50000/opt/CA/pm_backup
Regenerating backup manifest for location rsync://[xxxxxxxxx]:50000/opt/CA/pm_backup
Backup manifest rebuilt

Run the backup script again for a successful vertica backup.