Unable to configure a backup for the Data Repository

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Article ID: 192819

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Products

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

Issue/Introduction

The following error can be seen when attempting to run the backup:

$ /opt/vertica/bin/vbr.py --task backup --config-file /opt/vertica/share/vbr/example_configs/backup_restore_full_local.ini
Error: Error in VBR config: Password file [/home/dradmin/password.txt] is not read/write protected. It should be only readable/writable by admin user/group.
Backup FAILED.

Environment

Release : 3.7

Component : IM Reporting / Admin / Configuration

Resolution

The password file has to open of permissions, you need to change the permissions to remove access from outside of the user/group of the Database Administrator user:

For example:

chmod 770 /home/dradmin/password.txt