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.
Release : 3.7
Component : IM Reporting / Admin / Configuration
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:
chmod 770 /home/dradmin/password.txt