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I wish to know why netbackup policy  cannot automatic running and with out any error and alert warning.I already set the automatic scheduled, effective date.

No error code was appear in Monitoring screen. I try to delete particular policy and Re-create the new policy again.

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For a policy to execute it must be active, and must also have a valid schedule, at least one client, and at least one directive (like ALL_LOCAL_DRIVES)

If you are using version 6, then you may have hit one of its many bugs:  basically if  a file system on a client fails to back-up on one occassion, netbackup decides never to re-schedule it in the future.  Under MP2 and before, the entire server wasn't scheduled, under MP3 the particular file system doesn't get scheduled.

The are two workarounds for this:  1) manually run the back-up for that client.  If it's successful, it'll re-schedule itself correctly for the next automated back-up.  2)  delete the PEMPERSIST file.
What happens is that  when a back-up runs, a 'flag' is written to the pempersist so NBU knows not to try and run the back-up a second time in parallel.  When a back-up fails for some reason, the flag isn't cleared so NBU thinks that that server is always still running a back-up so doesn't try to start another one.
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