[Okta Webinar] Learn how to a build a cloud-first strategyRegister Now

x
?
Solved

NetBackup 6.5 and Sysprep: Script to set the NBU client name to the computer name?

Posted on 2009-12-23
3
Medium Priority
?
1,362 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-08
I've got 4 Windows 2003 and 2008 server VMware templates.  I've installed the Netbackup 6.5 agents on the template and when i deploy machines from these templates sysprep with the custom configuration file works fine EXCEPT the NetBackup client name stays the same as the original template name.  I need a script file to add to the Sysprep routine to change NBU client name to be same as the computer NetBios name or VM name.

Or another way to clear this client name from the NBU config so machines deployed from this template will change on start up.
0
Comment
Question by:tc100years
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:mahdvic
ID: 26116076
It is a registry entry:
 HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Veritas\NetBackup\CurrentVersion\Config\Client_Name = XXXX
0
 

Author Comment

by:tc100years
ID: 26120918
So would you just clear that setting before shutting down to convert to template or would you set that with a script to be run with the sysprep process?  Would you have any quidance on the syntax of the script for the sysprep file?
0
 
LVL 3

Accepted Solution

by:
mahdvic earned 2000 total points
ID: 26133762
If you want to do it during the sysprep process create an entry to your registry key in the guirunonce section of the sysprep.inf.

Here are a few links that may make it more clear.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc780201(WS.10).aspx

http://www.pcreview.co.uk/forums/thread-618727.php

0

Featured Post

Vote for the Most Valuable Expert

It’s time to recognize experts that go above and beyond with helpful solutions and engagement on site. Choose from the top experts in the Hall of Fame or on the right rail of your favorite topic page. Look for the blue “Nominate” button on their profile to vote.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

In this article, I will show you HOW TO: Perform a Physical to Virtual (P2V) Conversion the easy way from a computer backup (image).
Backups and Disaster RecoveryIn this post, we’ll look at strategies for backups and disaster recovery.
This tutorial will show how to configure a single USB drive with a separate folder for each day of the week. This will allow each of the backups to be kept separate preventing the previous day’s backup from being overwritten. The USB drive must be s…
Two types of users will appreciate AOMEI Backupper Pro: 1 - Those with PCIe drives (and haven't found cloning software that works on them). 2 - Those who want a fast clone of their boot drive (no re-boots needed) and it can clone your drive wh…

834 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question