Configuration Testing configuration settings
You can also specify just the file name if the batch file resides in the install_path\NetBackup\Dbext\Mssql\ directory.
Click the Remote Folder button.
Navigate to and select the batch file. Click OK. Click OK.
Testing configuration settings
After you configure the master server for NetBackup for SQL Server, test the configuration settings. Perform a manual backup (or backups) with the automatic backup schedules you created. For a description of status codes and other troubleshooting information, see the NetBackup Troubleshooting Guide.
To test the configuration settings
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Log onto the master server as administrator (Windows) or root (UNIX). Start the NetBackup administration console. In the left pane, click Policies.
From the Windows interface: The policy list appears in the right pane.
From the Java interface: The right pane splits into an All Policies pane and a details pane.
Click the policy you want to test. Choose Actions > Manual Backup.
The Schedules pane contains the name of an automatic schedule (or schedules) configured for the policy that you want to test. The Clients pane contains the name of the client(s) listed in the policy that you want to test.
Follow the directions in the Manual Backup dialog box. Click Activity Monitor on the NetBackup administration console.
The Activity Monitor and the script output indicates the status of the backup operation.
If the manual backup does not exit with a successful status, see the Troubleshooting chapter.
If you wish to test compression, perform a backup with and without compression. Then compare the image sizes. The compressed image should be smaller.