config_nbu | Teradata DSA Commands - 17.20 - config_nbu - BAR - Data Stream Architecture

Teradata® DSA User Guide

Data Stream Architecture
Release Number
Release Date
October 2021
Content Type
User Guide
Publication ID
English (United States)


The config_nbu command configures a DSA system to use Veritas NetBackup third-party software to back up and restore data.


config_nbu -f|-file File


dsc config_nbu -f configNbu.xml


f|file filename
The full path and name of the file containing the necessary configuration parameters.
Example: nbu_config.xml
u|user_authentication User
Required when security management is enabled. Supplies the command with the Viewpoint user, and triggers a password prompt for authentication.

Permissions required: Administrator role

Usage Notes

The policies you define are case-sensitive and must match the policies defined in NetBackup.

The component name can only use the following characters: 'A-Z', 'a-z', '0-9' and '_'.

XML File Example

The sample XML file below specifies parameters to configure NetBackup servers.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?> 

          <!--****The command below must be on one line.****-->
<dscConfigNbu xmlns=""
xsi:schemaLocation=" DSC.xsd">

 <!-- 'third_party_server_name' Required, max characters 32, alphanumeric and "-","_",
       first character must be alphanumeric --> 

 <!-- 'ip_address' - Required, max characters 50, alphanumeric and "-","_",".",":" --> 

 <!-- 'third_party_media_type' - Required, accepted value: net_backup --> 

 <!-- 'policy_class' - Optional --> 

 <!--  'policy_class_name' - Required, max characters 128, alphanumeric and "-","_" --> 

 <!--  'storage_devices' - Required, max characters 3, numeric range between 1-999 --> 

<!-- 'media_server_name' - Required, used to communicate with NBU server to request 
      information about the catalog -->