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Netbackup - Consuming All Memory

Posted by bditty 
I am running netbackup and the BPDBM process is consuming all of the memory on the master backup server. We were running the .4 release, support recommended we upgrade, but that did not resolve the issue. The server is running W2K8 R2, symptoms arose about 4 weeks back, close to when the last round of Microsoft critical patches were deployed. We will attempt to roll them back.

The server is a VM with 16GB of memory, which should be enough and has worked well in the past. CPU is hardly taking a hit. We reboot the server and sometimes its fine for a few hours, other times it the memory will climb within 15 minutes. The ESX server this box is running has free memory so the issue is not because other servers are consuming the memory.

Has anyone run into this issue or similar.... Thank you!
I recommend opening a case with Symantec Support on this.
There are no known issues with bpdbm in that I could find.
It would be beneficial if we could get a couple of bpdbm crash dumps and debug logs so that we may see what is using the memory in addition to bpdbm.

Steve Murphy
NetBackup Support
Symantec Corp.
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