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NetBackup NDMP restore failed to recover the requested files

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Applies to

  • Veritas NetBackup 
  • NDMP
  • ONTAP 9


NetBackup NDMP restoration is failing with following errors:

  • On NetBackup Application:

Info ndmpagent (pid=17927) done. status: 5: the restore failed to recover the requested files
Error bpbrm (pid=17924) client restore EXIT STATUS 5: the restore failed to recover the requested files

  • From NDMP debug logs:

[kern_ndmpd:info:5726] [53352]   INFO: DATA notification state 5 (SESS_STATE: HALTING) event 7 (EVENT: I/O ERROR)
[kern_ndmpd:info:5726] [53352]  ERROR: DATA: Operation terminated: EVENT: I/O ERROR (for <volname>)
[kern_ndmpd:info:5726] [53352]   INFO: DATA: received STOP command

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