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Error :-- failed to take backup of /root directory on 10.6.6 SA using nw-backup-v4.2 script

Question asked by Amit Kumar on Mar 11, 2019
Latest reply on Mar 12, 2019 by Amit Kumar

Hello Everyone,


Does anyone face any error similar to below while taking upgrade backup on SA using nw-backup4.2 script?


I am trying to upgrade from Netwitness 10.6.6 to 11.2


2019-03-11 16:26:24 | 36155 | Backing up root home directory (/root) home directory and SSH files from: hostname
2019-03-11 16:28:27 | 36155 | WARNING: Errors occurred while backing up /root directory.
2019-03-11 16:28:27 | 36155 | Verify contents of /var/netwitness/database/nw-backup/2019-03-11/hostanme-1X.1X.1X.X1-root.tar.gz


At the end of the script, WARNING: Backup completed with 1 errors - which is related to /root directory failed to backup &  not created any checksum file for filename:-- hostname-1X.1X.1X.X1-root.tar.gz