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To check which clients are part of a policy

# bpplclients <policy_name>

To check the policies which a client is a member of

# bppllist -byclient <client_name> -l | egrep -I ‘^class’

To confirm the netbackup client selections available for hardware and OS 

# bppllist -hwos

To add a client to a policy

# bpplclients <policy_name> -add <hostname> <hardware> <os>

# bpplclients LINUX_HOSTS -add LINUX1 Linux Redhat.2.6.18

To delete a client from a policy

# bpplclients <policy_name> -delete <hostname>

To get a list of all clients defined in policies

# /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/admincmd/bpplclients -allunique -noheader

To write the exclude list of a linux client to a file in the local /tmp directory called hostname-excl

# bpgetconfig -e /tmp/hostname-excl_list <client_name>

To update the client nbu software on a unix host, first put the list of hosts in a file containing the hardware os hostname 

root@ramxilus001$ cat ./host.list

Solaris          Solaris10          ramxiluz077-1916-b

Then update the clients with

# /opt/openv/netbackup/bin/update_clients -ClientList ./host.list

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