DB Restore fails: IOError: Errno 2 No such file or directory

Hi all,

I'm trying to restore a full backup on a single node vertica database on my dev enviroment. However, I get the below error message I guess it is trying to create some file but ot able to.
I have checked the user access and dbadmin user has the access to the specified folder.
The OS is RedHat 7.3 and Vertica: vertica-8.1.1-0.x86_64

Can anyone please help me on this topic?

2018-09-26 20:58:50 localhost vbr VBR log initialized.
2018-09-26 20:58:50 localhost vbr Command line: /opt/vertica/bin/vbr --task restore --config-file=/home/dbadmin/vbr/dev_snapshot.ini --archive=/home/dbadmin/backups/Snapshots/dev_snapshot_20180924_121053
2018-09-26 20:58:50 localhost vbr Getting cluster information.
2018-09-26 20:58:52 localhost vbr Getting information for database: myDBName.
2018-09-26 20:58:57 localhost vbr Launching rsync daemon on "myHost".
2018-09-26 20:58:57 localhost backup_python ['ssh', '-T', '-x', '-o', 'ServerAliveInterval=60', '-o', 'BatchMode=yes', '-o', 'ExitOnForwardFailure=yes', '-o', 'PasswordAuthentication=no', '-o', 'StrictHostKeyChecking=no', '-oNoHostAuthenticationForLocalhost=yes', 'myHost', '/opt/vertica/oss/python/bin/python -V || true']
2018-09-26 20:58:57 localhost backup_python ['ssh', '-T', '-x', '-o', 'ServerAliveInterval=60', '-o', 'BatchMode=yes', '-o', 'ExitOnForwardFailure=yes', '-o', 'PasswordAuthentication=no', '-o', 'StrictHostKeyChecking=no', '-oNoHostAuthenticationForLocalhost=yes', 'myHost', '/opt/vertica/oss/python/bin/python']
2018-09-26 20:58:58 localhost rsyncd_launcher Output from rsync launcher:
2018-09-26 20:58:58 localhost rsyncd_launcher Transfer Server process entry: pid 78273.
Acquiring remoteServer mutex.
Acquired remoteServer mutex.
ps aux | grep rsync | grep -v grep | grep daemon | grep port=50000
dbadmin 219607 0.0 0.0 108412 628 ? Ss Sep24 0:00 /opt/vertica/bin/rsync --daemon --config=/tmp/vbr_rsyncd/vbr_rsyncd.conf --port=50000
Rsync daemon is already running.
Released mutex.

2018-09-26 20:58:58 localhost vbr Checking node connectivity.
2018-09-26 20:58:59 localhost vbr All nodes reachable.
2018-09-26 20:58:59 localhost vbr Making temp directories.
2018-09-26 20:58:59 localhost vbr Locking nodes.
2018-09-26 20:58:59 localhost vbr Locked nodes.
2018-09-26 20:58:59 localhost backup_python ['ssh', '-T', '-x', '-o', 'ServerAliveInterval=60', '-o', 'BatchMode=yes', '-o', 'ExitOnForwardFailure=yes', '-o', 'PasswordAuthentication=no', '-o', 'StrictHostKeyChecking=no', '-oNoHostAuthenticationForLocalhost=yes', 'myHost', '/opt/vertica/oss/python/bin/python -V || true']
2018-09-26 20:59:00 localhost backup_python ['ssh', '-T', '-x', '-o', 'ServerAliveInterval=60', '-o', 'BatchMode=yes', '-o', 'ExitOnForwardFailure=yes', '-o', 'PasswordAuthentication=no', '-o', 'StrictHostKeyChecking=no', '-oNoHostAuthenticationForLocalhost=yes', 'myHost', '/opt/vertica/oss/python/bin/python']
2018-09-26 20:59:01 localhost location_locker Locked backup location: MappingBackupLocation(backup_host='myHost', backup_dir='/home/dbadmin/backups').
2018-09-26 20:59:02 localhost vbr Starting full restore of database myDBName.
2018-09-26 20:59:02 localhost vbr Participating nodes: v_myDBName_node0001.
2018-09-26 20:59:02 localhost vbr Reading backup manifests to find restore point.
2018-09-26 20:59:03 localhost vbr Restoring from restore point: dev_snapshot_/home/dbadmin/backups/Snapshots/dev_snapshot_20180924_121053
2018-09-26 20:59:04 localhost vbr Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/opt/vertica/bin/vbr", line 8971, in main
if vbr_task.run():
File "/opt/vertica/bin/vbr", line 4325, in run
return self._run()
File "/opt/vertica/bin/vbr", line 5619, in _run
with StorageUtil.open_local(tmp_info_file_path, 'r') as info_file_in:
File "/opt/vertica/bin/vbr", line 3653, in open_local
return open(filename, mode)
IOError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: '/tmp/vbr/vbr_20180926_185856_LY0hvI/dev_snapshot.info'


  • Jim_KnicelyJim_Knicely Administrator, Moderator, Employee, Registered User, VerticaExpert

    In the vbr ini file there is a setting for tempDir. It defaults to /tmp/vbr.

    Try creating the directory /tmp/vbr manually if it does not exist.

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