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A closer look at shared memory and buffers

Data is sent from the client to a 'buffer'.  From here it is sent to storage (tape of disk).   Think of data as 'water' and the buffer as a 'bucket' (in fact multiple buckets).  The data (water) fills up the bucket, as you say, a tempoary storage a...

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How to configure Netbackup Liveupdate

NetBackup LiveUpdate provides a cross-platform, policy-driven method to distribute NetBackup Release Updates and Hotfix downloads to NetBackup hosts at version 6.5 and later. While configuring a new liveupdate server I faced few challenges and found ...

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How to build backup LAN?

In this article, I'll describe the method of how to setup backup LAN, hope helps.   NBU environment info: NetBackup Role Hostname NetBackup Name IP Address(NIC1)   Master i108-eng161 i10...

NetBackup 7.6 - Vault Extension, Technical Brief

Vault Extension is an additional feature to NetBackup that automates selection and duplication of backup images and ejection of media for transfer to and from a separate, off-site storage facility. NetBackup Vault also generates reports to track the ...

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How intelligent are Intelligent Policies?

VMware Intelligent Policies, or VIP, was introduced in NetBackup 7.1.  VIP allows a NetBackup Administrator to discover new VMware virtual machines and automatically add them to backups.  For more information on VIP, see the Symantec NetBackup for VM...

Full System Recovery of Unix/Linux client without BMR

A Full Unix/Linux client recovery from a backup image requires setting up a recovery environment on the target client hardware specifically for the activity. Overwriting system files on a running system will cause it to crash and leave it in a non-bo...

Netbackup NDMP Strange Issue and Its Troubleshooting

As a part of NDMP restore validation we found a strange and weird issue. The details are given below: Netbackup Master/Media all are on 7.0.1 Version Policy Type: NDMP Ontap: 8.1.1 7-mode We have taken a full backup of a volume that completed su...

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Configure,Install & Deploy Netbackup 7.1

Hi All, Wishes you all Happy & Prosperous New Year. I am working on Netbackup I was looking for the soft copy of "Configure,Install & Deploy Netbackup 7.1" .this book is provide when anyone attend netbackup training from Symantec. If anyone having...

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Backup Exec vs NetBackup (Comparison of Legends)

Hi Connect, It has been in discussion since long, which would be best for environment. Choice between legends  have been concern of corporates.  Attached are comparison sheet for Backup exec and NetBackup. Have outlined feature sets which i've work...

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Disk Storage Replication Report

Please find the Screenshot attached. Replication Report or Summary Based on my experience I have inputted the 3 options to generate total Data Replication report Option: 1 -->login to Datadomain web GUI http://<storagename> press enter -->Click on St...

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Netbackup Forum 2013

Folks,   Got this documents from Netbackup Forum 2013, very helpful

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TYPES OF STATUS CODES WITH SLIGHTLY DIFFERENT DEFINITIONS

Hi All,   I found very helpful list of NETBACKUP STATUS CODES with slightly different definitions. http://senthil-it-infrastructure.blogspot.com/2012/07/netbackup-status-codes.html   NetBackup Status Codes   0 the requested opera...

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Netbackup 7.x and media read errors - Are the basics done ?

This Article is only for Netbackup 7.5 version which uses Linux as operation system for example SLES 11 or RHEL. When you using the SLP or Vault Feature in NetBackup you can see a lot of issues like those: failed, media read error (85). cannot posit...

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How to add a node to NetBackup Clustered master server

Simple steps to add a node to netbackup cluster On new node install VCS: Configure the fowling files /etc/llthosts /etc/llttab /etc/gabtab Setup ssh keys between nodes If the cluster has fencing you need to enable it Copy /etc/vxfenmode Run /opt/VRTS...

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Using LiveUpdate to Upgrade Netbackup client from 7.1.0.4 to 7.5

When LiveUpdate is used to Upgrade the Netbackup client version, you might be seeing issues that LiveUpdate is failing with the message: "20.06.2013, 12:25:58 GMT -> HttpSendRequest (status 304): Request succeeded - File up to date so download is not...

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