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procedure and script to create a test VTL...

Abstract: This document describes the ten relatively easy steps to provision an instance of an iSCSI based mhvtl server.  This is followed by a further five steps which you can follow if you want to onboard the mhvtl "tape" functionality into NetBac...

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VBscript for Windows desktops and servers to redact logs...

Some forum posters are unable to post even fragments of, let alone complete, raw log files for NetBackup. If a poster takes a copy of the attached script and places it on their desktop they will then be able to drag'n'drop log files onto the script ...

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Windows based script to identify top folder/file in backup images...

Sometimes it's not easy to quickly determine which images contain specific drives/volumes/folder-sets. Here's a simple reporting script which will list backup images, and the first 'name' entry at the top of the backup image contents.  

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Windows DOS batch script to search backup images for files...

An interesting forum post came up the other day, regarding how to search for files for possible restore.  The post was a reminder of just how seemingly difficult it can be sometimes for backup admins to find files when the requestor of a restore isn'...

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Windows script for NetBackup to run nbdeployutil and two reports...

Hope this helps others. Please read the notes at the top of the script before using - as it needs to reside in path which does not have spaces at any point in the folder path specification. The script will detect where the NetBackup binaries are in...

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An example Windows backup_exit_notify script...

Hi - hopefully some will find this useful. It's an attempt at a tidier, and more readable backup_exit_notify script, and thus hopefully also more easily maintained. FYI - NetBackup enmbedded 'scripts' such as this are overwritten by upgrades and pa...

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Windows script to collect NetBackup client details in to a CSV file...

Hoping that this might prove useful for some. It's a Windows DOS/batch script which will query all NetBackup clients and retrieve basic details such as version, and installation path, and OS type, etc.. and create a CSV file which can then be used/m...

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Backup Exec 2014 digest powershell script.

Backup Exec 2014 digest powershell script. Cutting down notification clutter I was tired of getting close to 100 backup status reports each day, so I wrote a quick digest script and disabled notifications on all my jobs. I'm not very good with Po...

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OpsCenter common custom reports

Here I will be posting custom reports, that were created by me or other forum members. All correction, improvements and optimizations to the code below are highly appreciated. If you have some useful report and willing to share, post it as a comment ...

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VMware Instant Recovery Java Console GUI

Please Note: This is not an “official” download and as such is not a Symantec supported tool. Use at your own risk. I would like to share and make available a home made solution developed by Symantec Consulting Brazil, a graphical user interface to ...

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A Windows VBScript to download NetBackup patch kits.

Hi, hopefully some will find this script useful.  It can be used to download NetBackup patch kits, and dosumentation sets. Before using, please be sure to read both sections of notes, near the top of the script (just after the version history table)....

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SharePoint Configuration Troubleshooter.

Hey Guys, I am back with a new tool that helps in troubleshooting Netbackup SharePoint Agent Configurations. SharePoint Configuration Troubleshooter (SPCT.exe ) is a GUI based tool that will help the support and customers troubleshoot issue related...

Performance Tuner for Backup Exec VMware backups

Symantec Backup Exec offers the possibility to back up virtual machines from a VMware vSphere environment directly by the hypervisor. To increase the performance of these backups, it is possible to manipulate the number and the size of the buffers, ...

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Holiday List Creator for Backup Exec

Backup Exec 2012 and 2014 offer possibilities to import holidays into the configuration in order to exclude those days from having backup jobs run. Unfortunately, there's no possibility to use wildcards in the import files, which makes the creation ...

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VBS Script to run a specific SSR Job

Just replace YOURJOBNAME in RunJob.vbs with the name of the job you want to run as it is displayed in the SSR console. You can use this script to start a SSR job using scheduled tasks or something similar.

Finding Policy Information by Client (Download)

          This is a perl script (unix) that helps map client historical data and policy information to a specified client in a one-click, one-command solution.  The advantage of this script is its capability to provide average start times and average...

AlanTLR by Level 5
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Netbackup 7.5 upgrade check list

below the upgrade check list for the netbackup 7.5 upgrade check list. created form the netbackup upgrade guide  http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=DOC5198   hope fully it will help and save some time..

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