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Problem with NBU Plugin from remote master recovery

Hi All, I have NBU plugin enabled on my VC in site A. It works fine in restoring VM images from backup server A. I have SLP configured that replicate to a remote master server in site B. I have added the authentication token generated on master se...

lt13624 by Level 4
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Resolved! NFS mount point on NetBackup 5230 Appliance

Hi Team, Please I need your expert advise on this solution: Customer has proposed implementing backup solution via NFS; this solution is based on having the centralized server IPs & file path where to send the backups to. We currently have Symante...

amoramo by Level 4
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Resolved! How to Backup Up KMS files

Hi, our customer's appliance is NBU5230 appliance (, which is the only NBU server in their environment. Recently they plan to implement KMS in the appliance. I did some checking and found for normal master server, we can back up the KMS files...

liuyang by Level 6
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Resolved! How to scratch/clean an appliance...

I have a v2.5.2 N5220 appliance which I need to decommission, and later re-deploy. It is/was the 4TB model with no disk shelves. It was previously configured as a master/media with an MSDP pool (no advanced disk). I need to ensure, and be absolute...

sdo by Moderator
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Resolved! NetBackup How to add expansion disk shelf

Hi One of our customers are planning to add an expansion disk shelf on their production. Can anyone help me the step by step procedure on how to do this? Im not comfortable to perform this since it is already in prodcution.   Thanks

nbuengr2 by Level 4
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Resolved! Replicate Adv Disk backup between remote masters

I have a situation where I need to backup 3TB of compressed data on a regular basis.  I have two 5220 appliances both acting as Master/Media servers.  I really don't want it sitting in my Dedupe pool, so I'm trying to take advantage of the 3.5TB of A...

MSDP has no images yet 94% full

I encountered a situation where the NBU 5220 I was replicating to via AIR was 94% full, even though I had expired all of the images from it.  For expediency, I just blew away the disk pool and re-created it to get the desired results.  My question is...

phscott by Level 3
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Resolved! NDMP FC and Ethernet Transport together

Hi All, I have an Appliance functioning as a master/media. There is an existing ndmp configuration with a Netapp device running over FC to a tape library. I want to use the Appliance as a ndmp target backing up the same Netapp but over ethernet. Is...

steve75 by Level 3
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Resolved! NetBackup Appliance 5220, root path is used 100%

Hello   Product: NetBackup Appliance 5220 Version: Role: [Master Server, Media Server] Description: Recieved a data that sent by AIR from Main NetBackup Environment and store to MSDP.   My Appliance has got a problem since 3 day ago. ...

Resolved! MSDP Configuration Tuning on NBU5230

Hello, I deployed an NBU5230 version as an MSDP media server. We have performance issue with tape out from the appliance MSDP so I do a little research on the internet. I found that there are some settings we can tune on the

Kong_Hoong by Level 3
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Resolved! Netbackup Appliance LUN verification

Hi, Our company just bought Netbackup Appliance and currently in the midst of setting the appliance. Now there is 2 HBA card used with 4 port already zone in SAN switch. Storage we used Netapp and all the WWN already insert in initiator group and ...

Resolved! New N5230 v2.6.1.1 master/media auto creates an extra backup policy.

When configuring a new N5230 as a master/media in v2.6.1.1, the process auto-created a standard backup policy which has the following as "Backup selections" within this auto-created backup policy: /msdp/cat/databases/catalogshadow /msdp/cat/database...

sdo by Moderator
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Understanding Accelerator (from detailed Status view)

Hi all,   I am in need of confirmation or explanation on some logging I see in the detailed status. When I see this in the detailed status (for an Incremental backup): 04/15/2015 07:02:43 - Info bpbkar (pid=98149) accelerator sent 1115317760 byte...

rblaas by Level 3
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5220> two failures so far

/comentary After the last few upgrades I'm beginning to think that Symantec/Veritas is more interested in continuous "new shiny features" to attract Managers rather than fixing and perfecting last week's shiny.  The quality and the Admin Friendly qu...

D_Flood by Level 6
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