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Subscribe to NBU notifications

In case you are not aware - you can subscribe to NBU notifications over here: Hopefully NBU 9 will be added to the list soon.

Marianne by Moderator
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Hello every one. Can any explain with possible pictures or print screens on how to push or remotely install netbackup clients on windows. I am pretty new to netbackup windows environment. I can do this in UNIX and Linux. Thank you.

Dollypee by Moderator
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Resolved! Daily Roles and Responsibility for a Netbackup Admin

Hello All,  Am new to Netbackup , Can some one help me to guide in below few topics,  1. What are the Daily Roles and Responsibility for a Netbackup Admin  (For All Tech- Levels). 2. I would like to under stand the Netbackup Process flow and how netb...

Resolved! Test import/restore multi-fragment backup

Hi, I'm practising our Disaster-recovery, and have hit a small snag.  We have a backup job that runs over 2 tapes, creating 2 fragments. When I come to restore the Phase 2 import of the second fragment (tape 2), the phase 2 import tells me theres not...

Resolved! Notifications backup errors for SQL/ORACLE Policy

Hi Sorry for my bad English. We use NetBackup installed on a Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. We want to be notified by email each time a backup error occurs. We followed the documentation. Notification in case of error works very well for...

vburgun by Level 3
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NetBackup DB Freezes, Backups fail with code 252

  Hi All,   We have a problem with our NetBackup DB which freezes anytime, frequency about 20 - 30 days. During this time, nothing is accessible from GUI or no output from nbemmcmd (seems hung).   HARDWARE SOLARIS VERSION NetBackup   Kill NBD...

Ujal23 by Not applicable
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Resolved! Is NetBackup installed with FQDN or simple name?

Hello All, We're in the process of migrating domains. I understand that if NetBackup was setup using simple names and not the FQDN the process is simple. Is there any official tech notes regarding this?  Could someone confirm if our installtion is us...

Resolved! Disable, or shorten lifespan of, DNS host cache...

NetBackup has a default host cache lifespan of 60 minues. Which can be cleared using: bpclntcmd -clear_host_cache   Two questions: 1) Is there a touch/value file to modify the 60 minutes default, or disable the cache completely? 2) What does this com...

sdo by Moderator
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Resolved! backup running very slow

  Hi fellas i m facing backup issue on 1 of my linux server. it is running very slow since past 4 days. earlier it was backedup at 3500 KB/sec now runs at 33KB/sec   ran bpbkar null test below is result   clientserver bin]$ sudo ./bpbkar -nocont -dt ...

rookie11 by Moderator
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Issue with a job on Netbackup

Hello, I have an issue with a specific job on Netbackup On the Activity Monitor in Netbackup Administration Console, I see this job in "begin writing" state but no kilobytes has been written! This job contain about 5TO of data. I think Netbac...

corsa-fr by Level 3
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Resolved! Mount NB 7.0.1 filesystem

hi,   kindly i want to ask if master server power is down after that we power it again   which filesystem must be mount on master server so that   NetBackup work properly   is it    /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/goodies/   only ?   also what is the correc...

Resolved! Device Driver for IBM Ultrium TD3

I need some help. I am currently running NBU 7.0.1 on a Windows 2003 server. We have a VTL connected via Fiber to it emulating an ADIC Scaler i2000 with 4 IBM Ultrium III drives. We will be replacing the server with a Windows 2008 R2 x64 bit and need...

Resolved! Script

Hi Team, Could you please provide me a script to get quickly the policy name for 'n' numbers of clients. Thanks, Gopinath S

Gopi4sl by Level 4
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Need help in Exclude list

Hi Team, Please help me on the below. I need to exclude 2 drives from the backup. I have done the below but both drives are comming again and failing RC90 I have tried like below. I:\ F:\   I F I:\* F:\* I: F: and the backup selection is All local dr...

Gopi4sl by Level 4
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Resolved! VMware Hot-Add Backup host also a SAN client?

  Hi all, My customer has NetBackup configuration v7.5.0.3 in a VMware 4.1 environment. We cannot do VMware backups using the standard Backup-host solution. I would like to know if anyone has tested a "Hot-Add" backup solution in a SAN client? In oth...

E-3S by Level 3
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Resolved! bplabel -erase didn't actually leave assigned tapes alone. Ouch.

This happened. It is kind of a sad story with a moral lesson and a warning to all. Netbackup 7.0. So there was this media pool with some 50+ VTL tapes. (Yes, I know, VTLs are a dying breed.) Most of the tapes in the pool were assigned and ful...

RLeon by Moderator
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How to configure Sharepoint Policy running on HyperV

Hi, How do i go about configuring a sharepoint policy to backup my sharepoint running on HyperV. I have 2 web and app HyperV machines in 1 server, my db is on another physical server. So far i have see the link below and on the Netbackup Sharepoint d...

Resolved! BMR restore - allocation failed(10)

Hi While doing BMR restore in activity monitor job failed with allocation failed 10 error. Please find the failed detail status below   10/10/2012 3:50:58 AM - begin Restore 10/10/2012 3:50:59 AM - restoring image VPS-Diff-Bkup-Test_1349732030 10/1...

Resolved! Oracle backups doing very slow, potentionally failing with status 13

Hello Netbackup experts! I'm facing couple of weeks to problem with one client. There is running a oracle online backup to tape via sbt_tape Oracle version is 10.2. running on solaris 10 client, netbackup version 6.5.6 Netbackup MS is 6.5.6 version, ...

frena by Level 3
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