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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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Resolved! Making copies of Backups for offsite

What is the best way to do this. Making copies of backups on separate tapes to be sent off site for storage for the JUST IN CASE Scenario?  We are using NBU Enterprise Server version.  We have a Solaris 10 server that is the MASTER and MEDIA ...

bc1410 by Level 5
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One drive not working..

Guys,   I have a fairly small setup with Single master server cum media server (linux) and running NBU on it.   My problem is it has two drives but at a time only one drive gets functional,the other shows no signs of error but doesn't picks u...

nbuno by Level 6
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How to check if change journal is working

Netbackup 7.5 Windows client with accelerator, client side deduplication and change journaling enabled. Everything worked fine for some time, untill I 'accedentially' saw in the activity monitor -> detailed status of a job the folowing error: Info bp...

Peter_Jakobs by Level 5
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Resolved! Adding client in multiple policies through cmd line.

  Hi, Got a query on a issue I am facing. I am migrating clients from old master to new master and policies are already created in new master can any one tell me how add client in multiple policies in one time through cmd line. Thanks, Abaig

MABaig by Level 3
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List of all client installations in forest

Is there a way to pull a report that shows all the systems that have the client installed?  The tabular backup report shows all the backups not just the clients.  The client count in job activity just shows clients with policies in place, or so it ap...

Resolved! Netbackup 7.5 KMS service won't start

We're running Netbackup and are running the KMS tape encryption for one of our backups. We recently upgraded from 7.1 and everything is working fine, but the KMS service will not start.  It starts and then just stops with this message in the ...

Resolved! How to define a remote domain for AIR replication

I have just created a lifecycle policy that I want to use for AIR replication. In creating the duplication portion of the policy I want to designate the remote master for the replication but it does not appear in the Alternate Read server drop down l...

Resolved! Netbackup Media servers and N5000 appliance

Good afternoon.   I am pretty sure this solution is feasible but was hoping to get some reassurance from the experts.   A customer currently has a simple environment running with 1 master server, there is a media server and N5000 in site A and media ...

AnKirby by Level 4
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sgscan showing same tape drive & robot twice in solaris

Actually I had to reinstall one of my media server. I installed netbackup successfully & when i tried to configure tape drive, sgscan is showing same tape drive & robot twice in solaris. I tried to unconfigure it using cfgadm & it is giving me Config...

San Client

How to setup san client including FT Media Server. Not able to understand documents. Please give example.  

VMWare Backups using SLPs & MSDPs

Running NetBackup, using Media Server Deduplication Pools, and trying to back up some large file servers that are VMWare guests.  When doing full backups to tape, it just takes too long.  Created an SLP to write to the disk pools, Set up the ...

Resolved! Java update for Netbackup 7.1

Hello, I'm hardening my servers and the java used buy NetBackup 7.1 is out of date. Can someone please tell me how I can update the java version. I called the helpdesk but all they don't seem to get it. They gave me this link

Resolved! Migrating Clients from EMC Net worker Server to NBU

Hi, Got a query on a issue I am facing. I am migrating clients with same policy schedules from EMC Networker to NBU Master. Is there any way to migrate policies from Networker to NBU through cmd line, because through GUI I need to manually fill all t...

MABaig by Level 3
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Hi All,   What are the steps to do a Sql restore on a different server. eg:source server:WIN23 destination server:WIN26 Master server :LX345 Sql database name:PQSYSTEM    Please provide the steps for this

netbackup fails with status 58 cannot connect to client

Hi All,   Netbackup fails on a client with status : 58 cannot connect to client,     Status 0 8/8/2012 10:38:18 PM - end Snapshot , Step By Condition; elapsed time: 00:00:00 8/8/2012 10:38:18 PM - begin Snapshot , Stream Discovery Status 0 8/8/2012 1...

Resolved! SAP backup + NAS Snapshot

Hello! I need to know if it is possible define a SAP policy with NAS Snapshot support on a Suse Server. I read From the snapshot client admin guide: Snapshots of NAS host data are supported for NetBackup clients running Windows (32-bit system and 64-...

cimo by Level 4
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Resolved! Unable to perform a full backup of master server

Hello, Since i have updated Netbackup 7.0.1 to I cannot perform a full backup of the master/media server. The server is named apdk9g and is running Windows 2008 R2. This is the media and master server, the error is : 08/08/2012 11:05:44 - Err...

F4zer by Level 3
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