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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 Level 6
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Robotic Library down error requesting media tpreq 98

 Reason: Drives are in use, Media server: xyz-55,        Robot Type(Number): ACS(0), Media ID: N/A, Drive Name: N/A,        Volume Pool: Incr, Storage Unit: abc_LTO3, Drive Scan Host: N/A,        Disk Pool: N/A, Disk Volume: N/A Jul 26, 2012 3:48...

Shekhar_D by Level 4
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need advice, how to backup 3 MSSQL groups of MS Failover cluster

Hello! We current have 3 MSSQL group inside of MS Failover cluster defined (on 2 nodes). So my question is how to do backup of such cluster , I mean what is better ? My current options is 1) to create 3 different policies for each of nodes (separate ...

puga by Level 2
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netbackup 7.5 ndmp backup solution

Hi   I have a very simple configuration. I have one master server and two NetApp filers and one library. The NetApps zoned to the library. The backups working good but I would like to backup the master server but the master server didn't have FC card...

sandor_toth by Level 2
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All compatible drive paths are down but media is available (2009)

Hello, I am getting on NB 7.1 an error:  "All compatible drive paths are down but media is available  (2009)" and all jobs are failing. My Solaris 10 SPARC production server M5000 is direclty connected ti single tape drive library SL24 [LTO4]. I am g...

unixlife by Level 4
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Resolved! Netbackup Alert

Hi, how to   add my e mail to netbackup to notify or tell me when any backup failed , as alerts to my e mail.   thanks

Backup tapes not expired automaticaly

Hi,   We have Veritas netbackup 7.0.1 and after upgradation version 7.0.0 to 7.0.1 we have a problem that Backup tapes not expired automaticaly after retention period expire. I have installed this hotfix as well on master ser...

Parks1 by Level 3
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client side and media server side deduplication occurs in case of MSDP or data domain?

Resolved! Oracle RMAN limitation between Different Editions

Does RMAN has limitations of (hot backup vs cold backup) amongst Different editions. (e.g, standard and enterprise) Does standard edition of Oracle supports hot backup through RMAN (NetBackup or Backup Exec)?

V4 by Level 6
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Netbackup 7.5 agent on a vmware template

Does anyone know if there are any issues with installing the netbackup 7.5 agnet onto a vmware template that will be deployed hundreds of times? I've had problems in the past with various agents on an SOE reporting in with the hostname of the templat...

Live Update fails with the below logs For Widows Client

7/26/2012 9:26:20 AM - requesting resource Server.NBU_POLICY.MAXJOBS.LU7104 7/26/2012 9:26:20 AM - granted resource ctsintcosfbb.NBU_POLICY.MAXJOBS.LU7104 7/26/2012 9:26:22 AM - started process RUNCMD (868) 7/26/2012 9:26:22 AM - ended process 0 (...

Yuvi by Level 5
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looking for script long running backup

Hi Folks,   I am looking for script for long running backup....I m running 6.5.5 veritas netbackup on master and media server..i have tried to short by using /usr/openv//netbackup/bin/admincmd/bpdbjobs but i could not get elapsed time...its showing u...

Oracle DB backup is failing with status 6

Hi All, I have moved a solaris 9 server from one master server to another master server and the name of the solaris server is changed. In that solaris server we have 2 oracle DB instances. I have configured the policy exactly as before and now hot ba...

Resolved! another stat 96 question

Hello, I've got a library with 4 LTO4 and 4 LTO2 drives installed.  NBU v6.5.6 on Solaris.  I've been successfully running SLP duplication jobs to the LTO2 media pool called Dupe.  The SLP specifies the LTO2 drives and media pool. "Suddenly" I'm gett...

SQL Backup - How to/Best practice!?

Hello,   i need some ideas for the following scenario. How i can better use the NetBackup and fewer policies to backing up a SQL Server.   Master: Windows 64bit 2008 R2, NBU Client: Windows 64bit 2008R2, NBU SQL: 2008 R2   The SQL Ser...

MariusD by Level 6
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Resolved! NB_CLT_6.5 Linux RedHat 2.6

Hi everyone, we have an NBU installation and have to backup a Red Hat 2.6 32bit physical host. Since 32bit red hat OS is not supported from nbu 7.x, we are thinking to install the nb 6.5 client software. Where can I get the package? When I lo...

beaumont1 by Level 2
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reservation conflicts

Hi All,   We are getting a lot of reservation conflicts messages in our OS logs .We are running Netbackup and have 6 media servers sharing tape drives b/w them using SSO .3 media servers are running Suse Linux 11 and 3 are running Windows 200...

Resolved! Media server requirements

dear all,   i am modernzation backup and upgrading to nbu 7.5 .   enviroment we have total 300 servers . including VM backups. i want to create 2 media server more it is approriate ? below given details   1 master server 1 media server ModelNumber of...

syedzeeshan by Level 5
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VM backups fail with status 156

I am seeing certain virtual machines fail their VM backup with a status 156 snapshot error. I have several backup policies configured in the same way, and 99% work without any issues. But I have one policy where 2 clients fail with a 156 error. All m...

Resolved! Regarding NBU 7.5 Upgrade

  Hi All,   Our current master server and media server is running on NBU 7.0.1 on Windows 2008 R2 , now we have to configured a new media server on the Windows 2008 R2 , but the license we received from Symantec is for NBU 7.5 , I doubt this configur...

RohitNayal by Level 5
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