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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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shell script to eject tapes

I have created a  shell script to weekly generate a  list of media IDs to be ejected which will be vaulted. I need another  script to use robtest to  eject those tapes.   Sincerely , Sara

SARA_8 by Level 4
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Resolved! SLPs time window

I'm using SLPs to duplicate images between two sites as an offsite backup. It's working mostly well except for the fact I cannot manage when the duplication happens. It usually starts after the initial backup is done, which is fine. The problem happe...

Resolved! SLP backups shows infinite retention , Kindly clarify

We run a Backup to XX-DD which gets later duped to a YY-DD. Does the images backed up to XX -DD stays in infinite retention before it gets duped to YY -DD ? I can see in the BAR window as such.. (or see the o/p using bpimagelist for a client)   Backe...

Balaji_RT by Level 3
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Resolved! NB 6.x/7.x Encryption Key Passphrase legal characters question

I was recently asked by one of our customers what the rules were for the passphrases used with bpinst, esp. where it relates to KMS and the use of passphrases to generate keys per the Data At Rest section of the Security and Encryption guide.   I've ...

Resolved! Command to find what jobs ran at certain date and time

I need to find what jobs started and ran at particular times in the evening. I thought it was bpplsched but can not seem to get right combination. Any help would be appriciated, I will keep plugin along with this. NBU 7.1.01 Windows 2003 enterprise T...

DEJohn by Level 4
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Resolved! Pre and Post backup scripts

Hi all,   Running NBU on SLES 10, and I have a few Solaris 9 servers that need to stop services (bring down DBs) in order to run backups, and--of course--bring them backup after backups are done.   What the best way to do this?   Is it using ...

Resolved! Is there a way to determine a tape location?

I have a drive that is reporting down on one of my Tape Libraries, but Netbackup doesn't show a tape in it. When I go to the tape library (ADIC I2k) I see that there is a tape loaded in the drive. Is there a way to determine which slot that tape was ...

Resolved! Solaris cluster zones client support

Hi all. Master server: Veritas NetBackup 7.1 running in Solaris 10 SPARC with Sun Cluster. I have a Sun Cluster with zones as client. Two physical nodes (NA and NB) and several local zones (Z1, Z2...). The zones can be balanced between both nodes. I ...

diego_marco by Level 3
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Resolved! Change Domain Name

Hi, We need change netbackup master server domain name from to Dis join old domain and join new domain name, not changing master server hostname. Is it possible to change domain name ? If possible After change domain name can we resto...

RajeshKanna by Level 3
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  Hi,   We to need rename a media ID from PRD001SU to PRDSU01. (robotic library)   Is there any command line or GUI for this task ?   Kindly assist. Thanks.

RajeshKanna by Level 3
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What is the use of frequency tab in schedule? if i have a window of monday from 12 am to 1 am and frequency of 1 hr then what would happen?

Resolved! Update Media Server hardware

What if I want to update the media server hardware, and os version, but keep the same hostname? To be specific, I'm NOT talking about the master server. Just a media server. I have found lots of posts here that talk about how to move the master s...

RLeon by Moderator
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Image cleaning status code 20

Hi, my master server is NBU 7.1 on Windows 2008 R2. The master server also works as a media server. We also have a few media servers (AIX 6.1, NBU 7.1). Recently we found when NBU does image cleaning jobs, some of the cleaning jobs end with status co...

liuyang by Level 6
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Resolved! Media Servers going offline

After upgrading all my media servers from 6.0MP4 to I'm seeing some of my remote media servers going offline.  When I check the services are running, and doing a right click activate them brings them right back up again.  Let me fill in some ...

js88699 by Level 5
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NBU certain Hyper-V clients won't back up --

  We're having more trouble with this ding-dang Hyper-V integration and our new NetBackup installation.   master server on Windows Server 2008 R2, media server and storage unit = 5200 appliance. I'm trying to back up all clients on just one n...

Resolved! 2005 Sql express question

Can I backup sql 2005 express  dta base with netbackup? and if so will it truncate the logs as well.

BAKMAR by Level 3
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