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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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IF Master Server is Abruptly Down.

Hi All   I need an informatoin that , Master NBU Version :- 6.5.4 OS :- Solaris 10 1) if master server abruptly down , what logs should we checked ... ????? 2) Can we take raw backup for /dev /directory for AIX and can we restore that backup.   Regds...

Netbackup 6.5.4 Parallel Duplications do not work

Hi, Tried duplicating an image from LTO Backup to two LTO's using mulitple copy option however the duplications just sit at requesting resource. These duplications cannot be killed unless we recycle netbackup services. Need to know if this is a bug i...

Resolved! Backup schedule

Hi, my master servers and media servers are all NBU 7.1 on Windows 2008 R2. I have a question regarding backup schedule: I want to back up some clients every four hours on the first Sat of every month. I found it is quite hard to implement this in Ne...

liuyang by Level 6
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bpbkar FATAL exit status = 40: network connection broken

Hi All, All the servers in the DC are failing with EC 44: bpbkar 20:16:34.323 [9858] <16> bpbkar sighandler: ERR - bpbkar killed by SIGPIPE 20:16:34.323 [9858] <2> bpbkar sighandler: INF - ignoring additional SIGPIPE signals 20:16:34.323 [9858] <16> ...

rrosario by Level 4
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Query netbackup client version

Hi, We are running Master Netbackup server on 7.0.1. Some netbackup clients currently are on 7.0.1 and some are 6.5.4. We would like to upgrade all clients to 7.0.1.  - Is there any commands from the Master Netbackup server to find out what are the c...

YC by Level 4
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Resolved! alert mails to change tapes

Hi, Netbackup 7.1 on Solaris 10 with just a standalone drive. Is there a way of having Netbackup to send email alerts to admin on a day to change tapes? I got three schedules: Daily Weekly Monthly Every Monday I need to change to the Weekly tape, b...

rsm_gbg by Level 5
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Resolved! NBU 7.1 barcode mismatch with Quantum Scalar i500

Hi, I recently upgraded our master server from 6.0MP6 to 7.1 in order to be compatible with the new i500, repalcing a Scalar 50. All went smoothly.  Prior to the upgrades I ejected all the media from the old robot. I upgraded the single server ...

Resolved! Ports to open for restore client behind a firewall

Hi all,  I have a requirement to restore data to a server behind a firewall. Can anyone confirm the exact ports which will be required? I believe only 1556 (PBX) & 13724 (VNETD) are needed... can anyone confirm this for me? Thanks!

old_mate by Level 4
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Symantec NetBackup Environment

Hi; Currently have a NetBackup 6.5.6 environment that we will be doing a complete hardware refresh for and upgrading to 7.5.  The NetBackup Master and Media servers are currently running on Sun/Oracle SPARC hardware...T5120's.  We are looking to get ...

amera by Level 2
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Resolved! Auto Image Replication - Clients Imported

I am staring to expand my use of Auto Image Replication for all of our regional sites.  I have all the sites with the same SLP pointing to a single MSDP and import them in to the NBU "Destination Domain" catalogs.  My question is how do I determine w...

Resolved! Use of Backup started option in netbackup vault

Hi All, Can some one please explain me the brief description about Backup started option in netbackup vault profile? If the session started on 25th Jan12 to till date ,here we have lot of images on disk. In the case how can i give the start day and ...

Resolved! Master migration from solaris (SPARC) to linux SLES11

Hi all,   We plan to migrate a Master under Solaris 10 (SPARC) to Linux SLES 11 (VM). We have tried on a test platform and the result seems to be like this : images and policies  have been restored correcltyEMM seems to be empty (no storage u...

Confirm my understanding of NBU traffic flow during a backup.

Hi All,     Here is my current situation. We have 2 datacenters connected with a 100Mbit WAN link. The NBU 7.1.x Master/Media server is in one datacenter (site 1) while the production systems are in the other (site 2).  Each datacenter has it's own "...

JamesWG by Level 3
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Netbackup Vault

Hi Guys, We have started using Vault for Netbackup and we are a few weeks in to our cycle and tapes should now be coming back, However Vault is not requesting the tape be returned. Has anyone seen this before?

Resolved! w2koption invalid parameter win 2008 client

HI I have problem to backup Shadow copy components on 4 nods of cluster . All nods are active and I need to exclude some volumes on each nod to backup Shadow copy but Im unable to executte w2koption which symantec reccomanded for this issue. NB 7.0.1...

Backup problem Exchange 2003

Hi We have a Exchange 2003 Cluster. 2 Node (1 Active and 1 Passive) I Installed Netbackup Media on the 2 Nodes. I can Backup the OS from bout node. I can also Backup the OS from the Virtuel Server. But i cannt Backup the Exchange. I made a s...

stivi65 by Level 3
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Resolved! Encryption Standard used in MSDP

Which encryption standard is used by NetBackup DeDuplication in pd.conf For Client side i belive we get option to choose between DES and AES but i can't find details for encryption standard used in pd.conf  

V4 by Level 6
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Problems with the robot

Hi The problem in the next, when loading or after rebooting the server, the robot falls off. If you type "sgscan" in the list, except for tape drivers, nothing. As a device, the server sees the robot (see his wwn, and which adapter goes). If you e...

Resolved! IMPORT

I have done a tape import,when my images were expired from tape.i import that tape as tape was not overwritten. But how to do it in case of disk? whats the basics?I mean on disk how we can know whether overwritten or not.