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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! Recover data from a failed backup

  Hello, We're running Netbackup 7.1, Windows 2008. One of our file servers failed its backup last night when it was just about to finish.  Obviously this backup isn't available now in the catalog for restore.  Seeing at the data is on the tape is th...

Resolved! can't configure FT Media Server

Dear Expert,   i need to create FT Media Server, but that is not success. i use ./nbftsrv_config -nbhba, but when i use . give me there no drive are available for this type of HBA.   Can any one please give me help?

muhanad_daher by Level 6
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WRN - can't open file: C:\WINDOWS\system32\rqvxre.u (WIN32 5: Access is denied. ) -- WRN - can't open directory: Q: (WIN32 21: The device is not ready. )

Environment Veritas Netbackup Server = 7.1 OS of Veritas Netbackup Server = Win2008 SP2 (32bit) Single Machine working as Master/Media Server Client Machine OS = Win2003 SP2 (32bit) Netbackup Client version = 7.1   Problem BMR backup failing while ta...

Zahid_Haseeb by Moderator
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Resolved! Exchange cluster backup selection

  I would just like confirmation that my policy and backup selection for an Exchange 2003 2 node active\passive cluster is correct.  In my example one of the cluster drives (drive F:) has some file data that needs to be backed up.  This cluster will ...

Regarding VCB backup failure

Hi All,   We are facing the below issue in our VCB backups as only one virtual machine backups are failing with error code 156 in our enviorment.   NBU Version : 6.5.6 (Both Master and Proxy Server)   ESX and V-Center : 4.0   Virtual Machine OS : Red...

RohitNayal by Level 5
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Error requesting media (98)

Hi Guys,       I had one of the weirdest situation around I guess. My backup had error requesting media error during a full blown backup (all clients running at the same time and jobs being queued). The weird thing is, not all jobs face the same prob...

khaiyen by Not applicable
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Resolved! Symantec NetBackup7.1 query

Hi Community.  Kindly can you confirm the below in Netbackup7.1: If I have a backup on a weekly basis with retention period of one month (4 backups kept). Does the retention period take into consideration the success of the 5th backup before deleting...

naji by Level 3
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Sharing Useful Unix/Linux Shell Commands

I recently got re-assiged to the Backup/SAN team at my company.  I've only been doing NB for a few weeks but here are a few commands I've copied off the net or created myself that save me time.  I'll post more if there is interest.  Anyone else want ...

BMR Backup failed with error code 1

Hi Guys,   Only two clients BMR backup failed with error code 1  "BMRERR: Received BMR error: Errors were encountered while discovering disk configuration. (1).   Master Server :  2008 R2 SP1 STD / NBU Client Server  :  2008 SP2 Ent X64  /NBU...

Date Exclusion script

Looked around here earlier for help on creating a script to exclude a certain date for all policies and didn't really find anything recent. After a bit of playing this is what I was able to come up with for Windows, and it actually works. Just applie...

Resolved! Catalog compression

Hi We are running nbu 7.0.1 on an HP-UX 11.31 IA64 master server our catalog is getting to be about 800GB and it is taking about 14 hours to backup.   Does catalog compression work well and is it just a simple to enable as checking the Compress Catal...

Resolved! Vault Backup via Netbackup stuck in Unquiesce

Hi I am running Enterprise Vault 9.03 and Netbackup I have been sucessfully running backups of my open partitions using this configuration for a few months now. My last open partition backup appears to have got stuck and will not progress. Th...

NDMP restore fails.

  I am trying to restore a folder from a emc filer and keep getting this error. The filer backups over the lan to a media server. This is the job logs. 02/01/2012 09:20:04 - begin reading 02/01/2012 09:20:04 - Info bpbrm (pid=10861) sending media ma...

Resolved! FlashBackup-Windows Failing when using Transfer Type - SAN

We have always done things here the old fashion way where there is an agent on every vm and box mostly becasue we did not have the enterprise licensing to do it otherwise. Anyway I set up a test policy to prove this concept to management so I can get...

jmanini by Level 4
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Resolved! media type and volume group mismatch

We replaced our DLT tape library with a LTO 3 tape library. When we do a vault eject the tapes are supposed to be put into the volume group: "my_offsite_volumes" but "my_offsite_volumes" has the DLT tapes. Can i create a new volume group for the LTO ...

dz3000 by Level 4
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NetBackup Client - Check NetBackup Master Job Status

Hello All I am trying to determine if there is a NetBackup command that i can run from a NetBackup Client (Red Hat Linux 6.1) and query the NetBackup Master Server (Windows 2008 R2) for the status of a Backup Job? I originally thought of bpdbjobs yet...

FujSOL by Level 4
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Resolved! Socket Errors

Backups fail for windows cluster with the following error: Warning bptm(pid=7980) could not set non-blocking on socket 1512, An operation was attempted on something that is not a socket. 2/1/2012 10:12:17 AM - Error bptm(pid=7980) socket operation f...

Gartmo by Not applicable
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Destage job queuing from disk storage unit

Hello, we had some problems with a shared library over the weekend these have been fixed but I am having a problem with destage since. I have three basic disk storage units in a storage unit group, two are running fine and de staging to tape with no ...

gustav by Level 5
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Resolved! RMAN increamental backup is not runing in netbackup level

Hi All,   In my enviormnet we have Netbackup 6.5.6 and we are taking the Full Backup of  RMAN every day . And recently we have added the increamental backup for the same policy . But increamental backup is not runnig daily basis. some one please help...