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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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Resolved! Netbackup MSDP Database on NetApp

Hi, I'm after some information on having the MSDP database stored on a NetApp LUN. It is currently reporting it is misaligned. It is currently on WAFL however unable to find information from Symantec/NetApp on this. Any advice appreciated.

jaketame by Level 3
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Resolved! Command to show upcoming (or future) full backup dates?

  Hi Is there a command to show nbu policies with upcoming full backups? If not is there a script for this?  Here is the situation, when we first started scheduling our nbu client policies we used the calendar method (we are new to netbackup and stil...

Netbackup with Informix

I have 3 instances of Informix runninx in a solaris zone, all are being backed up successfully. When I added a 4th & 5th instance database backups for both of them fail. as shown below. There do not appear to be any messages in the log files (infxbsa...

Resolved! Medium Removal Prevented

Hello, I'm having ongoing issues with tapes getting stuck in an MSL6000 library. They're not getting stuck because they're damaged or because the drives need cleaning but rather that something is issuing the Prevent Removal instruction (I'm seeing in...

Tape duplicate

Hi, i am continuing the discussion: I tried to run the command: ./bpduplicate -id TF0179   and i receive the followings in the GUI: 1: (144) invalid command usage 02/08/2012 13:34:...

Netbackup not recognizing a tape for restore

I need a bit of help please- I am trying to do a restore and Netbackup will not recognize two of the tapes for the job.  I have confirmed that they are in the robot by looking at the list of tapes in the robot but the only difference between these tw...

Resolved! Technote TECH178219 shows wrong file to download.

Hello, The technote "TECH178219" shows near the end: " NB_7.1.0.3_ET2652723_1 is a Hotfix for OpsCenter/OpsCenter Analytics for Windows (837 kBytes) " Do you see the error? Someone can solve this issue, please?

Resolved! VMware backup host configuration

  Netbackup 7.1 - Windows 2003 ESX vSphere 4.1 I plan on backing up a new VMware environment using the Netbackup VMware off host backup method.  We already have a media server at this site with an LT04 tape library attached, however, it isn’t fibre c...

Resolved! NetBackup and Telnet

Hello I am just wondering whether i can use Telnet to connect to my W2008 R2 NetBackup Server from which to run NetBackup commands such as "bpdbjobs" to verify whether a backup job has commenced. The Telnet client would be from a W2003 server. Is thi...

FujSOL by Level 4
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Resolved! bpbkar read_and_sort_dir_entries: WRN - Cannot lstat

We used to back up the file systems / and /opt on our solaris 10 netbackup clients until recently. The back up fails every time I take the backup with status 13  file read failed. From the bpbkar log I was able to see the error below read_and_sort_di...

dulla by Level 3
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Enable unrestricted media sharing for all media servers

Hi, my master server and media servers are all NBU 7.1 on Windows 2008 R2. I have some questions regarding "Enable unrestricted media sharing for all media servers". What is the purpose of this setting? Under what kind of conditions should I enable t...

liuyang by Level 6
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Resolved! client is not validated to perform the requested operation

Hi, my master server and media servers are all NBU 7.1 on Windows 2008 R2. I want to test redirected restore on a few clients (all are NBU 7.1 client, OS is Windows 2003). When I started BAR on one client (client A), in Specifiy client for restores, ...

liuyang by Level 6
Partner Accredited
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Resolved! Symantec NetBackup Client - Edition(Standard/Enterprise)

Hi, Please let me know any registry key or file(may be file content) that determines the edition info for Symantec Netbackup Client after installation. I am here specific only to registry or any file as i said. This will mean lot to me if someone can...

_17 by Level 3
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Resolved! NetBackup 7.1 NDMP backup to CIFS share

I can backup NDMP data from a NetApp filer to a virtual tape library (D2D) successfully using NetBackup 7.1.  But I am also interested in backing up NDMP data to a CIFS share and am not sure NetBackup 7.1 supports that option. I am looking for sugges...

Resolved! Migrartion from Backup express to NetBackup

Hi, Is it possible to migrate the backup express clients to Netbackup without losing all previous backups? currently we are just moving the clients into Netbackup with installing client software and all previous backup which has been taken on Backup ...

Amaan by Level 6
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Resolved! restore multiple databases

hi   i want to restore 7 database at the same time is there any script i can restore all database secenrio   my restoring on another sql database using MOVE TEMPLATE

syedzeeshan by Level 5
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Resolved! accessing jnbSA from Linux

Hello everyone, i've my backup server on AIX5.3 and want to access it from Linux machine through ssh -X ip. when i enter /usr/openv/java/jnbSA & it gives following output.   Console was started on:         AIX bkpsrv 3 5 000A8594D700   Command line o...

SQL backup failure error code 6

Hi all 1 of my SQL backups failure almost daily. its a full backup. found out few of the logs which points to the problem but didnt know wat steps to take. logs from ...\veritas\netbackup\logs\user_ops\mssql\logs  :::   Batch = c:\Program Files\VE...

rookie11 by Moderator
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Lotus-notes single mailbox backup problem

Hello All, I'm  having a strange(or not) situation. Netbackup (server and medias) I need to backup a single mailbox from Lotus server (besides from normal backup - this one work's fine) . I’m on netbackup customer side (lotus server cluster l...

Malak by Level 4
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Resolved! Backup Exec Vs. Netbackup (snapshots)

We use to use backup exec for our systems that had very large LUNS attached for taking backups because how fast the snapshots were.  Since moving to Netbackup i stopped using backup exec but have noticed a major difference in the amount of time it ta...