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NetBackup 8.3 product videos

Continuing with the product videos initiative that was started with NetBackup 8.2, the NetBackup documentation team has come up with 3 new videos for 8.3 security features:NetBackup CA Migration External KMS support in NetBackup Configuring SSO in Ne...

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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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Scratch Pool

Hi Dear Community,there is a weekly pool in NBU but NBU does'nt use it.Can l define the tapes as scratch? What are you recommend to me? Thanks, Best Regrads, Tabriz

Tabriz by Level 5
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Resolved! Migrate NetBackup server from VCS cluster to Standalone server

I have NetBackup server Installed on Windows server. NetBackup server is in VCS cluster. Please find the details below :NetBackup Version : Version : 7.4Operating system :  Windows server 2012 R2I want to remove VCS cluster and creat...

Unable to restore Files by Console

Hello,We are facing about one issue on the console is looping when we want to select files for restore.We now use the selection directory by using the initial name of file but it is very tedious given the volume and the number of files to restore. Pl...

Resolved! Create Status of Backups report using Command line

Hi All,How do i create Status of Backup Report using command line?currently im using the GUI to create this report Daily manually. i would like to change it to run from commandline and attach it to task scheduler so that i don't have to do it manuall...


AIR replication via Fibre Channel

Hello, we have 2 Linux master/ media servers with configured msdp storage.The Linux servers have 4 hba ports and we want to use SAN for AIR replication.How can we do this?Thanks

Yves59 by Level 0
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Backup failing from two media servers

NDMP and File Level Backups are failing from two media servers with error 83Critical bptm (pid=5744) sts_get_server_prop_byname failed: error 2060001 one or more invalid argumentsCritical bptm (pid=5744) failure to open sts for storage server ldcdd25...

Resolved! About duplicating tapes or cloning tapes

Good morning to everybody!I have a need and I would like to know if it is possible to solve it.I have a backup stored on physical tapes, which is very important to the business.For auditing purposes, it is often required to restore the backups that a...

DiegoRS by Level 3
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Improving Backup Performance

Hi all,I'm currently trying to improve the backup speed performance. I was looking at the backup job's logs, and the bptm process is is waiting thousands of times more than the bpbkar process. Does this mean that the bottleneck is on the client side,...


Restore Operation

Hello,I am attempting to restore several very large backup jobs and are encountering very slow response times which I can summarise into two categories: 1. "Assembling file list"  - This is pre operation that takes place before the data is recovered....

Media server decomission

Hello Team,we decom two media servers through nbdecommission tool. Post decommission process server removed from disk pool and storage server list.Now, I am trying to delete all storage units related to that media servers but getting errorbash-3.2$ s...

Dav1234 by Level 4
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Virtual master and maybe media server good/bad - any thoughts?

What are your thoughts on whether to have virtual master and maybe media servers (if not using tapes) versus physical servers? Assuming both have equal resources available.Main points seem to be:Dependency upon VMware/Hyper-V.  It has to be alive and...

jm-10 by Level 3
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Resolved! Wildcards for SQL Batch Script

I was speaking to our SQL Manager this morning and he voiced a pain point he has using the SQL Scripts (I've tried to get them to switch to SQLi policies but to no avail).His issue is having to exclude DBs from a backup. Is there a way to use a wild ...

Netbackup 8.2 NDMP policy with Wildcards

HelloHave a master/client redhat linux server running Netbackup 8.2.I Want to try and break up a current NDMP netbackup policy so that it kicks off groups of subdirectories one at a time using wildcards and with only one job at a time (limit jobs per...

bc1410 by Level 5
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VMware backup with SQL database

Hello Team,we have one VM machine where SQL database is installed. If we configure VMware backup (through VIP) with option "enable SQL server recovery". If our VM gets corrupted will the database be recovered automatically after complete VM restore?

Dav1234 by Level 4
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Resolved! web gui and tape

I want to see my media volume pools and tape storage in the web gui any thoughts?  

Genericus by Level 6
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NetBackup 9.0 client + MSSQL Intelligent policy = slow backup?

I upgraded my NetBackup domain to 9.0 recently (Master/Media on RHEL 7.9). This backup domain performs DB backup primarily. While upgrade the clients, I noticed that a couple of DBs using an MSSQL intelligent policy are taking longer. On checking, I ...

X2 by Level 6
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