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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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Resolved! Skipping Offline files in Netbackup 7.1

Hello Everyone,   How do you block netbackup from backing up the offline files. We are setting up a new backup strategy where we need Netbackup to skip the files which are offline. Has anyone ever implemented this or come across such a situation. Tha...

Resolved! SLP duplication

Hi all SLP are doing fantastic job in my NBU 7.1 environment. next week i hav a patching request on few media servers. I wanna delay SLP duplication job in my environment . currently config file setting is   DUPLICATION_SESSION_INTERVAL_MINUTES  1 If...

rookie11 by Moderator
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Resolved! NetBackup Scripts for VMAX Timefinder/Clone (BCVs)

Does anyone have any vanilla scripts to use for NetBackup 7.x for VMAX (SRDF) TimeFinder/Clone (BCV) backups? Simply put, we need to put together a script from NetBackup to break away the clone and run the BCV.  The clone is already set up and attach...

Windows Task Scheduler

I'm looking to have the windows task scheduler start a program which i want to be triggered by the end of a backup on a client.   I've already tried using bpend_notify to start the program but I run into a lot of issues. What type of "event" can I us...

Alternate client restore for Oracle Database

I have a request from customer to restore the oracle databases (Unix) backup from Client A and restore to Client B . During the restoration , there is some issue on the commiting of the oracle logs. Is there any article or technote that i can refer t...

demo4119 by Level 6
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Resolved! Tape been used in standalone drive

HI,   I Have a question on the tape. If the tape has been used in the standalone drive and currently contains images (tape is assigned). Tape ID is A00001. Physical label of the tape is 231456. Tape is written on Media server A. If we load this tape ...

Amaan by Level 6
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Resolved! NetBackup 7 - Backing up Enterprise Vault 9

We have a backup policy which has been working for sometime now (fulls and Incr-Diff), but we are now running a FULL backup of the EV Open Partitions, and it has been running for 5 days. How can I tell if it is truely running and I should just wait? ...

Kwinter by Level 5
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Netbackup Server, Solaris, VCS, zones

I try to install and configure Netbackup 7.1 server for solaris 10 in global zone under VCS 5.1 control.  It worked but if i switch host, NetBackup Agent kills all Netbackup client processes in non-global zones. How can we avoid this?

mcapler by Level 3
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MS SQL database is ignored when doing backup

Hi, my master server and media servers are all NBU 7.1 on Windows 2008 R2 SP1. I have a cluster SQL server (windows 2003, MS SQL 2005, MS cluster). I installed NBU 7.1 client on both physical nodes of the cluster. In MS SQL agent, I connect to virtua...

liuyang by Level 6
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Regarding Flash backup restore

  Hi All,   Recently we perform the Flash backup full Partition restore , originally our Source Partition is having data size around 800 GB of basic disk and our destination is Spanned volume of 1 TB after performing the whole Partition restore we fo...

RohitNayal by Level 5
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Resolved! bpimagelist question - limit by rl options

NB 7.0.1 on unix I am duplicating my old LTO2 tapes to my new LTO5 format. I am using this command to select 'chunks' of tapes, since my equipment is limited, and I can only manage about 200 LTO2 tapes at a time. bpimagelist -media -U -d "11/01/2010 ...

Genericus by Moderator
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Have a doubt

Hi All, This is simple a query, 1) is it possible for one master/media(6.5.6) server(solaris10) to have more than 1 tape library(StorageTek L700) attached to it? 2) if yes, then is it possible to take a downtime for maintenance of one particular libr...

Pinku by Level 5
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Resolved! JOB Failed with status code 58

hi all, backup is not running and failed with status code 58 "bpcd" log is attached.   NBU 7 on windows 2008 R2

mumair109917 by Level 6
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Resolved! Netbackup BMR for Linux

Hi Everyone, I have a query regarding the RHEL version on BMR boot server for Linux clients. I have a scenario where I have a few Linux machines having Redhat 4.5, 4.7 and 4.9 versions and additionally RedHat 5.2 and 5.6 version machines. Will a BMR ...

shahfar by Level 5
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Synthetics not working

Hi, I have an outstanding case with Symantec but wondered if anybody had come across this issue in NetBackup 7.1 ( for Windows. I have a single client with a 3TB LUN presented.  Behind this drive there are 105 folders which are specified in t...

MikeM11 by Level 4
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Policy consolidation

Hi I am looking for a solution to enable me to reduce the number of policies currently in operation in my NetBackup 7.1 for Windows environment: I need to backup a common folder name that can be presented on different drive letters according to the C...

MikeM11 by Level 4
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