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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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Set up new Media Server W2K8 R2 server and now see new message in the Job Overview tab when running my snapshots. SET SNAP_ID=<name of media server>_<10 digit number> Followed by the directory where the snap is presented to the media server to backup...

Obi_Wan by Level 3
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Resolved! Backup a Ubuntu (Linux) Virtual Machine Using Flash VM Policy

Hello Guys I need to backup a Virtual Machine with Ubuntu (Linux) OS. I want to use the Virtual Backup option because I do not have more license available. How can I set a Policy like Flash-Windows Policy to backup a Linux OS?   Thanks

HEMANPR by Level 6
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Need help finding previous release agent

I'm very new to NetBackup, we have 7.1 installed and are putting agents on various clients to being backing them up. Have discovered I can't use 7.1 agent on my HP-UX itanium 6.23, that I need to use 6.5 agents. per this technet article: http://www.s...

Resolved! 71 On System State, C:\, and Shadow Copy Backup

Master = WIN2003 Enterprise Ed. w/SP2, NBU 6.5.6 Client = WIN2003 Enterprise Ed. w/SP2 x64, NBU 6.5.6 bppllist = Policy Name:       vm-korinar2   Policy Type:         MS-Windows-NT   Active:              yes   Effective date:      12/11/2008 17:26:...

Resolved! NDMP Backup Status 13 after upgrade NetBackup in

Hi all, We used to backup an EMC Celerra (CX 4-120 / NS352 / DART 5.6) with NBU 6.5.5 (Master/Media under Solaris 5.10 SPARC) without any difficulties. This week, whe have upgraded the Master/media in NBU And now, some of the NDMP incrementa...

Resolved! Netbackup OpsCenter Analytics

Hello,   i was just wondering if there is a way for opscenter to keep all backup jobs logs(archived or something like that). for ex. if i need a restore from 01.02.2009 and cannot find the catalogs from that time i assume that the job has failed.... ...

florin_s by Level 4
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Adding VMware Credentials

Unable to add credential for the new Vcenter 5.0 server, which is now running Windows Server 2008 R2.   The account being used has been added into the local admin group on both the VMware backup host and the Vcenter server.   Thanks, Chris

Error Code 24 (socket write failed)

Hi, Master Server: NetBackup (Solaris10) Windows 2003 Server/Client Windows 2008 Media Server Client and Media server is in the same DMZ. When I start the backup it is able to backup the system state and shadow copy, all other drives are fail...

Candi_vn by Not applicable
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New Tapes are not listed in bpmedialist

Hi All, Need a help here…New Tapes are not listed in "bpmedialist" command but i can see them under Media in GUI and also in the available_media.cmd. We had one old Netbackup 5.1 server connected to a Quantum M1500 Tape library which wasn’t used for ...

Rhari by Level 0
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Client Name Mismatch (Netbackup 7.1)

Getting the below error while running restores for our DAG. Scenario: Upgraded the netbackup software on the master server to Symantec Netbackup Version 7.1 (Earlier version was 7.0) Backups are running fine. When running a restore the job is failing...

Resolved! configure bmr boot server on sparc solaris10

Hi there! I'm trying to configure bmr boot server on solaris 10 sparc server. Only things that I've found in any docs, that's all I need is bootparams, tftp and nfs preinstalled. I've already installed netbackup client on server, registered it as bmr...

backups of passive copies of mailbox DBs in Exchange 2010 DAG

Hi, my master server is NBU 7.1 on Windows 2008 R2 SP1. We have four Exchange 2010 mailbox servers (Exchange 2010, Windows 2008 R2) in one DAG. We have configured all mailbox servers to be SAN media servers (NBU 7.1) as we do not want the backup traf...

liuyang by Level 6
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Resolved! How to enable UTF-8

I am trying to enable UTF-8 on Netbackup 7.1  I tried the solution on Symantec site by myself and it did not work.   The lin...

nasguy by Level 3
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Resolved! Planning Upgrade from to 7.1 with SAP and Red Hat Clients

Hi.  First and foremost, I've done some research on the upgrade from 6.5 to 7.1 here on the forums and the answers have been tremendously helpful.  Thank you all and keep up the good work! We have a environment with Server 2008 (non R2) as th...

Consistent backup using script and vss

Hi there!   I have a little bit of a problem.   I have a process that continously writes to the disk and is not "shutdown aware". That mean, if I use vss for backup, it is not sure that the data that has been written to the open file that the process...

JonAnd by Not applicable
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exclude list not working

I have a windows 2003 sql server. I do not want it to backup the mdf files but it still does. (I have tired to run the bpgetconfig -e <filename> <clientservername>  but it keeps coming back blank.) What I have in the exclude list for the client. *.md...

Resolved! Netbackup Exclusions list for windows based clients

HI, We are backing up a complete drive on a windows client. Im trying to split the policy into two policies. Data being backed up under policy "db-bkp": H:\ : 2 TB of data  (H:\backup\daily  holds 1.9 TB and within that   H:\backup\daily\differential...