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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! Documentation Needed for "robtest"

In a attempt to resolve a 204 robot inventory error, a tech note read:   "The "robtest" utility in NetBackup can be used to test or diagnose robotic communication failures. Please see the NetBackup Media Manager System Administrator's Guide for more ...

Resolved! LTO5 Drive / Media head wear alert

Bought 12 LTO5 drives in August, already replaced 3 - currently investigation points to abrasive tapes causing excessive head wear. Symptoms include excessive cleaning requests - 3 or 4 a day, write errors, frozen tapes, drives going down.   Tape dri...

Genericus by Moderator
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OS-X to Windows

Is there any way NetBackup can restore a file from a Mac to a windows box?

htirrell by Not applicable
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NBU 6.5.6 Q: Synthetic Retention and Backup Size

Greetings All,   I've scoured the forums looking for someone with a situation similar to mine, but to no avail. I'm new to NBU and am looking to move my company to 7.n and a disk to disk backup solution to get away from costly tapes. 6.5.6 does Synth...

Drive won't write shows PEND-TLD status

I currently have have a library with two LTO 4 tape drives installed. My drive 2 will not write any data to tape, it continually goes into a PEND-TLD state and never writes to any tape. I'm currently using Netbackup 7.0.1 running on a Windows 2008 R2...

scratch by Not applicable
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Resolved! OS compatability for 7.0.1

Hi all, Any one please conform whether we can go for Veritas Netbackup 7.0.1 for Solaris10 & for REDHAT 2.6 UNIX. I have referd the OS compatibility list and i didnt get the clear information.

ram619 by Level 5
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NBU media doesn't fill up

Hi all. We are having an issue on our NBU 6.5.6 platform. (Master, media an client are 6.5.6) We have a policy that runs an oracle application schedule for archive. The job runs every hour, and the retention applied it one month (Multiplexing =20) To...

Drama by Level 3
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Resolved! Errors 23 & 24

Hello, My coworker changed the backup policies on some backups that where working. Basically the change was this, he has a different media server run the incremental backups. Master/media server Solaris 10 running Netbackup 6.5.6 media server    Wind...

Same Issue

Hello all REFERENCE:   it looks like we have the same issue. See log file below. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...

SEN-Men by Level 2
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Resolved! Problem registering new storage unit

Hello - can anyone help with this. I run the device config wizard from the master to a media server that is already registered and connected. It goes onto the loading data from host box and then comes back with 'Miscellaneous Failure' which isn't a l...

gustav by Level 5
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Resolved! MS Data Protection Manager 2010 - Netbackup 7.1

Hello community, I have the unfortuante task of relocating a datacentre who are using Microsoft Data Protection Manager for disk and tape backups. Does anyone know if Netbackup 7.1 is capable of restoring DPM backups? Thanks, Matt

-matt- by Level 4
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Resolved! Really awkward catalog recovery

Hi, bit of a complicated situation here that I need some assistance with, so I'll layout the setup first: 1) Old Master Server, has no access to tape devices and no longer has any media servers, 2) New Backup environment with access to tape libraries...

2008 R2 Restores

Hi All, REFERENCE: I too am interested in performing full system restores of WS 2008 R2 and was wondering if anyone could point me...


REFERENCE: Hello all! Did this problem ever get solved? I'm having the same error. Same Linux version, same Oracle version, is linked to the right library:  /u...

Resolved! How to change drive type from HCART3 to HCART ?

How to change drive type from HCART3 to HCART ? We are using netbackup 7.0 & We have HP LTO4 ultrium tapes. Currently drive type is HCART3 but whenever we do some configuration like delete drive & add again by default it come as HCART then manually w...

Mekkalki by Level 4
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Restore problem - Win32 3:Unknown error

Hi all, New to the forum.. I've been fumbling on my own with one problem after another and though..yeah almost done.  The journey has been a tough one indeed. Here is my problem. Master Server: Window 2003 R2 Media Server: Hpux 11.31   I did a clean ...

Jooe by Level 3
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