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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...

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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Netbackup 7.1 VMware UUID

Greetings Netbackup 7 has the capability of backing up clients browsing from the VMware UUID. Is this UUID is referring to the vCenter UUID or BIOS UUID? The reason being is vCenter UUID is unique at all times, but BIOS UUID is not unique if the VM i...

MohdAlim by Level 5
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Resolved! Backing up 2-node SQL 2008 Cluster Server on Windows 2008

I am trying to set up a NetBackup policy for a 2 note (fail-over cluster) using agent. Both the nodes are on the same site. I have done the following; - Install NetBackup client on each node - Grant NetBackup service account the dbcreater, sysadmin, ...

Itegral by Level 6
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Resolved! Netbackup Up

Hi, I´m looking for a command line to verify if Netbackpu is Up.

Error 96 even with available tapes

Hi all,        I am getting error 96 even though the tapes are available in the respective volume pool. The master server runs on netbackup 6.5 and the client is a SAN media server running Windows 2003. Please help. Thanks Giri B

giri_b by Level 4
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Resolved! Netbackup upgrade query

Hi all, I am trying to upgrade from  6.5.4 direct to 7.1. I just want to know if I would face any issues or anything special is to be kept in mind with regards to the licenses. I have taken the upgaded keys from the customer care. also one thing whic...

Resolved! SSO limitations and Usage

Hi all, Just some small query regarding SSO in netbackup.I know that the license are required for the number of drives we want to share among multiple media servers but is there a limit on number of media severs that can be connected to one Drive. I ...

Exchange and GRT

is exchange grt supported with OST devices?  i am getting conflicting information off the web and don't see any information in the documentation. i thought it was not then saw the fallowing article:

samir_k by Level 2
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Resolved! MSEO Installer binary for NBU 7

HI   is there any separate binary installer for Media server Encyption option for netbackup 7 ?

demo4119 by Level 6
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Resolved! Barcode on tape not reflecting

I have netbackup 7.0.1 installed on windows server 2008   I used to have tapes that were not bercoded in my storage unit(tape library) for backus, but now they are being replaced gradually with barcoded tapes. We have about 7 new barcoded tapes that ...

Chukwuemeka by Level 6
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DR setup

We have setup a DR site using Netbackup 7.1 and a Data Domain appliance.  The copies of the backups are working great and the catalog is being sent to a media server in the DR site.  I am missing something and I'm not sure what the best way of handli...

MjG by Level 3
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socket read failed : status code 23

HI All I have problem on one client on my Netbackup system 7.0  I try to add new client located in vLAN hehaind DMZ (firewall) but when I try to connect client name in Host properities I got result socket read failed (23) . ping and telnet this ports...

Ialahmad by Level 5
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Resolved! db_marker.txt missing

Running netbackup 7.0.1 on hp-ux 11.31 ..system hung, once I got it back up I'm seeing the following message in my bpdbm log:   <32> bpdbm: db marker file missing from the images directory /usr/open/netbackup/db/images/db_marker.txt (142)   ....doesn...


When running a BPIMMEDIA command (NBU 7.0.1 - Windows) for all clients (NB Console or command line) the command stops with the following error: File Read Error When logging is enabled on the BPDBM I see the following error: BAD IMAGE HEADER - EVENTS ...

SYMAJB by Level 5
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Media Server Can not Connect to Tape Library

Hello Experts,   I am Tien, My system using NBU 7.0: - Master NBU 7.0 connected to tape library - Media server 1 connected to tape library - Media server 2 can not connected to tape library, when I restart service error status 130 in file attach. Wha...

pruvn by Level 5
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Setting up email notifications about backups

Hi guys, Netbackup 7.0.1 on Windows server 2008   I want to configure netbackup server to be Sending messages to the administrator(email address) about successful and unsuccessful backups,  according to the admin guide it says   "To receive email n...

Chukwuemeka by Level 6
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error(6) the backup failed to back up requested files

hi, i got error (6) the backup cannot back up requested files on my unix client with nbu6.5 when backuping oracle. and detailed info as below: --- i've no idea about the connect time is 0:00:00. what does that mean? any kind help would be aprreciated...