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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! Issue with configuration of tape drives on SAN media server

Hi, We installed the SAN media server option on a Windows 2003 server this week. The installation went ok.But the device configuration wizard on the master server does not list the tape drives for this new SAN media server, just shows the robot. The ...

prats by Level 4
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VxMS logging

NB 7.0.1 running VM fully mapped backups. I've seen the article to enable VxMS logging and the VMWare admin guide for values for the DWORD to low and high logging but how do you turn logging off? This stuff is f...

greensy by Not applicable
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BMR Error

Hi I am getting the following error when running System State Backup on Windows Server 2008 R2 9/07/2011 3:09:37 a.m. - end Bare Metal Restore, Start Notify Script; elapsed time: 00:00:01 9/07/2011 3:09:37 a.m. - begin Bare Metal Restore, BMR Save ...

Resolved! Activity monitor

Hi we are facing problem with activity monitor.  configuration : NetBackup-Solaris10 6.5.6   when we log in to GUI of master, it shows only client view of GUI fo master , but entry of id is present in auth.conf file.( means auth.conf file is  correc...

NBU35 by Level 6
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Backup Solution

Dear All,   i hve a requirment of the customer as following... so please guide me which will be the best solution for this scenario nd how i can do it.. i hve a knowledge of SSR, BE ,NBU bt i need to confirm it... Requirement is to do configure NBU ...

MAHE08 by Not applicable
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Live Update - How are you doing it?

Hello, I'm thinking about deploying NetBackup Live Update into my environment. In the documentation I've read, it states that any server can act as the Live Update server. My question is this: How are you guys doing it? * Do you use a dedicated syste...

Netbackup and Backup Exec formats detection

Hello.  I want to confirm if backup exec and Netbackup detects that a tape is in another format like TAR, CPIO, FileSys and ANSI. I undertand that Netbackup freezes the tape when it detects TAR, CPIO and ANSI.  Not sure about FileSys. With Backup Exe...

LCG by Level 3
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Resolved! Defining HCART type for new drives?

We currently have LTO2 and LTO3 drives in an SL8500 robot. All drives are defined as HCART2, and all tapes are defined as HCART2. We do not use any bar code rules. This has worked fine for years. Our LTO2 tapes barcodes are 000000-999999, the LTO5 ta...

OST Opt Dup status 84, but only in one direction

Got an odd problem replicating data with Data Domain's across a gigabit WAN connection between two locations. Each location has a couple of DD's each with 10G network connections using Jumbo Frames (MTU=9000). But our WAN doesn't support MTU's greate...

Configure NBAC in Netbackup 7.1

Hi,   I'm trying configure Netbackup Access Manager (NBAC) in Netbackup 7.1 environment but I can't find technotes with informations about that. I found one Tech Note ( to configure Active Directory to manage my...

Shadow Copy Components - Error backing up Event Logs

Hello, I am receiving some errors in the NetBackup Admin Console (v6.5.3) when trying to backup the Shadow Copy Components\ of a Windows Server 2003 R2 machine.  The operation is partially successful, but there appears to be problems reading the Ev...

Resolved! drives are in AVR

Hi we have windows media server. OS - windows 2008, SP 2 NBU - VERSION NetBackup Drives are in ACS mode, on checking we found that drives are fine at H/W level , they are visible at OS level. we tried bouncing NBU , Libattach services. nothi...

NBU35 by Level 6
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Resolved! Multiple Copies with single tape drive

  Hi Everyone, Can any one help me in creating multiple offsite copies of backdup data in a single tape drive environament? 

vamsivaddi by Level 5
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NBU7.1.0.1 Tape drives not ready

I have installed NBU on a Win2008R2 (IBM x3650 M2) Card Qlogic 2460 Library IBM 3584 2 Tape drives IBM ULT3580-TD3   all drivers and firmware are up to date. I can querry the tape drives with the IBM information tool, but in netbackup when I...

SylvainM by Not applicable
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Resolved! Aix SAN Media Server Still Low throughput rate on regular backups

Hi All,   Have recently implemented Netbackup 7.0 SAN Media Server on AIX 5.3 for achiving max throughput over FC. But it was shocking after routing regular backup jobs to FC there was no satisfactory improvements. i mean without SAN media server app...

V4 by Level 6
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Is there a NetBackup agent for Mac OS?

and if so, where do I get it from? I've been trying all morning to install now what appears to be a admin client, which isn't what we need.  We need to backup files on a Mac server with NetBackup 7.1.  Is this possible. thanks A

ooshnoo by Level 3
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Resolved! Error cleaning tape drive.

Al the cleaning tapes new and old which we had used before are giving the below: 08/07/2011 17:11:17 - granted resource CLN001 08/07/2011 17:11:17 - granted resource R0_Drive04 08/07/2011 17:11:18Cleaning drive R0_Drive04 from server girbu13 with m...

KS2 by Level 5
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Catalog backup to DataDomain DeDup Units only?!?

Hi, I am setting up a new Netbackup environment for our company on Windows 2008 R2 Servers x64. Like many other companies, we are moving away from tape more and more... In our old environment we are currently using EMC/DataDomain Deduplicatio...

Resolved! Segmentation fault while executing bpexpdate

We are getting Segmentation fault error while executing bpexpdate command. Before 2 or 3 weeks we have update netbackup version from 7.0 to 7.0.1 Any suggestions????? And i am getting this error for other commands also Error logs: [root@uidbkp001 adm...

Sabarna by Level 4
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Resolved! SLP duplication of Granular recovery AD backup causes100% CPU on DC

Netbackup Windows 2003 Server We have a policy set up to backup up two of our Windows 2003 Active Directory DCs with the granular restore option enabled. This policy is set to use an SLP.  The SLP is configured to backup first to an Advanced ...

AlGon by Level 6
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