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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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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...

change the size of shared data buffers

i need help we have 30 data buffers & 64 kb data buffer size: 12:00:32.411 [25434] <2> io_init: bpbrm_shm_id = 50331702, buffer address = 0xfdb80000 12:00:32.411 [25434] <2> io_init: found index: 0 12:00:32.411 [25434] <2> io_init: using 65536...

mb_jedsv by Level 4
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Sender email address Veritas backup V6.0

Hi I am trying to find out where in the GUI it allows you to enter the sender address for Veritas backups to send backup successful/unsuccessful notifications. I can see in the Golbal and Universal settings the recipent address but no where I can see...

joshxc by Level 2
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Resolved! Installation of new media server in Netbackup 6.5.5

Hi, We are planning to install a new media server in our environment. wanted to know whether the installation of Netbackup on new media server would need a recycle of NBU services on the master server or a restart of the master server itself? Inshor...

prats by Level 4
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timed out waiting for media mount, but media being written to?

Hi all: This is NetBackup 7.1 on RHEL 4.8.  I upgraded to 7.1 from 6.5.5 a month or two ago.  I haven't seen anything odd after the upgrade. This morning I came in to one of my backup jobs reporting status 52 - timed out waiting for media manager to ...

bills by Level 5
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I have a server that was lost.   The server is a Netware client (VOL1, VOL2)   The server uses about 1TB of data.   The last FULL backup only shows about 275 GB of data backed up.   But the Shadow Copy Components were backed up also.   If I just sele...

mudabo by Level 4
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Images are not duplicated (SLP)

We have some list of images in VTL which have not duplicated into LTO4, for the same the images are not expired. We haven’t faced any duplication failures for these images. So what will be the root cause for this to be happening? Fyi., NBU v7.0.1

rraja by Level 4
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Encryption checkbox is hidden in Netbackup policy , We already installed the Encryption key @ C:\Program Files\VERITAS\NetBackup\var & did the encryption permission setting @ client properties.

Resolved! NetBackup MSDP issue

HI Friends, We are facing media write error in one of the MSDP server at remote site , everything will be working fine but very often we are facing this media write error issue. The backup data from the onsite will be replicated thrugh SLP to the off...

Rajesh_s1 by Level 6
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WIN32 errors - Netbackup 6.5

Recently we have had several of our backups finishing partially sucessful due to the following error on variuos drvies and clients. Error bpbrm (pid=3224) from client *****.**** : ERR - failure reading raw device: \\.\D: (WIN32 2: The system cannot f...

Resolved! SQL database backup retention change

Hi Everyone,   I was wandering if there is any way to change the retention of a single SQL database backup? My scenaro would go something like this: SQL client backs up Grandfather Father and Son method. Daily - Sunday - Friday retention 7 days Weekl...