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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 Level 6
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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...

Netbackup Compression is not good

Environment Veritas Netbackup Server = 7.1 Netbackup Client = 7.0 Client OS = Redhat 5.3 x86_64 Policy Type = standard   I am able to take backup and restore of flat files succesfully means the Netbackup Server is properly operational. My question is...

Zahid_Haseeb by Moderator
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Best BMR for Linux configuration in case of different subnets

Hi Everyone, What would be the best configuration of BMR (when network boot needs to be used) in an environment (Linux servers) where there are different subnets? Best case scenario would be to use a single boot server with a seperate DHCP server (Wi...

shahfar by Level 5
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Resolved! Scheduling question - sorry!

NBU 7.0 and 7.01 on Windows Probably an elementary question to the majority of you, however I have the following scheduling requirement: 1. Weekly backup start Sat 01:00hrs, end Sun 23:00hrs, exclude the last Saturday of every month 2. Monthly backup...

TA0 by Level 4
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Resolved! Licensing for VMWare

Good day I'm running Windows 2003 SP2 R2 32bit Master /Media Server, Netbackup 6.5.4. I have 12 ESX Hosts, however I'm taking normal client backups (installing Netbackup Client agent on each VM) and not taking snapshots. I just want to know what kind...

NetB_User by Level 4
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Resolved! Backup is running but no data is being backed up

Hi All Backup job is running for more than 48 Hrs but no data is being backed up. Please find the server details below. Master Server Netbackup Version – 6.5.6 OS Version – Solaris 10   Client – Netbackup Version – 6.0 OS Version – Windows 2003 SP2 E...

Fails to detect network interface after successful BMR restore

Hi Everyone, I sucessfully completed a Solaris (SPARC) 9 restore (Solaris 10 boot server with Solaris 9 SRT) through BMR. The problem is, after the restore process drops me to the OK prompt after completion and I start the boot from disk, the network...

shahfar by Level 5
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Backup failed by status code 90

Hi, One of the Window server local drive C: backup is failed with status code 90. and D drive backup is successed. Snapshot is enabled for this server. Master Server: NB 7.1 Here is logs: 26/06/2011 12:57:18 - Info nbjm(pid=13900) starting backup job...

Luv_Rai by Level 3
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Enterprise Client / SQL / Snapshot from MirrorView LUN

I'd like to use SQL offhost backup in combination with replication technology. Scenario has two EMC CX arrays with MirrorView replication. SQL runs on one site and backup server on other. I'd like to use NBU enterprise client to take a snapshot of a ...

paralex by Level 3
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Dedup query.

Hi Guys, xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx NBU 7.1 PureDisk Media server side De-dup. xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx As far as i have understood dedup it creates the fingerprints by keeping "some data" in reference on MSDP.   My question is : is that data is no...

nbuno by Level 6
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Resolved! How to mount a tape and restore from it

Hi Team,   I want mount a tape on the server and copy to other servers.   Master/media: solaris 5.10, NBU 6.5.6 client: Solaris 5.9 , NBU 6.5.5   I want mount the tape like USB ..etc and I want see by using ls -ltr then I should copy by using CP comm...

Baski by Level 5
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Resolved! exclude/include list management form Master server for UNIX client

hello, just wanted to share the exclude/include list management for the unix clients from the master server 6.5.3 and earlier clients, its Symantec `T/N but i find this after long time.. so wanted to share.. so it can help others..     http://www.sym...

RamNagalla by Moderator
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Resolved! I'd like to see a custom client install for NBU 7.x

It seems real silly to me that I have to install all the software on NetBackup clients when I upgrade to 7.1 - even though I know 99% of them won't use the java admin console or client side dedup, etc.  We even had some machines that didn't have enou...

Resolved! Arrgghh, NetBackup, SQL and Clusters - HELP!!!!

Hi I wondering if people could share there experiences on how they have been able to overcome the following scenario in the past because i have been trying to find a suitable solution for ages and i still haven't found one!! Scenario: - You have 2 da...

Resolved! Login to Java Windows Administration Console using NBAC

Hi everyone, I'm pretty new in NetBackup and I'm having an issue while connecting to Java Windows Administration Console using NBAC. We've a NB 7.0.1 with NBAC. When I try to log in, here's the result: Connecting to vnetd service over PBX port = 1556...

rebarquero by Level 3
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Running NetBackup 7.x Master/Media servers on VMware

Someone around the office is asking if we can run NBU on VMware platforms.  I know VMware clients are supported, have not seen anything definitive on if this is supported or not?  I've never researched it before, and not sure if it's a good idea or n...

js88699 by Level 5
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