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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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Unable to get cleanning media

Hi,   I am using netbackup 6.0 MP3. Recently we have purchased new LTO 5 library. Everything is working fine. But we are started getting  messages "Unable to get cleanning media" in master server ( installed solaris 9 ) /var/adm/messages file. Can an...

anand_p_s by Not applicable
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How to show real backup image size in MSDP

Hi, my master and media servers are all NBU 7.0.1 on Windows 2008 R2. I configured MSDP in two media servers: one in HQ, the other in DR site. We use SLP to do optimized duplication to replicate critical data from MSDP in HQ to DR site. My question i...

liuyang by Level 6
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Hello Folks, Does NetBackup can be attached to a VTL, the answer is yes with the NBU6.5 Documentation but no Idea what are the new version's fonctionnality (NBU 7.X) What is the best scenario to do virtual tape to physical tape copy and vis versa. Th...

kmouline by Level 3
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Error 96 - Pause and notify before cancelling

We don't use scratch tapes because LTO5's are expensive and just beacuse I have 12 idle drives and 12 streams of small jobs doesn't mean I would like to write to a fraction of all 12 tapes when it could all fit on 2 or 3 so I assign the number of tap...

Resolved! Netbackup Access Control Error

Hello All, I need help with NBAC! I have just configured NBAC and it works fine, however I have some actions where I get Access denied even when logged in as root (NBU_Security Admin). Environment Info: Netbackup 7.1Master: Redhat 5.6Media: Redhat 5....

ERROR 213 NBU 7.1

Hi, I´v been running 7.1 on windows for a while, and now I,m starting to get 213 errors on BACKUP jobs. I use Advanced Disk . All STU,s are using media server load balancing I´m using PDDO (PureDisk running on their own Linux servers) I found this in...

Resolved! NetBackUp Queries

I read one of the articles called "Understanding how NetBackup writes to a tape" but I've some queries in that. Scenario 1 - BOT|week1image|week2image|blankspace|EOT Now if the week1image expires then the tape looks like this - BOT|expire...

Dishant by Level 5
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Resolved! Problems with backup, cannot connect on socket(25)

Master + Media servers: Netbackup 7.0.1, Windows Server 2003 R2 Clients: Netbackup 7.0.1, and 6.5.3, Windows Server 2008 (non-R2) Getting consistent failures on 3 clients lately with error 25 on the child job, cannot connect on socket(25) Happens wit...

Eamonn by Level 3
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Resolved! Can a media server be shared with 2 masters?

I want to do a fresh install of NBU 7.1 on new server hardware for master and media.  The new environment would also have an i6000 LTO4 library.   I need to keep my old master around for restores, but the thought is to virtualize it.  The current ...

BA65 by Level 2
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What schedule should I use with an appliance?

We recently migrated from tape to an OST appliance as our backup target.  Our backup schedule was/is: Friday ------------ Full      Mon-Thur ----- Cumulative Now that we are writing to an appliance, I'm thinking of doing: First Friday ------- Full Mo...

Windows 2008 Vmware backup issues

Netbackup 7.0 – Window 2003 Server VMware 4.1 - Netbackup backing up Vms using Vstorage API We’re having a few issues with our new VMware Windows 2008 guests locking up occasionally during the snapshot process of the backup. However, the backup job d...

AlGon by Level 6
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Hello,   My name is Dolapo. Kindly help me with below errors which is really urgent on my behalf. Thank you.   05/31/2011 16:20:39 - requesting resource TSS-dtb1-backup-to-disk1 05/31/2011 16:20:39 - requesting resource TSS-NBU.NBU_CLIENT.MAXJOBS.dat...

Vmware Backups zoning datastores

Quick question...   When zoning the datastores to the netbackup backup host what host type is used on a USPV array when presenting the LUNs to the backup host?   0C Windows 01 VMware


I am using bpgetconfig to get all of the attributes about a master server  (6.5.2)    However, the list of clients does not display all of them   There are many clients missing from the list.   I see these clients backing up in the activity monitor. ...

mudabo by Level 4
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Hi, I have a probelm with my environment,   I have one master server/Media Server with Red Hat 5.4 64 bits and a client with Windows Server 2008 R2 running Exchange 2010 SP1. I configured the policy for backup GRT from my exchange database, but the j...

Resolved! System state restore via VCB or vStorage API

Greetings Assuming I have a virtual machine, which is being backed up via VCB or vStorage API. Backup selection is ALL LOCAL DRIVES. In this case, the System State is being backed up as well. Is it possible to restore just the System State for such b...

MohdAlim by Level 5
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