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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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Master Server on Virtual Machine?

Hi I am very curious your opinion and experience with NetBackup Master Server on Virtual Machine. Let us assume that NetBackup environment is heavly loaded, thousands of jobs a day, ten media servers, over twenty tape drives and so on. The master wou...

konrad by Level 4
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Resolved! tpautoconf

As we all know that tpautoconf -report_disc Reports discrepancies between detected devices and Global Database. And we can use -replace_drive drive_name -path drive_path and can correct the serial number in the local and Global Databases. The issue i...

NetBackup 7.0 Deduplication

HI, We are planning to implement NetBackup native Deduplication . I have some quires with regards to this , required your valuable suggestions, Below are our Backup infra details, Master server : Windows 2008-R2 (Netbackup 7.0) Deduplication Media se...

Rajesh_s1 by Level 6
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Resolved! move media database

i want to move media list from old decommitioned media server to a new one. here is the senario old master and media:   netbackup 6.0 MP4 running on a linux 4 new master and media on different hardware running netbackup 6.5.4 on redhat 5.4 i am succe...

karmel by Level 4
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Netbackup 6.5.3 upgrade to latest available version

Hi All, Could somone please inform the latest available version for Netbackup (Is it NBU 7 or something else?) Upgrading from NBU 6.5.3 is free or any cost involved ? Do we need to add or purchase licenses to admin console? Any known issues? Practica...

Imran1 by Level 3
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Resolved! How to move backup data to selected tapes

Hi All, We have backups completed to disk storage, please inform how to move this data to specific tapes. These tapes should not include any other data. Once diskstaging to those tapes is done, do I need to manually delete images from disk or Netback...

Imran1 by Level 3
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Resolved! Netbackup 6.5 windows disk storage data deletion

Hi All, Backups are scheduled to happen to disk first and during day data moved to tapes. It's noticed that disk is getting full now so backups are failing. Please inform what went wrong here. How to check whether data moved to tapes or not. Why Netb...

Imran1 by Level 3
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Resolved! NetBackup support in multi language environment

Hi, my master server and media server are both NBU 7.0.1 on Windows 2008 R2. Recently I encounter one issue: most of our servers are using English as default. But some servers are using some other languages due to application requirements. For exampl...

liuyang by Level 6
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Netbackup 6.5.6 client upgradation Problem.

Hi, I was in the process to upgrade the netbackup client on few servers, i am upgrading client software from network share. I have started the upgrade on one of the client with less disk space, now the upgrade failed and /usr/openv/ is 100%. I would ...

Resolved! Partially successful backups

Hi, Despite already add in the exclusion list of files that can not open, my backups end with status partially successful, showing the same files that NBU can not open because they are open, as if not taking into account the exclusion list, what oth...

Netbackup product description

Is there a product desription available for the following item on my renewal quote: VRTS Netbackup Client Application and Database Pack 6.5 WIN Tier 2

fowlman by Not applicable
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Resolved! VMware Backups

Hello all,  I setup a new master server running Netbackup 7.1.  Trying to setup VMware vmdk backups and getting the following error trying to add an esx host.  The error is as follows when we enter the correct credentails. Vmware credentail validatio...

Want to hold onto data on tape

Hi, Have a pretty basic question.  I did a restore a couple of days ago that required using two tapes.  Now the customer is concerned they didn't get all the required files but won't know for sure for another 2-4 weeks.  I want to make sure the data ...

dbrownie by Not applicable
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Resolved! Not seeing new client from Admin console

NBU - 7.0 Capacity OS - Server 2k8 R2   I know I've probably forgotten some small, simple thing, but for some reason, I can't see a client that I installed NBU client software on yesterday.  It's not showing under Host Properties/Clients.   Can anyon...

JHeaton by Level 6
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Resolved! How to backup the master server ?

Hi, I'm in the middle of deploying a replacement NetBackup 7.0 server hosted on Windows 2008 64-bit. On our previous NetBackup 6.5.6  master server we were able to install a NetBackup client and backup the master server itself. Now that any attempt t...

Resolved! Error code 96

Hi ,     We are getting backup failure due to error code 96. With in last week more than 25 tapes has been fetched from scratch pool.     I have checked the volume pools which have been fetched these tapes and verified the data information in that vo...

Multiple libraries and Media servers in one storage unit

Hi! Long time caller, first time listener, or something. I've been tasked with setting up a new Netbackup environment (6.5.5) and as part of that we will be configuring two LTO4 libraries, one with 18 drives, one with 12, to be accessed by two identi...