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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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NDMP configuration

Good day,   i run NBU 7 on windows 2003 ent. server. i have two physical tape libraries each iwith 6 drives. i just installed a Netapp VTL 700 inour environment. i checked my license keys and found out that i have the NDMP license. how can i configur...

ayodeji by Level 6
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Resolved! Netbackup 6.5.4 in a Virtual Environment

I'm been ask to investigate if a Netbackup Media Server (Windows 2008 server, NB version 6.5.4) can be installed within a VMWare enviroment and use a VTS as its backup device. I've found a document relating to NB version 7.0 but would like to know if...

j083418 by Level 5
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System State RC 13 wk8

Hello, we have a problem with backup of system state on windows 2008 64bit . Backups always crashed with return code RC 13. I tried to disable and enable WOFB and change VSP to VSS but nothing help. Could you help me with this issue? THX   master: So...

FriZY by Level 3
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NetBackup & BackupExec mix

Hi all, Suppose to have two backup environments, one with NetBackup6.0MP5, on a Windows2003 cluster, and other with BackupExec2010R2, also in a Windows system (but not clustered). I have read that I can import BackupExec backups into NetBackup, so fi...

diego_marco by Level 3
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MS SQL 2008 recovery after Datacentre disaster

Dear all,   I have master and few media server in my envoirnment. We are backing up several applications databses,  oracle exchange sql etc.   I am planning to do a restore in test envoirnments. I will first restore the nbu catalog and then try to re...

Resolved! Comparison of Symantec NetBackup vs. other enterprise software

Hi there,   We're starting to look into replacing ARCserve in our data center...eventually! As such, the choices would be between NetBackup, Networker and IBM Tivoli Storage Manager (already way too expensive!). Since we run BE on our sites, it woul...

CraigV by Moderator
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Resolved! Inventory Robot Script

Hi All,   Is there a script or command that run "Inventory Robot" and accept the changes? Inventory Robot can be opened from: Netbackup administration console --> media and device management --> media --> robots, right click on the robot and select I...

Switcho by Level 4
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Resolved! upgrade from 6 to 6.5

hello please help me upgrading netbackup server master and media(in same server) 6.0 mp4 to 6.5.4 with different hardware. i need to transfer the policies and catalog. i have full backup of the latest catalog.   any clue?   thanks

karmel by Level 4
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Resolved! Restore SAP Backups using RMAN

Hi   we are trying to do a desaster recovery test for SAP on Oracle. After having done successful backups the sap admin tries to recover the oracle database based on the backups we did with the brtools. When you to a list backup of database we get th...

PQuicken by Level 3
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Controlling NetBackup Port Usage on Client

We have a solaris 10 client running an application that needs a non reserved port that Netbackup seems to chose when the client boots.  How do I control NetBackup's port range usage on that client?  Do I need to modify the bp.conf on the client? Are ...

PWW by Level 3
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Media Server Deduplication Pool inconsistency

Netbackup 7.0.1 - Windows 2008 R2 Enterprise on media servers, Windows 2003 Enterprise SP2 I have one MSDP that is reporting 4.421TB of used capacity (3.80TB space used within containers) out of a raw size of 7.2752TB. By correlating Disk Image Repor...

Veritas Netbackup Client version 6.5.6 installation in Cluster

Hi I have Win 2008 two node cluster and wants to install Netbackup 6.5.6 Client in cluster environment. Kindly tell me the installation procedure in cluster environment and also confirm Is installation is to bw done on both nodes like standalon...

Jawed by Level 2
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Resolved! Waiting for retry, Status 50

I now have two entries in the console both saying the same thing.  I cannot cancel these or otherwise seem to get rid of them.  I shutdown my entire NetBackup 6.5.6 on Windows Server 2003 environment this morning for 30 minutes but these entries will...

Moeman by Level 4
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Resolved! No Media Available 96

Hi, I've got an issue with trying to backup this morning. We have Netbackup 6.5.6 and it is not finding any media in our default Netbackup pool. I see 4 tapes that have data that expired yesterday 3/7/2011 at 8:15 and 8:40pm. This morning they should...

npolite by Level 5
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Resolved! Complete DR - Windows

Hi all, I must perform a DR and I have some doubts. The original site was a Mater Server in a Windows2000 cluster, with NetBackup version 6.0MP5, and the new site will be different in hardware, and it will have Windows2003 cluster. The same IPs, the ...

diego_marco by Level 3
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Resolved! Netbackup Disk Staging

Hi I have Netbackup Enterprise 6.5.0 running with Solaris 8 and recently I have configured DISK storage Unit (DSU) first client data dump into Disk (DSU) and  after that data will move from DISK to the tape by below commands. #bpimagelist -U -idonly ...