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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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Drive in AVR mode

Hi, A new library SL500 is added into the Backup domain. There is 4 LTO4 Drives and a old LTO3 drive in the SL500 library. For all the media servers, the newly added drives are seen as AVR whereas for SAN Media servers, the newly added drives are up....

kschong by Level 3
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Restore fails with Error bpbrm(pid=7024) could not write BPBRM_READ_FILENAME message to stderr: An existing connection was forcibly closed by the remote host. (10054)

Dear Friends We do our backup on Symantec Netbackup 7.0.1 on a Win 2003 R2 64 bit. I am trying to restore the backup on same version of Netbackup on a Win2003 R2 32 bit but restore is not successful. Error code: Error bpbrm(pid=7024) could not write ...

MKDBA by Not applicable
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Resolved! Changing the backup server from one domain to another.

Hi All,           Thanks for your time in advance. I am using NBU 7 on RHEL 5.5. The backup server host name is During the installation of Master I gave the master server name as "siebkp01" rather than using the FQDN. Now I would li...

giri_b by Level 4
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Resolved! BMR step guide

    NBU version 7.0, Operating system windows server 2008 enterprise, 64bits   hi mandar, I have seen your videos on BMR but something is not yet clear to me, please can you list it out step by step, this is what i always do.   1. create a copy of th...

Chukwuemeka by Level 6
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Resolved! NB digest

There used to be a digest of problems/fixes and new documentation in a digest form loacted at this address. it is no longer there. Where did it go?

Stumpr2 by Level 6
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Resolved! rman and allocating chanel

hello what is the purpose of allocating chanel when linking oracle with oracle on unix ? could any one explain that for me ? Regards

JJ58 by Level 4
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oracle 11g on HP-UX 11.3 cluster client netbackup

hello master server : netbackup 7 with windows 2008 r2 client :hp-ux 11.3 cluster with oracle 11g 1-how to perform the installation of the agent on cluster hp-ux ??? do i have to do each node alone ?? 2- let assume that the agent is already installed...

JJ58 by Level 4
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Resolved! Licensing NetBackup 5.6

Hello I want install Netbackup client to Windows 2008 Server R2 x64 when I try download netbackup client 6.5.6 x64 from symantec syte, I fill form in which I put serial number of my license, but when I entry to next page, there proposal to download o...

Nikki_ by Not applicable
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Symantec Backup tool using poor data link

Hi I work in a company with 30 subsidiary offices, and  these offices are connected with our headquarter using data links ( 700kb - 1MB) . I'm looking for a backup tool to backup data from subsidiary servers, storing data in our headquarter, using ou...

Resolved! Predict command

I know that NBU haves a predict command but I don't remember your sintax.

32 KB - BC Tape Backup

Hi Forum, My Setup : Master/Media Sol. 10 (With latest KJP & OBP) - NBU - 6.5.5   I m facing problem of getting 32 KB for some / all streams for some BC Tape backup. We usually mount FS (Through bpstart script) on media server and take backup. Some o...

NBU2010 by Level 6
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NDMP key

Looking at the NDMP manual - unix section - installing NDMP step 4 says "If this NetBackup for NDMP server is not your master server, install your NDMP license key on the master" 1) So does that mean I put in on the media server and the master or jus...

does TECH150388 apply to NBU 7.0.1

(Oracle) support is suggesting I need to implement the "Solution" from TECH150388 but it looks like it applies to 6.x only. Does this doument apply to NBU 7.0.1?   Thanks, Glen...

GlenG by Level 4
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Resolved! Specify what media server a restore runs through

Hi all, I have a question about restores and what media server it uses.  We currently have 3 media servers two in location A and one in location B.  I want to know if there is a way in NetBackup to dynamically chose what media server the restore runs...

kproehl by Level 5
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Resolved! Another Noob question - restores

NBU - 7.0 Capacity based OS - Server 2k8 R2   So, I've got backups working pretty well on my one test client.  Nightly incrementals, weekly full, vault job to push to tape and export to offsite.   Now, I need to test restores.  Hmmm, there's no resto...

JHeaton by Level 6
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Resolved! Migrate 6.5 to 7 with new hardware

Hi, with reference to i have little different situation. This is on Windows platform. We done fresh install of NBU 7. Previous version of NBU 6.5 had ha...

A_P1 by Level 2
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Resolved! SQL Retry Logic

Hello All, In version 6.0, Netbackup had introduced retry logic for sql.  Where if there are 500 instances of sql to be backed up and it failes for what ever reason, it would pick up from the failure point and not start from the beggining.  I'm wonde...

Resolved! SQL jobs are partially successful

I have a job setup for sql that is doing a nightly full backup of the entire instance on several sql servers. All of the sql parent jobs are yellow with a status = 1 and all of the actual streams are 100% successful. I have checked the logs and not...

Configure Required_Interface on Windows servers

Hi, We have a senario that my master server is media server. and am taking the backup of almost 500 clients daily. Recently I found some clients are running with low throuput because of teaming enabeld on those client servers. I got the suggession to...

Santu by Level 2
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