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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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Multiple Job ID's when running a backup policy

Dear Guru's   I'm running Netbackup 6.5 on Solaris 10. My media & master server is on the same machine When my backup policy execute, several several Job ID's for the same backup policy run at the same time  (as many as three in some instances). This...

Msoro by Level 3
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Add checksum to backups

Hi, my master server is NBU 7.0.1 on Windows 2008 R2. I have a few database servers (SQL and Oracle on Windows 2003 servers).  Currently I only backup files which are exported from database by database software. In NBU console, it shows all backups c...

liuyang by Level 6
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Resolved! Reset the Job ID Sequence Number

Hello People Happy New Year 2011 Any way, option or command for reset the Job ID Sequence Number for Netbackup Jobs? I want to reset the Job Number to 0 Starting the 2011 year. Any Idea? Thanks

HEMANPR by Level 6
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cannot boot the client using pxe

after taking bmr backup in client. I cannot boot the server using pxe boot. I have one master server, one media server And two other boot severs for x86 & x64.


  Guys,. i faced very strange thing today  : My all resources were backing up at their maximum threshold (media servers ,n/w bandwidth etc)however,few (5) drives where showing idle on one media server.Everything was right as rain but there where almo...

nbuno by Level 6
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Nebackup 7.0 restore jobs

Hi All, Happy new year all. I have an issue on my NetBackup system ,, there is a lot number of restore jobs start automatically without schedule and it is empty without information on Master server (only media server) this issue appeare after NetBack...

Ialahmad by Level 5
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Resolved! Need to backup induvidual AD objects

Hello All,   We are using Net Backup7.0  to backup our windows2008 R2 AD server. we would like to backup individual AD to know do we need to purchase any license for this?   Thanks......

Backing up data from Eqalogic iSCSI SAN

I posted this on the Backup Exec forum and curious if there is any difference in how Netbackup handles Eqallogic arrays. Specifically, does it integrate with vendor specific providers (ASM/ME or ASM/VE) and how. I have to choose between upgrading Net...

Geokes by Level 3
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Virtual Windows 2008 Domain Controllers

Just wondered if anyone had restored a virtual windows 2008 SP2 domain controller.   Currently they are backed up using the below policy: Policy Name:       Test_Policy Options:           0x0 template:          FALSE c_unused1:         ? Names:  ...

j083418 by Level 5
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Resolved! A disaster situation for Master server

We have a current environment of 6.5.x master and 6.5.x media servers with Data Domain connected.   The master is in remote location where we don't have access to and the media servers are accessible.  The backups and restores are happening as normal...

Sriram by Level 6
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Installation of NBU 7.0 Agent on windows 2003 64bit failed

Hi, I tried to install NBU 7.0 agent on an Exchange server (Exchange 2007 SP1 on Windows 2003 R2 SP2 64bit) and I got an error: Error 1719 Windows installer could not be accessed. I did some research and found the article below:

liuyang by Level 6
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Question about Disk Staging / temp. staging area

HI, Running NB 7.0 on a Win2003 server, with a Quantum Superloader 3 (DLT4 - tape robot).   I hope someone can give me an advise until now - I have been using tapes for backup,   I have bought some big USB discs and connected those to my (Master)serv...

NDMP backup failure(99)

While doing LUN backup (NetApp) to tape we got error and backup unsuccessful (we did directly from SAN not on the host)  Error on backup master server: Error ndmpagent(pid=1476) NDMP backup failed, path = (LUN path)       12/28/2010 5:54:45 PM - Erro...

MuthuM by Level 3
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Resolved! Vtl not getting exports req from nbu

Hi All, i'm trying to exports the virtual tapes from vtl through vmchange command   but vtl unable to get expport req from nbu..   please advise me   Thanks in Advance!

koya by Level 4
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Resolved! Vault batches

Hi All I have a question about the vault. Understand that the vault will group the images into batches based on the retention level. Currently our daily backup images have the same retention level, all images will be put into one batch so only one ta...

ideas on backup selection

I have a large drive I'm trying to backup on a Windows server and I'm trying to think up way of putting the backup selection so it will do what I want. nbu 6.5.6 windows master/media Windows client   example drive directory structure: c:\ c:\dir1 c:\...

Resolved! Exit status 50 for Shadow Copy Components - Windows 2K8

All, I have a server running Windows 2008 (no R2) whose Shadow Copy Components backup is failing.    Client: 2K8 @ 6.5.6 Master: Solaris 10 @ (I realize that the client is uprev'd from the master.  We've been doing this for a while and have...

Remington by Not applicable
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Resolved! 48 error and DNS

I am having a bit of a problem with this at times. There are times when a bunch of our backups fail with a 48 error. A problem ticket is generated and sent to the admin of the server we are backing up. They see that it is an issue with a backup and j...

Resolved! Netbackup 6.0 GUI freezes

  Dear All, I have a problem... When a Netbackup GUI opens-(jnbSA &),I can only view the details of ONLY one item (say Activity Monitor) and If I click on the other item (Say Host Properties) the GUI feezes.The only option I have is to kill the pross...

FreddyA by Level 3
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