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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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Resolved! Backing up Mac OS X hidden files or working with FileVault

Sorry for the desperate tone…  We have a competitive situation (Comvault) that comes down to specific Mac OS X support in NBU We have pretty much ruled out direct support for FileVault (Mac Encryption) and are now hoping to address the basic question...

Mike_Jackson by Level 3
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Crazy zone !!

Fellas, I have a crazy issue. I m taking a normal flat file backup of a Solaris zone and an Oracle  DB runs on it. Backup Method is - : DB gets shutdown via a cron job,after that scheduled backup runs and once backup is completed,DB is again to be br...

nbuno by Level 6
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Resolved! Data Domain [NFS Mount(s)] on NBU 6.5.4

Hey All................. I'm attempting to use two Data Domain systems ........... Use them on the following systems ::---> Master = hpux 11.11, NBU 6.5.4 Media = hpux 11.11, NBU 6.5.4 They are NFS mounted on both systems.... I have s...

Resolved! Status 84, I/O device error, hardware or software?

Seemingly straight forward. But it's not.   Windows 2003 server running NB 7.0. Brand spanking new MSL6000 library. Two LTO4 drives. Same firmware revs. Silo says it's health is perfect. Windows server says the tape drives are responding perfectly. N...

rocker65 by Level 4
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Get Your Hands on NetBackup 7.1 Before It's Released!

The NetBackup 7.1 First Availability event will kick off on February 14th and will last for three weeks. This is a special opportunity to install and use NetBackup 7.1 before it gets released. This event is open to all Symantec technical support p...

NetBackup 7.01 Vault - Optimized Deduplication

I am setting up an office with NBU7.01 w/ deduplication to disk only.  I would like to use the Vault to schedule the optimized deduplication but since I do not have a robot/tape, I do not see a way to setup a vault and profiles.  Is there a way to us...

Resolved! SIZE_DATA_BUFFERS in NBU 6.5.4

OK I am back again :)   I am now trying to change the block size written the the tape drive to 256 KB from the default of 64. I found the following article:

I want to make script that check my ACSLS status

I want to make a script that is going to check my ACSLS status after every hour. If the status of ACSLS is online then the query runs after hour again to check the status, this goes on for ever. If the status of ACSLS goes offline it should send em...

RMAN catalog issue

Got the following error yesterday from one of the Oracle DBA's I work with. He is trying to expire some backup images from the Netbackup catalog and the Oracle recovery catalog. I've never come across this issue before so was wondering if anyone on S...

j083418 by Level 5
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Archive a VM using a bpbackup script

Hello, I would like to create a script to archive a VM. It will be run from a windows machine. Actually we uses Netbackup 7.0.1 (one master and 2 media server), Vsphère 4.1 and a Vmware Backup Host.   Does anyone know, if it's possible to run a bpbac...

jeffh_ann by Not applicable
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Resolved! NOM 6.5.4 for WIN2K8 x64

Hello,   I would like to know if NOM 6.5.4 can support WIN2K8 x64 platform.   Thanks

njba123 by Level 3
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Error occurred handling an SQL object name

I'm running into a very twitchy SQL Server Agent bug.  I don't have the time to spend pinning it down perfectly, but here's my best guess as to the scenario under which it occurs and two proposed workarounds that appear to work. Scenario: You have ba...

TROE by Level 4
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How to fix accidentally running bpnbaz -SetupClient against master

I just had a situation where I accidentally ran bpnbaz -SetupClient masterservername when I meant to run bpnbaz -SetupClient clientname.  Ooops.  It failed, but it still caused me instant pain.  I had to set USE_VXSS to PROHIBITED in the registry to ...

TROE by Level 4
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Resolved! Netbackup and MOSS 2007 Exit status 1

I've recently upgraded both my clients and server to Netbackup 6.5.6 from version 6.5.3.  Support for sharepoint backups has changed significantly between these versions.  I've had to install the NFS client on the sql server, apply a MS hotfix, and c...

drsmith by Level 2
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Restoring very old backups

We have requirements to backup data for 7 years. My concern is when we get a request to restore a file or database from 4 or 5 years ago, how do we know what to restore? The request is usually “restore all files for project XYZ from Feb 2006……” Chanc...

skippy997 by Not applicable
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NetBackup Screencast Demo Videos

The NetBackup Screencast Demo Videos are a group of short 5-10 minute videos designed to demonstrate specific functions and procedures within NetBackup. Utilizing both SymWISE and Symantec TV technologies, the series provides a framework to assist ou...

Resolved! Way to see backup speed of old backups...

Hi GUYS.. i have a question,is there a way we can see by how much speed the backup ran without looking at activity monitor's detailed status ?   Actually,i have a requirement where i need to compare the speed trend of a particular client. Recent back...

nbuno by Level 6
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