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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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Resolved! Duplication from DeDup server very poor performace

Hi, NBU version 7.0 on windows 2008 R2. Duplicating using Vault from DeDup server to FC LTO4  drives. We are seeing speed less than 30Mb/s from disk to tape. From client to DeDup server we see much greater speeds, up to 70MV/s ( Dont know it this i...

Netbackup Client 6.5 error for vsphere4.0

When i am trying to install veritas netbackup 6.5 in  vsphere4.0 it is throwing a error    " Symantec Installation Script Copyright 1993 - 2007 Symantec Corporation, All Rights Reserved.         Installing NetBackup Server Software  NOTE:  To inst...

msvr by Not applicable
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v7.0.1 OpenVMS client hangs?

Having upgraded my Master and Media server to v7.0.1 I upgraded a few of my OpenVMS clients to v7.0.1 last week. A number of these have hung part way through the overnight backup;  fulls; differentials; it makes no difference. On the client; the BPCD...

database server is down (23)

Hi,   We are runnning NBU 6.0MP6 on Windows Server 2003 with a clustered Master server and 2 media servers. We are interminently getting this error: database server is down (23) I have noticed this when running commands like vmchange in a script thou...

skiwi by Level 3
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Are hyper-V backups vss complaint?

Hi to all,   Symantec just issued this technote ( , which is rather confusing and I would like your feedback According to the note: Problem Traditionally, Shadow Copy Components (SCC) and System State (SS) are ...

D_Peppas by Level 3
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Netbackup Relational Database Netbackup 7.0

Dear All; today my netbackup services stop I check and I found the cause is from full Log directry No free space I delete log but some problem exist I try to run Netbackup Relational Database but It not running. for your Info Netbackup 7.0 installed ...

Ialahmad by Level 5
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Netbackup Relational Database 7.0

Dear All; today my netbackup services stop I check and I found the cause is from full Log directry No free space I delete log but some problem exist Netbackup Relational Database still not  started I try to run Netbackup Relational Database but It no...

Ialahmad by Level 5
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Resolved! max BPTM_VERBOSE setting

To keep a long story short.  Support (Oracle/Sun) has requested I set BPTM_VERBOSE to 11.  The docs say 5 is the maximum.  Are the docs wrong?  Should I set it to 5?   Environment is Sun X4500 with SL48 tape library and HP FC LTO 4 drives running Sol...

GlenG by Level 4
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EMMDB is not starting at system startup

Hi All,   I am using netbackup 6.5 on HP-UX server.  Recently i am facing some issue with netbackup, EMMDB is not starting at the system reboot and bp.start_all . every system start i am manually starting emmdb. Any one can help on fixing the issue. ...

rajesh2 by Level 2
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Netbackup 7 OpsCenter Question

I am installing netbackup 7 in my test lab and I can't access OpsCenter via Internet explorer.  When I finished installing netbackup 7 on my master server there was this error at the end:   Enter the OpsCenter server (default: kenXXXXXXXg): Register...

catalog backup error code 2

Hi master server OS solaris 5.10 NBU version policy name catalog_Backup , policy type NBU-Catalog Nov 12, 2010 8:59:16 PM - Info bpdbm (pid=6859) staging relational database files for catalog backup Nov 12, 2010 8:59:16 PM - Info bpdbm (pid=...

rookie11 by Moderator
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Resolved! multiple bpdbm process

Current configuration Windows 2003 R2 Std x86 SP2 Netbackup 7.0 Master server Disk storage ( Local Scsi Disk) Tape storage unit (HP MSL)   I do have multiple bpdbm process (More than 5) running after master server last reboot when i have upgraded my ...

demo4119 by Level 6
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Resolved! Media ID generation issue with new tape library with LTO5 drives

Hi, I have recently decommsioned a Quantum tape library with LTO4 tape drive and brought in another Quantum with LTO5 tape drives. Now instead of using the default (last six charcters of the barcode), it is somehow generating backup id with first 6 c...

skyblue by Level 3
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Resolved! Netbackup 7.0 Consistency Checks by customers

What is best practice for validating the Netbackup environment for the customer?  Had we not run an NBCC we would not have known about the Images DB and the EMM DB being out of sync.  However, the NBCC is not a tool for the customer to review.  You h...

Netbackup 7.0 consistency

We recently encountered a situation where the normal image expiry process got bypassed and caused EMM to set number of valid images to 0 for several tapes.  The cause is undetermined and I would like to know if anyone else has experienced this issue ...

Resolved! windows2000 Client OS type in netbackup 7.0

As per mu understanding from release notes if we have netbackup 7.0 master and media servers. and client is at netbackup 6.5.x .We can backup this netbackup 6.5.x  client using netbackup 7.0 master and media servers. I have windows2000 clients in my ...

Anwar_Azad by Level 3
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Resolved! Tape library zoning

I am looking for guidance on zoning our new fibre connected tape library. Our tape vendor is saying that we should zone the library to both our netbackup media servers and we have no need to zone to storage. Do we need to zone to storage to complete ...

Resolved! Full Multiplexed Tapes

Hi, I noticed  something in my backup enviroment. We have just LTO4 Tapes (800GB/1.6TB) for backup. Many tapes are with 430-480GB Full Multiplexed. How can be a LTO4 Tape with 430GB Full???     Regards Marius Demeter

MariusD by Level 6
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