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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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Resolved! bprestore to UNC path

I know how to get bprestore to redirect a restore to a different drive on a server, but does anyone know how to do it to a UNC Path?

Kevin_Good by Level 5
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Resolved! perf tuning for disk backups

I'm looking for some advice on how to performance tune disk backups.  I'm familiar with the old technique of buffers size, number (and network), and how to set them up.   You would then keep an eye on bptm logs for delays and waits and increase and t...

netbackup 7 admin console

I have netbackup 7 but theres no option to create connections to vmware. is there a module I need to install especially for VMWare awareness. all the documentation seems to indicate that all this is built into 7. Thanks

Resolved! error while upgrading to 6.5.5

I have a new media server that is windows 2008 R2 x64 and I am having issue getting NetBackup 6.5.5 installed on it.  I downloaded the CD install that Symantec says is needed for windows 2008 R2 x64 and that is installed and working fine.  This allow...

kproehl by Level 5
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Resolved! Creating snapshot policy

We are currently testing using NetBackup snapshot policies with Hitachi ShadowImage. I have some questions that I'm hoping you geniuses and gurus can answer for me. Our environment: NetBackup 7.0 Master Server on AIX 5.3 ML11 NetBackup 7.0 Media Serv...

RGuinn by Level 4
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Upgrade NBU Master On solaris 10 from 6.5.5 to 6.5.6

We decided to upgrade our master server to 6.5.6 because of some vcb issues...   Is anyone have experiences with that release 6.5.6 ? Does it fix some bugs with vmware backup especialy 156 error codes for snapshots?   I will really appreciate any inf...

Resolved! Duplicates to same tape, instead of multiple ones?

Each weekday morning I run the following batch files to duplicate the backups from the night before to send offsite. Each night's backups have the same retention schedule and therefore the same expiration date. They also duplicate to the same Volume ...

All VTL drives are down, not coming up

Hi ,   we have using netapp VTL's ...all VTL drives are down they not coming up with vmoprcmd -up   could any one please suggest me   Thanks

koya by Level 4
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NetBackup Exchange Restore Fails

11/05/2010 11:10:09 - begin Restore 11/05/2010 11:12:51 - media needed: G05677 11/05/2010 11:12:51 - restoring from image xxxxxxxxxms008_1222886543 11/05/2010 11:22:00 - Error bpbrm (pid=23269) bpcd on xxxxxxxex2k307 exited with status 21: socket ...

Volume GUID's

Hi,   Am I right in thinking that the only way to backup and restore these GUID's is by a flashbackup-Windows as the poilcy type?   Cheers   Mike

Resolved! Unknown or corrupt media detected in the drive

NBU Server = 7 OS of NBU = win2003 R2 Tape Drive = standalone with 4mm density   I have so many tapes which are labeled and working fine but i inserted more than three brand new tapes in to my standalone drive (and after green light consistent means ...

Zahid_Haseeb by Moderator
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configuer logs for backup failure

Hi ,        We are using a s/w clled splunk to monitor logs.      We are planning to confgure logs for backup failure in that .      Is the below path enough to configure backup failure report                     /opt/openv/netbackup/logs/bpbrm/  ...

Failed to create Shared Resource Tree in NBU 6.5

Hello guys,   I am trying to create Shared Resource Tree in NBU 6.5 but when I clieck 'Shared Resource Tree Administration Wizard' I got an error message "The Create Shared Resource Tree Wizard could not be inialized", anybody has any idea about this...

luz by Level 2
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Resolved! RE: restore problem

Hi Team   I restored /proc of my client to another location for checkup it is showing nothing in he restoration location but I have done the full backup (ALL_LOCAL_DRIVE) of the client. it should show the files in the /proc as it is in the client /pr...

Resolved! Media manager detected image that was not in tar format - RESTORE

I'm in an all-windows environment, and when trying to perform a SQL restore, I'm getting that error as the last line of the detailed job status.  The main excerpt from the job log is pasted below... 11/4/2010 11:08:06 AM - granted resource 010117 11...

dglee by Level 4
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Resolved! Decommission Media Server, but continue to back up as a Client?

Netbackup Enterprise server 7.0 in a Windows environment. We have an old server that serves as a Netbackup Media server that we will be retiring soon. In preparation, I'd like to go ahead a decommission it in Netbackup, but the server will remain in ...

Netbackup Media Server unable to Configure Library

Hello Experts, I have got a new NBU Media Server 6.5 installed on Windows 2003 R2 SP2(x64-bit) Server. The server has an ADIC Scaler i2k VTL Emulation assigned with 5 drives. The OS sees the Medium Changer and all the 5 drives(Using IBM x64-Bit drive...

Harish24 by Level 2
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NetBackup 6.5.4 Catalog backup (off-line) samba mount

I am trying to setup a Catalog Backup on a Win server 2003 to a RHEL 5 samba mount.   I am also to place/delete/edit files on the mount from the windows box.  I set it up as Z:/   I get this error when NetBackup tries to do it. 1288896406 1 2 16 hwad...

FT Media Server - Does it Support SAN Tape Drives??

Planning to test SAN CLient - FT Media Server Backups under 6.5/7.0.   Does the FT Media Server support Tape Storage Devices or only Disk Storage Devices?   And is my understanding below correct?   FT Media Servers must have 2 sets of HBAs - one set ...

Alzhy by Level 2
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BMR dissimilar disk restore

Hi I'm attempting to perform a BMR dissimilar disk restore on SUSE Linux 10, using Netbackup 7.0.1. My original client system has 1 disk drive and I'm attempting to restore the client system with 2 disk drives so I can partition the file system betwe...

gumbo by Level 4
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