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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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bpcatres failure after upgrade to 6.5.4

I recently upgrade a solaris 10 x86 machine from NBU 6.0 mp7 to 6.5.4. The upgrade seem to be fine.  After some testing, I tried to restore some files which had been archieved from the catalog using bpcatarc. So I used the follow commands ./bpcatlist...

pylej by Level 4
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Resolved! Changing tape library

Hi, Can anyone list down the steps which should be followed for replacing the tape library . The netbackup version is 6.5.6 and the OS is solaris. There is one master and two media server. I have to replace the existing tape library with a new one us...

Resolved! Catalogue restore Problem Netbackup 6.5.4

Hello, I am in the process of moving the catalogue from our current server Netbackup 6.5.4 32 bit Windows 2003 to our new server(new hardware) Windows2008 64bit Netbackup 6.5.4 64bit.I run a catalogue backup to some shared storage(hot catalogue) take...

Resolved! NDMP backup failure 213

Netbackup 6.0MP6 on a Solaris 10 master server. I have an NDMP back failing with 213 errors.  The drives are listed as UP in the device manager I can connect ok to the NDMP host... bash-3.00# tpautoconf -verify xxxxxxxx212 Connecting to host "xxxxxx...

NetBackup 6.5.4 ==> Enterprise Client for HyperV

Hello, I have a server NetBackup 6.5.4 and the option "FlashBackup-Windows" and absent. These are licenses that are installed on my master server: C:\Program Files\Veritas\NetBackup\bin\admincmd>bpminlicense.exe -list_keys -ver bose   file vers...

NBU 7.0 Solaris: exclude list ignored?

Hello again ;)   I'm using NetBackup 7.0 (NetBackup-Solaris10 7.0) on a Solaris 10 Sparc system. I noticed the following messages in the log (see and also attached): […]   11/4/2010 5:59:46 AM - Error bpbrm(pid=5824) from c...

alexs77 by Level 3
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What are the license included on NBU 7.0 Platform Base? During installation, the server is asking for a server license before I can add the license key that I have for Platform Base.

Resolved! NetBackup 7.0 Error backup Lotus mail

Hi experts, I am using Net Backup 7.0 backup Lotus Note but i had error. Here code: 04/11/2010 03:36:12 AM - requesting resource pmssapp27-hcart-robot-tld-1 04/11/2010 03:36:12 AM - requesting resource pmssapp27.NBU_CLIENT.MAXJOBS.venms01 04/11/201...

pruvn by Level 5
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Resolved! available_media showing that tape is full but the report showing its not full

Problem i am using a tape cartridge with 4mm density and a size of 36/72(compress) GB. I took backup of all data in compress form. Problem is my available_media command saying that the tape cartridge is full but the report which i shared is saying th...

Zahid_Haseeb by Moderator
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Resolved! Possible to specify a tape on which to duplicate images?

All of our yearly backups have a retention time of Infinity (level 9) and go to the same Volume Pool. As new Policies have been created from time to time and yearly backups don't have the same schedule, we've accumulated a fair number of tapes that m...


I've read the entries about changing the avalable_media script and I did that.  But I still have quite a few tapes showing up as DBBACKUP.  When I look at that status of the DBBACKUP tapes they are all 0x0.  I thought I only needed two?   thanks, Dav...

dave-s by Level 3
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Netbackup SAN Client using V6.5.3 kit

Hi, Our site currently has the following installed and operational on the HP-UX host spruce: spruce> /bin/sh NB_update.install -i You have installed 5 packs. NB_CLT_6.5.2 installed. NB_JAV_6.5.2 installed. NB_ORA_6.5.2 installed. NB_CLT_6.5.3 install...

Resolved! Netbackup script Needed

Hi,   I need to change the image experation for about 160 backup_id 's using bpexpdate. can any one please provide the script for this ? Thank You !