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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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Upgrade of Netbackup 6.5 to 7

Dear All, Hope everything is fine. I'll start a project of upgradation of Netbackup 6.5 to 7. Currently they have Netbackupp 6.5 on Susi Linux 10 64bit. They have SAN storage of netApp 3020 as primery and Netapp 6030 as secondary(means all the SAn ba...

mapped network drive backup

Hi All,   i run NBU 7.0 on windows 2003 enterprise server. i need to backup a mapped network drive on one of my windows 2003 server. i configured " ALL LOCAL DRIVES" backup selection. but the drive was not backed up.   what else do i need to configur...

ayodeji by Level 6
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Resolved! LTO 3 Virtual Tape with maximum size 200GB

Is it any issue/problem for netbackup to backup to LTO 3 Virtual tape, but on VTL we create maximum size = 200GB for LTO3 Virtual Tape? Why we set the size max 200GB for the virtual tape on our VTL because we implemented VTL compression (1:3 ratio). ...

Restarting services on a Media server from a master server

I am using Netbackup 6.5.4 and is there a command in NBU 6.5.4  - with which we can start and stop services on a media server associated with it. We are able to bring up drives using -h attribute in a tpconfig and vmoprcmd command to detect and opera...

Deepak_G by Level 6
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Resolved! NetBackup vStorage API backup vs Windows Dynamic Disks

Hi Guys,   Does anyone know anything about NetBackup using vStorage API backup virtual machines with windows dynamic disks?   For the legacy reasons, some of those virtual machines in the production environment have windows dynamic disks.  All the VM...

NetBackup metadata in backup catalog

Would anyone know what information for each file is stored within the NB catalog and if there is any way of listing it? I know bpcatlist list image files but we are trying to find out what exactly is stored within the catalog per file (name, date, ti...

Resolved! Media has no expiration date but is not being used by pool

Hi, We are using Netbackup 6.5.4 and I have a monthly backup pool which has tapes 632,634 and 635 with no expiration date. It has an assigned date and between 4-5 mounts but has no data. Is there any way I can find out why Netbackup is not using thes...

npolite by Level 5
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Resolved! Advanced disk pool options

I am building a new netbackup 6.5 environment on windows platform. I have 1 master server (virtual machine) I have 2 media servers (physical machines), each media server has 9x 1TB drives allocated. I have exchange, NDMP, SQL, etc, data to backup. My...

Resolved! Replication using Netbackup?

Hello All, I am new to NetBackup and would like to know is it possbile to replicate my Solaris SPARC 10 server A to B in realtime over a WAN/DSL link using netbackup 7' and its add on/built-in software feature called RealTime? I have SL24 tape librar...

unixlife by Level 4
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Resolved! RE: retention and expiration

Hi Team, I have taken backup of my RedHat systtems using NBU 6.5.4   but i put the retention period as 2  weeks and in the volumepool voulme( tape ) shows the expiration date in 2 weeks. i am doing a full backup on these machines if in the future I n...

Resolved! Advanced Disk Setup

Netbackup 6.5 Having issues setting up advanced disk, I have the right license "flexible disk option" and its enabled as an active license. But I cannot create a advanced disk pool, there is no option for it when I run the configure disk pool wizard?...

problem with Netbackup 7 Installation.

I installed netbackup 7 server on Windows 2008 R2 server and windows and linux clients ,, after 3 dayes of work I had a problem with netbackup server because o electricity cutoff, so I unInstalled it from the server and tried to Installed it again . ...

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...