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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! NetBackup 6.5.6 - Getting Started wizard launches every time!

Hello, After searching all over and not finding anyone with my problem, I figured I should post up my minor issue  - hope I'm doing it right ;)   I recently installed and configured NetBackup 6.5.6 and everytime I launch the Admin console, the Gettin...

Resolved! How to configure NetBackup so a job only writes to one tape drive

We are running NetBackup 6.5.5 on Windows 2003 for our master and media servers.  I want to change Multiplexing and multistreaming seetings on our media servers so that only one backup job goes to one tape head at a time. What combination of multiple...

kproehl by Level 5
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SSO-max media servers per tape drive

Hello,   Currently about 41 media servers to a shared group of drives, but this is likely to increase.   Is there limit to the number of media servers a tape drive can have?   TIA

deamon by Level 4
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need help with mass tape copy

we are using nb 6.5.5 on windows 2003 platform with vault.  we need to copy a few hundred 9940 tapes to LTO4 media and am looking for the best and most efficient way to copy the tapes.  my other question is, can i use one media server to read the 994...

X_S by Level 4
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Max number policies on NBU 6.5

Hi guru's,   I've got an interrogation. On one of my NBU systems, I need to have one policy per client. So, I didn't find any information about a potential limit of the number of policies. I think I ever heard about 4096 policies max/per NBU server, ...

Force a restore onto a tape drive

We had an urgent restore request at the tame that the nightly backups were running. The restore queued and then sat there waiting for a drive to become available. when this job had waited for an hour or so, we had to abort some of the backups in an e...

Grippo by Level 2
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Resolved! Netbackup 7.0.1 error

Hi all I have install the new Netbackup 7 realese and now i try to work with my backup I see on the Details tab this error 23/09/2010 09:29:22 - requesting resource Venezia 23/09/2010 09:29:22 - requesting resource cs-netbackup01.NBU_CLIENT.MAXJOBS....

Sharepoint GRT resore problem

Hi We are having problem restoring sites, librarys and lists from our backup. Single documents from the Sharepoint backup works fine. We are running Sharepoint 2007 on a Windows 2008r2 server and the SQL is also on an Windows 2008r2. This is the erro...

Owiking by Level 3
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Comprehensive list of "SET TYPE" directives?

Is there any comprehensive list of "SET TYPE" directives in a document for NetBackup?  I'm finding references all over the place, but it would be nice to have one document which listed all directives available and what specifically they do.

elanmbx by Level 6
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VM's to Dedupe job

Hi   I have a very strange issue after upgrading from NBU 7.0 to 7.0.1, If I run a backup for my VM's direct to tape it works no issue. If I try to Dedupe it starts I see the snapshot been created in virtual center and in activity monitor the job is ...

Netbackup 7 cost Per TB?

We are waiting to get an idea of the cost from symantec to pay per TB for netbackup. We are currently have one master\media server and about 100 servers. Over the next couple of months we will be adding 7 remote servers alone with 12 enterprise clien...

rbkguy by Level 4
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Can't initiate bpjobd after upgrade to NB 7.0.1

Server is a RedHat Linux, originally with NetBackup Enterprise Server 6.5.5. Today we upgraded from NB 6.5.5 to 7.0, without problems. Some minutes later we upgraded to 7.0.1 (we need 7.0.1 for some Hyper-V features) and then we lost the functionalit...

a scsi inquiry sent to the device has failed (16)

Hi, since some weeks we have problem with backuo on our Netbackup 6.5.5 on Windows 2008 R2. Every days drive become down. I fixed this isue by deleting all drives in Netbackup and Windows, also removed ghost drive. Then I reinstalled the tape drive i...

Resolved! How much compression am I getting?

NetBackup 6.x and 7.x How can I tell how much compression I'm getting for a backup? I'm just using the tape devices native compression. Thanks

dunno by Level 4
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HI. Recently we have a LAN-BACKUP and we configure in NETBACKUP SERVER and VMWARE SERVERS the second interface. 1) We can send the backup work. 2) The first JOB create from VMWARE machine the SNAPSHOOT succefully. 3) Seconfd JOB FAIL " Conection Meth...

Exchange 2010 DAG GRT Restore error

Hi We are running an Exchange 2010 environment with 2 CAS/ HUB servers and 2 mailbox servers in a DAG group. The 2 CAS servers are in an NLB cluster. All 4 servers are running Windows 2008r2. The Master/ Media server is a Windows 2003r2 32-bit machin...

Owiking by Level 3
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