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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 Level 6
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Agent for Netbackup 6.5.6 on CentOS 5.5

  Hello everyone, I'm trying to install the agent for Netbackup 6.5.6 on CentOS 5.5, but after I enter the hostname of the client, the installation fails with the following output:   /backup/NB_65_CLIENTS2_20070723/NBClients/anb/Clients/usr/openv/n...

giacomopane by Level 4
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Resolved! opscenter data retention

Hello! I have one master server, 10 media servers and aout 200 clients. I need to store job detail status for year. How long can opscenter store data? Can I manage retention period in opscenter?

atch by Level 2
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Resolved! Life time points ? & Contributors roles/Tags ?

Hello all. 1.) These are the life time points or the reward points ?   2.) Second any body give me insight regarding how many are there contributors roles like Trusted Advisors ?  

Zahid_Haseeb by Moderator
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Resolved! Bare Metal Restore - Changing Restore Target's Name/IP

Hello, I am using Bare Metal Restore with NetBackup Enterprise v6 MP4. I intend to perform a Dissimilar Disk Restore in order to create a replica of some of our critical Windows 2000 Servers so that I can attempt OS upgrades in a test environment.  F...

LeoniUK by Level 2
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restor hang 10 minutes

NBU Master version: SUSE10 Client version : SUSE 還原2003年的備份資料,會等10分鐘才可以還原, 請問這個效能問題能解決嗎?

BMR backup is getting partially successful

Hi, We have SLES 9 SP4 OS in opur enviroment. I am testing netbackup of 6.5.6 on it. After upgradation of Netbackup the normal full backups of Linux servers are getting completed successfully but the BMR backups of our Windows servers are getting par...

Resolved! What expires images and releases tapes

AIX 7.0.1 I have some tapes that expiration date for the images was this morning. I know image cleanup has run, but the tapes still have an assigned date, with an expiration date of this morning.   So what runs that expires the images?  ( what can I ...

Liveupdate Clients from 6.5 to 7.0.1

I had a working 6.5 Liveupdate enviroment and updated my master server to 7.0.1.  Before I beat myself up troubleshooting, is it possible to upgrade 6.5 clients to 7.0.1 with liveupdate, or do I need to install the base GA?  Thanks in advance.    TJ

T_J_ by Level 3
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Tape eject with 7.0.1

(not the same problem jim dalton mentioned)   I upgraded my  master server (aix) from 6.5.5 to 7.0.1. when I did the eject of my tapes (from the gui) I would then say NO to the continue. In 6.5.5 this would leave the tapes in the MAP but still update...

File bin_net.tar and/or bin.tar.Z missing

I copied the software and ran the client_config file and get this: Error: File /usr/openv/netbackup/client/Linux/RedHat2.4/bin_net.tar and/or /usr/openv/n etbackup/client/Linux/RedHat2.4/bin.tar.Z is missing on servera.  Cannot complete the client ...

Resolved! netbackup 5.1 Solaris 8

Im out of space on root.  Can /usr/openv/netbackup/db/images be moved to san without any issues? No slots left to add disk.   thx

whoknows by Level 3
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NetBackup performance issue with QLogic HBA cards

I am working on an issue where I am limited to 60 MB/s of throughput for each media server.  I have been working with Symantec support on the issue.  The bpkar logs on the client show no waits which they tell us means there is no bottleneck on the cl...

kproehl by Level 5
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Resolved! Media Server IP change

Hi Guys,   I just wanted to double check something before I do it! Can you change a Netbackup media server IP address without requiring any other config? This media server is not the master server :) The reason I ask this is that this new media serve...

Resolved! Requested media ID is not assign to this host in the EMM database

I have written a tape with infinity 9 retention few days ago. Today i am tryting to see the reports but facing the below errors.       C:\Program Files\VERITAS\NetBackup\bin\goodies>available_media.cmd media   media   robot   robot   robot   side/...

Zahid_Haseeb by Moderator
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bpstart did not trigger

Hi I have define a new policy, HOT_DID1. I have created a bpstart.notify_HOT_DID1 & bpend. notify_HOT_DID1 scripts and placed those in /usr/open/netbackup/bin folder (on master server). I have given full permissions (777) to those scripts. However, w...

MohdAlim by Level 5
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Resolved! Master server unable to connect to Client

Hi, I'm not able to connect to client from Master server. 1)NBU agent is running 2)NBU version 6.5.6 3)Master server: windows 2003 32 bit SP2 EE 4)Client : Win 2008 64 bit   Regards Mohammed Rizwan

rizwan84tx by Level 6
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Resolved! DUMP vs NDMP vs RESTORE data volumes dont match

Looking like another dodgy feature with netb 7.0.1 but could well exist in earlier versions. myfiler> date;dump 0f null /vol/data_sys_ds1;date Tue Nov  9 16:14:06 GMT 2010 DUMP: creating "/vol/data_sys_ds1/../snapshot_for_backup.50" snapshot. DUMP...