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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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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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Resolved! hot catalog backup

*newbie* netbackup 6 mp7 Hi all.  My hot catalog backup is completing but only partially as files are "busy or inaccessible". The file list is CATLOG_DRIVEN_BACKUP and I can't determine whats causing the problem or where to start the diags. Any ide...

-matt- by Level 4
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Resolved! how to find out if my tapes have images/data on them - bulk search

in the past we have had a lot of failed backups, not so many now, what I want to do is search netbackup and find out what tapes have images/data on them and which ones are empty. We have a lot of offsite tapes with infinity retention and my guess is ...

Leecabs by Level 4
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Resolved! Netbackup Console Administration

Dear friends, i am running netbackup 6.5 in windows environment. Currently, we want to restrict netbackup console and wants to give acess rights to selected windows/domain users. Any help in this regard. BR, Jone

Snapshot Client Licensing

Hi, I've been looking into backing up hyper-v using flashbackup, but discovered our license has expired for the Snapshot client. Should this not be included in our license already? Looking at our order we have Netbackup Server Enterprise Server 6.5 W...

Error 96 - Pool not using newly added scratch tapes

Using netbackup 6.5.4 installed on Unix We don't use automatic use of scratch tapes, instead we have to move scratch tapes into pools that we use. The problem we have is when one of the pools runs out of scratch tapes we start getting error 96 error...

Leecabs by Level 4
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Resolved! Newbie to Netbackup - reporting, scheduling

Hi to all of you, i have to apologize for my english, i hope you will be able to understand this post :p We just buy NetBackup Enterprise 7.0 Server, installed on MS 2008 server, standalone drive LTO4. We plan to migrate some NT4 servers (SP6a) to VM...

NBU 7.01 NDMP showing wrong notification "KB written"

Netbackup 7.01   Master SUSE Linux SLES 10   NDMP BUG 7.01     after upgrading NBU 7 to NBU 7.01 NDMP backups show incorrect KB written. all kilobytes showing double values.   Full bkp of datah on 05.09 (before upgrade) 4185 KB.... correct Full bkp...

Issue with Netbackup 7 Vault Policy - corrupted schedules

We have this issue after upgrading to 7.0 with vaulting. We cannot view the scheduels tab in any policies with Vault enabled.   if we copy to new or create a fresh new policy we can view the schedule. However once we save it we cannot come to edit or...

Merv by Level 6
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