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Subscribe to NBU notifications

In case you are not aware - you can subscribe to NBU notifications over here: https://sort.veritas.com/spec_doc Hopefully NBU 9 will be added to the list soon.

Marianne by Moderator
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Resolved! VTL drive rename

I have a master server running on solaris10 and 4 media servers 2 on linux and 2 on solaris , and we have a VTL attached to each one of them , On every media server we have 400 tape drives configured and 10 robots configured on each one of them , Wha...

Resolved! Permissions

Here is a quick, dumb question. When a restore is done, are the original permissions also restored? smwoodcrafts

Netbackup 7 restore issue

Hello, We using Netbackup 7 backing up vmware hosts. The backups are running fine but i can't restore some virtual machines.  I haven't been able to learn why some vm's restore and some don't.   Configuration: Master server - Sun Soralis 10, sparc M...

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Synchronous Backup

We have to setup the backup environment where in the databases (Oracle, exchange and sql) are replicated host to host from the data center to the disaster site synchronously. From the DR site netbackup needs to backup the databases without disrupting...

Resolved! netbackup 6.5 compatible with oracle db 11gR2

Hi all, My netbackup server is installed on solaris 10 sparc. Currently i have oracle 9, 10 & 11R1 as oracle agents. All is working fine except for oner agent with oracle 11gR2. See the error i got on my client oracle database while performing a h...

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NBU ver 7 and NFS mount points on RHEL

Hi, We are installing a new infrastructure for our RHEL servers. I have created a policy and selected the "Follow NFS" option. Within the back I can see that it has completed successfully. BAR is showing the NFS mount points but has not backed up any...

gogram by Level 2
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Upgrade BMR Boot server on solaris

Hi, I have NBU 6.5.5 installed, with windows and unix platform. My master server is on windows, with 2 media servers on sol 10 and 10 media servers on windows. We have 1 BMR Boot server on solaris 10 Now, I am upgrading it to NBU 7, H...

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Resolved! active directory agent for netbackup

Hi, what possibilieties do we have to backup/restore Active Directory with Netbackup 7? I found that with 6.5.5 you can granulary backup and restore AD with standard File System Coverage(http://seer.entsupport.symantec.com/docs/333092.htm) What do ...

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Resolved! Can NetBackup 7 backup and restore the VMware ESX 4.0 host?

Dear all, I would like to know if NetBackup 7 can backup and restore a ESX 4.0 host with all its configuration. For example, in my environment i setup a HA cluster with two ESX hosts, when one of them accidentally corrupted, all the VMs will be shif...

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backup job running but not writing data

Hi master server solaris client+media server windows2003 backup job running but not writing data job log: 07/07/2010 11:24:54 - requesting resource gaal-hcart3-robot-tld-1 07/07/2010 11:24:54 - requesting resource asp.NBU_CLIENT.MAXJOBS.gaal 07/07/20...

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Hyper-V, Status 156 "snapshot error encountered"

Hello, Hoping someone can help me out.  We have 3x virtual machines (Win2003 and Win2008) on same Hyper-V host (Win2008 R2) failing with a Status 156 "snapshot error encountered", everything running Netbackup 7.0.  The bpfis messages are echoed in ...

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Resolved! Removing drives from NBU and what to look for in ACSLS

Hi all, I support NBU in an environment which shares our STK library with another application.  I'm being asked to hand over four of the NBU drives to this other application, and want to make sure I understand this process correctly.  It looks too s...

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Default Netbackup behaviour

For Unix clients, NBU, by default checks for a change in 'mtime' attribute only to include a file in incremental backups. What if only the permissions of a file is changed ? Does this mean, NBU does not backup the default access permissions of a fi...

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Netbackup DLO

We have a Netbackup 7 Enterprise License. We are looking to start backing up Desktops/Laptops. When we went to our vendor they sent us a quote for Netbackup DLO. When I look it up I can't really find anything on it anymore. Is it truely even being so...

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Resolved! A Job stuck Waiting for Retry during several days

Hi Guys, I need your help in the following: I have 2 Jobs stuck 1 month ago with a Job State: Waiting for a Retry, with status 50, and all other fields in blank, one of them has the Detailed Status in blank, and the other job has: job 239082 was res...

Throughput problem

We have a very large backup to do and we are getting low throughput. I connected to the server we are backing up and noticed that 6.5 client is on the box. This is a 2008 64 bit box. Now, the backups are running, just slowly. The dumb question of the...

Resolved! Expired backups not deleting off disk

I have a NetBackup 6.5.5 Master and Media server.  I run backups to a basic disk drive attached to the media server.  Daily incremental backups are only scheduled to be retained for 1 week but they are not automatically being deleted.  Is there a co...

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Resolved! Can Windows media servers be virtualized...

Is it possible to virtualize Windows 2003 Ent R2 SP2 NetBackup v6.5.6 media servers into ESX vSphere v4.x and still zone to tape drives (VTL and physical) via NPIV out of the guest O/S? Anyone done this successfully, either in dev/test or production?

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