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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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Veritas NetBackup 8.1 architecture explained

Hello Everyone, If you want to learn about NBU 8.1 architecture, please check-out this link explaining different deployment options and the flexibility of NetBackup: https://youtu.be/iJthAzKrJTg                     

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Resolved! 5452: The script cannot be accessed

I am running NBU 8.1 on a Linux based NetBackup appliance.  I have a sql transaction log backup policy that reads from a bch script on a Windows client that is not on the default location on the client.  The first time that I ran it I got the 5452 er...

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Resolved! Using GROUPSIZE for SQL Server

Dear All,I am trying to use GROUPSIZE parameter but it seems NB is ignoring the parameters. Below are the Script file contents:GROUPSIZE 3OPERATION BACKUPDATABASE "RiazTest1"SQLHOST "<DB Server>"SQLINSTANCE "<Instance>"NBSERVER "<NB Master>"MAXTRANSF...

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Netbackup Instant Recovery alternate restore error

Hi All, I try Netbackup Instant recovery ang gets below error:May 14, 2018 11:03:05 PM - Info bprd (pid=10176) Waiting for Instant Recovery job to end May 14, 2018 11:03:05 PM - Info bprd (pid=10176) Starting to export a backup image on the media ser...

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Frozen tape

Hi, I have 2 frozen tapes.i checked the tape logs on Admin Console for the Media/tape and it shows "media id xxx load operation reported an error".I checked the \veritas\netbackup\db\media\errors and found the following:03/07/18 14:29:26 502322 10 PO...

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Restore after disk pool crash

I've lost deduplication disk pool (RAID group crash). The system disk is OK. I've built new RAID group and mount it to server. Now I can't see catalog, policies, clients and etc. There was a policy for catalog backup to tape. I tried recover the cata...

Seburau by Level 3
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Resolved! Image verification failure

Hi Team,I am facing issue while verifying backup image and getting below error while completion on netbackup 773 versionError: There are more files in the database than are contained in the image on the media. 05/09/2018 08:30:45 - begin reading05/09...

Resolved! NetBackup 8.0 OST pool migration

Hi,I would like to ask for your kindly suggestion: we're urged to complete a complete tech referesh on a storage box used as backup pool, migrating all defined contents to a new storage box of higher capacity.As for now, the box is mainly used to exp...

Resolved! Netbackup 8.1.1 external certificate authority

We are planning to upgraded netbackup from 7.7.x to 8.1.1. We would like to know if we can use external PKI certificate authority to generate certificates for Netbackup hosts .

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Resolved! Moving NetBackup Media Server to new hardware

HiIs there any technotes on moving a NetBackup media server to new hardware as part of a server refresh activity?I have two 8.0 physical media servers currently running on servers that are out of warranty and soon to be replaced with new hardware. I ...

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NetBackup 7.6 Java Admin Console issue

NBU Admin console issue, NBU Java Console got corrupted, pointing dll missing, unable to repair, want to try with NB Java console can some one help in downloading Java console for NB Java 7.6

Downgrade NBU from 8.0 to 7.6.1

Hi Folks, Would like to know what is the correct way to downgrading NBU verison ?My situation is bit twisted coz due to some reason i have to downgrade NBU from 8.0 to 7.6.1 and i understand the only way is to uninstall the 8.0 and install the 7.6.1a...

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Resolved! Issue while assigning SLP to Policies

Dear Readers ,      We have Created two STUs ( from EMC Data domain , each for its own reason ) then we created two SLPs to duplicated  data from STU  to tape . please look at below pictures : Disk STUs From EMC Data DomainSLPsProperties of SLPProper...

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Resolved! Netbackup NEVC License

I have 2 sites A & B. In site A I have Nutanix AHV with 3 cpus. And 2 Hyper V cluster each with 2cpus. I want to replicate data from site A to B and also able to restore from B in case master server in A goes down. In this case I will need 5 NEVC lic...

Resolved! bpbackup - Transferred files are only 4kb in size

Hello all,I have a couple of jobs that create bpbackup streams for my databases' full and transaction log backups. Nothing is failing on the SQL Server side, no errors, nothing. There are no erros on the Netbackup side either. However, the activity m...

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Resolved! Can I restart a failed NDMP Restore (NBU 8)

Hi, Performing lots of detailed restores. A couple have failed. I dont see an option to resume, is there anyway I can restart? They are very specific so re-creating the job each time is very long winded.I am using the B,A and R client within the NBU ...

Resolved! DBA gets status 25 when trying to run a command

We are on veritas 8.0; our master and media servers are linux. At our company DBAs do their own restores. A DBA is getting an "EXIT STATUS 25: cannot connect on socket"When trying to  to find a backup running the following command:/usr/openv/netbacku...

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Resolved! NBU VM Alternate Restore Error 2820

Hi All,Need guide for below error. i am running restore of VM vmware to alternate host of esxi. and get below error :May 11, 2018 4:04:33 PM - begin RestoreMay 11, 2018 4:04:42 PM - Info bprd (pid=10924) Found (135,657) files in (1) images for Restor...

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