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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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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 ...

Rick_Flair by Level 4
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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...

C_J_Hund by Level 4
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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...

dp_nash by Level 3
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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...

mconstant by Not applicable
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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...

Jeff_K by Level 3
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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?

sdo by Moderator
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VCB restore Netbackup 7 error (5)

Hi, I have imported a tape from a 6.5 NB environment into a new Netbackup 7 environment for a DR test. I know I have to restore the vmdk files to the Vmware host - but when I highlight the full VM and tell it to restore on a Windows 2008 folder on ...

gustav by Level 5
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Resolved! Differentiate between many Infinity retention level

Hi Everybody, I need to configure schedule for our Annual backup job, and we want to keep our data infinity. But I can not differentiate between many Infinity retention level, I did try to find in NBU docs but I found nothing. Could you please help ...

pruvn by Level 5
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Backup fail status showing code 59

Hi all, I am using NetBackup 6.0mp4 for my backup environment. One of my clients backup started to fail showing error code 59 : access to the client was not allowed The rest of my clients backup are ok, not sure why suddenly this one failed. When...

tld is disabled and the tape drive is standalone

Hi, I was taking the backup of a san share directly to the tape library using NDMP. Now i want to reconfigure my netbackup server using normal backups through backup server. I have mounted the san share on a linux machine and now want to take the...

Resolved! Restore backup Solaris 10

Hi, We have 1 Solaris server that problem with Harddisk crash, now We have change the damage HDD with with new one. We want to restore full backup result to this new HDD. Is there anybody can help Me to give guidence for restore process? Thanks...

Alit by Level 3
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Resolved! 1 robot with 2 drives - seems in netbackup like 2 robots with 2 drives

Hi all Before explain my problem - sorry for my english , maybe i cant explain correctly but  try to do it Firstly explain situation I have Netbackup 6.0  on Master server and there was robot FS ,  with 2 drives .  after  robot was broken , company  ...

webz by Not applicable
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Resolved! NDMP Backup failure- HELP

Hello, We have a problem with our NDMP backups. The jobs are failing with status code 99. The same jobs were running fine earlier. No changes have been made which would cause this failure. Below is the detailed status. 03/07/2010 16:28:21 - estimated...

Resolved! Backup status reports older than 30 days

I am trying to pull report earler than 8 June 2010 but they dont seem to be available. Is there any way that i can set the time so that i can access these reports older than on month.

License Netbackup 7 - Hyper-V Agent

Hello, we want to implement Netbackup 7 for our Hyper-V host and our virtual machines. I think I need the Enterprise Edition of NB 7. Is that right? I want to know, whether I need one License for the Hyer-V Agent, including the VM's or if every VM...

BengTKI by Level 2
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Resolved! Cloning of virtual tapes to physical tapes via filer

I have a Netapp filer in my environment to which the VTL and physical tape library are directly connected. Primary backup is Direct NDMP to VTL. I want to clone the virtual tapes to physical tapes and make it catalog aware 1. Is this possible using...

dp_nash by Level 3
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