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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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backup System State only?

I had a chance to review another environment and noted a Policy whose Backup Selections contains only System State, nothing else.  Struck me as odd, though I don't know much about Windows.  What do you make of this policy?  Fine as is or bogus?

KMS in Netbackup7

Just looking to find out -if KMS is a licensed extension in Netb7 -if KMS is still restricted to two key groups The doc for it doesnt state two key group limit in the mainstream of the doc , but does as an aside when talking about backing up keys e...

Cannot create a quiesced snapshot -VM backup through VCB

Hi All, I'm getting the below error while backing up some of the VM's. Any idea to get rid of this and make backups successful. Cannot create a quiesced snapshot because the create snapshot operation exceeded the time limit for holding off ...

Resolved! VM backup partially completed through VCB

Hi, Has anybody come across the below error for partially completed backups for VM through VCB? ERR - Unable to retrieve volumes from virtual machine, error   = 1 Checked the VM for File system- All NTFS No Un initialized disks. Netbackup Versio...

Netbackup 7 Windows Client backup issue

We've recently deployed a Netbackup 7 environment on a Windows 2008 R2 server. When we configure a basic c:\ backup we're are getting successful backups, but when we look at the amount of data backed up it is incorrect. We are seeing a C:\ drive with...

Resolved! OCS Netbackup agent

Dear All, Netbackup is having agents for every technology like SQL NB Agent, Oracle NB Agent, Exchange NB agent.. etc. Now i want to know how i can take backup of OCS server's. OCS is microsoft application and used for communication. We have 10 serv...

Suggestions to improve a slow backup over a long distance WAN link...

I have a backup client (a Windows 2003) server at the end of a long distance WAN link that has a high RTD (round trip delay). Does anyone have any suggestions on how to improve the backup speed? Larger client buffer?  Smaller client buffer? Any Windo...

sdo by Moderator
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Replicate NBU 7 catalog with RealTime Server for DR?

Planning a net new implementation of NBU 7 Enterprise server - looking at options for replicating the NBU 7 Catalog/database to another site for DR purposes.  I have not previously worked with the Netbackup RealTime Server - trying to determine the...

Resolved! Vault Jobs don't eject Tapes

we have daily Vault job that runs everyday that also start catalog backup , the catalog job completes but the daily vault hangs at "Starting Eject of 3 media" Here is a copy of the details.log and activoty montior job . by the way  , the log and act...

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Nbpem child defuncts as a result of nbpem_mail function

Enhancement request would help this problem: Dont send mail (default by client) UNLESS the mail field (whether setup for cilent or server) actually contains an entry! Makes little sense for nbpem_mail function to inform the administrator of job end s...

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Resolved! Master can't connect to Media Server robot

I think I have the same problem that was presented in https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/emmlibgethost-failed I can't access the Media Server's robot and drives from the Master Server. Even the Device configuration wizard fails when tryi...

Resolved! GFS2 Filesystem backup issue

We have 4 node linux cluster using GFS2 file system shared to all nodes. While starting backup from one of node, some of GFS2 process hangs due to locking. Not able to kill those hung process.Reboot is only solution. Snapshot backup is not possible a...

Resolved! Check Available Media

Hello, i have Veritas NetBackup 6.5.4 How can i check if there are empty tapes in the pool so i can replace full tapes in case no empty one available. thanks

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Resolved! NetBackup 7.0 Cluster with VCS

Hi, I have a stand alone master server (Solaris 10) running NBU 7. I need to add another node and make both node clustered. Unfortunately I did not find any single documents talk about the Storage Foundations part for this setup. I know that there is...

Amin123 by Level 4
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Resolved! 2008 R2 client backup issues

I’ve got a few 2008 R2 domain controllers that are causing me some grief!  All the clients in question are running the 6.5.5 x64 bit client and backup to either 6.5.5 or 7 master servers.   Here are the messages I’m seeing on 3 of the 4 servers: 06/...

NBU is only using one drive

I have 2 LTO 4 Tape drives and i run SLP policies . when my exchange Backups to disk completes , SLP policy runs where it is 2 days on disk and 3 weeks on tape , the duplication to Tape only uses one tape drive . The other tape drive is free but the ...

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Resolved! strange window policy

master server unix media server unix client box windows 2000 .in policy it is selected as MS-WINDOWS-NT but backup selection list as / still backup ran how it is possible.

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Resolved! Problem with changing EMM Server

I'm testing NBU in various Lab configuration. Config-1: Master and EMM server: t-sun (Solaris 10,sparc), installed nbu6.5.3 Media server: p630 (AIX 5.3), installed nbu6.5.3 Media server: HPtest (HPUX B11.11, PA-Risc),installed nbu6.5.3 Ta...

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Robot inventory

I have a small question What does it mean by inventoring a robot? ******** Title edited by Marianne van den Berg *********