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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 Level 6
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Resolved! Here is a weird one.

I have an environment with a master and 3 media servers, 1 being in our DMZ. Because it is in the DMZ, we have the media server in the hosts file and vice versa. The backups have been running fine except for the past couple of days. The backup job fo...

Resolved! My all NBU services are stopped

NBU 6.5.4 OS of NBU is win2003 R2 My all Netbackup Services are stopped. I shutdown my NBU server yesterday but today when i opened my NBU server its giving me error and no service is started even i restarted my NBU server twice....:( Below snap f...

Zahid_Haseeb by Moderator
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Netbackup 7 DR replication

Hello, I need to create a DR site (online backup only). I have 2 main sites and 1 DR location for online backup. I cannot find information if it is possible to replicate (realtime) from 2 netbackup servers to 1 on the DR location (both data and catal...

Error while connecting with novel backup

Novel version = 6 NBU OS is = Windows 2003 R2 (64bit) NBU version =6.5.5 Novel has the client install for novel but i am facing the below error on the novel machine in NBU (see the below snap) Any help will be appriciated.

Zahid_Haseeb by Moderator
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NetBackup 7.0 and Microsoft SQL Server running in a VM

I’m a newbie to NetBackup but have read though the NetBackup VMware, MSSQL and Snapshot guides however after doing so, it left me with more questions than answers.  I’m hoping someone might be able to give me some guidance on my backup options with M...

thirt by Level 3
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ALL_LOCAL_DRIVES and Exclude Lists

I've got a group of machines with additional drives that are SAN based... The data on those drivers is being protected by the proper agents, so I don't need to worry about them.  I'd like to toss these machines into the same policy as some other serv...

a very strange issue

Hi all, I have a new issue in my enviorment. Master server- UNIX NetBackup version- 6.5.5 One of my client is failing with error 13, the problem is client is not connecting in master server's host properties. Its in connecting state even after i wai...

Pinku by Level 5
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a very strange issue

Hi all, I have a new issue in my enviorment. Master server- UNIX NetBackup version- 6.5.5 One of my client is failing with error 13, the problem is client is not connecting in master server's host properties. Its in connecting state even after i wai...

Pinku by Level 5
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Netbackup 6.5.5 and Powershell

I have Veritas Netbackup 6.5.5 running on a Win2k3 box. I want to be able to check the status of a job and if it failed to restart it with PowerShell. I have been looking online and throughout this forum and am having a challenging time finding much....

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Resolved! Which VTL is best?

Friends! We need to know about VTL's, and know which one is better integrated with NB. I read about EMC, but my question is which is the best and cheapest. Thanks for your help!

Adding additional tape library in Netbackup 6.5

Hi there experts! I currently have netbackup 6.5 with an existing tape library. I need to add a new tape library, to back up a diff set of servers. How do i go abt doing it? Netbackup has already detected the new tape library. Should I install a new...

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Resolved! Enable unrestricted media sharing for all media servers

Hi, Just would like check about the pros and cons for enabling unrestricted media sharing for all media servers. There are few benefits for enabling the feature: ■ Increases media utilization by reducing the number of partially full media....

Sean_- by Level 5
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Resolved! What is the difference between a Volume Pool and Media Pool?

Hi I like to get some clarification on terminologies being used, especially on the differences between a Media Pool and Volume Pool? My search have yielded the following:- Term Description Volume Any individual bit of media - ...

NBU 7.0, NBAC, Windows, and spaces in passwords

I'm using NBU for the first time.  We're running 7.0 (hopefully soon to be 7.0.1 so I can take advantage of BMR) under Windows Server 2008.  I'm following the procedures in the NBAC Windows Quick Install Non HA documentation.  I ran into some troub...

TROE by Level 4
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Resolved! Netbackup 5.1 Netware Novell - Selecting individual drives

Hello, currently I am using Netbackup 5.1 (yes its an old version) to backup several of our Novell Netware 6.5 servers. Currently as a backup selection I have one of our cluster volumes USERVOL int he backup selection area in Netbackup. Due to size...

Nick123 by Level 2
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deduplication in Netbackup 7.0

Hi, We are going introduce the Netbackup 7.0 deduplication feature in our environment. We have planned one Master and one media server and one Tape library with four tape drives. How does the deduplication helps under this plan and we have weekly f...