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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 Moderator
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Resolved! Upgrade veritas netbackup on client servers from master server

hello, we have master server with operating system SunOs 5.10 with veritas netbackup 6.5.4. I have upgraded veritas netbackup unix client server from master server. Is it possible to upgrade veritas netbackup (from version 5.1 to 6.5.4) on windows cl...

nounejmak by Level 4
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Hi, I got this fault when backing up Novell OES. NBU 6.5 Note: I have done all modification to /etc/opt/novell/nss/nssstart.cfg, I suspect that this fault came when I started with puredisk (6.6), I don´t remember seeing this before. Job fail with err...

Resolved! netbackup 7 install fails on fresh solaris 10 u8

hello Does anybody already face this at netbackup 7 end of install Installed SQL Anywhere Version Installation completed successfully Database server is NB_srvsback01 Creating the NetBackup database. Creating NetBackup data files in:...

Resolved! Netbackup 6.5.5 problems

Hi everybody, I'm new to NetBackup. I'm having a pilot Netbackup 6.5.5 system with MSL 4048 2 drives FC. I'm having many troubles with this so I want to ask for help: 1. I can only install client agent remotely within 1 subnet, but not cross subnet...

pruvn by Level 5
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Resolved! Netbackup 7.0 backward compatibility with Windows NT SP6?

Ahhh - so I recently discovered the existence of a half dozen Windows NT SP6 servers in our enterprise.  I am wondering if anyone has had *any* luck running backups of Windows NT SP6 machines with Netbackup 7.0 master/media servers?  Does the v.5 cli...

elanmbx by Level 6
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Netbackup alog Huge size

Hello guys, I need some help, I am having NBU Catalog more than 1.5 tb, Any option how can I decrease the size of NBU Catalog,? Thanks, Ahmed

anasser by Level 4
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Spilit Media and Master Server

Hey Guys, Hoping to get some advise which will help me make a decision.  I am trying to determine whether to keep one netbackup server which will serve as master and media server or add a separate media server. I currently perform Tape backups and d...

Netbackup and Amazon EC2 as an image store

I'm interested in DR and keeping images offsite. Some image backup sofware, like TakeTwo, has integration with Amazon's EC2 as a backup target. Has anyone used Netbackup with a cloud service like EC2 as a target, for both image storage and CDP ? Tha...

Restore data from an NDMP backup to a different NAS device

I am basically looking to see if this is possible or not. We used to have a EMC Celerra and I am trying to restore a file from that platform to our new NAS device (Isilon). Our Celerra no longer exists and all data on it was migrated to our Isilon cl...

spasq by Level 3
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Resolved! NBU JAva console

Hi all, I need to know how to remove servers from the server list in the NBU Java console. I searched the registry by I can't find anything.  I remember on previous version there was a registry entry with the list of servers but I can't find it anymo...

Resolved! Running NetBackup as non-root for selective tasks

Hi I've been reading and trying this for a few days now. I'm still looking around, but I thought while I do that, might be good to drop a post here in the hope someone might provide some leads and answer some queries I have. The situation is this -...

Resolved! Advanced disk need same OS ?

I have 3 media server (2 HP-UX and 1 Solaris). Now I want to enable Advanced disk on these server, have question below: 1. Could HP-UX and Solaris share SAN storage? (My storage is EVA 4400,and all host connected on one SAN switch) 2. Since Advanced...

edxi by Level 2
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Resolved! SUNWcry64 needed on solaris for netbackup

On sun side, I find only SUNWcry package for solaris 10 and SUNWcry64 for solaris9 is it a doc typo that SUNWcry64 is needed on solaris10 for netbackup 7 ? 

Regarding media expire issue

Hi , I am unable to expire the media while trying to expire the media its giving me error that media couldn't be found in the database. But media can be found through the vmquery command and seeing from the netbackup console having assign date. But ...

Resolved! NDMP license

Does anyone know what license is needed to do NDMP backups?  Thanks.

heyash by Level 3
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Tape Drives

Hi, How can i get an stadistic about usage of tape drive?

Resolved! Update VM Server list from command line in Netbackup 7.0

 Hi, I am trying to automate the backup process by creating the backup policy for VMware VMs from command line. So far, I have been able to create the policy and all its properties, but when I run it I get the following error: "snapshot error encoun...