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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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Netbackup 7.0 OpsCenter

Has anyone checked out OpsCenter for Netbackup 7.0? I was quite surprised that I was able to add the NBU 7.0 Master Server to the OPS center without any type of authentication. After I built my Ops Center on a windows box, I logged in with the def...

Use of alternate read server (vault)

Hi, I duplicate tapes with vault between virtuel (VTL) and physical tapes.  Backups are kept 3 days on vitual tapes and several weeks on physival tapes. I try to use "alternate read server" to limit CPU usage on my data base server during dupli...

Gdd by Level 6
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Resolved! Restore from available but not Primary image

I have a set of backup schedules that write the primary onsite copy to a Disk Staged Storage Unit (DSSU) and a second copy immediately to the offsite tape pool for ejecting via offsite vaulting.  Later in the day the DSSU schedule creates the 3rd cop...

Resolved! NOM Installation

Hi, NOM can be installed on Windows Server 2008 Enterprise R2? Do I need a license to install NOM if I have Netbackup Server license? not Enterprise

mmeeggaann by Level 5
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Resolved! restore without BMR

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server that needs the whole C: drive restored. The problem is it does not have a BMR backup. Which guide has the directions on how to do a legacy restore? Doug

dz3000 by Level 4
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Netbackup 7.0 encryption, passphrase and passphrase file

Can anyone tell me is Symantec has changed (improved) the way Netbackup stores and uses backup encryption passphrases in Netbackup 7.0 The company i work for has a strict policy against any one admin from knowing the passphrase used for encryption a...

AQasir by Level 4
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Design consideration, please share your thoughts

Hi We are going to have a Backup environment, where Solaris with netbackup 6.5 is application ( master ) server.  We will be having 200 clients.  I would like to know the following in designing the environment, i will be most thankful on sharing you...

Anyone using EMC 4206 VTL seeing brief "pauses"?

I am seeing a brief "pause" of throughput on my EMC 4206 Virtual Tape Library in the graphic diplay within the EMC Disk Library Console as well as the NetBackup Java Console. This happens randomly. From NetBackup, I see all active jobs writing to th...

Netbackup upgrade on Solaris 7

 Hi All  Is there a way to upgrade a Solaris 7 client 5.0MP2 to 6.x release , so we can upgrade Netbackup Media and Master servers to 7.0  without losing the backward compatibility  to the Solaris 7 host client ?  Thanks a lot Regards Antonello 

Netbackup Script for Daily , Weekly and Monthly

Hi To All, Im a newbie in netbackup system. Would like to ask some assistance about scripting. We have an existing Replication Manager (RM) that is doing the cloning of disk. and when the cloning is finish we then perform a backup. But we usualy enc...

Resolved! Phase 2 Import failing

I'm trying to import data with long retention to my 6.5.5 netbakcup.  The backups were done in our old 5.1 netbackup.  Phase 1 of the improt completes successfully but when the phase 2 step is run I am getting the following in the details for the imp...

NB7 32-bit Linux client push install

Since Netbackup 7 does not support 32-bit Linux clients, it is not possible to push install over ssh a new client, which was by the way very convienient on 6.5. Is here any advanced users who could work out an unsupported way doing it? Somehow put 6....

Resolved! kms says I cannot encrypt

This is the job detail   2/16/2010 2:50:12 PM - requesting resource AIX_1drive 2/16/2010 2:50:12 PM - requesting resource dribsp01.NBU_CLIENT.MAXJOBS.myserver 2/16/2010 2:50:12 PM - requesting resource dribsp01.NBU_POLICY.MAXJOBS.testing 2/16/2010 2:...

Will BackupExec client work with Netbackup unix server?

I know this may be a stupid question but I have to backup a new server temporarily until it can be moved to it's new location. We run Netbackup on Solaris and the facitility this server will end up at a month from now runs BackupExec. I thought it'd ...

todis by Level 4
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bpdbjobs, how to obtain a report for a specific jobid

Hi all, I need to generate a number of reports (which failed, which succeeded) with data from netbackup. I have configured bp.conf so that bpdbjobs -report returns the correct columns, but I still have one problem: bpdbjobs currently returns ALL job...

phoenixz by Not applicable
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Resolved! media list question

Hi Guys, I am a bit confused by the output from my media list report. We use LTO-2 tapes compressed which can hold 400 gigs of data. How is it possible when I run my media list reports that some media has more then 400 gigs written to it? Thanks fo...

pylej by Level 4
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Resolved! 2 VCB proxy servers in same Netbackup domain?

Hi All, I have a setup where there are 2 separate ESX domains that needs to be backed up in the same netbackup domain. 1 master server is backing up a subnet while a media server is used to back up the 2nd. My question is whether i can set up 2 vcb...

oughck by Level 4
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