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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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Resolved! RHEL 4 cannot see more than 8 tape drives per HBA

I have an issue where our RHEL4 media server cannot see more than 8 tape drives per HBA.  The only limits can find in regards to RHEL is something like 256 max scsi targets.  The tape library is a NetApp VTL.  All the virtual devices are configured...

MattS by Level 6
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Resolved! netbackup restore to different server/user

Hello all, I've recently logged a call with the Symantec help desk regards netbackup and restoring backups to a different server/user. They've told me that the user on target client must be in the same unix group as the user that did the backup. Th...

jmkn04 by Level 2
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Resolved! ORACLE media needed - based on RMAN bk value

I know I can run a command to see what media I need to restore an oracle backup, using commands like this: bpimagelist -media -U -d 04/10/2010 -e 04/12/2010 -policy "RMAN.POLICY.NAME" | sort -k1n My oracle DBA want to find which media are needed ...

Linux BMR error "SCSI module Load Order problem"

Dear All, i was doing Linux BMR Restore but stuck in some point. NBU Master Server 6.5.4 Solaris 5.10 (SUN ultra 25) NBU BMR Server 6.5.4 Linux (Red hat Linux 5) i386 (Lenovo machine) NBU Linux Client 6.5.4 Linux(Rad hat Linux 5) i 386 (SUN X4100)...

Resolved! How to use the same tape until it get full

Hi, We have NBU 6.0, we are using SCRATCH pool to manage the media assignments. I have notice that one policy backing up several servers (clients), with max jobs per client set to 1 in order to back one server up at a time, starts and ask for a tap...

Newbie question on upgrading

Hi All, I've been tasked to upgrade one of our environments trom 6.5.2 to 6.5.3/ We are a little behind on upgrades but this is where we are. Before I start, is there anything I need to do to prepare the systems? Master and media server, ...

RDSM checkLicense and other messages

Hi I have a problem with deduplication option for NBU 7.x I can't add Disk Pool on properly configured master/media server. After adding a Storage Server the Disk Pool wizard ends with message "Cannot connect on socket, RDSM checkLicense". I can dis...

piotrs00 by Level 3
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DB linking problem

Hi, I've installed the DB pack (oracle) in one media server (AIX 6.1). Excuted the "oracle_link" also. But wheneer i'm trying to expand "oracle in backup in Backup Files page. its givinng error:-  "Unable to get data for cleint host1 from server mas...

Memory Allocation for BMR

Hp UX IA 64 Netbackup 6.5.5 BMR Master + boot server Hi All We are going to configure netbackup bmr as well as boot server in single netbackup server..Is there any way we can allocate parituclar portion of physical memory to be used only by Netback...

NBU 7 Active Directory Restore Issues with GRT and SLP

We are using NBU 7 to back up an AD server, and have GRT enabled. The policy in question is using a SLP as the backup target. Initial backup is to an Advanced Disk Pool, with Replication to tape. After the backup is run, I can browse the image via ...

Robert_Lindenbu by Level 3
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NBU 7 with Exchange 2010 DAG

Dear All, Finally have implemented NBU for exchange 2010 but getting lots n lots of issues. Need help, as fast as possible whenever i try bkp entire DAG it fails with status code 2 when i select single DB inside DAG it completes with status 1. ...

Deepak_W by Level 6
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Resolved! Does Advanced Disk support all maojor OS and File systems?

NBU version: 6.5.4 and 6.5.5 Master Server: sun1 (Solaris 10,UFS) Media Server: HPtest (HP-UX B.11.11, VxFS) Failed when creating Storage Server. [sun1:]#nbdevconfig -creatests -storage_server HPtest -stype AdvancedDisk -media_server HPtest Failed ...

xhawk by Level 4
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socket write failed (Status 24)

hi team, i have Netbackup 6.5.4 installed on Solaris.  now i want to have a clinet linux connected, but every time i try to install NBU client on linux, it installed sucessfully. but in NBU console, it gives me error " socket write failed (Status...

Tapes going frozen

Hi, In my backup environment we have a set of tapes which are going frozen. What could be the possible reason for this ? What will be the solution for this issue ? Thanks, Dan

Dan_NB by Level 3
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DB2 9.5 Archive log with Vendor Archiving??

Hi All, I tried to implement the Vendor Archiving with Netbackup 6.5 on DB2 9.5, and I have the question as below, What is the best Practice on DB2 archive log handling? Vendor Archiving or User Exit?? I hit the DB2 database performanace issue wh...

vandajoey by Level 2
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Cleaning tape listed as a data tape

All, I have a problem where my cleaning tape in my tape library has been picked up as a data tape. It is assigned as media type "HCART", whereas on another system I administer, its cleaning tape is identified as type "HCLN". Each night, when the ba...

Graha by Level 3
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Policy Naming Suggestions and Client Grouping

I am implementing a new NetBackup configuration and here's my chance to redo everything.  In the past I put sql servers in a policy that contained "sql" in the name.  The problem with that is that I have a policy with 3 sql servers and a vmware polic...

rsamora by Level 5
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