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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 7.5 maintenance releases

We have a legacy Netbackup environment running  We have identified an issue that was bug fixed in maintenance release maintenance releases contain fixes for known issues identified in release updates and do not contain any new fea...

variables in backup selection

On our oracle servers my policies are set to backup the entire hard drive toTAPE.I would like to set a second backup to backup certain files to DISK.  I don't have enough disk (yet) to backup everything.  I would like to set the backup selection to s...

Resolved! Status code 156 or 4258 for Hyper-V

Greetings!I woukd like to backup Hyper pass-through disk. I configured appropriate policy, backup was not succesfully. If i perform off-host backup in Hyper-V tab of that policy i get 156 error code, in another case 4258 error code. It fail to create...

backup is failing with error 50

backup is failing with error 50 everyday even netbakcup services are working fine on master and media server 06/04/2018 16:00:01 - Info nbjm (pid=16426) starting backup job (jobid=8612733) for client, policy FS_FTC_...

Resolved! Netbackup commad to check robot status

I am writting a script to get daily health check report for Netbackup infra. I want to get the robot status (UP/DOWN/Degraded etc). vmoprcmd/tpconfig will give the tape drives are up or down status. Is there any command to know if the robot is UP/DOW...

MJaggi by Level 3
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Resolved! drive is currently assigned

Hi dear all, after robot failure and reset library some tape drives no longer load tapes, drives are assigned to some media server but no tape loaded, and reset drive getting error "drive is currently assigned" I tried:Reset drive from library consol...

client/server handshaking failed(26) - EXIT Status 26:

Hi All,I'm trying to pull the netbackup from netbackup server using ReaR(Relax and Recovery Image file). But I'm getting following error. ReaR using bprestore command to pull the backup to client server.Failure in getting Restore Job IdEXIT STATUS 26...

NetBackup LiveUpdate status code -2001

With my master/media servers running 8.1.1, I'm now pushing the new client (8.1.1) via LiveUpdate. LiveUpdate has been working fine except for a few client (all RHEL servers running NetBackup with the same status code (77 for the job; and st...

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Resolved! Netbackup 8.x certificate refresh

Linux master - 8.1.1; 4 Linux media servers - 8.1.1, 8 Linux Client servers - 8.1.1I'm seeing an issue where backups will start failing on any of the media servers because the "certificate hasn't been refreshed in the past 7 days". Why is this? Doesn...

DPeaco by Moderator
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Resolved! volume groups

I have noticed on my media server, two volume groups:  --- and 000_00000_TLDthe first group:  ---  has most of my media listed in it.the second group:  000_00000_TLD has just 8 tapes listed in it - from various volume pools.My question - is this goin...

Netbackup restore failed - Restore error (2850)

Hi Pros,Good Day.We are trying to restore our SQL Batch file then the error occured. Please see detailed status below:------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...

Resolved! VMware Instant Recovery - ESXi resolving Media Server

Media Server is also the Backup Host: Windows Server 2008 R2 with NetBackup 8.0ESXi: vSphere 5.5Symptom: Instant Recovery for VMware fails with NetBackup Job Status 130 (regular VMware backups & restores were ok). Troubleshooting NFS shows the VMware...

Alexis_Jeldrez by Level 6
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Netbackup Upgrade 773 | Tera Data backups are running slow

We have upgraded Netbackup appliance 5230 to Netbackup 7.7.3 version. post upgrade Tera data backup/restore jobs are running very slow. We have upgraded TARA TTU and TARA server softwares but still we are obseving the same issue. Can anyone help on t...

Resolved! InfoMap--cannot get to localhost

We are in the process of installing InfoMap. I have been working with a Veritas Installer Analyst. I had all the necessary ports opened on the Agent client server. Pre-install, I am able to connect to the Veritas portal. There is one stumbling block....

DoubleP by Level 5
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Resolved! Restore and Recovery

Hi, Good day everyone. Just wanna ask something.We're doing an offsite backup monthly. What are the other requirements to restore the backup from the tape to new hardware and software.Do I need to include a catalog backup when pulling out tapes?Thank...

Duplicate to tape from MSDP Pool

Hi,We are facing low space on 5240 appliances, for this reason, we are duplicating several historical backup images to tape.The question is:  our MSDP is configured with enabled encryption and compression on pd.conf, what is the effect of this on tap...

rafanto by Level 4
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Testting NBU 8.1.1's API with curl

Hi everyone, I´m testing the NBU API´s but follow documentation I can not have success.First of all, using these line doesn´t work:content-type: application/vnd.netbackup+json;version=1.0I get some progress when changing to content-type:application/j...

Resolved! BMR support for Solaris 11 LDOM

Hi, 3 years later and that's still not supported? Cheers @Marianne wrote: Pity you did not check compatibility before you started: NetBackup Support for Oracle Solaris Virtualization  Extract: All NetBackup comp...