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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 Level 6
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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...

NetBackup Reporter 6.5

Does somebody have a new serial for the trial of NetBackup Reporter 6.5.x  fron Windows

speed up backup of mail archive (millions of small files)

Hi everyone, Our email archiving solution (homegrown) stores each message as a single file, right now we have about 605 GB made up of just under 10 million files. We use Netbackup 6.5.3 as our master server (a physical server running Windows 2003 s...

bgibson by Level 4
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Resolved! Cannot Expire Media (invalid command parameter)

Hello, I've got 3 pieces of media that I can't expire, no matter what I do.  This media has a status of "active".  It's not frozen, and it exists in the database to the best of my knowledge.  Adding it to the database has no effect on expiring it.  ...

Policy Issue

Hi, I have some issue on policy..... i earlier had Retention level of 4 weeks. someone has changed it to 2 weeks...... (1) Is there any way to check the date of this change.....  (2) the id of the person who changed it... If possible please provide...

Resolved! Exchange 2007 CCR backup issue

Hi, Then it was over to problem number two.. I've trying to backup a Exchange 2007 CCR cluster on windows 2008 Netbackup 6.5.5 Unix master on Solaris 10 Netbackup client installed on exchange nodes 1 and 2 - 6.5.5 On each node, under backup - restor...

Resolved! How does Netbackup work with .mdb files which are open?

Hi all, Recently I was asked to perform a restore of a mdb (microsoft access) file. According to the client, the file is updated regularly (daily) but when I looked for it in order to start the restore, I couldn't find the file. To be more specifi...

ingaramm by Level 2
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DLO database for NBU on a clustered SQL instance

Can DLO database for NBU be staged on a clustered SQL instance. The following technote's information is very ambiguous.. Is NetBackup Desktop Laptop Option supported in a Clus...

Lucky_Bala by Level 2
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Normal backup taking using scripts

Hi All, Is there any possiblity to take backup using script.We are using oracle backup type and using the scripts to take backup.Is there any possiblity to take appication backup using script.Which backup type is used to take scripts backup? now we ...

Resolved! Netbackup For Debian Linux

I have two Debian Linux servers running on my network which run Email and Web. I use Netbackup for my other 20 Red Hat Enterprise Linux servers and wanted to know if it's possible to back up my two Debian Linux servers also? Anyone know if there is ...

6.5.5 upgrade interrupted

I have tried installing every way that I can think of to get this install to work, I have deleted the netbackup.dll, run as administrator, rebooted the box all with no luck.  This is a media server for VCB, so we can't back up any VCB machines until ...

Resolved! File read failed (13)

I have a new server that I have just added to and existing policy. When the policy runs all others servers finish except for the newly added. I receive a file read failed (13). I have been reading multiple tech articles and most point to looking at t...

dwilson by Level 4
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Snapshot backups of Exchange and DMX & Vmax

Hi, Customer is looking to do offhost backups of Exchange on EMC DMX and Vmax.  According to the Snapshot HCL, we only support Exchange Snapshot backups on the Clariion.  Do we have plans to support DMX and Vmax for Exchange?  Is there another way t...

jdoherty by Not applicable
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VMware: End of Availability of VCB

Just received this from my manager, but looks like being blogged about also. So thought I would post in here also as a heads up. Which might make you rethink/plan going forward.

Anonymous by Not applicable
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Error 1058 with NBU 6.5.4 + SAN client on Exchange cluster

Hi ! We have an error 1058 when we start the 2 NBU services on a Win2k3 SP2 server. - If we start the NBU service, the SAN client service fails with the error 1058 - but if we start the SAN client service before the NBU service, then last one fails...

lu by Level 6
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Resolved! Expire Tapes

 How do I force a piece of media to expire so that it returns to my scratch pool?

Resolved! SAP online backup failing with error 6

Hi Experts I'm trying  SAP online backup in netbackup 6.5.5 but it's failing , it;s running on AIX5.3 .....i'm pasting .anf logs below early reply would be apprciated.... rgds prithvi # # more becqwsua.anf BR0051I BRBACKUP 7.00 (11) BR0055I Star...

Prithvi by Level 3
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