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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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vmoprcmd -assignbyname

Hi All, please let me know the correct syntax and the purpose of this option -assignbyname. Situation: We have 6 drives configured in a storage unit and only 3 drives are running and other 3 are not being used even though they are up and we find n...

rrosario by Level 4
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Resolved! VMware Credentials in NBU 6.5.4

Hi, We are currently trying to validate the VMware Virtual Centre on NBU 6.5.4 but each time we get an error "VMware credential validation failed (MM Status 135)" we have used an account that is a VM adminsitartor account and has full access to the ...

How can I Give Job name & assign media in Backup

Dear All, How can I give manually Job name for different jobs & how can i assign defferent media for each job ? I am using Netbackup 6.5 to take backup in Tape Library When I take backup , it will assign automatic job-id & media. Kindly sugget me. ...

vilash by Level 2
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Cluster requirements?

I need to install NetBackup in a windows cluster. the NetBackup is not cluster but there are 2 servers with windows cluster, I need to know how to install it. Do I need to install it normally. Install NBU in each node. Or there are specific steps. I ...

Amin123 by Level 4
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Resolved! NetBackup - is it worth it?

Hi All, I am looking for some advice and information here... We run ARCserve 12 (SP2) in our data centre, and I think it's coming to the end of it's lifespan as a backup solution. We're backing up multiple SQL DBs, 1 of which is our SAP production DB...

CraigV by Moderator
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Resolved! Oracle Backup schedule

Hi All, I have a Sun StorageTek Sl500 with Two Tape Drives, connected directly to a backup "Sun Solaris 10 x86" server with VERITAS Net Backup 6.5 installed on it. My target is to backup our Oracle Database using VERITAS, i have installed the databas...

ARSSES by Level 3
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Resolved! Importing BE

I am running Netbackup 5.1 MP2 on Solaris 9. I'm trying to run the phase 1 import on a backup exec tape.  The tape arrived unlabelled, so I slapped a new unused label on and inventoried it in the robot. When I run the phase 1 import, I receive a stat...

garry_m by Level 3
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Resolved! Backups getting fired without schedule

We have been facing a very strange Issue ..We have archive policies schedule which kicks off every 3 hours.. we take those backups in DSU and later through staging we keep one copy in Primary site and send another copy at DR location.. Problem we are...

Master server is consuming high cpu utillization

Hi All, We have a set up as one master server and four media server which are backing 90+ clients . From last weeks observered that my master server is consuming high CPU utiilization when the backup started. Please advice how to over come this is...

sumanreddy by Level 4
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Resolved! suspending a backup

Hiii I working on netbackup 6.5...what i wolud like to know is that how can i suspend the backup of 80 clients with a single command????

pratham by Not applicable
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Resolved! Backup tape assignment

We've been having problems with 96 errors on our VTL. We are in the process of expanding. In the mean time, we are expiring our virtual tapes to get the latest backup. Now an engineer is telling when we expire a tape, it keeps the info that it's a we...

Resolved! How to get job id with cli

While I am sitting here spinning my wheels and putting down lots of rubber because I cannot find what I want, I thought I would ask..... The following gets passed to the backup_exit_notify   Fri Dec 11 15:55:09 CST 2009 ----------------------------...

Resolved! user initiated backup from admin console?

So I am curious to know if it is possible to perform user initiated backups from the administration console. We have the NetBackup Administration Console installed on a Windows 2k3 box. Occasionally we will be required to perform manually backups on...

Resolved! NDMP, NetApp and NetBackup - Need help understanding a few things.

So I'm trying to setup backups on our NetApp v-series via NDMP. Here's the setup: Master - 6.5.4 on RHEL4 (VM) Media - controls robot (tld0) - 6.5.4 on Solaris 10 (SPARC) Media - (media server i would like to "control" the NDMP backups and has driv...

MattS by Level 6
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Resolved! STK serial numbers

Apologies if this is out of scope; I figure others must be in the same boat, trying to get service on StorageTek libraries. Seems they now require the drive serial number, instead of the library base like they used to, but we're having a heck of a t...

Exchange 2007 failing Netbackup 6.5.4

I'm getting hte below error when trying to run a manual backup of exchange. I did the basic install and am not aware of any add ins for exchange, am I missing any thing? A NetBackup extension product is required to perform the requested operation. ...

Poor backup performance on CIFS Celerra shares

Hi, I've migrated one file server to my new NS-480 filer. I cannot use NDMP cause in my DR site I haven't any Celerra that allow me to use NDMP. So I've to backup Cifs shares in "old" way. But Backup performance are very very poor. I cannot reach m...

riker82 by Level 3
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Resolved! Backup policy firing Multiple time

Dear All we are facing an problem in our enironment . We are having totally 900+ policy . Some 10 policies are firing repeatedly within  the backup windows .sue to this our tape utilization goes high . For example we can say a single policy is firi...

shans by Level 4
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