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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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creating schedule from command line

We are in the process of converting to Netbackup from another bAckup product  and I am trying to script as much as possible I am trying to create a calendar based schedule from the command line,  One thing I notice is that when I issue /usr/...

reggiej by Level 3
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Resolved! Moving NetBackup master server to new server.

Hi, I have a master server NBU 6.5 in windows 2003 platform, if I need to move NetBackup master server to new server with the same paltfrom windows 2003. what is the best stpes of doing so. I will keep the same host name. Also if I need to move to ne...

Amin123 by Level 4
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Resolved! NBU 6.5 - Media Multiplexing - the dangerous level 1

Hi all, I have searched the forums this morning around multistreaming and multiplexing (MDS and MPX) and I was surprised not to find anything about the media multiplexing level parameter controlled by policy and schedule. Media Multiplexing definit...

user-directed RMAN backups - schedule type, associating streams

We are running NetBackup 6.5.3 on RHEL4.7. For a variety of reasons, we need to run our RMAN backups as user-directed - basically due to the number of databases we run and the desire to use a common backup script. First question - Am I correct that...

bills by Level 5
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Resolved! By using File system ( standard) to take .dbf file on netbackup

Hi Team, I need to take 2 TB oracle data base backup and restore to other location. they said take  the backup using file system for dump and restore  other location.  Master sun 10, Ver 5.1 Media sun 10, Ver 5.1 client sun 10, Ver 5.1 Please sugge...

Baski by Level 5
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Copy-Only backup in NetBackup 6.5.4

For the life of me I have been unable to find the NB equivelent of a NT Copy backup.  Copy-Only being a backup that backs up everything, but doesn't mark anything as being backed up.  Is there such a thing in NetBackup? We need this capability becau...

glnsize by Not applicable
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Persistent DSF device path HP-UX

Hi All, We have configured a new media server(HP - UX 11.i v3) ..I just want to know if any one has any idea on how to disable Persistent path in HP-UX in form of (/dev/rtape instead of /dev/rmt).. after issuing tpautoconf -t command device path is ...

Resolved! Unable to install Enterprise Client

Does anyone know which download I need from for the Enterprise Client on Windows 2008 / Windows 2008R2 I've tried NetBackup_6.5.4_Windows2008_X64 but the self extracting zip always returns an error despite downloadin...

JonnyT by Level 3
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disk staging - a few questions

Well, seems i have a lot of work to do leading up to Christmas.   I've been scouring the manuals and whilst they have some information in, as usual they are missing some detail.  Would be lovely if someone could offer some insight as i've not really...

SL24 drive replacement...

 Hi there! After drive (LTO4) replacement in the tape library SL24 I have the problems with it. Drive detected by software: # /usr/openv/volmgr/bin/tpconfig -d Id  DriveName           Type   Residence       Drive Path                              ...

gray380 by Level 2
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Resolved! Job Shows 'Active' but has failed 2 days ago

Scenario: Solaris Master server, Windows Media server, Windows Clients, all on NBU 6.5.3. Synthetic backups for a group of regional clients have been working fine. The Synthetic Full is running on Windows media server - at this point no comms with cl...

Marianne by Moderator
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Netbackup 5.1 - Error 152 - Snapshot Error While Reading File

Backup Server: Veritas NetBackup 5.1 RedHat Linux 8 Pentium III 1GHz 1GB PC133 SDRAM Sony AIT-3 Drive in Qualcom Silo (SCSI-3) Backup Client: Vertias NetBackup Client 5.1 Windows 2000 SP4 (fully updated) Pentium 4 2.8GHz (Prescott, HT Enabled) 2GB...

Steppo by Not applicable
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Flashbackup Hangs

Windows Server 2003, NBU 6.5.4 server and client. FlasBackup-Windows Snapshot Method: VSS Backup Selection: \\.\D: There are 14,900,000 files, and 76GB of data on a 150GB volume. I ran the job 3 times and all three times the job stopped at 13GB and ...

rsamora by Level 5
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Resolved! Question about throughput

I've noticed something about our NBU environment, and I dont know if this is something that can be diagnosed on this forum, as it may be network related, but I thought I would see if anyone had any suggestions. I noticed that when our backups initia...

Which media contain my file?

Need assistance with command line to determine which tape volumes contain backup of a given file.   That is I need the barcode numbers of all media that contain “F:/MyDocument_version*.doc”

restore from DSU

How do I get a restore to work over Fibre Transport? We are trying to transition between 2 different SANs and I backed up to a disk storage unit on a 2003 media server and I need to restore to a 2008 media server in the shortest amount of time possib...

dz3000 by Level 4
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