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Marianne by Moderator
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active media

Within a volume pool named with 'data', I have an  media A  with 'active' status,  how can I remove it out of 'data' pool and let it not used in the next backup run ?

Resolved! "pulling" NB 6.5.4 client as opposed to "pushing"?

I have a set of "restricted" servers in my environment (linux and AIX) that I don't have accounts on (and will never be allowed to log in to). I'm wondering how I can distribute NB 6.5.4 client software to them. There's a documented procedure for "pu...

stan56 by Level 4
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interdir l'accès aux fichier d'un client via backup selection

bonjour, j'ai installé netbackup 6.5 sur un client linux. à travers le master, je peux accéder à tous ces fichiers(backup selections) mais c'est génant parce le client est top secret. comment faire pour interdire l'accès à ces fichiers except ceux à...

louacif by Level 4
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Vault Catalog backups

Anyone know details on the Vault Catalog backups?  The Vault admin guide says: Vault creates its own catalog backup with up-to-date information; Vault does not duplicate the NetBackup catalog. and Perform the catalog backup step in Vault. Vault crea...

Moving to a new netbackup server

I have what I think will be a very quick series of questions, which I am asking here to avoid interrupting working production backups.  Bear with me as I am still learning NetBackup which I inherited from the previous admin who was, for lack of a bet...

Airbourne by Not applicable
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Resolved! Need help with NetBackup UNIX Install

We keep the software on a NFS share that we mount as needed.  It has always worked fine until today..... This is what normally happens: Symantec Installation Script Copyright 1993 - 2007 Symantec Corporation, All Rights Reserved.         Installi...

How to make disk2disk2tape policy on NBU 6.5.2

Hello NBU Gurus, Please let me know what is the best policy for disk2disk2tape. I have Solaris 10 SPARC server with STK 2540 storage and LTO3 (400/800GB) single tape unit. My data size is less than 500GB. Is synthetic backup is best or just Sunday fu...

unixlife by Level 4
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Resolved! Use of Exclude list to Exclude selected directories

Hi, I am running Netbackup 6.0 Server MP5 I need to exclude certain directories under /var/ directory on Linux RHEL 5 client while taking backup of var directory and include all other data of /var/ for Backup. My current exclude list content is: /* ...

Resolved! Is NOM supported in a non-global Solaris Zone?

Hi: I want to install Netbackup Operations Manager an Veritas Backup Reporter, but i've been asigned jus one solaris server. I've read that Backup Reporter is NOT supported on a non-global zone, and that both products doesn´t get along, so, can I i...

peter12 by Level 4
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Resolved! Moving back to Netbackup

Hello all, I have a couple of concerns regarding our return to Netbackup. The first one is, can Netbackup 6.5 read / restore from tapes formated /created by CA arcserve r12 ?  Second , if the former is not possible, can both Netbackup and arcserve co...

database restore based on date, and expired tapes

I have a couple of questions that I haven't been able to find answers to for using netbackup and oracle rman. We are planning on using netbackup/oracle rman for backup and recovery. Our DBA has set up a flash recovery area and will use rman to back...

bahr by Level 2
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AD Granular Backup issues

With a recent issue of some items in AD getting deleted, we are comparing the functionality given by Netbackup vs some quest AD recovery tool... however we are having a hard time getting it working.  We have created a test AD server on a VM, and are...