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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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skipping files on bad tapes

Hello, When a restore is performed using Backup, Archive and Restore and a bad block on the tape is found, by default, NetBackup aborts the restore at the point it finds the bad tape block. Is it possible to change this behaviour so that on a resto...

NB 6.5.4 Windows 2003 R2 Domain Controllers error

I upgraded from 6.0 MP5 to 6.5.4 I get errors: any ideas? 2009-12-01 01:25:55 - Error bptm (pid=9376) system call failed - Connection reset by peer (at child.c.1296) 2009-12-01 01:25:55 - Error bptm (pid=9376) unable to perform read from c...

prodsac by Level 4
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Connecting Master Server (Solaris 10) to Client (ESX Server)

Hi to all, I have this issue which has been bugging me for close to a month. I really need help. My objective is to connect my existing Master Server (running on Solaris 10) to my new client (running on ESX Server 4.0). The things that I have done...

Resolved! bpimmedia - file read failed

Hey folks, Following an upgrade from to 6.5.4 we're getting an error when doing bpimmedia queries: C:\>bpimmedia -mediaid 05261S file read failed Now this is a frozen tape, that may or may not be blank, so initially I thought it was blank,...

ianG by Level 5
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Resolved! Catalog is getting BIGGER HUGE.

Hi there, I'm seeing my catalog become huge, 80GB and growing. what could I do to see if that is correct? I try to find a document that I see a long time ago, but i cant. something about image backup and catalog, any idea? Thanks

Script is required

Hi I need to send a mail to all stake holders, where the backup is completed succefully or not.  This is to be against a policy.  All these days i am getting the information from reports by doing manually.  I would like to automate this process. Is...


Hi ! Since we are behind a firewall, we needed the NDMP_MOVER_CLIENT_DISABLE option in /usr/openv/netbackup/db/config/ndmp.cfg to get NDMP backups working. But, the doc says that there's a performance loss with this option. Has anybody precise numb...

lu by Level 6
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Restoring backup onto LaCie 5big

Hello each I recently bought a LaCie 5big network storage device which i have plugged in on my network in view to allow me to keep restored data for a longer period. Unfortunately, and to my big surprise, Netbackup will not talk to it even though i...

SSU by Not applicable
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slow response for administrative tasks

Greetings, We recently upgraded to 6.5.4 on all of our master\media servers and all of our clients.  Now when I go to activity monitor, media, or devices it will take a very long time to load in some cases 5 minutes or more.  I recently had to reins...

Rwigg by Level 3
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Win2008 NBU master & Media servers

Hi All, I need to install NBU 6.5.5 (master & media servers) on Win2008 plaform, I checked on Symantec compabilty list but couldn't find. Anyone knows NBU 6.5.5 is  compatible on Win2008 ? Also Imy new NBU 6.5.5 will use DD660 as library. Thanks. T...

T_N by Level 6
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Resolved! NetBackup 6.0 Client Install

Folks, Which of these two are the correct Linux client installs for Netbackup 6.0MP4? NetBackup6.0MP4_CLIENT2_SolLinux.tar.gz or NetBackup6.0MP4_CLIENTS1.tar.gz Thanks, -D-

dbeck by Level 5
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NetBackup 6.5.4 and VCB 1.5 connectivity issues

New to NetBackup.  Actually have another team that is responsible for it.  I'm the VMware admin.  Okay, here's what I have.  A NetBackup 6.5.4 Master server, a NetBackup 6.5.4 media server, a VCB Proxy server (1.5), and a vCenter server, all separate...

jdoll66 by Level 3
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Resolved! How to force bprestore to fail on missing tape

I am using Nb 6.5.4 on win server 2003. We are trying to restore an image on a tape that is not anymore in the robotic. In the activity monitor I got: 2009-11-27 12:15:37 - requesting resource 000011 2009-11-27 12:15:38 - awaiting resource 000011 A...

Resolved! NBCCR

Hello gang! I have installed 6.5.4 and got a new binary - NBCCR at the support folder. Does anybody know what is it for? Cheers, Alex