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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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Resolved! Full backups not running on schedule

I have 2 netbackup (6.5) on windows servers running and both seem to have issues doing full backups to a disk storage unit. I can manually run the full backups and they run fine. I basically copied an incremental backup and changed the strorage unit,...

Recommended settings or tweaks for 10GB Ethernet????

Hi All, We are running 6.5.3 on Windows 2003. We have 1 master and 2 media servers. We have recently installed 10gb ethernet cards in the 3 nbu servers. Are there any special setting or tweaks that would be beneficial to nbu for these 10gb cards?

Resolved! NBU 6.5.4 using NDMP restores

Using NB 6.5.4 on Win 2003 server to backup a Sun 7210 appliance using NDMP to tape. Backup works fine.  Have problems with the restore though. When I use the restore pane,  I can see all the directories and files at the various levels. When I sele...

Resolved! NetBackup catalog failing VER 6.0

Hi Friends Product:  VERSION: 6.0,REV=2005. We are facing problem in Netbackup on tape drive, following is snap of logs from BPTM process , kindly syggest what could be the reason for it. Thanks in Advance. -----------------------------...

erasyad by Level 3
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Resolved! Netbackup 6.5 system Upgrade to Netbackup Cluster

Hi All we have a Master server installed in Windows server 2003 single node ,, and Master server (hostname =master ) it is same server for EMM server (EMM Database in master server ) and we are going to implement cluster environment using windows cl...

Ialahmad by Level 5
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Resolved! take checkpoint option doesn't work

hallo i have netbackup 6.5.3 when i installed the system i understand that if the take checkpoint option checkbox is marked and the job is failed from some reason,i can restest the job from my last checkpoint. i backup large file server(1.5T),and t...

O-a by Level 4
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Vnetd errors seen on NB 6.5.4 running on RedHat ES 5.2 client

I have a new set of RedHat machines that were built to support 64-bit operations. During the install I had a problem due to a library where only the 64 bit (and not the 32 bit library) was installed -- . This system is now reporting foll...

mhhall by Level 2
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Resolved! Netbackup media full

Hello,  We're running Netbackup 6.5.4 and have run into a problem where our media is full. I've pulled the report from the Images on tape link the the admin console and only see 11 out of the 22 tapes backing up data. Also some tapes only have a be...

npolite by Level 5
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netbackup 3.4

Is Netbackup 3.4 supported in solaris 10 ? Please reply to

kalpanav by Not applicable
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SLES 11 client for Netbackup 6.5?

Is there a client for SLES 11 for use with Netbackup v6.5? I have tried to install the "SuSE 2.6" client that we've been using for SLES 10 SP2, and there is no error on install, but the client will not start, and no error output. Thanks in advance....

Joubert by Level 2
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filename foldername characters

what characters are not allowed to be used in the foldername and filename netbackup V6.0. I recently had the "&" bug occur causing problems with a restore

BMR Restore ok, but OS fail to boot

Hi, Environment windows 2003 NBU 6.5.4 Client Windows 2003 ( DELL servers )  Backup of client with BMR ok, status 0. When trying to do the restore from DVD, selecting partition, choosing shared resource tree, and restore seems to restore all data ...

Resolved! MaxDB Backups

I need some assistance with the backup of a MaxDB Sap backup. I have setup all the scripts and config files needed but I get a error 6 every time I try to backup the database. in the bphdb log I get the following error C:\Program Files\Veritas\Net...

NolanE by Level 4
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Resolved! Frequency Schedule

Hi I'm trying to understand when best to use a frequency based schedule and why.  What advantages does a frequency based schedule have over a calendar schedule.  Other than you can set a frequency schedule to run more than once during a specific ti...

AlGon by Level 6
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Resolved! Error Status Code 98

Friends, In our netbackup environment we are getting the error status code 98 for backup's very frequently. NBU Server OS: HP-UX NBU Version: NBU  6.0 MP6 Tape Library : STK SL8500 Check drive status seems to be fine. It doesn't have any pending s...

Resolved! Renaming Schedule

Hello, This may sound silly but is it possible to change the name of the 'Schedule' displayed in the Catalog? I have just extended the rention of an image from 1yr to 7yrs. I want to try and avoid confussion, so when a search is done in the catalog ...

cus by Level 4
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NetBackup 7.0 Beta Solicitation

If anybody is interested in participating in the NetBackup 7.0 Beta, here's the details: Dear NetBackup Customer: I am pleased to inform you that Symantec NetBackup 7.0 will have a Beta program to provide an early look at the new features.  The B...

MKT by Level 5
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Our company is looking to start using the Open Storage option within NetBackup, and I have been searching the web, but am finding conflicting information regarding the following: If using OST, is granular/single file restore possible in regards to E...

adp1 by Level 3
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SNMP on NOM6.5.4 not working

Hi: I've deployed NOM 6.5.4. on Solaris 10_64 bit server. While the monitoring of the Master Servers in the web interface works OK, is just not sending SNMP traps for the alerts i configured. I've installed a trap reciver and works OK in the network...

peter12 by Level 4
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