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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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Resolved! Restore Issue..

Hi All, This's regarding one restore issue. when i Initiate a Restore for one host which is using NetBackup 5.1 version, it is countinously failing with following error:: 11/26/2009 19:16:45 - mounting TF2556 11/26/2009 19:17:23 - mounted TF2556; m...

What are the most useful netbackup commands you use?

What are the most useful netbackup commands you use? I often use the bpdown command before rebooting the netbackup server but wonder if there is anything useful I am missing out on. I also dont have access to the remote management features.  Is thi...

spooter by Level 2
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Very slow Exchange GRT backups

Hi ! We have NBU 6.5.4 and try to run GRT backups on a W2003 SP2 R2 server, with all needed nfs patches. We can see two phases in the backup 1- very fast backup of the store via SAN client 2- very slow indexation when the NFS client/server is involv...

lu by Level 6
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Upgrade from WIN SERVER 2000 to SERVER 2003/2008

Hi All, Please help me on the issue that, upgrading the OS from 2000 to 2003/2008 will affect the NBU application. Do i need to re-install NBU or there will be  no need of it. & the effect of new OS installation as well.

Resolved! Unable to install Netbackup Agent for Enterprise Vault 8.0 SP2

Hi, I have a new installation of Enterprise Vault 8.0 SP2 and I want to install the Netbackup agent. Currently our master server is at version 6.2, but we are in the process of upgrading to 6.5 To be ready, I am trying to install the agent on our ...

NetBackup Catalog backup in queue state

Hi All, Before 2 days back I cancelled NetBackup catalog backup due to some reason after that it is not coming in running state. Patent stream kick off its child stream but child stream stuck in queued state. From the details window I can see only...

kumar3 by Level 4
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Reconfiguring storage unit from NDMP to Media Manager

Hi, I have directly connected the tape library with the filer. I have configured the netbackup server to take filer NAS backups using NDMP storage unit over the tape. Is it possible in this scenario to reconfigure storage unit from NDMP to Medi...

Taking FCP backups on tapes using NDMP

Hi, I have directly connected the tape library with the filer and configured the netbackup for ndmp backups. I am using the local backups and have successfully taken the backups of a nfs share on the tape I want to take the backups of a fcp sha...

backup_exit_notify send email by try

Hi, I use Netbackup 6.5.4 and do have problems with script backup_exit_notify. This script send email messages by try backup failure, not send one message by job. sure 3 retry = 1 alert message This problem started in update 6.5.2 to 6.5.4. Tha...

Error with jobs start a day and ends another one

Hi All, I need help with NetBackUp 6.0. I have a job that start on 22:00 with multiplexing 4, the backup time is around 4 hours, after 00:00 the job finish because the media is unavailable. I don't have scratch pool. Thanks.

jrivera by Level 2
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Media Server Configuration

I have 1 master server and 3 media servers in my environment. The following servers are at BuildingA Master1Media1Media2 This server is at BuildingB Media3 Media3 is directly attached to a robotic tape library. I only want Media3 to be used for our...

LayneSA by Level 2
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Not writing any data to tape.

Master/Media server is Windows Server 2003, NBU 6.5.4.  Client is Windows Server 2003, NBU 6.5.  The client is also a SQL server. I want to back up C:\, D:\, and Shadow Copy Components.  I don't want to mess with the SQL files so I have 3 exclusions...

rsamora by Level 5
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Resolved! MSSQL policy deactivating

Hello, Today I was monitoring my backups, and I see that all mssql-online policies was deactivated, I try to activate them all and pressing F5 the policies become deactivated again, something about license? where should I see if that is true? T...

Resolved! COmmand to check the drive status

Hi All Can anubody please tell the command to check the drive status from Master server to all the media servers as i need to check the drive status in all the media servers.  Please let me know ASAP.  Thanks in advance... Regards  VEN 

VEN by Level 3
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Snapshot could not be created with auto method

Hi all . I've netbackup 6.5 on window server 2008 and netbackup lient on Solaris 10 64bit . I've tried to backup snapshot for solaris server by backup policy type standard  with  parameters in backup selection :    Cache=/dev/rdsk/c1t1d0s3 ,/var ....