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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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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...

Resolved! Disk Staging (Basic Disk)

hey all, I'm using Disk Staging on a Basic Disk storage unit. My understanding was that high / low water marks did not apply to Basic disk. I found a few threads that talk about Basic Disk storage units filling to 100% at which point any active ba...

ADDODD by Level 4
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Resolved! NBU 6.5.4 - Synthetic Backup failing BMR Errors

Hi all, We have a Solaris 10 server running NBU 6.5.4 which we are testing out different features on. We are trying to create a backup which reduces the size, and the duration of each nightly backup. Effectively only securing the delta information. ...

I need help

A little back ground.  The company I work for has two major divisions, one is a University the other is a medical center.  Currently we run 1 master server and 3 media servers.  I just came from a meeting about problems we have been having with net...

pmcjury by Level 3
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netbackup 6.0 restore status?

I am trying to restore a directory that the backup took 38 hours. The restore was still running after 2 days (42 hrs) The detailed status says begin reading , I look at the tape drive and the led is solid green. I do not see any evidence that the re...

NBAC question

Hi All, Can someone advise what can be the cause of below messages I see in vxatd.log, in brief VxAT resource can't come up on one of my cluster nodes: (13857|1) Unable to obtain file lock on /var/VRTSat/mnt/RBAuthSource.lock (13857|1) Unable to ob...

kadi by Level 3
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Resolved! Symantec Activity Monitor Log File

Good morning everyone, Does anybody know where Netbackup 6.5.4 keeps the acitity monitor logs?  The reason I want to know this is so I don't have to manual fill these spreadsheets everyday.  If I could import the file that would be great!  I have he...

mrtba by Level 4
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Resolved! Failed Differential Incremental Backup

I have a daily differential Incremental backup that is going to disk.  The backups failed due to insufficient disk space.  I am assuming that unless the backup completes successfully the changed files are not marked as backed up and will simply be ba...

Jeff_K_ by Level 4
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Resolved! Error Status Code 40 in Linux Client Oracle DB Backup

Dear All; there is a problem appear in Oracle Database Backup installed in linux Client , the backup uning RMAN. the backup run correctly in last week, but now no failed with erro 40 I test connection between master server and media_server ,and bet...

Ialahmad by Level 5
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Resolved! How can I Reuse Catalog Tape with Active Images.

I have an LTO3 allocated for catalog tape. Now, i'm running out of tapes so I need to re-assign the catalog tape to be use by standard backup. Actions Taken: 1. manually expire data using this command.. result is shown too bpexpdate -m <media_id> -...

rclegarto by Level 4
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Nbjm error in restore

HI All, environment netbackup 6.5.4 HP Unix With SSO I am trying to restore piece of data in one of our media server 5 drives are allocated to that media server..out of them 2 are in use and 3 are free when i start restore it waits for 5 minutes...

need script to backup Virtual Machines

Hi All, Quick question, I have NBU 6.5 , it's running on Unix servers (master & media servers), I need to backup BCV couples Virtual Machines, it's using script to backup them. Anyone has or knows about it, please let me know, thanks. T

T_N by Level 6
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Hi, My master server root file system is getting filled up. /dev/md/dsk/d10      10633036 8382014 2144692    80%    / /devices                   0       0       0     0%    /devices ctfs                       0       0       0     0%    /system/con...

Vault error 308 306 fix!! it's working so far!! Details: Overview: A potential for skipped duplications has been discovered in NetBackup Enterprise Server 6.5, 6.5.1, 6.5.2 and 6.5.3 environments using Vault.    Vault will fail with error 306 i...

zippy by Level 6
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Is fiber connection to server needed?

Hey all, I currently have an SL500 (and the tape drives) directly connected to my backup server. I know the tape drives need the direct connection, but I was wondering if the SL500 needs the direct fiber to the backup server or can this be placed on ...

em23 by Level 4
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Redhat Linux 2.6 media server: no-rewind device files

Hello. We have recently installed NBU 6.5.3 on a Rehat Linux server running a 2.6 kernel. According to the Device Config Guide, the /dev/nst* device files should be created automatically, but these have not been created. ls -l /dev/nst* ls: /dev/nst*...