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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! NBU 6.5 support for IBM General Parallel File System (GPFS)?

Hi, Anyone has any experience with Netbackup 6.5 + GPFS?? Does Netbackup 6.5 support GPFS? I intend to mount GPFS on one of my server and was wondering if Netbackup has any issue backing up the file system(GPFS)? Thanks in advance for any input....

catalog backup fail

Hi Friends need help. i am going to take backup of netbackup catalog.but after few minutes backup fail with error code 164 unable to mount media because it is in a DOWN drive or misplaced.all drives are working fine and regular backup sucessfuly co...

Resolved! can NBU 6.5 read CA brighstor tapes?

Is it possible for NBU 6.0/6.5 import or read CA's Brightstor arcserve tapes r11.5 sp3? Looking to migrate off of that ......yeh, any thots appreciated :)

RWS by Level 2
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Incremental backup of Domino DAOS files

I am wondering if there is anyway to create a batch file or script that will run a differenctial backup of the Domino DAOS files after the scheduled transaction log backups finish.  I guess I could wait until my normal backup window begins and have a...

pamoore by Not applicable
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Restoring from tape...

....that was not backed up on my system. I was given a tape, (same as what I use on my system, LTO3), to perform a restore. Is it possible to restore data from someone elses tape if it wasn't backed up on my system? If so, how do I go about doing so...

em23 by Level 4
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Hi all i did again all the installation and now i think is every things is ok but when i launch the backup from the SAN media servers (solaris 9) i receive this errors in the system logs and the backup hang : the bellow output from Activity monit...

Yiwen by Level 3
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NetApp VIBE for VMware

Hi all,      Just curios about the free script that NetApp is providing has a second option instead of use VCB, is anyone here using this technology? I have look for some info about it, but not much that explain the all backup and snapshot procedure...

Netbackup Active Directory Agent

My Netbackup master server is on windows 2003. I want to backup my Active Directory server in order to restore the active directory objects (user, OU or computers) which sometime deleted. Do anybody have experinced this??????

soofy by Level 4
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Hi there, I'm Getting an error while restoring January 2005 archives, 10:03:59 (167896.001) The following files/folders were not restored: 10:03:59 (167896.001) UTF - /vol01/DBSISTEL/FILES/ CADASTRO/cadsctl.20051107.gz 10:03:59 (167896.002) Sta...

Resolved! Joining Old Netbackup Clients to New Netbackup Master Server

I was running Netbackup 6.5 in test enviorment and 5 clients were connected to that server. Now I have installed another Netbackup 6.5 server in production and want to connect those old clients to new Netbackup Master server. Do anybody have idea how...

soofy by Level 4
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Resolved! Media Eject Issues

Hi Everyone, We have recently got a new EML 103e tape library and I have set it all up and got it working ok apart from ejecting tapes from the library. When I select the media to eject (doesn't matter how may tapes I chose) and click Eject Volume ...

VCB backup

hi , Recently we have configured VCB with veritas Netbackup 6.5.1 .... Every thing is working fine but when we fire the backup only one VM is mounting and after completion of the backup other jobs is running . We have tried to create multiple polic...

Rajesh_s1 by Level 6
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Can install Storage Exec 5.5 Windows Server 2003 64-bit

Can install Storage Exec 5.5 in Windows Server 2003 64-bit? I try to upgrade my Windows Server 2003 32-bit to Windows Server  2003 64-bit but I install a Storage Exec 5.5 build 2310 display  a error message "This installation package does not support...

Joe_Ma by Not applicable
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SQL transaction Log backups completes with error code 1

Hi,   I need some help with my T-log SQL backups, the parent job completes with a error code 1 but the child job completes successful code 0.   What can I do so that all the jobs complete with a code 0     Nolan

NolanE by Level 4
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Resolved! Netbackup 5.X is phrase out support ?

Hi all I heard that netbackup 5.x is phrase out support any updated patched or technical support..right? and I have a netbackup 5.0 Mp6 software in office. Can i updated into 6.5 directly? thanks Kevin

Status Code 184 whenever I enable encryption on a policy

Good Afternoon - I have setup a policy that once a week encrypts and compresses a full backup to tape.  Every job with this policy fails with the following: Status = tar had an unexpected error (status 184) . If I take encryption off the p...

Denda by Level 5
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Instaling NBU 6.5 On RedHat 5.3

Good day all, I’m having issues getting NBU 6.5 installed on a Server running RedHat 5.3 Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5.3 (Tikanga) 2.6.18-128.el5 #1 SMP Wed Jan 21 08:45:05 EST 2009 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux The error I’m getting is...

NBU 6.5.4 Topology Refresh

From previous postings, from 6.5 to 6.5.2.a, the topology refresh seems to have been an issue.  It appears NBU 6.5.4 has the same problem, unless someone can tell me how they corrected it. Many thanks!

Resolved! Snapshot Error 156 - Win2K3 Server(SQL DB Server)

Friends, One of our Win2K3 server is failing with snapshot error 156 frequently. SQL database is running on the server. When backing up all local drives(C,D,E and F) , I am gettting this error(Particularly .bak files are getting backed up). No VS...