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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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Find Media ID from a DR file

Hi All,     IHAC who is looking to restore some really old data from 2015  and the problem is that all the data is expired , however the good thing is that he thinks that they use to save the catalog media physically with IM , we also have found the ...

Virtual MSDP mounted on a NFS datastore

I know that MSDP is not supported on a NFS disk and needs "exclusive use of the disk resources".But what id the Media Server is a virtual machine and the disk that will be used for MSDP is actually a NFS datastore, presented directly through VMware? ...

Alexis_Jeldrez by Level 6
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Resolved! Newbie to netbackup needs help: server name not found

Hello there, I'm a newbie to netbackup. Actually we have inherited a netbackup appliance after an acquisition that my company did. We have a netbackup appliance 5420 and a VM which has the console of administration. The VM is under version 7.7.3 and ...

Resolved! Migration Media Server with Advance disk configuration

Hi all,I have plan on our customer  to migrate media server advance disk configuration (with active image on the disk) from linux SUSE to RHEL, what should be prepared?Please help and share step by step on netbackup media server..Thanks a lot.. 

eryk_sun by Level 3
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Netbackup Tape writing behaviour

Hello All,I have a question about tape retention. The question may be stupid and /i think i know the answer, but I am not sure.In a situation where netbackup is writing a frontend(client to tape)  or SLP driven deduplication backup (disk to tape).. a...

optimized deduplication

Dear All,I am having netbackup setup in gco clustera. We are having two datadomain box one on the main site and other on the dr site. what ever the data goes from the main site datadomain is send to dr site datadomain via optimized deduplication and ...

t_jadliwala by Level 4
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NetBackup SAN Client slow scanning /dev/sg devices

Hi folksIs there any way to tune the SAN client, specifically its initial scanning of /dev/sg devices? Can we specifiy what devices to scan, or types of devices to ignore? Our initial scan takes ~2.5hrs (~1100 /dev/sg devices, 99% of which it retries...

ianG by Level 5
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Resolved! Useless incremental backups?

*** Moved to new post from  *** Is it true that we always keep some useless differential incremental or cumulative-incremental backups since full is expired? And NBU d...

bptestbpcd successful with name but not ip in NBU 8.1

Hi Everyone, Has anything changed from NBU 8.1 with bptestbpcd, Actually it is getting successful with hostname resolving its ip from hostname, However when i try it with ip it fails with an error status 7648/usr/openv/netbackup/bin/admincmd/bptestbp...

Sid1987 by Level 6
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Master server hardware refresh 8.1.1 - Certs question

I'm planning on refreshing the hardware for our master and media servers (all running NetBackup 8.1.1). The Security and Encryption guide has specifics on which data to save for reinstall on non-master servers (for host based ID-certificates). Howeve...

X2 by Moderator
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8.1 Trail Key

Hi There ,Can any one could you please share the trail key to explore the feature of netbackup 8.1.2. I have downloaded 8.1.2 Linux but while installing it is asking key where I am new to NBU and not the partner to get trail key. Is there any way to ...

Recommendation on VM Backups

HiNeed your help to recommend the best approach to backup files on a VM machine.The files is in a datastore (NetApp), not a NFS.What is have in mind is to treat VM as a physical machine and select the files/folders in the Backup Selection.But i am th...

kkhoo by Level 5
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Oracle deduplication rate is very slow

Hello guys,My name is Germano, andI work for Consulting Veritas in Brazil. ( have deduplication performance problem in backup of an Oracle 12c database, on NetBackup 8.1.1 (about 18%)I am using a 5240 Appliance as a Media S...

Germano by Level 3
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AIR replication issue

Hi.Anybody experieced a random replication issue? The replication is running for a while and than start to fail with the following output: 30.jul.2018 14:03:43 - requesting resource LCM_*Remote*Master*:from_c*****k001-s*****k00130.jul.2018 14:03:43 -...

eccio by Level 4
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Netbackup 773 and PostgreSql 9

HelloCan I backup my PostgreSql 9 installed in a Oracle Linux using my Netbackup 773?If positive, where can I find the agent for PostgreSql?ThanksAlexandre Andrich  

netbackup authorization service

HiAfter installation of Netbackup 8.1  cluster i found that errorNetbackup authoriztion services not startedif i want to take backup i got this messageswaiting in netbackup scheduler work queue on server  that message keeps coming Regards 

shafei by Level 3
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