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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! Upgrading to NetBackup 6.5.3

All, I am new in Netbackup was hoping someone could explain to me the benefits of upgrading to Netbackup 6.5.3.  We are currently running 6.5.1 on a Windows Machine.  What kind of benefits would I see?  I there preformacne benefits as well?  Right n...

kproehl by Level 5
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Resolved! How can I prevent backup images from expiring?

Hi, There is a legal requirement in my organization, because of which I need to prevent any existing backup images and future backup images from expiring for an idenfinite period. I have considered using bpexpdate and/or freezing the tapes, but it i...

skyblue by Level 3
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Resolved! Data Deduplication!!

Hi, What is meant by De-duplication? Is De-duplication enabled by default in NetBackup? If  not how to goahead for De-duplication? Pls let me know.. --Jaya

Backup is continously failing with EC:13

Hi All, Backup is continoulsy failing with EC:13(File read failed). I have checked the network connectivity and network load on my switch, found Everything is fine.. But unable to trouble shoot this. Thanks, --Jaya

Resolved! help

hi i am working on nbu 5.1 . i am new to this technology. i have few doudts. can any one plz help me. how to configure mater, media and client? how to check status of catlog? how can we assign barcode rules? how to add the new tapes in tape library?...

Resolved! Robot Enable=no (down)

All,           Below are the configuration.In activity monitor robot status is no (Enable=no).How to enable it ?suggestoins are welcome. server configuration is (Netbackup 6.0,Solaris 9,SL-48). after rebooting netbackup server it's working fine.any ...

Resolved! 2nd robot not being inventoried

Hi, I have 2 Dell ML6000's that are linked together and also each has 2 drives connected by fiber to our RHEL NetBackup server. When configuring the robots in NB's GUI, it shows up as 1 robot and 4 drives (without the 2nd robot, only 2 drives are de...

ekim by Level 3
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Resolved! Volume Pool change

Hi - What Netbackup command can I use to modify a media's Volume Pool. The tape expired in the library and had the write-protect set. So, no images were able to be written. However, there was a backup job that wanted to use that tape (not realizing...

Jay_Son by Level 5
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NetBackup 6.5 ICS installation

Hello All, When installing the ICS  option 1 Symantec Private Branck Exchange,  your prompted to enter the system names, separated by spaces on which to install PBX.  What should the system names be?  Being I'm in a stand alone mode I take it would ...

dbeck by Level 5
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Resolved! Duplication of Data

Since there is a lifecycle of data being loaded on tape (in our case 13 weeks) why one should go for such solutions if data is not recoverable beyond 13 weeks?  Is there a need of duplication? If yes then  how can i go for Duplication of existing da...

Resolved! Patch SYM09-002

My question is there a way to apply a patch SYM09-002 to 6.5.2 or is it required to upgrade to 6.5.3 first to apply SYM09-002 (hot fix  If so what does "Products Applied:" mean?  I interrupt to mean that the patch applies to these version ...

jamison by Level 3
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Resolved! Retention Period

Hello, I am using veritas netbackup 5.1 on windows platform, i have some doubt's on retention, I have set retention level of full backup schedule to 12 weeks, after this retention cycle all these data will be erased. we are sending all media's to ...

Resolved! Upgrading netbackup 6.5.1 to 6.5.3 (WS R2 x64)

Hi Everyone, I'm new in this forum and I'm a rookie in the netbackup environment. My question is the following, what steps and precautions do I need to take to upgrade netbackup 6.5.1 in a windows server R2 x64 to 6.5.3 Thank you for your help. ...

Resolved! Disk Staging and Netbackup 6.0mp7

I have noticed that the duplication of my Disk Storage Unit. is sometime not really that  efficient. I'm using 1.6 TB LTO 4's and current it will take 3 or 4 tapes to back up 4 TB's of data.  One of them only had like 254mb of data on it, Is there ...

Resolved! OpenVMS backup on an Alpha server

Is there a product(new or old)  or agent that will back up VMS on an alpha server. These machines must be maintained for a while longer. Tape drives are a constant battle to keep running.  There are a few agents running on VMS here but I can't seem t...

Bakinup by Level 4
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NetBackup Scheduling Priorites for Supersceeded jobs

I have my Policies setup and they have schedules for a variety of different schedules with associated retentions, like Daily, Weekly and Monthly. My daily jobs are scheduled to run Sunday-Friday, weeklys are set to run on every Saturday and Monthly'...