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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 Level 6
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Backing up up a NetApp with many CIFS share with tape drives

I have a NetApp that is being backup with NetBackup 6.5.2 A with an StoreageTek SL500 with 2 LTO4 tape drives.  I have many CIFS shares some of which holdsTB of data.  I have noticed that only 1 of the 2 tape drives is being used for the CIFS shares ...

Dan_L_ by Level 2
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Backups running more than once in single day 6.0 MP4

Hi All, Veritas Master : Solaris, NB 6.0 MP4 Clients : Windows 2003 NB 6.0 MP4 Issue: I have Windows policy which backups around 60 clients, it is file system backup. 58 clients backup runs fine (runs only once) but i have problem with only 2 clie...

Selective VCB Backups

I'm running NetBackup 6.5.3 on a Windows Server 2003 platform with VCB 1.5. I was curious to know if there is a way of selectively backing up drives on a VM using VCB. My Exchange servers are virtual and I don't want to snap the datastore for fear of...

Media write issue (84)

Getting a hard failure on one of my drives on a Solaris [9] Media server: Master = v445 [5.1] Media = v240 [5.1] bptm logs: 11:03:09.515 [14378] <2> write_data: absolute block position prior to writing backup header(s) is 18, copy 1 11:03:09.515 [...

Robtest...... and mounting issues...

Robot = TS3500.... Master = Solaris 9 nbu 5.1 San Media  = wintel When I log into the robot using the "robtest" command....  Are the following commands run directly on the robot?  That is when I run "m s1 d1"  and  " s s" , "s d" .  These commands...

Merge Multiple Netbackup Catalogs into one

Hi, Is it possible to merge two netbackup catalogs into one? Currently we have 2 datacenter, each one has its own NBU Master server and catalog. The Datacenters will be merging into a single location and we are looking to have only one Master serv...

kaynep by Not applicable
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Storage Exec 5.5 W2003 server problem

Hello!    I'am trying to install Storage Exec 5.5 on a W2003 SP2  server. It start installation procces but when it is near of finish, it rollbacks installation without specify any error code. Do you know any compatibility problem between SE5.5 and ...

mrlooper by Not applicable
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NetBackup 5.1MP6 VxVM snapshot backups.

In order to enable the snapshot backup for a client, we have to add the following entries to the bp.conf of media servers. Does anyone know if we have to add it to bp.conf of master server?  CONNECT_OPTIONS = clientname 0 1 1

Netbackup 6.5.4 + Vsphere Backup

Dear All, I have some trouble backing up Vitrual Machines in my Netbackup, infact this is my first time configuring the VM's. Here is the setup 1. Netbackup Master server 6.5.4 with LTO 3 connected 2. VCB server on which i have installed Netbackup ...

MOIMOI by Level 4
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Resolved! Domain Change and Name Change for Netbackup Master Server.

Hi, Would like to know if it is possible to shift the Netbackup Master Server from one Domain to another Domain in the same forest and can we change the hostname for the Netbackup Master Server. If it is possible could you please guide me to the art...

Majid by Level 5
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Netbackup Legal Holds

I have to find some user shares that were backed up with Netbackup 6.5.1 Unix as well as Windows and I have to: 1# Find all the backups made for the user ID 2# Place the tapes on infinate retention 3# make sure that backups going forward are on infi...

SKI_CO by Not applicable
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Resolved! Netbackup tape import performance

Hi, What actually determines the time taken for a tape import? Does the no. of images residing in the tape affects the total time taken? Or only the capacity of the tape should be considered regardless of the no. of images residing on it, since imp...

MohdAlim by Level 5
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hi, i have recently upgraded to 6.5.4 , i read about the AD granular backup which i was thinking of implementing , however i have dc's which are on 2003 sp2 not on 2003 r2 for nfs services, can this implemented on windows 2003 sp2 32 bit , is there ...

NBU 6.5.4 Media Server Duplication/Vaulting

Hello, I am very new to NBU. We have 2 media servers in 2 different locations separated by a very slow T-1 line. LCLMedia1 is the local media server. It has a tape library directly connected to it and connects to a PureDisk pool that is on the same...

Resolved! tape drive issues vs windows 2008 server

hi all, i run NBU 6.5.1 on windows 2003 master server. 3 of my media servers have just been upgraded to windows 2008 from windows 2003 server.  i installed the media changer software on the 3 windows 2008 servers..  the windows 2008 servers OS recog...

ayodeji by Level 6
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Resolved! Need to rebuild server

We have a NetBackup 6.0 MP7 server with Windows 2003R2 SP2 which needs rebuilding. At this time the server only backups 4 remote servers to disk which is separate from the OS partition so our configuration is very basic with about a dozen policies. W...

Resolved! NetBackup Advanced Report "No Data Found"

All, The daily emails that we send out from the NBAR are not showing any data.  This is for both the Consolidated Error log and the Site Details emails.  I have stopped and restarted nbar on the master server and have also ran "/opt/VRTSnbaro/bin/go...

Resolved! error backuping windows client over WAN

Hello I've got an issue backuping windows server (only) through a WAN (only) on a tape (only ... no problem on disk ...) I write "only" because no problem backuping linux over wan, on tape, on disk and the same windows (same policy) on tape via stag...

tbl by Level 3
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