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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! RedHat client Backup Selections?

I'm mainly as Solaris guy but unix is unix, right? ;) We have some new RedHat clients and for now Backup Selections is set to ALL_LOCAL_DRIVES.  Is there recommended or best practice as to which filesystems to back up and which to exclude on RedHa...

Resolved! Can Netbackup merge client data to new name?

Hi Everyone, in my history with working with Netbackup since 3.4 I have never ran into a way to do this, so i want to reach out to the community before i submit an idea for this in the next version. Every once in awhile, we get different variations...

VSS Writer using Netbackup 6.5.3 with VCB

I've read about this - I assume it's better at syncing than the sync driver when doing Full vmdk backups. I know you need 6.5.3, esx 3.5 u2 + vcb 1.5 - which i have, is the VSS write then default or do you have to configure this somewhere? I know it'...

Resolved! netbackup not working based on media issue

Our system frozen a lot of medias and unfrozen them shows us an ALL tapes: /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/admincmd/bpmedia -unfreeze -ev 000283 /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/admincmd/bpmedialist -mlist -l -ev 000283 requested media id was not found in NB medi...

NBU 6.5.3 java gui very slow

Hello. The java GUI on our clustered Solaris 10 master server is taking about 10 minutes to load, despite changing the memory setting in the nbj.conf to the below values - #INITIAL_MEMORY=36M INITIAL_MEMORY=256M #MAX_MEMORY=256M MAX_MEMORY=1024M FO...

NDMP and multiplexing

Hello We would like to have a NDMP device at my company. Since I am backup admin I have to prepare some technical docs. I have stucked on MPX feature. I have read all NDMP related guides, compability lists etc and did not found any 100% sure stateme...

quebek by Moderator
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Netbackup VCB 1.5

Hi, I've having som problems regading validation errors and status 156. I've read alot around on forums and tech notes but I am not able to find a good solution to my problem. My enviroment consist of 4 esx servers and 80 some clients. The problem i...

netbcakup client 6.5 oracle backup

Hi Friends, I want to install netbackup client 6.5 on my rhel5.3 64 bit server to take backup of the oracle R12 instances. I  installed NBC and I can able to communicate with the NB server also using "./bpclntcmd -pn" command. What i have to do furt...

NBEMM returned an extended error status

Hello All, I had a drive down problem, which I resolved by manually UP the drives. After that when I ran the backup job it failed with Status Code 96. Below mentioned is the log of the failed job /3/2009 1:45:15 PM - Warning bptm(pid=2972) media i...

Deepak_W by Level 6
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Resolved! Problem after barcode changing

Hello, I changed the barcodes for two tapes and now I have a frozen media. I have Overland NEO library and NetBackup 6.5.3. At the beginning tapes had some barcodes and they had been used by NetBackup. After some days, I changed the barcodes and re...

Automatic Offsite Backup

Hi, Im very new to this product, Netbackup, so i need some guide / help from folks here... Currently, for offsite backup (which being done on weekly and monthly basis) we are doing manually by duplicating the data (based on date range). Actually thi...

Resolved! exchange inbox policy very very slow

Hi I am new in netbackup 6.5.3, we have two polieses for exchange server 2007. we are getting a thoughput of 60MB a secend which backup the information store, and for inbox policy we are getting 1MB a second and its too too slow for inbox policy th...

mass client creations

I'm looking at moving about 10,000 active clients from Legato to Netbackup 6.5.3 and wanting to know if there is anyway to script the client creation process? Also, some advice.... with say 5000 - 6000 clients per data center, is it best practice to...

NetBackup daemon ltid stopped

All, In the Administrative Console, when selecting Activity Monitor in the left pain, then clicking on the Daemon tab in the right-pain, Daemon ltid displays 'Stopped'.  Is this daemon dependent on another daemon to start?  Or, how do I start the lt...

dbeck by Level 5
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Restoration of data from failed job

Hi All, i have one query for NBU as mentioned below I want to restore data from the failed job, I know that backup image is not created for failed job, but is there any way / workaround for this problem

Deepak_W by Level 6
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where/how to get Net Backup install files/CDs

Where (or how) do I get the current install files (or CDs) for Net Backup? I'm installing a Sun X4500 (Solaris 10) to replace our Sun V440 (Solaris 9) as our Net Backup master and media server. I plan on doing a new install as we are changing fro...

GlenG by Level 4
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Resolved! Reimport images on expired media

Hey, We've been using NBU for a couple of years, using a 6 week rotation plus month-end backups that have a 1 year retention.  Each quarterly month-end, we pull out backups for long-term storage (beyond a year). We discovered, awhile back, that our...