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NetBackup 8.3 product videos

Continuing with the product videos initiative that was started with NetBackup 8.2, the NetBackup documentation team has come up with 3 new videos for 8.3 security features:NetBackup CA Migration External KMS support in NetBackup Configuring SSO in Ne...

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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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Unable to make registry Modification required to boot the system

 Hi All,I encountered this error while initiating bare metal restore on my test environment, please check below the details.NBU VER. MASTER AND MEDIA = 8.0Client o.s= 2008POLICY= ALL LOCAL DRIVES/ SYSTEM STATEalso add the host name of master and medi...

mark25 by Level 4
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"begin reading.. end reading" on duplication

i'm monitoring our duplication status and noticed that the speed varies from 5KBps to 50KBps. at times it hits 80KBps. then i had a look at the details tab and saw the below.on a duplication, why does it spend time reading? shouldn't it be writing?11...

manatee by Level 6
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Cloud configuration package version (NetBackup 8.0)

I upgraded one of our backup domains to NetBackup 8.0 (from 7.7.3) and was checking if there are other things to update. Checking and updating Device Mapping files was a piece of cake as usual. However, I cannot find the version of the cloud configur...

X2 by Level 6
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NBU 8.1 and SQL 2016/Server 2016 not backing up.

Just configured a sql 2016 and server 2016 setup and I am unable to get a backup to complete for this setup.  After setting up "built in\administrators" with sysadmin rights NBU connects to the database and queus up the jobs but they just hang at con...

Resolved! Netbackup Client Service is set for automatic but keeps ending

Nov 12, 2017 2:21:13 AM - Info bpbrm (pid=4656) connect failed STATUS (18) CONNECT_FAILEDNov 12, 2017 2:21:13 AM - Info bpbrm (pid=4656)     status: FAILED, (43) CONNECT_RESET; system: (104) Connection reset by peer; FROM TO {client} {IP} bpc...

DoubleP by Level 6
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Restore and Backups of VM are slow

Hello,I have a question about Netbackup and VMware. I configured VADP backups for some VM's. All these VM's are on the same ESX server. The first initial backup went very slow, about 150kb/sec. All finished succesfull, and the next backups went smoot...

Resolved! List media ID status

Hello all,     I have been given a list of media IDs to verify. Is there a way to do this other than one by one using vmquery?Thanks!

crscsy by Level 3
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NBU SLP replication to data domain

Hi,We have Netbackup in both production and DR locations with its own attached data domain. Can I assign more than one media server for replication purpose?  As the actual replication happens between DD to DD, netbackup just have to initiate the repl...

dsk1 by Level 4
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Nbemmcmd -releasecache -machinename doesnt work

Greetings!While trying to add a new robot i recieve the error saying:Another device configuratiob already in progress.The only guide i found to troubleshoot said to do this command on media server. The command finished successfully but still with no ...

AlChie by Level 4
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Resolved! NetBackup 8.0 GUI not coming up. Java configuration?

I've installed Netbackup 8.0 on a Linux 7.4 server at our Disaster Recovery center.I'm running into problems getting the GUI to come up.  When I run jnbSA, I get the following:[1] 30001[bclegg@c1mannbu01p ~]$Starting administration console version 8....

What's wrong with the Support number?

I've been waiting since Nov 3rd for an update to a Sev 1 NBU case that was opened on Nov 1st.It's been 12  days since I opened the case and I've had to keep working on the problem for my cusomer.I updated the case on Nov 3, Nov 7 and today - with tes...


Resolved! Netbackup VMware SAN backup via OST

Hi all,Please your help, we have a HPE StoreOnce 3520 integrated to a physical media server with NBU 8.0 on a SAN fabric.  We are backuping via LAN all virtual machines without problems (some problems with snapshots, but this is another issue), We ne...

rafanto by Level 4
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Disk staging to tape causes status 196 on regular policies

Weekly full backups are staged to an EMC Data Domain basic disk staging storage unit.  Staging to a 6 drive LTO4 robot is triggered by a schedule at 3PM which takes more than the sheduled window to complete.  Tape-only policies that are sceduled at 1...

JeanB by Level 4
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Resolved! where is the NBU config file stored?

as i will be receiving a bigger storage for the images, i thought i'd start fresh and instead create a new NBU server with this bigger storage attached.but one thing getting in my way is, where is the location of the config file that tells NBU where ...

manatee by Level 6
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Creating a Netbackup environment only for Legacy backup

Hi Everyone,I am implementing a Netbackup environment for our client which will host  legacy backup of the client data.All longer retention data will be added to Netbackup enviromrnt using image import and it will be used only for restores in the res...

Protect your Nutanix AHV data using NetBackup

Veritas NetBackup now lets you back up and restore Nutanix AHV virtual machines. You can use the Nutanix AHV plug-in for NetBackup to back up and restore AHV virtual machines.The following diagram gives an overview of the components in NetBackup and ...

KedarK by Level 2
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Understanding Perpetual Licensing

Hello,I am quite new to perpetual licensing model of Netbackup. We are going to purchase below license for backing up data of 57TB(57 licenses) NETBACKUP PLATFORM BASE COMPLETE ED XPLAT 1 FRONT END TB ONPREMISE STANDARD PERPETUAL LICENSE QTY 51 to 15...

Resolved! Moving Existing NBU Jobs to SLP

Hello!  Quick question about NBU SLP:I have MANY backup jobs / policies configured for non-SLP fixed retention to disk.  I have full backups of all the data to disk storage and nightly incrementals that have been running for two weeks.  I want to ena...