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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 Level 6
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Resolved! Script or Command

Hi,I need command /script to list all the active policies,with client name and backup selection in a row.Bppllist will do.but i need the exact command /Script for this NBU 7.7.3

noazara by Level 6
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Netbackup upgrade and migration to VM

Hi,We are currently in the process of decommissioning 2008 servers and it is not the turn of our Netbackup environment.  We currently have:1 physical master running server 2008 r24 physical media servers running server 2008 r21 virtual OpsCenter serv...

IBSus by Level 3
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Netbackup SLP Backlog

Hi Community,We got some problems about SLP. We have some SLP that not running since 2 months.DD-BOOST-NBU-02-3MDD-BOOST-NBU-05-DD860-RP_3MVTL-DD860-LUM-01-NBU-03-3MPlease could you help me to resolve this issue? 

Ekrat by Level 2
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Resolved! How can I Export netbackup policy details in excel?

Hi,I want to export all netbackup policy details like policy name, client name, policy type, active status, backup selection, schedule name, storage etc . In an excel format.I can get this data in text format using bppllist command but it gives me al...

Fibre transport or Ethernet

Hi all,We are running NetBackup 8.1 and have a Data Domain as target.The Data Domain is now connected to Ethernet (2x10Gb). We like to connect it to FC as well.Do we need to configure something on the Media server to accomplish this?Can the type of t...

Resolved! Incremental forever Backup - is there in Netbackup like TSM ??

Hi,Situation1. New directory is generated daily (according to date “today” – example directory/YYYY/MM/DD).2. each DD has sub-folders in it. Every sub-folder  has zip files on it (100 over zip files). 1 day size per folder can be 10GB.3. the files is...

kkhoo by Level 5
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MSDP Linux server, increase pool limit

HI !sorry for my english, i'm french speaking.We will in few weeks, install a new Linux MSDP server.Actually, all our MSDP server are Windows, some have the limit of 64TB for the pool, others with x TB.  When we have a pool with low space, we just ad...

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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