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In case you are not aware - you can subscribe to NBU notifications over here: https://sort.veritas.com/spec_doc Hopefully NBU 9 will be added to the list soon.

Marianne by Moderator
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NetBackup on live Linux CD

I've RTFM'd but couldn't find anything. I would like to know if anyone is running NetBackup off live Linux CD/DVD. We need to use it in a training environment, and that would be ideal for us. If you've done it, please let me know what distro, and any...

heathen by Level 2
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Exchange Cluster Backups

hello,   We have a 4 server cluster, 3 active nodes and 1 passive.   Each server is configured as a SAN media server back to our VTL, I am looking for a way to configure the storage units on each server so that if Virtual Node fails over to a new phy...

Netbackup Compared to CommVault

I am looking for opinions and comparisons of Netbackup to CommVault.  Preferably people who used CommVault and switched to Netbackup.  Why were the reasons you switched? Or anyone whom evaluated both and went with Netbackup?   Regards, Benjamin Schma...

Resolved! Net Backup 6.0 MP6 Compabitility with Lotus Domino 8.5

I have a couple of questions relating to Lotus Domino 8.5 and net backup 6.0 MP6.  A quick reply would be great as I need the information relatively urgently. Is Lotus Domino 8.5 (64-bit) on Windows Server 2003 (64-Bit) platform compa...

Resolved! Windows Master and Media Servers to RHEL 5. How's and Why's

Hello, I am trying to convince management that it would be a good idea to migrate our current NetBackup servers over to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (or 6 depending on when we can implement).  We currently have 1 Master Server and 6 Media Servers all r...

Naota by Level 4
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HBA scsi reset on SAN Client

Hi all, yesterday I installed 6.5.3.1 hotfix on a media server. It is also a FT media server (Linux Rhel4 x86_64). Before installation,  I stop all NB services (FT service nbftsrvr included) and, after, I restarted them. The problem is that we had ...

Resolved! Loading Tapes using NB 6.5

Does anyone know if there is a way to load tapes into the tape library (slots) using either the GUI or command line? I'm using NB 6.5 on Solaris 10 and my tape library is an SL500 also from Sun. Any help would be great! Thanks in advance!

em23 by Level 4
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bpbkar32 holds exe from executing

hi, i am trying to use bpstart_notify batch file to launch, say, regedit or notepad program, before a backup starts - note this I am doing a test and found backup doesn't start and fails with "client timed out waiting for bpstart_notify to complete(7...

Programatically interact with vmchange

Hi! Using Netbackup 6.5.1, I developed a GUI to import and export tapes from a scalar i500 robotic.   The matter is vmchange needs a user interaction to know when the user have removed tapes from the mailslot. Otherwise, the tape is ingested again. I...

krimo by Level 3
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Programatically interact with vmchange

Hi! Using Netbackup 6.5.1, I developed a GUI to import and export tapes from a scalar i500 robotic.   The matter is vmchange needs a user interaction to know when the user have removed tapes from the mailslot. Otherwise, the tape is ingested again. I...

krimo by Level 3
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Full to tape with Incremental to Disk

I am trying to backup about 500 GB of data so I set up a full backup to tape which I will send to off site storage weekly and would then like to send my daily incrementals to disk.  My problem is that the incremental to disk is using a different stor...

Lucy by Level 3
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netbackup manager

hi   is there any way to control access to the admin console in windows netbackup  

Ashz_Tomz by Level 5
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client Netbackup on PE disk

There is a task: to create downloading disk (PE) with the inserted client Netbackup. Somebody, please, promt me, who tried to do the same? and how could I do that?

Resolved! NetBackup Support Life Cycle

Where can I find a NetBackup support life cycle matrix?  You would think it is easy to locate one, but I can't find it anywhere.  I'm trying to find out how long my version of NBU (6.5.1) is supported for, and if there are any limitations to support,...

Need help on tuning unsupported netbackup versions?

  Don't let the name on this technote fool you. Most of the principles in the document are applicable to older Netbackup 5.x,4.x and 3.x versions Veritas NetBackup (tm) Enterprise Server / Server 6.0 Backup Planning and Performance Tuning Guide for U...

Stumpr2 by Level 6
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Mark this one!

Here is a vaulable, helpful link for NetBackup users. Save this one as it is something you will want to go back to time after time. It lists the new problems being encountered, technotes to fix thos problems, new documentation, configuration, tips an...

Stumpr2 by Level 6
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media server with 2 nics bond or something else

I have a media server with 2 nics we are currently using one of them. can you or should you configure up the second one to increase performance to the drives. so if both are on the same media server... NicA  currently set Nic B not set yet  b do yo...