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Marianne by Level 6
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Does VSS increase backup speed

Hi,I was wondering beside using VSS to backup open files, can VSS help to speed up backup speed ? In additional, will increasing the VSS size helps as well in terms of backup speed. Thanks. 

Puffy by Level 6
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Moving NBU "db" and "databse" on UNIX

I am running 6.5.2a on Solaris and was wondering if there is any problem relocating /usr/openv/netbackup/db and /usr/openv/volmgr/database to a different disk (within the same server) utilizing links. I am under the impression this is not "supported"...

dnaflr2 by Level 3
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bpbrm "cannot get PID of media manager" w/"ERROR 26"

Running NBU 6.5.3 on AIX.Jobs hang and the error we get in bpbrm is "cannot get PID of media manager" (see below <16>).Jobs appear in a running state and can not be canceled, therefore, I need to shutdown and then killall. Any one had this problem? 0...

Tania by Level 3
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proxy server for vm backups questions

I am in the process of setting up the vcb and proxy for netbackup on vms. my wquestion is will i need this installded on the dr site to do a restore in the case of a failure

zenworksb by Level 4
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Veritas and tapes

Aloha, Does anyone know the process/steps that NetBackup uses when it decides to use a tape?  Does it just check the  Media database for the barcode and if it sees that it is listed as "available" it figures it's free to be used?  Or does it check th...

jawaner by Level 3
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update_clients - check if there's disk space

A remote 6.5.2 client installation on a HP_UX client filled /tmp because there wasn't enough available space. Caused an application failure. Why wouldn't the script confirm there was enough space before proceeding?!! How do I avoid this other than ca...

IJM by Level 2
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auto startup on linux

I have a linux system that has netbackup starting up automatically.  On v5 it worked but we are now on v6.0 and when the linux system comes up 1/2 of the daemons start and then other 1/2 do not.  I then have to go to the /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/good...

NetBackup 6.5.3 and Exchange 2007 Recovery Storage Group

Anyone know the trick to 6.5.3 to using the RSG in Exchange 2007?  So far I've had the pleasure with one way for 6.5.1 and then another undocumented method for 6.5.2, and it seems that it's changed yet again for 6.5.3.  No matter which options I use ...

Korbyn by Level 5
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Exchange 2003 mulitple copy - 84 media errors???

Interesting scenario - running NB 6.5.2 on Windows 2003 SP1.  When backing up our Exchange 2003 servers to a single tape - backups run 100% successful every time.  Configure policy to create mulitple copies (1 onsite & 1 offsite) at least one of the ...

netbackup 6.5 oracle

i have a site that wants to armon to disk from oracle. they woudl like to install the netbackup agent etc any help on this

zenworksb by Level 4
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tape and catalog

Can anyone let me know whats inside the tape when the backups is taken and how it compare with the catalog inorder to restore,How does import work ?What is actually done when the import is carried out in first and second phase in details.

DSSU Relocation to tape

Using Version 6.5 Is it possible using the Java administration console to view the history of relocation jobs for a DSSU?

Resolved! copy policy from one master to another

i have a matser server that has a policy that I woudl like to copy to another netbackup master is this possible and if so what are the steps to do this

zenworksb by Level 4
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Server Status = 12 (file open failed) in bpbackup logs

All, we are having an issue using bpbackup in a script initiated by an external scheduler and i'm having mixed results finding answers about bpbackup errors.Master: Win 2003, NBU 6.5.1Media(s): Win 2003, NBU 6.5.1Clients: Solaris 10, NBU 6.5.1The com...

netbackup 6.5 and vmware

is there a agent or install that will backup teh workload or do you back it up just the same way you woudl a phisical machine?

zenworksb by Level 4
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netbackup 6.5 and exchnage 2007

is the only way to backup exchange 2007 is through the storage groups? i am going to go yto exchange and install teh client from the media is this all i do?

zenworksb by Level 4
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Tape drive tied up during VCB

Have I made a config error or is it normal that the tape drive used for a VCB backup is tied up right from when the snapshot phase starts? Problem I have is for one server it's currently taking around 14 hours for a full VCB snapshot (around 1TB VM) ...

Nick_F1 by Level 3
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tape not mounting

Can anyone help me out as ,the tape drive is not mounting the tape in the drivei run the robtest it was working fine,the tape isnt freezed but the tape isnt mounting.