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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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Netbackup error bpexpdate.exe -m idTape -d 0

Hello,I have the bellow error when I try bpexpdate.exe -m idTape -d 0there was a conflicting specificationI notice that I have 1 valid image on tape:Media Status:                   FULLKilobytes:                      1164839106Images:                ...

Resolved! NDMP backups to MSDP over SAN

Can someone tell me if NetBackup 8.x will allow me to configure an NDMP backup using SAN disk storage as the backup target?My environment is simply an NBU 8.1 master\media server (running on Windows 2012) and a small EMC VNX which contains the files ...

CadenL by Moderator
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Resolved! vmware netbackup web plugin incorrectly shows backup dates

Hi, netbackup plugin for vmware shows incorrect date (1/1/1970 - begining of unix epoch) in some places (summary, last successful backup, virtual machines etc.). It looks like it is unable to get or parse properly backup date while ending and setting...

bpduplicate command, skiping expired images

Hi guys,I`m using this command:bpduplicate.exe -dstunit stu_disk_ecbpprnb1 -dp dp_disk_ecbpprnb1 -Bidfile C:\temp\nb2\nb2_lista1.txt -set_primary 1 -mpxbasically I`m using a file with almost 54000 images to duplicate from one appliance to another, my...

AndresV by Level 6
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Recover Master Server from Tape

Hi,I have One NetBackup master server on Solaris and Media server Appliance with tape driveCatalog is backedup to tape.I made upgrade for netBackup 8.0 from NetBackup 7.6.1 and we had issues so I need to rollback.I plan to remove NetBackup 8.0 and re...

POGY by Level 4
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Hello,Is Netbackup, and the client for, compatible with Windows Server Core 2016?Thank you!

Shadow copy Backup

Hi, After upgrade netbackup agent into 8.0 . we are facing Shadow copy backup .As we have check shadow copy is enabled on servers and space is also available on servers.Please assist we are faceing on multiple clients. 

Tape library SL3000 and NBU device reconfiguration

Hi all,I'm going to reconfigure SL3000 library form single partition to two partitions. After this, we have new WWN , in my environment we have more and more SLP policy where this library is involved.It's possibile to change WWN LIBRARY  on media ser...

Rick80 by Level 4
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Resolved! archive catalogue NBU

Hi,I am trying to archive an NBU catalog.I use the following link to do the actions: I have the error "exit status 227: no entity was found"The netbackup job runs without errors but the retur...

Resolved! Restore from netbackup to EMC via NDMP

Hi I am after some pointers with my netbackup 7.7 restore problem.I have group of netbackup tapes that I have imported from a previous system many years ago.  They are of a netbackup that was taken from a an EMC Celerra NAS via NDMP.  With the tapes ...

Resolved! Completely remove host certificates in 8.1

I have a customer that will potentially have hundreds of servers that will be used for a short period of time and then decomissioned.  In NetBackup 8.1 I know you can revoke the certificate for hosts that are no longer active.  However, this list wil...

Resolved! SLP Nightmare - multiple versions of incomplete duplication

Hello All,  I had to replace some hardware in a tape drive (picker & drive).  The tape # changed from tld4 to tld3. Of course after the fact I'm getting errors (2001) because Version 8 of the SLP is still trying to process to tld 4 that doesn't exist...

emdlove by Level 4
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Resolved! Oracle Backup channels failing

We are having a problem when one or more of the channels for an RMAN backup fails .  The backup starts with 6 channels, if one fails, the backup continues with 5.  This past weekend, 3 channels going to the same drive/tape all failed with a media err...

jls987 by Level 3
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Resolved! Procedure to Delete a Old Tape Library

Hi All, As i understand from the posts from other users that to delete a tape library and re-use the old tapes we should 1) Put all tapes in to standalone mode 2) Delete Drives3) Delete Robots (Tape Library)Now configure new tape library and insert a...

NAYAB by Level 4
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Resolved! Point to Consider while upgrading AIX which both master and media

Hi All, I have a question on upgrading a NBU server which is both master and media server, Do i need to consider anything in particular upgrading the same.Current NBU version on MASTER/MEDIA is 7.6.1 and to be upgraded to 8.0 (I can directly upgrade ...

NAYAB by Level 4
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