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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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Local disk to tape speed vs duplication speed

We have a Windows master/media server with Netbackup 6.5.2, FC attached LTO4 tape drive and direct attached SATA disk unit which we use for staging. When I run a backup job of large files fromthe disk staging unit directly to tape the backup speed is...

GGardonyi by Level 2
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Directory Structure Question

Running NetBackup 6.5 on RH AS 3.0 I just performed a few seperate backups of a few different directories.  The activity monitor states that they were successful.  However I only see the /home directory listed when I attempt a restore.  I know I back...

dpower by Level 3
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backup hang in the activity monitor

Are there folks out there that have jobs hang in the activity monitor where no I/O is updated or you see a message VRTS_IMAGE_SIZE in the path name and the job does not end?

bparchive command for Netbackup 6.0MP4 Windows

Does anyone know if it is possible to use the NEW_STREAM directive with the listfile option switch when using the bparchive command. install_path\NetBackup\bin\bparchive [-p policy] [-s schedule][-Lprogress_log [-en]] [-S master_server[,master_server...

Wintel Active Cluster client failing backup with error 41

Hey all............ The Active client in a wintel cluster is failing all backups with a error 41. Yet when clustering is turned off,  backups pass.... Does anyone have a clue to this issue? Note: According to the Cluster software ...  The backup netw...

Running commands from NB6.5 dvd on solaris

Hi, I have a question about the NB 6.5 media, the commands in the following location do not run as they seem to reference a perl binary which is not on the DVD. Any ideas ? cdrom/solaris/SYMCnetpb/reloc/openv/netbackup/bin/cluster/vcs Thanks Steve

Nectbackup Server 100% CPU

Hi I was wondering if anyon could offer some advice on the following problem I am having. EnviromentWindows Server 2003 Enterprise EditionNetbackup 6.0 MP4Netbackup DLO Edition 2.0 ProblemOur backup jobs start of fine at run at the speed we would exp...

1903al by Level 3
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Error during Phase 2 Import

Hello to all, I am using NBU 6.5.1 on a master server and I am trying to import media from a 5.0 master server but I get some erros and the process does not finish. The platform is Solaris 9 Sparc. I get the following errors on the administration con...

fblanco by Not applicable
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Unknown media servers appear in restore log

Actually I don't have any restore problems, but there is something in restore log that bugs me.Here is an excerpt from restore log: 12:39:59.412 [13532] <2> restorefiles: Restoring from image = client_1216080872 (browse_client = beesql-web, requestin...

VCB and san lun

Harlow i am planning to startup an installation of vcb and integrate with nbu 6.5.2.  As the environment is small and i have sufficient disk spaces. Therefore, my priority is to optimise the backup performance.   There are 4 virtual machines (vm). i ...

ekay by Level 2
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Licensing Question for Netbackup on HP-UX

Hi, I have two rx6600 running HP-UX 11i ver 3 clustered with oracle, both of the servers are connected to SAN storage and one of the server are hooked up to 10 slots autoloader. May i know what is the appropriate license to purchase for my case? Plea...

mark0411 by Not applicable
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Duplication 1 drive

Hi there 2 questions about duplication: Is possible to duplicate a set of images in a volume group with only ONE drive? Or should I have to duplicate to disk and then another duplication to another tapes? If this is possible, how can I automate this ...

DSSU - HowTo configure Job Size

NBU 6.0MP6 on Windoze 2003 SP1 When my DSSU's reach the full state or when the schedule kicks off a number of jobs show up in the queue. These jobs all have various ammounts of data, and I am trying to figure out if I can define how much each can hav...

slevans by Level 4
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Creating SRT Error Message

I am currently in the process of setting up Bare Metal Restore on our Netbackup 6.0 MP4 systems. I have installed the Boot Server Assistant on the server that will be the Boot Server. I have started to create the SRT that will be used with our WIndow...

ConnyS by Level 3
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Server independent Restores

When restoring from a server independent restore, I recieve an error message stating "Unable to determine encryption version on client xxxxxx" . Is this because when I do a restore, it must be the same client name?

daren755 by Not applicable
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Resolved! Online Catalog Backups failing with status 2 and 25

My online catalog backups now fail with this message 12/08/2008 17:00:42 - requesting resource tedc-xn-nbm01.NBU_CATALOG.MAXJOBS12/08/2008 17:00:42 - granted resource tedc-xn-nbm01.NBU_CATALOG.MAXJOBS12/08/2008 17:00:42 - begin Parent Job12/08/2008 1...

dami by Level 5
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Resolved! NBU_Catalog backup using 2 tapes

All of a sudden my catalog backup is using two tapes.The parent job starts the two child objects.  The first job completes in under 1 minute.  The second job loads another tape and completes in just over 5 minutes.  Up until the 5th of this month the...

wcs by Level 3
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Strange Retry behaviour on bpbackup 6.5.1

Hi, HP-UX 11.11 MasterVarious client OS's      Since we upgraded from 5.1MP2 to 6.5.1 over the weekend we are seeing strange behaviour when client backups sporadically fail with status 26. (We are investigating why we are getting these. We didnt get ...


Ok I know this is fairly simple but I am looking for some validation. I know all services in NBU can run under local system. But... what permissions are needed to backup system state and exchange and SQL? Does the login account have to be in local op...