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NetBackup 8.3 product videos

Continuing with the product videos initiative that was started with NetBackup 8.2, the NetBackup documentation team has come up with 3 new videos for 8.3 security features:NetBackup CA Migration External KMS support in NetBackup Configuring SSO in Ne...

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Marianne by Moderator
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Where are the job details information stored??

Hi guys,this is my first message so hell to all. :)I have a Netbackup 6 system based on a Solaris machine. What i want to know is, where are all the information of jobs details stored?the ones  that we can see in the "Activity Monitor" in the Netback...

Resolved! Status code 28 (failed trying to fork a process) NBU 6.5.1 on HP-UX 11.31

We are getting status code 28 intermittently on our backup jobs.  This error also occurs when running utility commands such as bperror.  Netbackup version 6.5.1; HP-UX 11.31 (11i v3).  I have verified that our kernel parameters are within the range t...

bak by Level 4
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Restoring Off-Site Tapes on DR (remote) site

Hi All,I contacted Symantec support with no progress for a weeek :( even having platinum support for: netbakup Enterprise Server (2x) and Vaulting !!!I am trying to restore off-site tapes on DR site without importing images due to huge amount data on...

Shadow Copy Components - Restore information

Hello NetBackup Peers,Can someone please help me with an answer I have been seeking in relation to the Shadow Copy Components.  When viewing the contents of the Shadow Copy Components through the Backup, Archive and Restore GUI, why why are the conte...


I'm trying to figure out why a master/media server does not automatically import tapes when inserted into the I/O slots in an IBM 3584. ALMS is enabled and configured properly.I have also read through

HAN by Level 3
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VTLs, Tape Libraries and over allocation.

In our setup we have a NetApp VTL connected to a StorageTek SL500.  The VTL is over allocated 400%.  By that i mean we have 400% more space in tapes than we do in the VTL, though the VTL has a virtual tape for all of the physical tapes.  The problem ...

MattS by Level 6
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silentclient.cmd options

I am working on upgrading our clients to version 6.5 using the silentclient script.  The following options are set to 0:SET STOP_NBU_PROCESSES=0SET STOP_WINDOWS_PROCESSES=0Does this mean that they will not occur unless I set them =1?   (I noticed tha...

tdjas by Not applicable
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Netbackup GUI

Hi experts, How i can invoke RMAN script genration wizrd through GUI. I use v6.5 in stordge c4.

STK L700e with mixed tape drive sdlt320 and t10000

Hi   new to herewe have a l700e tape library currently with sdlt320 drive. we will have several t10000 drive arrive soon. what is the best practice to setup this mixed tape drive/media in a same library with netbackup. How to setup scratch pool? barc...

hizang by Level 2
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191/158 erros with large image duplication via SLP

Running NBU 6.5.1 on Windows 2003, 1 master/media, 3 SAN media servers.Primary copy goes to VTL, duplicated via SLP to tape. Daily backup jobs (inc diff) run fine, duplicate with no issues.Cumulative diff (weekly) jobs backup with no issues, but do n...

bpup by Level 4
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Restoring when no item in NetBackup History (NetBackup 6.0 No MP)

Hi, We are currently running Veritas NetBackup 6.0 (with no maintenance packs) on one Master/Media/EMM server for our one-site-office. Recently we have been experiencing issues restoring from several Ad-Hoc backups. The Ad-Hoc policy details are: Typ...

DaveJen by Not applicable
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When to gain a full time Backup Admin?

Hi all,I am curious as to how your companies handle the backup administration role.  At what point do you decide to hire your first or another backup admin?I currently have about 100 servers and 3-6 TBs of data to backup.  2 NetApp VTL's at 2 locatio...

MattS by Level 6
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Job Retry Delay & Schedule Backup Attempts

Hi Guys,I think that I already know the answer to this one, but thought I'd post anyway. I have one client that every night at midnight will have files transferred to it, ready to be backed up. Then at 1am NBU will backup these files to tape. However...

DMZ Backups

HI, I'm having problems backing up servers in my DMZ. When ever I attempt a backup or just connect to the client I get a status 23 "Socket read failed". This is where I'm at: NBU 6MP4 running on Windows 2003Port 13724 has been opened on our firewall ...

Ed_Carter by Level 4
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Restore FROM another server

In NetBackup 4.5, is it possible to restore FROM a different server?Right now, if I want to restore something backed up on 'serverX' I have to log in to 'serverX' and open NetBackup 'Backup, Archive, Restore' and do the restore from that particular s...

Barcode problem

Hi all exports, I have my media in Netbackup volume pool. I did inventory of robots and it showed wiered barcode of two tapes.The media id should be 000016  and 000003 but it shows the media id like 000J16 and 003L3. The barcode should be like 000016...

NB 6.5 Authentication issue?

Upgraded NB 5.1 mp6 to NB 6.5.1 (Windows 2k3 platform) - upgrade was successful was trying to get the NOM authentication working - made a change to the authentication properties on the master .... now can't authenticate to it.  Is there a way to rese...

NBU 4.5FP_3GA on Windows Server 2003?

Hello, Does anyone know if NBU 4.5FP_3GA will run on Windows Server 2003?  Currently running on W2k but need to upgrade.  Thanks, Sharon

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