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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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Configuring new media server on VM

Present netbackup environment ( and using physcial server in that Master is windows box and two Linux media servers and one windows media server nearly 350+ hetorginious clients backups configured on Devices EMD Datadomain and HP VLS.We are p...

Desh by Level 3
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Resolved! SQL Server T-log backup Info

I'm trying to perform a T-log backup on the sql database and I want to understand if it creates a new backup image. I couldn't find the NBIMAGE information anywhere.I would like to find the NBIMAGE info and use that to restore using the move database...

Migration from RHEL5.x Server (NBU 8) to RHEL7.x Server (NBU 8)

Before I start let me make clear that I am aware of the normal catalog recovey method for migrating a master server from one host to another so I'm not looking for that answer.  I am looking for a technical reason why I cannot simply copy /usr/openv ...

Resolved! Upgrade from to 8.0 questions / help

(Forgive my limited understanding of netbackup) myself in the preliminary steps of upgrading from to 8.0. I am reading the upgrade document, have come across a few things im not understanding.Refenceing Veritas Netbackup Upgrade Guide Release...

pmc214 by Level 5
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NetBackup unable to detect TD and Robot

Hello,Rebooting the tape library.Problem:1. NB Devices\Robot - not robot. Add New Robot - error "No robotic libraries were found on this device on this device host".2. NB Devices\Drives - 4 tape drive of 8. Add New Tape Drive - error "No compatible d...

Veritas Presentation

I have install Veritas Backup Exec , Netbackup and Netbackup Appliance, and also trying to learn more. I need some Veritas presentation to present to my colleagues . If any one have please share with me . Thanks in Advance 

Help needed nbdb_unload

Hello,I need help running nbdb_unload on live system without breaking things...Basically I have restored all db/images directory without nbdb and just need to read these files.So we are in:/usr/openv/netbackup/db/images/backupclient/1367000000cd ../W...

unkn0wnn by Level 4
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Oracle Application Backups

Hi everyone,_ We need help on the way of working and effectiveness of Oracle Netbackup policies. The situation is the following: We have a lot of netbackup policies with rman scripts and the schedules are Full backups and Application backups._ It is ...

Resolved! VMware Machine with SQL backup failing

Hi All, We have a VMware client with SQL and i see my filesystem backup is successful but when it comes to my SQL DB backup it fails with hostname resolution. May i know the reason why the filesystem backup of my SQL server is just fine but DB backup...

NAYAB by Level 4
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Resolved! How to use LTO 5 and LTO 6 Drives simultaneously

Hi everybody ,   we have one HP MSL 8096 which has two LTO 5 Drives and recently  we added two LTO 6 drives to this library .I have created new storage unit and edited my policies to use these LTO 6 drives ( which added to new storage unit )  but non...

to infinity and beyond

why is it that "infinity" retention is only up to the year 2038? i would have thought it'd be the end of time.

manatee by Level 6
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Netbackup database corruption

Hello,I inherited a NetBackup set of servers.  One of the media servers is not backing up any files due to the 2074 "Disk volume is down" message.  I have verified that the DD volume is there and useable from a file explorer standpoint.  I am also no...

dozer14 by Level 2
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Resolved! Virtual Backup with disk RDM and Snapshot Client

I have several servers with RDM disk, is it possible to make backup virtual with active accelerator?I understand that since RDM disks are not possible? How could I do it virtually? Can I install the Snap agent? Regards

Resolved! volume pool - retention

Hello, I do backups that have one month retention, 2 year retention backups and infinite retention backups. To do this, I have several schedules that call a different SLP. The copy1 do it on disk then the copy 2 is done on tape. what is the best: a p...

NetBackup 8.1 and capacity report

So I build a test environment on Windows 2016 and NetBackup 8.1, created one policy for VMware backup over NBD (I use manual selection for clients and  primary VM identifier is "VM display name") and after some playing I've run a capacity report (nbd...

IonutP by Level 4
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