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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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Traffic view on Fiber Optics

ENVIRONMENT Netbackup = 10.1.1 Netbackup OS = 2019 Robotic Tape Library Drives are connected with NDMP host and Netbackup Server thru Fiber Channel QUERY How we can see the FC Traffic between NDMP host and Robotic Tape Library while backups are happ...

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Zahid_Haseeb by Moderator
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use powershell send-MailMessage instead of Blat

I know that blat is the easiest way to configure smtp on NetBackup as per technote ( but I don't want to use blat. Instead of blat, I am planning to use powershell command Send-MailMessage.Can y...

strange acceleator behavior ?

Hello, I'm working with a new netbackup installation, and I'm having difficulties understanding how the accelerator works in the specific case I have. The client system is an AIX 7.1 server, and we are backing up only a file system that contains Orac...

StefanosM by Level 6
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Resolved! bp.kill_all / bp.start_all equivalents on MS Windows.

Hi all:bp.kill_all and bp.start_all are very helpful on unix/linux boxes. Wonder why aren't available on MS Windows systems.I know, go to services.msc and then search/select/kill services. But there are like a 12 services with Veritas or Netbackup na...

rbadilla by Level 3
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Resolved! re-label the tapes in NDMP drive

Hi all, @Marianne, @Nicolai we have scratched a number of used tape, previously imported with wrong labelling rules.picture explains betterAnd now backup job is freezing these tapes instead of writing to them.We found that tapes are now require to be...


switch user agent

Hello, I'm working on netbackup 8.2 I need to do some customization regarding the netbackup agent if possible.Who is the user using the netbackup agent?i think its root. Is it possible to switch users?Thank you

newly added media server not showing up in master server console

I have a Windows master server( and created a media server on linux (centos 8).while adding the media server I followed steps from Veritas guide and posts available issue is that the name of the newly created media server is not show...

kiyan by Level 4
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Resolved! DARS: Oracle is not installed.

Hello Experts,I have configured Oracle Database backup but the job was partially successfulI've never seen the error message02/28/2023 14:13:14 - Info bprd (pid=1888) Storing the results of the backup in the DARS database02/28/2023 14:13:14 - Info bp...


Hello Experts, would like to restrict the netbackup admin console access to other users so that they cannot start manual backup, restart, delete, modify etc... but they should have access to verify all the details in activity monitor and policy detai...

Dav1234 by Level 5
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SQL backup without Transection logs

Hello Experts,We have configured SQL agent based backup(SIP) backup but not capturing transection logs backup as it is backed up by SQL team locally on server. I have few queries on this configuration and requesting experts to revert1. Is this a reco...

Dav1234 by Level 5
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Opscenter error-10939

Hello, Since 1 week ago the opscenter lost connectivity to the master server (appliance 5240) the admin and IP credentials work correctly when entering by ssh. But at the moment of performing the "test connection" it shows the following error: OpsCen...

robertoaxity by Moderator
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Resolved! Using alternate media servers when it shouldn't

I have an SLP that is using an alternate media server for the duplication step when it shouldn't, and I cannot for the life of me figure out why.We use SSO (Shared Storage Option) for the tape drives and all the drives are zoned to master01, media02,...