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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 Level 6
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NB5.1 with mixed LTO3 / LTO4 library

Greetings,I'm currently using a mixed LTO2/LTO3 tape library using HCART2 and HCART3 to differentiate the tapes and drives.I'm going to replace the LTO2 drives with LTO4, but NB5.1 doesn't have an HCART4 choice for drive, tape, or librarytypes.So can...

kfh by Level 3
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Netbackup 6 File Restore

I'm just starting to find my way around Netbackup 6 in a test environment and have come across a particular issue in restoring files from our file server. The client setup is a W2k3 server with SAN attached storage which shows as the S: drive on the ...

Bus Error(coredump) on nbu master server

Hi All, Anyone knows what problem [nw9986t@ghnbu02]/export/home/nw9986t/scripts# /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/admincmd/bperror -backstat -U -by_statcodeBus Error(coredump)

T_N by Level 6
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Hi Guys,I am about to install NOM to my NBU 6.0 MP4 environment (Windows). I've had a quick search of the forum and people are suggesting to install and run NOM on a totally seperate server, as it puts too much load on any master or media server - is...

How to view Installed Client Agents

Hello, I have been asked to report on what agents are installed on clients. Can anybody tell me of a way of obtaing which client agents are installed on which clients. I am running Netbackup 6.0MP5. Thanks in Advance. Chris

6.0 MP4 Vault Profiles for SQL/Oracle -- Not Finding Images

I have an NBU 6.0 MP4 master/media server and am trying to create vault profiles that will find Full SQL and Full Oracle backups on our DD560 disk-based storage and duplicate them onto LTO-2 cartridges in our Scalar 100.  I can vault Windows and Unix...

cburkard by Not applicable
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Old Tapes

Hi, I need to restore some old info that currently it not appears in catalog I have the old tapes and the old catalog tape, how can I query the old catalog tape to find the right tape needed for the restore. ThksNetbackup 5.1 for Windows with MP5

sr69 by Level 4
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5.1mp6 to 6.5

We're looking to migrate from 5.1mp6 to 6.5...I see a few that have gone to 6.5, did any of you have did you handle the different database structure?  We have a seperate location for DR...we're thinking of upgrading out there 1st...break...

ojmagg by Level 4
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Incremental Backups with VMware Consolodated Backup

Hello Everyone, I'm trying to setup a Veritas Netbackup 6 Media server to perform an incremental backup using VCB. I have made the necessary changes to my media server to use timestamps rather than the archive bit and the Change Journal in incrementa...

Netbackup 6MP4 restore ArcServe tape?

I have a site that recently went offline and shipped me thier tapes (made with an older version of ArcServe).  I'm pretty sure that BackupExec can restore an arcserve file, but can Netbackup?  if so, how do I go about do this?  when I attempted a sea...

Rename Netbackup 6.x Master server

We have changed our naming standards and our NBU master server is the one remaining stragler from the days when we really didn't have a server naming standard. I have been tasked with getting this sucker converted. I have seen James Dunn publish a wa...

Need to change the retention period of existing tapes

I need to change the retention period of some tapes to an infinite retention.  The tapes are currently set to expire a couple of months from now.  I need to do this on about 200 tapes.  What command do I need to run to modify this?  I am hoping the t...

ctate by Level 4
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Catalog backup under V6.0MP5 failing, status code 13

Afternoon all, We are suffering from Catalog backup failures, the actual files seem to backup okay just the controlling job shows failures, as below: 06/09/2007 14:09:30 - requesting resource rbkc-nbu1.NBU_CATALOG.MAXJOBS06/09/2007 14:09:30 - granted...

Scenerio: Migrate from NBU 6.5 Windows 2003 SP1 Master an...

Scenerio: Migrate from NBU 6.5 Windows 2003 SP1 Master and Media servers to AIX Unix servers.(currently 6.0MP4 - upgrading to 6.5 next week - Migrate to Unix front end in about 2 months) Using SAN and Disk Staging for some boxes.  Direct to tape for ...

Hi, My company plan to purchase two HP-UX server and inst...

Hi, My company plan to purchase two HP-UX server and install oracle, a tape library with two drives, all of these connect tru SAN. In this scenario, if we want to backup these two Oracle server using netbackup via SAN, what options should we purchase...

Adding storage unit on netbackup 5.1 MP2

Hi, any let me know I am adding new storage unit, so is i need to recycle the netbackup master daemon??? Cheers.... Message Edited by Ancce on 09-06-2007 05:11 AM

Ancce by Level 2
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