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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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Vault Multiple Copies...

I wish  I could explain this better but I am still learning the product (MBU 6.4 on W2K3).  We currently start backups at 9:00PM and a vault process at 3:00AM.  Midday there are stajon policies that run that write images on disk to an internal volume...

NetBackup 4.5 - Catalog Compression

Hello,Within NetBackup GUI we have configured NetBackup to compress all catalog items older than 120 days old.We have not run a backup (those happen at night) since making this configuration change.  If I understand the manual correctly, the compress...

NBU 6.0 MP4 and Win2003 Server

Hey guys,i have a problem with my Netbackup 6.0 MP4. OS is Windows 2003 Server.If I start the adminconsole of Netbackup I receive this message:"The selected host "___" does not have service BPRD operating.(Error 23)Make sure all services are running ...

repa by Level 2
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Vault job fails

NB 6.0MP4 on windows 2003 Server. I recently upgraded my environment from 5.1MP6 to 6.0MP4 but vaulting did not have any problems. Yesterday, I disabled all policies and stopped services in order to put new drives in the library.  once complete, I de...

NBU 6.0 MP4 and Windows NT 4.0

Is anyone running NBU v6.0 MP4 and Windows NT 4.0 clients?  What version of the NBU client are you running?  Do you have any problems with these NT 4.0 servers on version 6 that you did not have on version 5? ThanksMacon 

Macon by Level 3
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Netbackup 6.5

Apologies if this is the wrong place to put this, does anyone know when this version will be released.  Symantec's support is beyond useless, they cannot tell me when it will be available.

Unable to pause catalog

Hi guys, got this message from one of the policy as the backup was partially successful. Did a search online and found 2-3 methods with regards to this problem. Did not follow the methods as they required the Indexing service to be started. whereas i...

ngdan by Level 3
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6.0 MP5...when?

Does anyone know when MP5 is going to be released?  Contemplating upgrading from 5.1MP4 to 6.0MP4, but the more I read, the less confident I become. 

Veritas Vault Reports?

I have configured my system to perform duplication Vault jobs. This process seems to work properly, but the problem I am having is that when I go to view the Vault Reports, I get no results for the search. I have checked with the report "Images On Me...

VSP cache - Should it be on its on volume

I am running NetBackup for Windows Enterprise Ver 6 MP4.  Is it "best practice" to place vsp cache on the drive being backed up or should it be on it's own drive.  I have a 1.3TB drive that has less than 90GB free.  FlashBackup is failing and I am wo...

Running bpnotify scripts before SQL backups

I want to run a script before a SQL DB backups run using the bpnotify_start script that does some SQL maintenance such as re-indexing. Is this possible? I found this tech article but it does not show th...

"Weird" Errors

Before I open a call with Symantec Tech Support, I wanted to see if anyone else has experienced the following type of unexplained events.  In the past week I have had the following problems with my Windows NetBackup 5.1 MP6 installation.1. 43 active ...

Performance SAN/IP

We are currently running Netbackup 5.1; and doing backups from a windows media server which is connected to the SAN. We had some problems last week and ran a couple backups over the network and increased our performance 2x, 3x, KB per second, which b...

Slow catalog backups

Our hot catalog backup used to take around 90 minutes.  I compressed the catalog a few months ago and now it takes 4 and 1/2 hours to back it up.  Is this normal?