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In case you are not aware - you can subscribe to NBU notifications over here: https://sort.veritas.com/spec_doc Hopefully NBU 9 will be added to the list soon.

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Modifying template RMAN script

Hi all, i used to invoke netbackup of Oracle DB (RMAN)using crontab in unix. Until recently i switched to use NBU's generated  template to schedule and backup Oracle.I made some changes to the template file db_.tpl, on the Backup archivelog part wher...

Incrementals failing; fulls okay

We are experiencing a strange backup problem.  We are running NBU 6.0MP4 on Windows 2003 and backing up Solaris 2.6 servers in the DMZ with 4.5MP3 agents.  Things were working just fine until about 1 1/2 weeks when the backups started getting '41's o...

NOM Configurations

I installed NOM on its own server but connection to its site is very slow.  I only have one master being monitored by it and this NB environment is still fairly small.  Server hardware is pretty generous too.  dl380G4, 4 processors, 6GB RAM.    Does ...

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HP auto loader 1/8 960 Ultriium with out barcode reader

Hi,I recently purchased a new Autoloader 1/8 and having harrowing time getting it to work with my Netbackup 5.1MP6. I came to know that there is no Barcode reader in the Autoloader and the Netbackup software recognises the Autoloader as a robotic arm...

Reuse labels of expired and frozen tapes?

I have a large bunch of tapes that have been frozen. On the assumption that I can'tuse these physical tapes, can I reclaim these tape numbers by putting the labelson new tapes? I would try using only those that indicate (expired) from a bpmedilist -...

Two drives only backing up to one drive?

I have NetBackup 6.0 - MP(0) = not updated. On Windows 2000. I have a Library with two tape drives.For some reason my policies are only backing up to one tape drive for every run. It just choses one tape drive and backs up to it, therefore only one j...

Oracle Agent Backup Configuration Questions.

Hey all,Okay so I'm attempting to set up an Oracle Agent backup. Here is my setup:I have a win2k3 master/media server running 5.1mp6I have a win2k3 client with nbu 5.1mp6 installed.I have licensed the master server with the Oracle license.As far as ...

Restore failed

I recalled end of month media from offsite storage in order to do a restore. When I attempt the restore, I get the following error:Restore must be resumed prior to first image expiration on INFINITYNot exactly sure what to do here.running5.1MP3 (wan...

SQL and the server event log

Using MS-SQL-Server and the NetBackup SQL backup scripts look fine. The backups are also running without error.However the server's event log is whining about:BACKUP failed to complete the command backup log "maxopsprod" to VIRTUAL_DEVICE='VNBU0-6008...

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ERROR: client is not validated to use the server

I'm using NBU 6.0 - no updates MP0 i guess. in a win2000/2003 environment.My issue is that when I open one of my clients (Backup, Archive, and Restore) I get the following error "ERROR: client is not validated to use the server" I tried to compare ...

Resolved! drive status = restart

NetBackup 6.0 MP4vmoprcmd shows the tapedrive status as RESTARTI can't find documentation on what RESTART means as applied to this command.It's too common of a term to do any practical searches.What does the status RESTART mean?oh, BTW, I was able to...

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Error Message in Veritas Netbackup

Hi,Iam using Veritas Netbackup (in RHEL) for backup operations and backup is not happening. I have checked in Job details about the error, it says "awaiting resource backup-hacrt2. Will retry physical later.I tried the following :1) stop and start ne...

Importing Infinite Tapes - Getting expired images message?

Hey All, As a follow up to the other post I made earlier.I have done stage one of the import procedure as defined here:http://support.veritas.com/docs/270130But when select one of our infinite retention tapes and try stage 2, I get the message that a...

Barcode and label problems on imported tapes...

Hey Guys, Im in the process of brining back in 110 tapes that didnt come over properly in our upgrade process to 6.0Anyway, Im having trouble importing some of them:21/03/2007 9:38:30 AM - Error bptm(pid=18525) Media mounted has media id of 2399L3, b...

Vaulting old images

Hi,I finished migrating our Netbackup environment form 5.1 to 6.0MP4 and I would like to start Vaulting images right now.. I've created Vault profile and selected policies and backup type I want, I set vault to look images between 48 and 20 days back...

eject tapes non-interactively in 6.0

I'm running 6.0MP4 and would like to know if there is a way to eject tapes non-interactively. I already know the syntax for vmchange, but the VERY annoying when using this command is driving me nuts!I have seen other threads that discuss the -sec o...

Backup exec import in 6.0

I am trying to do am import of backup exec data into Netbackup 6.0.During the Phase 1 import I get a error 172 cannot read media header, may not be NetBackup media or is corruptedDo I have to do something special to tell NetBackup it is a Backup Exec...