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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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Catalog restore differnet after installing BMR?

I took a look at my catalog backups last week and noticed that ever since we installed BMR, the file being backed up was different now:Policy = Hot_Catalog_BackupSchedule = Full_CatalogFile list---------C:\Program Files\VERITAS\NetBackupDB\staging\BM...

Flashbackup troubles

I have been trying for some time to get Flashbackup to work on Windows clients.I have had occasional success but usually bpkar32.exe runs at about 20% and sends no data until the master server times out the connection and terminates the job with stat...

NBU 5.0 - Vaulting Catalog Backup - Status 124

Hi Guys,I am using NBU 5.0 / MP4 on Windows 2000 Server with a Master server & 1 Media server. I am also using the add on Vault option for offsite tape management.Every morning I run 2 x Vault Profiles, one for each of my tape libraries, to eject my ...

Exclude lists and Timing Out

I have most of my policies set to backup all local drives and then set exclude lists to exclude the /var directory and include list to include certain directories in /var. The problem is that netbackup times out constantly because its going through t...

a better restore interface

is there any 3rd party apps that would show restorable files/versions a la Shadow Copy? right now trying to track changes or view multiple versions of a specific file is not doable using NB Backup and Restore client, one has to select each date and ...

Restoring to a NAS

We are looking into replacing our Windows 2003 file server with a SUN 5320 NAS. One of my concerns is how am I going to get the data from our file server to this NAS. From what I am reading and testing, I can not restore from my Windows 2003 serv...

Status 41 questions

So I have constant status 41's on one particular client. Some data (very little) gets backed up before the job errors out. This backup is on a Linux client with several million files. The client and master server are both running 5.1 MP6. My prob...

skip offline files

How do you get Netbackup to skip offline files? I am running enterprise Vault,and Netbackup keeps recalling the archived files when the backup runs. Iam on 6.0 mp4.thanksMatt

Exclude/Include list - How To?

Hey guys,I've got an interesting scenario I've been working on and I need some additional input.We have a server (Windows 2003, NBU 5.1 MP5) with a large number of small files that rarely change. Differential backups don't work on the server becaus...

change of device host name

Hello. We are currently standardising our NetBackup naming conventions. Here's what I've done for one of our media servers: created an alias in DNS to the new name, added this to the master's bp.conf, created a REQUIRED_INTERFACE entry in the media s...

Discussion on NOM

I saw a new posting on the Netbackup digest NetBackup (tm) Operations Manager (NOM) 6.0 Maintenance Pack 4 (MP4) Getting Started Guide Revision 1 for Windows and Solaris (last updated N...

Stumpr2 by Level 6
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Adding A New Library

Here's one for the gang. I think I have it all straight in my head but I just want to make sure I'm not missing something. I have an installation of NBU 5.1, MP5, Windows. Currently there is a 4 LTO3 drive library configured. That library cannot ...

Advanced Client on x64 Windows 2003 Server - Supported?

I've been told by our Support organisation that Symantec will not support the Advanced Client on x64 Windows 2003 Server. Is anyone else using the Avanced Client on this OS in their live environment?If so, did you purchase the Advanced Client license...

Problems restoring mailfolders in exchange

Hi,I have Netbackup 6 MP3 and I�m taking mailbox backups on an Exchange 2003 server.But when Im trying to do a restore on a folder in one mailbox I get the following error:--------------------------09:44:32 (4675.002) TAR - Microsoft Exchange Mailbox...

policy-calender command

hi all,i need to find out wether a frequency or calender date is defined for a policy in command line. and store the name of the policy to a txt file. how do i use bppllist or bpplsched or any combinations to get the same.thanks all..