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Marianne by Level 6
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Netbackup Licensing

What is the exact purpose of the SSO licence?Would you have one SSO licence per drive thats shared between your Media Servers? Or one SSO licence per Media server sharing a driveWere planning on upgrading our Netbackup infrastructure, by adding an ad...

Help with error 156

I'm getting the following in my job detail...-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------....08:57:12 - Warning bpbrm (pid=20479) from client joe-exchange: WRN - Content Indexing Server: unable to ...

Disk Storage Unit Full Error

Hi,We have Netbackup 6.0 with MP3. We have setup Disk Staging Storage Unit and staging schdule is also configured. We have 3 DSSU like this and one of the DSSU fails with the error code 129, disk storage unit full.The only difference btn the DSSU is,...

A few questions

1.If a backup is cancelled by a user will that backup be discarded by NetBackup?I had a 400Gb file backup running and cancelled it at about 300Gb. The next backup that I ran started writing on the tape that the 400Gb was written to. The retention per...

Resolved! Steps to add new media server

Running NBU 5.1 MP2 on Windows 2003. Is there a quick how-to for adding a new media server to an existing domain?Thanks.

Testing Disaster Recovery -- 0x0000006B error

After using the manual recovery directions to restore our server backup to an almost identical piece of hardware I am prompted for restart. Restarting the server gets me to the Windows loading screen... then a looping blue screen of death. 'Disabli...

Can't add tapes to ATL

We are running NBU 5.1 MP2 on Windows 2003 and using an IBM 3584 ATL. We were using 'Inventory Robot' to adding 10 scratch tapes into the ATL and it stopped working after the 4th one. The message is something like 'failed media move to slot (218)'....

Resolved! Error code 10 - Allocation failed

We are using NetBackup v5.1 MP 2 in a Solaris environment, in the past weeka backup of one of our Solaris 10 servers has been receiving error code 10 - allocation failed.We have 2 media servers and each have an ADIC tape lib as their storage unitswit...

Media server upgrade

Hi,I would like to upgrade a newly installed media server (Solaris 8.0) from 5.1 to 5.1MP5.As it is only a media server and not a master server which of the following maintenance packages are really necessary for a media server ?NB_CLT_51_5_M*NB_51_5...

Unable to restore a directory

I'll give points if I get the right answer here.I'm attempting to restore a directory from one server to an alternate location.I'm getting the following errors for each file/folder:8:47:16 (270.001) WRN - can't create file: \\bur-p-bk01\e$\atlantis\W...

The "Provide Feedback and Suggestions" is now monitored

The forum for participants to provide feedback and suggestions for the VAN is now being monitored. No. For real. It really is being monitored now. Here's your sign.http://forums.symantec.com/discussions/forum.jspa?forumID=79It's being monitored by:ht...

Stumpr2 by Level 6
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unable to lock media at offset ??

my backup is running on 5.1 MP5, I found error msg in bptm log file:db_lock_media: unable to lock media at offset ?? () anyone know how could fix it ?in 3.4 , we can set : Enforce media mount timeout after: 30 minutes but 5.1 it hasntTom

T_N by Level 6
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Checkpoing Restarts?

Here's an easy one, I hope. I have checkpoint restarts on two policies set at 30 minute intervals. I'm backing up one client in each policy (don't get me started on why) and last night both policies failed at exactly the same time with a Status 13 ...

Sun sl500-storagetek px506 how to import tape?

Does anyone out there have one of these or is at least familiar with them. An admin left. He showed the operator at our remote site how to do it but he does not rember how and I am trying to walk him through it remotely. Neither the manual, tech s...

activity monitor

Hi all,When I open my activy monitor, I see a few backup jobs, they just have jobid & master serverJob Id % Master4293365 0% cdcnbu1 4293050 0% cdcnbu1 ...

T_N by Level 6
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bpdbjobs -format option

I know that -format is some kind of "undocumented" option of bpdbjobs utility. Could someone give me more info of this option and how to use it.Thank you in advance.

Date format in bpdbjobs ouput

Hello, As far as I know bpdbjobs -all_columns can output jobs' start and end times but it does it in some unreadable format. My goal is to select jobs that has been finished during last day, how can I do that?