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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 Moderator
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Unable to read a large no of files on windows

Hi Guys, We have large no of files on data drive directory of an windows VM and backup doesn't get successful and takes ages. We have suggested vmware snapshots but we don't have licenses. What could be other possible solutions without any cost. SAN ...

Sid1987 by Level 6
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Resolved! NBU 7.7.3 - Slow catalog backup

Experiencing poor performance in data transfer speed when running catalog backup. Setup is as follows:- VCS clustered master servers running NBU 7.7.3- OS RHEL 6.6- Storage unit is a DataDomain 990- NIC 10Gb/Sec.- Catalog size apr. 1.6TB- Catalog res...

Resolved! SQL restore from client failed

Getting the following message on a newly built server; os backup completes successfullyError initializing NetBackup Catalog. This could be caused by a missing or expired NetBackup license key

Resolved! Media Access Port

I am wondering if there is a way to determine the media access port state/status (open or closed) from the command line?

Resolved! Backups for Oracle RAC running twice

Hi All,We having issues with Oracle RAC invirovment backups, it's always dublicating. It was working, and did load balance between nodes, but i did created new policy with same configuration and now it's running twice. Client and server running on  8...

Unable to backup System State or Shadow Copy

Hi all,Some of clients I recently migrated from 4.5 to 7.5 are falling with status code error 13 or 24.08/08/2017 10:43:26 - begin writing08/08/2017 10:43:33 - Error bpbrm(pid=7872) from client SRV-N2AG3V-1: ERR - Unable to backup System State or Sha...

Tape library hardware isseu

HI All, We have tape library IBM TS3310 attached to nb5220 Master server. We have issue with tape library and IBM engineer will replace the faluty Robotic Arm. Do I have to do anything at the netbackup end after the robotic arm replace. Do I have to ...

NBSL is crashing during DNS resolution

Hi Team,Approximately after 72 hrs I could not login into NetBackup Console. Facing Java and PBX related errors . We need to reboot master server and everything works fine till @72 hrs. Veritas Support concluded that we have 111 servers which are now...

pkatakdound by Level 5
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MSDP backup during Upgradation

Hi All, I am planning to upgrade my environment from 7.6 to 8.0. I know that there will be database conversion of catalog database as well as MSDP dedup pool. I will take the backup of the catalog on tape before conversion. I am not sure as how i can...

Cannot implement client encryption on Bare Metal Restore (BMR)

Dear Sirs,We have installed the Netbackup  Enterprise Server organization need to implement the encryption to the backup. We need to turn on the encryption option. Then we try the one of the solution called 'Client Encryption'.We can turn ...

Automatic cancel NetBackup job

Hi,I would like configure NetBackup to automatic cancel job when the backup windows is end.Which option on NetBackup that I have to setup for this requirment?Thank you. 

Resolved! VM restore to client failure

Hello Everyone ! I have created RHEL VM (RHEL 7, 64bit, ext4 filesystem), now I am able to browse dataset/folders to restore 2-3 files only, but while restoring it shows following error message:  My Environment is:Master: windows hostMedia:HPUX hostC...

PBY by Level 4
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Resolved! can NBU send only error alerts?

NBU 7.7.3i have this configured for some of my clients where it sends them email alerts of ANY backup status.would it be possible to send email alerts of backup errors only?  regards,  

manatee by Level 6
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Resolved! Can I Install NetBackup server in windows 7?

I want to Install NetBackup server in Windows 7 for temporary purpose. It's system check is successfull and Installation is also successful. According to the Veritas post (

Resolved! why is my monthly backup policy using daily pool?

NBU 7.7.3you will notice that my monthly backup policy uses the SLP monthly. please take note of the "Volumne Pool" column. it says "Daily".below is the SLP definition for the above "Oracle_Monthly_Policy". it correctly shows to use the "Monthly" poo...

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manatee by Level 6
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Hi all,When I backup VM on VMware system (Media server I use as VMware host backup); I see on Media server has bpbkar32.exe process running. Please tell me what is this processing and how does it mean. thanks all 

NBU commands window to a file

Hi,Everytime that I open NBU GUI, a black window is opened, showing all comands issued. Is there any way to send that data to a file in my PC ?Thanks.

TpErrno=Invalid Drive Number

Greetings!I have configured VTL on DataDomain and assigned (1 robot,5 drives ,300 tapes) to one of media servers running Solaris 10Configuration Wizard Succesfully completed and I have managed to create Storage UnitIn Device Monitor all drives and th...

AlChie by Level 4
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