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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.

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This may be a newbie question, but i need a script that deletes (after 2 days) certain files in a folder after backup completes successfully. Any suggestions?Stian

Backups Not happening of some exchange files

Hi,I have Veritas Netbackup Enterprise servre 5.1.I'm trying to backup exchange server data and the files are with the extension .edb, .stm, and .log....................But these files are not getting backed up and neither i'm getting some error...Re...

How Compressed is "Compressed" Catalog?

Is there a formula to determine how much disk space I'll get back if I compress my catalog after 14 days? Obviously if I've only been running NetBackup for 3 weeks, I'm not going to get much space back. But I'm in a Windows environment, I have been...

Vault Restarts when Backup Running

Once in a blue moon there will be a late backup running when my morning Vault runs. Under NBU 5.0, the Vault will run fine, exit with a 1, and note that the tape in use wasn't ejected. Now, under NBU 6, the vault will exit with a 288, and run again...

Alternate host restore of Oracle database

Hi,We're trying to perform an alternate host restore of a database using the Oracle RMAN (Recovery MANager) product. RMAN interfaces with Netbackup to write backups to tape. The database was backed up on hostA by user oracleA. We want to restore t...

Online Catalog Backup / upgrade NB51_MP4 -> NB60_MP1

hello,Does anybody of you has made the experience that the Online Catalog backup doesnt work after upgrading to Netbackup 6.0 MP1.In earlier releases the offline Catalog backup worker very well but we want to make online backups that�s also a reason ...

Lost media server's tapes after media server upgrade.

We have ran into a problem with the media. After the media server upgrades the tapes arent listed as assigned to the newly build media server. Only tapes assigned are ones since the rebuild.When you rebuild multiple media servers, are or aren't the ...

configure tapes and robot

Hi,I need to configure many Netbackup servers by script, i.e. by using a command line.I need to configure the robot and the drives attached to the Netbackup server, as it was configured "automatically" by the wizard.Can you advice how to do that ?

NBU 6.0 license

Hi,I'm new to Veritas NBU 6.0I'm going to have these 2 licenses:- 1 Server,v6.0,License Tier 2- 1 Library Based Tape Drive Support,v6.0,License1. Does Server license also support 1 library tape drive? So our system can support up to 2 tape drives?2....

read access over san to beat network speeds?

I am getting a Sun 890 to replace my E4500 soon. STK has declared thatmy tape drives are wearing out to soon because we are not sending enoughdata to the drives to keep them moving.With this new machine, it would conceivably be possible to use the SA...

Unable to delete VSPCache300.VSP

I am unable to delete a 31.9 GB VSP file due to a sharing violation. I have stopped the netbackup client service and all symantec AV services with no success.Exact error message:Cannot delte VSPCache300: There has been a sharing violation.The sourc...

LARGE Backups Spanning Days

I have a Microsoft Cluster that has one virtual node with 8 volumes each holding about 600GB of small image files. The folder structure is deep and combined with the size of the image files, this is NetBackup's worst nightmare. I have tried configu...

storage units

have 2 media servers, one library, 2 separate storage units for each media server, backup jobs pick for one media server will pick up media from the scratch pool, even though theres still enough space on tapes which had been used by the oter media se...

How can I do a Manual backup for Oracle with a script

Hi,I'm trying to do a backup with a Policy (type oracle) and a script. I run the script, and it is OK. It connect with Netbackup and the backup is OK. But when I indicate the script in the "Backup Selections" in may Oracle Policy, and I run the manua...

System State restore accident

Hi everyone,We have a potential nightmare, someone managed to restore a full server backup (C: + System State) from one server on to a different destination server.The destination server is now still running, but boot files have changed and we know t...

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Sharepoint 2003

Anyone have try to backup sharepoint 2003 with NB6 MP1 ?If yes, can you share your experience, please ?

nbpushdata -add error message

I am upgrading to netbackup 6.0 in a test environment before proceeding with our production netbacup server. When I try to populate the emm with the nbpushdata -add command, I receive the following error message:EMM interface initialization failed, ...

Is it possible to restore from multiple tapes at once

We are backing up a DB2 EEE database across one coordinator node and three data nodes, each of which is a media server. We run multiple streams to multiple tape drives I want to perform a full database restore. Is it possible to have many tapes in ma...

GroupWise, Netbackup 5.0 MP6, & TSAFS.NLM

I am trying to setup Netbackup to start backing our GroupWise Server (6.5 SP1) on a Netware 6.0 SP3 box. Currently we have 4 post offices and 1 domain. I have not found much info on setting up targets and policies pertaining to using TSAFS.NLM rath...