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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 Moderator
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File size changed after restore

Dear all I got a serious problem with my restored files. I backed up files on Windows 2003 Server. When I restored the file that size are around 2 GB, the actual size that was restored to my harddisk is 400 MB and unusable. Anybody who use...

LDM and error 13

When running a backup of a client an error 13 occurs. VSP is disabled on theclient but I can see in the system event log that LDM has issues:-event ID 1500 - cannot open \Device\DmControl\DmConfig: Device is alreadyopenevent ID 1503 - The Logical Dis...

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NBU Monitoring

Hi everyone,Actually, I'm using the "Activity Monitor" to monitoring my all backups! But I don't find it complete enough! I'd like to see more informations, like the overview of all drives with backup and so on...I've tried to make my own scripts to...

Cannot Backup

In my lab i have 1 windows master server (not connect to tape backup), 1 hpux media server connect to tape autoloader. when i try to backup, error message bpsched error. anybody can help me ? whether my configuration is wrong ?

Resolved! Veritas Netbackup Datacenter how to change Media Type?

Hi,Veritas Netbackup Datacenter ver. 4.5GAI got a problem with a library and the media types of the tapes.First look at the screenshot please.So my question is how I can change the media typ from DLT3_CLN to DLT3?Please notice that I only know the b...

Igor_B_ by Level 3
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Restoring Data with Tar on Windows 2003?

Hi - I have a netbackup 4.5 FP8 master / media server running on windows 2003 std server sp 1. The 2 drives are both Ultirum 1 LTO. The media and drives are in a ADIC Scalar 100 robot. I am trying to restore data from older expired media that will...

NBU 5.1 MP3 Lotus Notes Agent Problem

Hello,we have installed the Lotus Notes Agent on RedHat 2.4. The Installation was made by the helpg from the Document Veritas Netback 5.1 for Lotus Notes (System Admin Guide).Now we have the following Error by backing up Lotus Notes.27.06.2005 14:31:...

NBAR 5.1 upgrade problem

While upgrading Advanced Reporter from 4.5x I am getting this error;=============================================This machine appears to be an inactive node of a cluster yet file VERITASnbar-db.tar.Z was found. Databases will not be restored on an i...

Can't kill jobs

Tracker shows 2 backups in progress but no jobs are running in Activity Monitor or on the media server and Task Manager shows nothing. I've cycled the client service but I can't get rid of the jobs. I get a '41' if try to run another backup of the ...

Question "Vault Profiles" Best Strategy.

Hi All,Replies welcome as implementation this on Wednesday.We have Daily / Weekly / Monthly & Yearly pools and only want vault to manage the offsite tape movements (basically everything goes offsite inc dailys) no duplication required (nothing agreed...

Restore not taking place

HiI am using NB 5.1 MP2.I have taken backup on one of the windows SAN media server configured under windows cluster, which is an active node at that time of backup.I wanted to restore some files from this backup ,I am able to list all the files in th...

Socket Read Failed, connection closed

Hi everybody,Does anybody ever came across the following error:Socket read failed, connection closed. Critical btpm(pid=2740) attemted to write 0 gigabytes ... it is not a multiple of 512 media manager - system error occured(174)I'm getting socket ...

Fail to browse and restore MS SQL databases

Hi all,I use Netbackup Enterprise server 5.0GA for Windows with MP5. I can successfully backup MS SQL databases on th SERVERX. But when I try to browse backups from Netbackup SQL client (Database extension GUI) on the SERVERX I get message: "Error e...

Configuration Steps

I'm newbie,...any body can help me ?what is the GLOBAL RIGHT STEPS OF VERITAS INSTALLATION ? from installing server till create policy.For my practise I have 2 HPUX server1. hpux server as master server.1. hpux server as media server connect to hp t...

NBU Exchange Agent - What Account to use for NBU Client

Does anyone know if it is a best practice to specify the "logon as" account for the NetBackup Client on the Exchange server to an ExchangeAdministrator equivalent account? We do not ever plan on doing mailbox level backups, and only do full Informat...

extended backup time

we are backing up 278 GB in 2 million files and the elapsed time exceeds 7 hours. Is there a way to improve the performamnce of this backup process?

Veritas Security Services

Good Afternoon Veritas Gurus,I have several questions on VxSS. I'm trying to set it up to allow our operations department to be able to login. Currently, they have no right to see anything in netbackup. I wanted to be able to restrict them to onl...

Tape drive firmware

How sensitive is NB 5.1 to different firmware versions? We just added 4 LTO2 drives to an IBM ATL and 3 have newer firmware.Thanks.

Exclusion Lists

Is there any way to perform exclusion lists easily in NBU 5.1?? Coming from a UNIX world, now performing NBU backups for Windows also, I wasn't sure if there was an easy way to create a global exclusion list or at list be able to cut and paste from ...


anybody help me ?, what is configuration in bp.conf if i have server A as master server, media, and client. server B as media server and client. server C as client only.