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Restore from prod. to dr. using different nbu server

Hello,I am having lots of problems performing a restore from a different master that made the backup and this HAS to be restored tomorrow.1. Cut network link between production and disaster recovery site.2. Rename dr system to reflect hostname in pro...

Official life length of IBM LT02 200-400GB Backup Cartridge.

Hi, I will appreciate if someone can provide me the official life length of IBM LT02 200-400GB Backup Cartridge.I know the IBM gives only 5 year limited warrant. So what I need to do if I want to save the data to 7 year , do I need to duplicate the ...

Auto Eject after Job Finishes

I am looking at auto-ejecting our full backups once complete to store in another location. We do not use 3rd parties for storage of media, so vault looks to be overkill.In digging through the forums, I ran across this thread: Thread: How to eject a ...

NBU 6 Installation Guide - Major Upgrade Documenation Typo?

In the NBU 6 Installation Guide, on page 32 is instructs as one of the steps to performing an upgrade to run the command:install_path\Volmgr\bin\vmoprcmd -deactivate_host -h device_hostThe above command syntax is invalid as the "deactivate_host" swit...

multiple copies - file count unequal

I've begun experimenting with the Multiple Copies option in the Schedules in my NB5.1mp3 environment as an alternative to Vaulting. I write two copies of a job to two different tapes in two different Volume Pools. The Activity Monitor show the pair...

nbu 6.0 / rhel4 / oracle10.2 - rman error

Hello,We're running RedHat ES4, NBU 6.0 MP1, Oracle 10.2.When attempting RMAN backups, we are getting the following errors in the rman logs:22:19:07.011 <2> bprd_connect: vnet_check_vxss_client_magic(server83) failed: 3222:19:07.011 <2> bprd_get_fe...

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BPCOVERAGE Help

I am trying to run bpcoverage and must be doing something wrong. I am a Windows shop. 5.1 MP4. My syntax is bpcoverage -c clientname -v -coverage >c:\cover.txtI am getting a empty text file. I seem to recall running it this way in years past. Wha...

upgrade to 5.5 or 5.6

We are putting in about 10 - 20 new servers in order to support moving from IBM platform to Oracle. The system administators and dba has informed us, they are installing Solaris 10. We are currently running version 5.0. We are debating if we shoul...

multiple media servers and one library

We are running one master server, one media server(unix) and one library (L700 - storagtech) We are looking into adding another media server (unix) within the next few months. Can both media servers use the same library and the drives? If so, how...

Windows Event Viewer Logging Option

Greetings. Do you know if the install_path\NetBackup\db\config\eventlog works in NBU5.1 MP4? I have not used it since the 4.5 days. I am unsure if it's a valid configuration on the 5.1 platform. I am needing more granularity on my event log write...

how to licence Netbackup for Oracle RAC

Hi all,I have two servers: IBM p5 510 with AIX 5.3 64bits, Oracle RAC is running on both servers. I would like to know how many licenses I need for this configuration. 2 Unix Clients and 2 Oracle for Unix? is that correct? is it possible to backup th...

cleaning error msg with status 5

Jan 4 18:05:17 cenbs avrd: Unable to retrieve drive's cleaning media type. status = 5I have such errors in the dmesg of my box.Although I have successfully cleaned all the tape drives in the libaray.Thanks,atif

make_scsi_dev hangs

hii have a strange problem,make_scsi_dev just hangs wenn it is executed. It does nothing and does not give back to the calling script so the complette init startup hangs. I am able to set the needed symlinks manualy and i replaced the the Var with th...

Disk staging schedule behaviour

Hi All,Got a question about the Disk Staging Schedule. I've set it up for our Disk Staging STU with the final destination to an LTO library with one LTO2 drive. I've done the setup through the GUI.What I see is that mostly three jobs get started and ...

duplicate with yellow colour

While duplicating the tapes for off site i am getting this sort of errors. please advise....the backup complete with warning and is of yellow in colour in the activity monitor.Duplicate started Tue Jan 03 2006 20:39:22Activity monitor job id = 18237I...

Expired MPX Tapes

I have a lot of tapes that show a status of 'Expired MPX' or Full Expired MPX'. Why aren't they being marked as scratch? It is working for other tapes. How do I force them to scratch?Thanks.

Netbackup Server 6.0 Questions

Hello Experts,I am new to the Veritas Netbackup Server application and would appreciate any help in resolving (or explaining) the following problems:I have just installed Netbackup 6.0 on our Windows 2003 Server (current Windowspatches and Veritas M...

Job hangs

Whenever I'm backing up a server and something goes wrong with the server (server hangs, server reboot, etc) the backup job hangs (never finish) wich means that the tape remains in the drive until a human intervention cancel that job. This causes me ...