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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 Level 6
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Backup Questions

How can I determine, the append/overwrite period?What report do I need to run to determine if last nights backup ran OK?How can I prove that the backup is multiplexing? If I have 1 folder to backup, and the folder is 1tb can I multiplex that backup

post backup script

I need to run a script always after backup finished.How can I do this, how can I tell Netbackup to run my script after backup is finished.I need to know the status of the backup i.e. do some things only if backup did not succeed.Thanks in advance for...

Testing BMR

All,I would like to test BMR on a test enviroment. How do i obtain a temp key for BMR with NBU 5.1? My veritas' sales person said he'll try to get it for me, but i haven't heard from him...i'm sure he's busy.


Hi,Is true version 5.1 of NETBACKUP can make IDR on online server?Thanx a lot

Marco_3 by Level 2
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Questions about Schedules

Hi. We are a brand new client. (Netbackup 5.1 AIX 5.2)We want to set up schedules (each has different retentions) as follows:DAILYWEEKLY - every mondayMONTHLY - first day of the monthYEARLY july 1.If I set the DAILY to run everyday except monday, won...

brian_s by Level 3
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bpflist fields

Can anyone provide the field headers for bpflist -l (not bplist)?My NB4.5 DataCenter system is missing the man page (if there is one).

Move NBU 5.1 to new higher model server

Pls suggest the procedure of copying all data from 420R to new 480R sun solaris machine and configuring NBU5.1.Since db size 400GB we cannot do bprecover..Pls suggest if anyone has done rsync/cp to copy database files over the network to the new mach...

john_k_3 by Not applicable
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Nebulous error message by progress report...

I am using NetBackup 5.0 on a RedHat 7.3 machine. For intentional purposes, the machine is running a backup of a file that's stored locally. Using the GUI, after creating a schedule, then running xbp. Once I find the directory and start the backup...

konclen by Not applicable
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cannot extract asr streams from the dr file

When i want to create the third disk i get the following errorcannot extract asr streams from the dr file \\server-path.The dr file is available at the path. Any idea what the problem/solution could be?

527309003 by Not applicable
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Netbackup 5.1 upgrade Oracle and informix clients

I am looking for documentation on upgrading to 5.1 the Informix and Oracle client.The agent documentation talks about the initial install but not really how to do an upgrade. Is it possible to upgrade agents(oracle & Informix) from 4.5 to 5.1 or is i...


Hi,I'm getting the following messages "inetd: bpcd from" constantly in /var/adm/messages on a media server, does any body know how to stop them and why this is happening.Thanks!Maria

restore - fails with 92

Hi I'm trying to do a restore from a backup that was done on a media server where I have set SIZE_DATA_BUFFERS is set to 262144 and NUMBER_DATA_BUFFERS is set to 16, but restore fails with - NO TAR header found. Any help would be very appreciated...T...

Upgrade to 5.1 in an SSO environement

We are planning an upgrade from 4.5 to 5.1 on an SSO environment with 1 master and 4 SAN media servers. The new 5.1 release supports upgrading only the master at first and then when the timing is right, upgrade the remaining Slave servers. Does anybo...

Oracle agent

Has anybody had any experience with the oracle agent? We have about 20 databases and are looking for a better way to back up the data than what we are currently doing. Mainly because there is no solid hand off between the RMan process, Netbackup, ...

Is the Media Server install on the 'Client Platforms' CD

I have a 5.1 Media Kit and looking through it I have CD's for several flavours of UNIX but the label on each of the CD's and our Unix flavour says 'Client Platforms' 'all UNIX clients'Will these CD's include installations for a Master and Media Serve...

Anonymous by Not applicable
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SSO NetWare

Can multiple Netware media servers use the same drive in an SSO configuration?