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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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SLP duplication failing with error 12

NBU 7.7.3so i have this several SLP in queue for days now (2nd tape drive went south), and today i find those were in error 12. upon checking the details i get this error:10/11/2017 13:18:11 - Error bpduplicate (pid=4241) cannot open /usr/openv/var/g...

manatee by Level 6
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Resolved! network read failed(42)

Hello,I'm currently experieincing problems trying to backup a physical Windows 2008 server (all local drives and system state) using Netbackup 7.6, the job backs up a random amount (usually about 8 -10 gb or so) then errors with the following.11/10/2...

VSS to WMI policy and differential backups same size as full

Hello,I am using NBU version 8 on a Windows platform and recently I switched a couple clients from using VSS Hyper-V policy to WMI Hyper-V policy as a test an what I am finding is that now the differential backups are of similar backup size as the fu...

How to extract only backup id's of a job to a file

Hi,We are using same policies (9) for a couple of backup's(say x,y,z). Now my requirement is to extend the retention of the 'x' backup without affecting y & z.Using 'bpexpdate -recalculate -policy' will affect our y & z jobs as well. However, i know ...

Deduplication pool catalog backup for appliace 5230

Good day Please advise is it necessary to do "Deduplication pool catalog backup" appliance where its connected as media server to windows master server.Deduplication pool catalog backup - must not be on same appliance , can we use tape library or ano...

the backup failed to back up the requested files (6)

Hi Team,My SQL Backup getting failed with error code : the backup failed to back up the requested files (6), some child backup getting success but some getting failed with above error.Master Server Name:- Versi...

mrauf by Level 4
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Resolved! Diskpool showing status as unknown

Hi,master Server: Windows 2012 R2Media server: Windows 2008 R2Netbackup: 8 Enterprise2 of our disk pool showing as down on master server.When I try to UP the disk pool from CMD or Admin consol I get this errorCould not up the following Disk Pool DEDU...

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lalajee by Level 4
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Resolved! automation of host adds/removes in NBU policies

Wondering if other NBU shops have successfully tackled the issue of how to automate the addition/removal of hosts to/from NBU policies (Windows, Linux, NDMP, etc.)  I can come up with numerous examples using bpplclient, but if someone has integrated ...

NBU Exchange GRT restore to alternate folder

Need help working on a restore; ticket open to support but hoping to get some help in the meantime...I have read the Exchange Admin Guide, namely around p. 179, regarding restoring to alternate location. Also have read various pages online, etc. Gett...

spitman by Level 5
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Very slow VMware Backup with VM with 2+TB vmdks

Hello everyone,Has anyone come across a tremedously slow vmware backup when a VM has 2+TB vmdks attached? I am having this issue with two VMs. The backups are going through the SAN in a NetBackup 7230 3.0 version. Another info, sometimes the backups ...

Oracle RAC backups

Hi,We have around 200 RAC DBs. We are trying to add them into Netbackup using oracle scripts.We have a script that will backup each DB , so this way we will have one policy per cluster and in the backup selection we can have several scripts - one for...

VMware backup jobs stuck in 'Begin Writing'

Moved to new post from wrote: no. I changed the ownwership of the case and with the new engineer, we are collecting logs. i will let y...

Backup fail (48) client hostname could not be found

Netbackup 8.0 E Windows Version: Using DNS for resolution:I wondering if any else is seeing this behavior with Client backups error 48 host not found and client host cache is losing it's pointer because the client browse timed out causing the error 4...

KatheF by Level 1
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Resolved! Fragment size in SLP

*** moved to new post from ***Hi Marriane, I have a follow up question about fragment size and on your excellent explanation on the older post.How is the fragment size being treated in a S...

RyanLapuz by Level 1
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Resolved! VM backup failed with error code -20 (invalid command parameter)

Hi AllI have issue with VMware backup policy, I got error message after I click OK to close backup policy.Policy: VMW-NCHK -- client: (VMware backup host: ctcvrts) -- Snapshot could not be created with VMware_v2 method...

T_N by Level 6
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