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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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Reuse Tape with different barcode

I have about 40 LT04 Tapes that have been deleted from netbackup and new barcode labels have been placed on these tapes. Before relabeling the tapes an erase was done but now i'm unable to reuse the tapes with the new label because it still has the o...

zekebett by Level 3
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How to disable scanning "Discover Data and Backup"

Hi,   I need a little help to disable the the scanning in netbackup server. Our security team is complaining that backup server is trying to communicate with some out side IPs. They have given me these steps to disable the scanning:The Symantec/Verit...

Resolved! Backing Up VM with Pass-Through Disk

I need to back virtual machines (VMs) from Hyper-V hosts with NetBackup client installed.Some of the VMs have direct connection to external storage over iSCSI (pass-through). I'd like to know if there are any issues.Thanks,Ross

rossxu by Level 4
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restore to another server netbackup

Can anyone suggest on below .Backup taken in one server to a tape. To be restored in another server with another tape library. what are the steps to follow.   

run netbackup command without using root

Hi All,I am migrating the script from my old netbackup (7.7.1) to new netbackup (8) run under RHEL. The older master server setup by our IS but new one is setup by me.I just want to know why on the older master server I can run vmquery only using nor...

Omitting CLIENT from bp.conf file - good idea?

Anybody tried that and and had any issues?  We automate software installations and configurations.  To save time we are thinking about using the same bp.conf as much as possible.   According to the manual CLIENT name is not manditory in the bp.conf f...

Jim-90 by Level 6
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Feedback After Upgrade to 8.1

Looking for any feedback from those who may have upgraded to 8.1. Any issues, posities or anything at all would be great. I have been getting mixed feedback from other sources so I wanted to see what folks may think here. Would be great if anyone run...

jeffw4 by Level 3
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Error restoring files using bprestore

Hi,I am having an issue restoring files using bprestore. I get the error 2813.I am submitting:# bprestore -C -D -t 19 -p isilon_URY_segy -s 01/01/2013 -e 12/31/2014 -f /data/scratch/secondse...

Moley by Level 3
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Resolved! NetBackup Licensing

I have a quick question on NBU License. I am planning to get NBU appliance and my while env. which I want to b/up is virtualized(VMware). If I buy NEVC License model I will get the license for NBU appliance and the clients. Correct?

web admin console for NBU 8.x

just thinking out loud, is Veritas going to provide a browser based admin console in the future?we really don't like java because of its security issues.

manatee by Level 6
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Resolved! Scratch Pool

I'm not aware what is scratch pool mean until I hit this  feature in other backup software. Upon checking, empty tapes were kept on the same pool after data expiration.Is it possible to change this setting, to move every tape to scratch pool when dat...

Use a tools host, but have another server be the client.

I've got a master server (obviously) and a media (yup also needed :) ).And a tools host which houses a bunch of custom written tools our DataOps team uses.Right now I notice when they run a backup job the tools host is used as the client. This adds a...

Resolved! Ics

Hello I recently had to perform a NetBackup 6.0 installation and I need an error because I am missing the complcmento ICS would like to know if anyone has knowledge of where I can find the ICS?

Resolved! Lost a Storage Unit

I am looking for some help in trying to re-add a storage unit after an error in an ESXi upgrade caused complete loss of the STU.  A short history of the issue:  VM team needed to upgrade the ESXi host that was hosting our media servers.  The media se...

FETB question again

Hi all,I know this topic is coming up over and over again.I know we can use nbudeployutil to calculate the capacity used, as well as take the weekly/monthly full backup to generate client report, and sum it manually.Here is my senerio: Yesterday i ba...