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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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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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Resolved! How to go about de-clustering a master server

We are on Netbackup version 7.7.32 node VCS cluster on RedHat Linux 7We want to go back to single master.  How can we go about doing that?   How difficult is Catalog recovery when you are going from a cluster to a single server? 

Resolved! Netbackup 8 vmdk backup of linux vm shows no files for restore for NSS volume

Hi I've configured a VMware backup of a Novell OES virtual machine which goes direct to tape and completes with a status 0. I've completed both full and incremental backups of this vm and have both the 'enable block level incremental backup' and 'ena...

CadenL by Moderator
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Resolved! How to delete images on a disk pool which is no longer accessible

Since we moved from a nbu 7.1 to 8.0 and another hardware we still do have a DataDomain with existing images which cannot be accessed within the new environment due to incompatibility issues.I would like to remove this storage server and diskpool com...

Kai2209 by Level 4
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how do you tell NBU to skip a file/folder during backup?

NBU 7.7.3i've been seeing this long list of skipsTRV - [/siebel/] is a socket special file. Skippingi know NBU skips those, like /proc folder, due to its nature but is there anyway you can tell or flag NBU to...

manatee by Level 6
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NB 7.7.3 Media ID change after media used

On a new master server my first batch of tapes has the wrong media IDs.  The robot reads 8 characters and the media ID came through as  1710L5 (last 6 chars of the barcode) instead of N01710 (first 6 chars) like it should.I fixed the generation rules...

Netbackup DB2 10TB database backup options

Hi,I am looking for possible solution options to backup DB2 database of around 10TB in 8 hours backup window. The possible options I see are below.1) Have a 10Gig NIC on DB2 server and configure backup to a media server.2) Configure DB2 server as SAN...

dsk1 by Level 4
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netbackup urgent issue

How do I do a full restore? I pressed "select for restore" on Backup, Archive and Restore and nothing seems to be happening other than saying "communicating with server" Isn't there some wizard that is supposed to come up?Thanks!

Resolved! ORA-19511: Error received from media manager layer, error text:

Hello, we're using Netbackup 8.0. I'm still new in Offline Storage (3-1/2 months). Our DBAs are seeing errors in Oracle for Archive backups, but I'm not seeing these errors when I check "Detailed Status".  Here are the DBA's 2 errors: RMAN-03009: fai...

DoubleP by Level 5
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Resolved! NetBackup for MySQL – Database-aware backup of MySQL databases

After millions of years NetBackup has decided to fully support backups for MySQL and stop using 3th party tools ... but where is the documentation for this?I’m curious to see if it’s something automated or again it's "back-to-basics" and it involves ...

IonutP by Level 4
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