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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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Troubleshoot Snapshot Manager Installation o nAzure

Hi community,Tryig to install NetBackup on Azure, everything goes smoothly (Primary, Media Server) except Snapshot Manager.During installation receive error:VM has reported a failure when processing extension 'ExtensionForConfiguringCPscaleError mess...

Best setting for SLP nbu

Hello,could you help me to configure the best scenario for the slp, I have the following. Msdp - lto 7advanceddisk -lto7 the slp are currently under this configuration: default window 24x7 and attached image PD: some slp's take more than 120 hrs to c...

robertoaxity by Moderator
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Resolved! NetBackup CA

Hi,we have recently installed NB 8.3, on Linux as the master server. During installation of Media server and client, it asks to use CA. My question is can we skip CA during the installation, and if so is there any risk in Backup and Restores, not usi...

Resolved! how to create a bch file to restore SQL Server

Hi guysRecently I am trying to  write a script to restore SQL Server database automatically.And then I find  a way to create the bch file in But the script will be  complex to work by  ...

instant access with SQL Server failed!

1、 instant access with sql restore,Create mount successfully completed:Mar 10, 2023 6:53:47 PM - Info NBWMC (pid=15220) Creating instant access share for Microsoft SQL Server.Mar 10, 2023 6:53:47 PM - Info NBWMC (pid=15220) Storage server nba-media01...

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gang by Level 3
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how to troubleshoot slow vm backup

I m using netbackup 9.1 to backup vm.All is running fine except the backup of a particuliar vm that is extremely slow. the vmdk is 800Go size ans it take more than 12 hours to backupi have CBT enabled , i have the accelerator enabled. is there some w...

Traffic view on Fiber Optics

ENVIRONMENT Netbackup = 10.1.1 Netbackup OS = 2019 Robotic Tape Library Drives are connected with NDMP host and Netbackup Server thru Fiber Channel QUERY How we can see the FC Traffic between NDMP host and Robotic Tape Library while backups are happ...

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Zahid_Haseeb by Moderator
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use powershell send-MailMessage instead of Blat

I know that blat is the easiest way to configure smtp on NetBackup as per technote ( but I don't want to use blat. Instead of blat, I am planning to use powershell command Send-MailMessage.Can y...

strange acceleator behavior ?

Hello, I'm working with a new netbackup installation, and I'm having difficulties understanding how the accelerator works in the specific case I have. The client system is an AIX 7.1 server, and we are backing up only a file system that contains Orac...

StefanosM by Level 6
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Resolved! bp.kill_all / bp.start_all equivalents on MS Windows.

Hi all:bp.kill_all and bp.start_all are very helpful on unix/linux boxes. Wonder why aren't available on MS Windows systems.I know, go to services.msc and then search/select/kill services. But there are like a 12 services with Veritas or Netbackup na...

rbadilla by Level 3
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Resolved! re-label the tapes in NDMP drive

Hi all, @Marianne, @Nicolai we have scratched a number of used tape, previously imported with wrong labelling rules.picture explains betterAnd now backup job is freezing these tapes instead of writing to them.We found that tapes are now require to be...


switch user agent

Hello, I'm working on netbackup 8.2 I need to do some customization regarding the netbackup agent if possible.Who is the user using the netbackup agent?i think its root. Is it possible to switch users?Thank you

newly added media server not showing up in master server console

I have a Windows master server( and created a media server on linux (centos 8).while adding the media server I followed steps from Veritas guide and posts available issue is that the name of the newly created media server is not show...

kiyan by Level 4
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Resolved! DARS: Oracle is not installed.

Hello Experts,I have configured Oracle Database backup but the job was partially successfulI've never seen the error message02/28/2023 14:13:14 - Info bprd (pid=1888) Storing the results of the backup in the DARS database02/28/2023 14:13:14 - Info bp...


Hello Experts, would like to restrict the netbackup admin console access to other users so that they cannot start manual backup, restart, delete, modify etc... but they should have access to verify all the details in activity monitor and policy detai...

Dav1234 by Level 5
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