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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 Moderator
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Resolved! From which host should i backup Oracle

Hi All, We have Oracle RAC on ASM.I am configuring Database Backup.What is the suggested host to backup? Physical or VIP?I read many places that VIP is recommended so that we can restore on any physical node.If yes, but I am facing one problem here. ...

always problem on RMAN restores

NBU 7.7.3, Solaris 11last Friday, i had the weirdest restore scenario. whatever we do, NBU prevents us from doing an alternate RMAN restore. i have checked:bp.conf = DISALLOW_CLIENT_LIST_RESTORE = NO and DISALLOW_CLIENT_RESTORE = NOsame also in the G...

manatee by Level 6
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Hi ExpertsWe are using netbackup for vmware, Basically i am a vmware admin. 1. One few of the virtual machines i have noticed when netbackup is going on, Lets say if i have 2 Drives on my VM another identical drives get created on the server which ar...

mda708 by Level 4
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Netbackup hardware refresh

Hi Guys,We currently have Netbackup (master&media server) v7.5.0.7 on an EOL physical server running Windows Server 2003 (32-bit) with a Quantum Scalar i500 tape library.The loooooong awaited hardware refresh has finally occured and we now have 2 phy...

robtaylor by Level 2
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Linux client backup getting code 13

Hello, We have a Linux SUSE client backup is continuously getting a code 13 file read failed. Netbackup Client Master Server running on LinuxBelow is a portion of the the bpbkar logFrom the bpbkar log 00:34:04.650 [7028] <16>...

BPLIST and Powershell

I am using BPLIST to generate the NBIMAGE which I now want to use with my powershell script to automate the SQL SERVER database restore.Has anyone written a PS script which they are willing to share ?Appreciate your help.Thanks  

larry5 by Level 1
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Resolved! Does NBU 5230 Appliance support ALUA?

Hello,I have come across a setup where the 5230 is connecting to NetApp LUNs directly for backups. I discovered that the appliance is connected to both NetApp controllers and is mapped to LUNs on both sides. This sometimes causes the appliance to use...

Nos205 by Level 2
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Resolved! Restore Speed

Hi GuysPlease advise .Data Domain configured as two storage server 1. with DD-FC 8x4 and          2. LAN 10GB x 21.Policy created and backup configured to run using DD-FC with clients XXX (Windows)but i want to restore using LAN nor via FC.When i che...

Resolved! IBM library relocation

Hello folks,we are planning to relocate IBM 3500 tape library  to different hall in the same datacenter. what are the steps need to be taken from NetBackup side. Netbackup version - 7.1 - Linux  2.6.18-194.32.1.el5 ( robot control host)15 linux media...

mthahif by Level 1
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parent_end_notify script not running

Hi,I have a requirement to run a sap archive job A and job B. So i have modified the parent_end_notify file in /usr/openv/netbackup/bin as attached here.So when i ran sap archive job A manually i waited for its completion. the job got completed but i...

amin-- by Level 3
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Resolved! How does NetBackup sequence/prioritize scratch tape re-use

Question about scratch tape re-use - Does anyone know what process NetBackup uses to determine scratch tape use? The sequence of prioritizing re-using tapes? I had always assumed that scratch tapes were FIFO - as tapes expired and went into the scrat...

Genericus by Moderator
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Resolved! NBU, RedHat, DDoS, DDBoost upgrades

Hello, Due to aging software version, we're upgrading our entire NetBackup environment.  We have a local Masteer with two Media servers and a remote DR Master/Media server. We use AIR to transfer backup infor from the local Master to the Dr Master.Ho...

Socket connect failed after enabled resilient network

Getting Socket connect failed after enabled resilient network.Telnet on port 13724 both server to client and client to server is fine.  But bptestbpcd command failed with Socket connect failed. If disable the resilient network, connectivity is fine.

Ramkumar_S by Level 4
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