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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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HiWe are using netbackup client 7.6For one of my Window 2012 Server, i am getting errorBackup failed with status 24 socket write failed. 

TAKE NOTE!! EOSL for all NBU versions up to

Please take note that ALL NBU 7.0 up to will reach EOSL on 1 February 2017. See: To upgrade, visit the NetBackup Download page:  

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how to import image from cloud on Netbackup 8?

I am testing in Netbackup8, I've setup netbackup8 master and media server on the same windows server 2012 and configured cloud storage server with IBM software (Swift) and swiftstack (swift) I can backup and restore my datas and catalogs to both clou...

Netbackup client version 7.6. Error

HiWe are using Netbackup client version 7.6. I am responsible for client troubleshooting. I am getting below errors.Please guide me to troubleshoot from client side.1. Backups are failing with status 50 ERR-Unable to backup System state or shadow cop...

Warnings/Errors occur during netbackup VM backup window

Hello,Windows Admins has informed us that during the Netbackup VMware backup window the following warnings/errors occur.Warnings: The system failed to flush data to the transaction log. Corruption may occur.Error: The default transaction resource man...

Backup Report Showing as VBRF

Team,I am getting the below message from the reports>status of backups.173737 0 Thu Jan 19 07:28:36 CST 2017 xxxxxx xxxx xxxxx the requested operation was successfully completed) VBRF 1 MonthlyCan someone tell me what is this VBRF 1, is it a error co...

Archive backup failing with error code 50

HI ,Archive backups using windows client through UNC path failing with error code 50 .Please find the detailed status.01/18/2017 05:21:14 - Using resilient connections01/18/2017 05:19:50 - Info nbjm (pid=3716) starting backup job (jobid=5451851) for ...

karthis by Level 2
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Netbackup Media server - Windows vs Linux

Hi ,'I'm new in netbackup area. I'm curious which OS i should choose for netbackup Media server?Does anyone describe this situation? i'm really confused which OS should i pick for Media servers?I would appriciate for your inputs.many thanksak 

dpx_99 by Level 4
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Resolved! bppllist -l description

Hi Everyone, I am looking for bppllist <policy name> -l output description, the 7.6 command guide doesn't give complete info like sched and all, so i want complete details of what does each field mean, so i can use it for scripting, as doing it with ...

Sid1987 by Level 6
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Resolved! Catalog Backup partially sucessful

Hi,I have moved the db images to another filesystem and Created the symbolic link. Below is the process what i have done.Stoped all netbackup servicesStep1: cp -pr /usr/openv/netbackup/db/images /db/netbackup/db/images/Step2: mv /usr/openv/netbackup/...

sagar666 by Level 5
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VM Intelligent Policy

Just migrated several servers to using VM Intelligent Policies. Noticed that large xml files are being generated for each Parent job. The xml files are eating up space on /usr/openv directory. Is there a way to reconfigure the vm queries to lessen th...

bprestore command from master server

Hi,i am in starting face(netbackup 7.5 unix )I have taken a backup of window client D:\id backup from netbackup mannually backup done successfully.i want to restore to its original location via command line bprestore(from BAR Gui i know how to restor...


Hi All,Where do I find simple netbackup for dummies from A - Z tutorial ?Kindly share with me any links for it. Thank you and have a nice day ! 

VM backup failed with status 6

Hi dear all, for VMs backup I added vcenter in virual machine backup section in NBU, I have 20 ESXi server, all backups was ok before 10 days ago, when I changed ESXi 19 network interface card (FCOE) all machine hosted on this server failed with stat...