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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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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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SLP [duplicate backup to another disk ]

Hi Experts,Is there any way to keep the same retention as source backup to destination storage while duplicating data from one disk [ServerA] to another disk [ServerB]. I couldn't find this option while creating SLP policy.Please suggest if this opti...

dpx_99 by Level 4
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Restoring of exchange backup from tape to disk

Hello Guys, Am a Newbie to Netbackup and one of the user accidentally deleted his sent items 3 weeks back and now am trying to restore from my monthly backued up data, am failing to restore it.Intially i got to know from some of the search that, we c...

Sanjay7 by Level 2
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Hi All,I want to configure the flash backup policy for linux servers.In backup selection i need to take local partion of the question is in the policy attribute why we need to select  the option perfrom off-host backup as alternate client. ...

Backup jobs are running to DR site media servers.

Hi Experts,I've noticed that backup sessions are routed to DR site media servers instead of Primary site media servers.Is there any configuration to setup the preference to Local site [Primary] site media servers ?Thanks,dpx 

dpx_99 by Level 4
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NetBackup status code: 1542

I have a problem with backing up my exchange server which keeps giving me this error, ( An existing snapshot is no longer valid and cannot be mounted for subsequent operations (1542). it has been running fine all of a sudden started giving me this er...