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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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Performance for SAN Media Server.

Hello,Environment details :Master : RHEL 6.1 running NBU : 7612Media : NetBackup-HP-UX11.31 (SAN MEDIA Server) with 5 LTO6 drives.$ cat SIZE_DATA_BUFFERS262144$ cat NUMBER_DATA_BUFFERS32Need your advise on performance issue. Curently backups ...

PatS729 by Level 5
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Configure SAN Server on SPARC T3-2

Hello,Can we configure a oracle SPARC (64 bit) T3-2 machine as a SAN server? The requirement is to write a 7TB database backup and it would be better if we can connect a tape library to the server itself and use it as netbackup destination. I have ch...

tbhatty by Level 2
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NBU 5230 questions - data to tape & ZFS filer backup

Hi Everyone,I have some newbie questions here, as I just inherited an NBU 5230 appliance and need some help.How do I write current data that's on the storage shelves to tape for archiving?For ZFS Oracle filer, is there an additional license needed or...

ple_skh by Level 1
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Netbackup support for Windows 2016 Nano?

Hi,We are currently setting up a Scale-out file system with Windows 2016 Nano. I was wondering if there are any information about if/when Netbackup will support such operating systems with backup clients. Anyone?

322621021 by Level 3
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first time - NBU install/DR exercise

i've got my test VM, obviously with lesser specs but i've managed to recreate the same partitions/folders that existed in my production NBU master/media server.i'm installing 7.6 GA now and the screen has been like this for several minutes now (see b...

manatee by Level 6
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Slow SLP Duplication Jobs

hi ,Im using SLP policies ( backup to disk -Local Disk then duplicate to tape -IBM TS), recently duplication jobs take a lot more time to complete ( around 10-12 hours for each) when i check Netbackup i can see it will find right media right away and...

mgmasterv2 by Level 6
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Vault backup and catlog to the same tape

So I'm working on setting up our offsite backups.  Our backup needs are very small and we back up all our data to disk (we have lots of it).  I'm looking at implementing our offsite backups, retained for 3 years, using vault to a small tape library w...

Resolved! which takes precedence: expiry date or retention period?

nbu've been extending the expiry of some backup images that are already on tape. i managed to do that when i noticed, in the "Images on Media" report, there is a "Retention Period" column. it says one month. however, i've extended my backup ...

manatee by Level 6
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Issues backing up/restoring VMware VMs

Hi all,First of all, I'm ready the NBU for VMware admins guide but it's 300 pages. Asking here too in case I missed somethingSo, I use NBU with standar client licences, and we only backup windows machines. We are trialing the advanced client, which a...

Resolved! Netbackup / Backup Exec Tape Reader

I have a customer who currently has Netbackup Appliances (V2.6.1.2) installed and will shortly be upgrading to V2.7.3.  They also have a legacy Backup Exec environment (V12) and we are looking to maintain access to the historical Backup Exec produced...

SYMAJ by Level 6
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MaxDB backup type.

Dear all,Could you help please, what policy type is useful for Max Db database (used with SAp Content Sever) ?Netbackup 7.5 MaxDb 7.9

alt_smg by Level 3
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Resolved! VM Backups failing with 156 error code

Hi Everyone,I would like to  share the issue that i had faced today.Since 2 days we have been encountering backup failures in our environment, which is a small envirnoment with limited of 600 clients (mostly vmbackup).All the backups were faling with...

Resolved! Client count difference in netbackup

Hi All,Could anyone please tell me the difference, i see the total number clients as 578 (unique) in summary of policies and in the host properties of the client is just 137 clients.In the master server properties i see only few clients, should i hav...

Resolved! How to restore files with specific pattern in their names

Dear All.I need your support to find a way to restore fills with specific pattern using command line on UNIX server, noting that I'm full aware of this post and I'm using it with files I have their exact names :