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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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Setting up new backup server

Hello everyone, I am new in the Netbackup world. I am trying to est up a new windows server (2012) for the backup as a master. Can you please shed some light on the use of VM Virtual Servers? I want to use tapes on the environment as opposed to disk...

Netbackup Console donot have "Storage" drop down section

We have our Net Backup Master Server 7.5 hosted on Windows 2008 R2, Media Server 7.5 hosted on another Windows 2008 and Redhat Linux 6.3, all integrated to IBM Tape Library. We recently purchased EMC Data Domain 5200 and need to integrate our Netbac...

Madani by Level 1
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Looking for thoughts and comments re... If the following happens:  i) WSUS pushes some updates to a backup client of Win2012 R2, and these get installed up to the point where Windows is then prompting for a reboot. ii) The client is not allowed to...

sdo by Moderator
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Resolved! NDMP Accelerator for NetApp backups

Hi My current environment: Master on: RHEL 6 NBU 7.7.2 Mediaserver: RHEL6 NBU: 7.7.2 Netapp: 8.2.4 P2 7-Mode   From NBU 7.7.1 Veritas has released the accelerator feature for NDMP backups. However, in the process of utilizing it, i am getting...

OpsCenter Server Certificate Renewal

Please assist in below issue: Problem: Certificate Renewal What are keystore file name, password, and alias?   Step #3 3. Configure your Tomcat server to use the TLS protocol along with the Java Keystore.  To do this, you must edit your Tomcat ...

Arshg by Level 2
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Installation of client on linux server mannually.

I am unable to push client from master server to the client due to port 22 issue. what are the other ways to install the client manually. I Have copied the binnaries to the client from master server but while running the install_client its shows er...

Resolved! netbackup appliance 5230 serial port?

I feel awfully stupid that I need to ask this- but is there a serial port for netbackup appliance? I need to upgrade the bios of the appliance and it is recommended NOT to connect remotely via ipmi.  so I went down to the server room to do the upgr...

gkman by Level 5
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Resolved! Deleting a tape data

Hi I have some Tapes in my tape library in which I am taking Backup, these tapes have some fixed retention period. Now I want to Expiry those images available on the tapes manually.  Anyone please suggest a way to erase al the data on the tapes.

editing policy schedule in netbackup 7.7.1

Hey everyone I have taken over administering backup of our corporation. At the moment we have policies that are setup to run a full backup once a month, run cumulative once a week and run differential every night. full backup during weekend. cumul...

shar by Level 2
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Tape drives remain in SCAN mode

Hi,   I have SCSI tape drives configured in librabry with HCART3 density. Tape drives remain in SCAN mode for long time and they are not ready to pic up tapes. Due to this most of the jobs are in queue state. Please guide what could be the issue an...

How To Correctly Understand And Use Netbackup Logs

I continue to find it vexing when attempting to analyse the various logs for troubleshooting purposes. After three years as a backup admin using Netbackup, I still find it difficult to interpret log files. I still am unsure of what information I am e...

DKB223 by Level 2
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bpduplicate error code 152

Hi, I am running the below command - bpduplicate -Bidfile c:\test\sun.txt -number_copies 1 -dp NetBackup -dstunit LTape -rl 3 -pt NDMP -client filer1 -cn 1 Getting the below error - db_IMAGEreceive() failed: required value not set (152) Runnig t...

Resolved! MSDP 7.6 data removal

Hello We have MSDP on RHEL 6.5 and we have a problem with space recalamation. Current front end data is apparently no more than 3TB,  images were expired in catalog, however, the logical catalog space and space usage on disk is not decreasi...

Unable to eject media tape from SL 150

We noticed that all backup jobs is still running or qeued since yesterday including today schedule.  We did cancel all jobs and do stop and start netbackup services.  after that we tried manual backup but it is not appearing in activity monitor. we ...

Type of NDMP backup though command line

Hello Folks, Just a curious question here. How do I come to know about the type of NDMP backup (local, 3-way, remote) that has already been configured in the existing NetBackup environment through the command line only. This is something that I woul...