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NetBackup 8.3 product videos

Continuing with the product videos initiative that was started with NetBackup 8.2, the NetBackup documentation team has come up with 3 new videos for 8.3 security features:NetBackup CA Migration External KMS support in NetBackup Configuring SSO in Ne...

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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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Resolved! A file or directory in the path name does not exist....

Dear All ,  I am gettiing an error "TRV - Cannot process path"  & "status: 71: None of the files mentioned in the file list exist or may not be accessible" As i checked on client the mount point is present on server /oracle/archive. when i taking a...

Netbackup Catalog Deduplication

I have a few questions -- Is netbackup catalog backup applicable for deduplicationIf a  policy is deactivated and activated again will it be considered as a modified policy and still be applicable for the deduplication

milanda by Level 4
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Resolved! List of Clients, whether part of a policy or not

Hi again all, Apologies for all the basic questions. I am coming from other products and very keen to absorb as much info as possible on NetBackup. When deploying a client I don't see any reference to it in the GUI until I manually add it to a poli...

R_M_H by Level 3
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Resolved! how do i change expiry of data on media?

this is a continuation of my other post in now that the disk images have been duplicated to tape using an SLP with expiration of one week, i want to change the expiration date ...

manatee by Level 6
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Resolved! Linux VMware server backups

I've been experimenting with backing up some of our Linux servers using the VMware backup options in Netbackup. As a rule, we've always used the NBU client on Linux servers. The test backups seem to be working fine, but I've noticed something strange...

Status 2001 on a cluster server

Hi All,   I am using win 2008 & 2012 servers and NBU in a cluster server, I got the error 2001 which is nothing but NO DRIVES ARE AVAILABLE, but i have plenty of drives and all are working fine and it is a FULL backup. In my environment we...

PavanK1 by Level 2
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4204: Incompatible client found

I have some VMs failing with the error 4204: Incompatible client found. The final status error is 6. If the job is re-run it runs fine no issues.   vCenter is clean, no errors, no orphaned snapshots Thoughts?   03/01/2016 00:02:02 - Info ...

which training is appropriate

hi. i've been managing NBU since 6.5 by trial and error (no formal training) and since then i've gathered a mix of advanced and basics knowledge of NBU. however, that is not enough as i still find myself scratching my head what command/s to use. i'm ...

manatee by Level 6
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How to configure SIZE_DATA_BUFFERS_DISK on win media server

Hi all, I need to set the SIZE_DATA_BUFFERS_DISK on windows media server with win 2012 Server and NBU 7.6. I found this TN: where i tooke these steps: Windows Media Server - USE FILES: SIZ...

stucci by Level 6
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Netbackup FETB

HEllo Geeks , I have one query regarding licencing . We have 200TB of Data Protection Optimization Option.   SYMC NETBACKUP DATA PROTECTION OPTIMIZATION OPTION 7.6 XPLAT 1 FRONT END TB STD LIC REWARDS BAND E.   Now when I run nbdeployutil ,i get...

PranavB by Level 4
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Resolved! bpexpdate expire disk images promote tape images to primary

NBU on RedHat Master Hello Forum,  Have a large number of disk backup images that were manually written to tape some time ago. I've confirmed all the disk backup images are the Primary copy and have a duplicate copy residing on tape.     ...

Resolved! how do i bpexpdate a bunch of images?

NBU i have 20 backup id that i have noted down for a particular backup. i'd like to change their expiry date in a single command so i checked bpexpdate and it does offer an argument to use media id. so i use the built-in reports to find whi...

manatee by Level 6
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Resolved! how to use backup_exit_notify

hi gurus, i have input conditions in backup_exit_notify. i run some backup that will fail. but am not getting any email notification. please advise.  

kkhoo by Level 5
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Resolved! Unable to Install Netbackup

Hi All, I am unable to install Netbackup Client on a server. The error logs are mentioned below. I am getting the error as VRTSpbx >=1.5 is required by SYMCnbclt. I did tried to uninstall VRTSpbx and again doing the installation, but got the same ...

Resolved! Manual Backup from the Admin console Gui client grayed out

Hello All,   I just want to verify It is possible for a Netbackup Admin to use the Admin Java console for backup correct?  I select a client and the restore part is fine no problem. However when I click the Backup Tab  the client becomes  Grayed Ou...

backup to OST device failed w/ error 87 (status 2060014)

  I am testing backup to OST device, and occasionally I get failed backup w/ error 87, with detailed log as follow: Anyone has any clue where to pursue further? what is status 2060014? 17:47:43.399 [28936] <2> send_MDS_msg: KBYTES_WRITTEN 0 {9FCAB...