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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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Marianne by Moderator
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Resolved! How to exlcude ~snapshot from backups

MasterSunOS 5.10UNIXMaster Server6.5.6Connected ClientWindows2003 5WindowsClient6.5.3Connected   We backups CIFs shares mounted on Windows Client. I know how to exclude a snapshot for a Solaris box like having .snaphot in exclude list but just wan...

NetBackup 7.7 & Cloud integration

Hi, Currently running NBU v7.7.1 on RHEL platform an backing up to a mixture of Tape & Disk(HP B6200 & DataDomain) Our company is now looking at cloud based solutions to the backups, I have never used cloud with NetBackup but understand that this i...

Cannot perform backups - error codes 2009 and 4239

Hello I need help with my Symantec Netbackup version running on a Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bits. I've a backup server with is link to an HP Autoloader through an HBA card. I've two backup politics which are Weekly and Monthly. Weekly are done ev...

Resolved! SUSE linux 11 backup completes with 32kb with status 0

Hello    We are using nbu 7.6.1 on windows 2008R2 master and trying to backup a linux suse 11sp3. Full backup is fine but incremental or differential job is completing with status 0 and shows only 32kb. Please help.       Thank you

Resolved! SQL backup of VM server is failing with 6

Hi All, Hope all are doing good, I have few SQL backups which are on vm, They are failing with 6 error and i am unable to open the Netbackup for SQL GUI too, The dbclient logs is attached.  

Resolved! Throughput Benchmarking

We are going to be looking into doing some upgrades in my organization and one thing we want to switch out is our LTO 4 drives for LTO 6's as well as getting off of an older VNX device that hosts our disk pools and onto something newer and faster. Wi...

Netbackup duplication/migration between Datadomains

Hi All,  We are currnetly running Netbackup  with Datadomain as the  storage unit. We use ddboost for backups.  We have to migrate our backup environment  to a new datacenter which will also have datadomain. What is the best possible way to...

sesha by Level 3
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Resolved! Question on differential / full backups

We have an existing policy on our file server to do bi-weekly full backups, then incremental backups monday-thursday. We stopped all backups last week due to an issue on the Windows server and now we want to start it back. Today's regular schedule wo...

bbot by Level 4
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Resolved! Vault Report and Job Status Emails Not sending

I recently upgraded from ( to 7.7.1 (2.7.1) due to an issue that arose regarding RAID configuration on my 5230 appliance. Upgrading was a known fix for this issue. So when I upgraded, I no longer receive vault or job status emails. I ...

mkotan by Level 3
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Resolved! How to restore specific file from VADP VM Backup?

 I am taking VADP backup for my VM's via Netbackup 7.6 Understood that I can restore entire VM from vmdk backup. But if I want to restore specific file from the backup is it possible? If yes then what is the process? Thanks

Weshall by Level 4
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Resolved! NDMP error 99

Hi, Since few days, I have some trouble on my NDMP backups. My backup selection is shared between many streams. All full backup are OK, but some of incr backup fails with status 99. Apparently, the level 0 dump is post-dated, and I have this error :...

panthony by Level 4
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Resolved! quick question on finding expired tapes

NBU NBU console->Media->Volume Pool... i see that most of my tapes are now in "Scratch". some are still in "Weekly" or "Monthly". so is this a good indicator to find which tapes to recycle? or do i need to rely on the tape summary report?

manatee by Level 6
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How to download NetBackup Self Service 7.7 for trial?

How to download NetBackup Self Service 7.7 for trial? I found in PDF file... Are Evaluation Keys available? Yes. Customers can access Veritas FileConnect and download the software package. As part of the installation, a 60-day temporary key is in...

simd0010 by Level 2
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Resolved! Netbackup 7.5 installation in RHEL 6.4

I'm trying to install NetBackup on one of our RHEL 5 servers.  I'm not sure if we don't have the right installers or not.. I tried the below steps: 1. I had chenged the working directory were the s/w is present. 2. ./install 3. want to continue? ...

Resolved! Catalog backups and media CLI related queries

Hello    Please help us find the answers for the below questions. We are doing catalog backups only as of now.    What is the CLI command to list the files in a tape. What are all the essential files need to be backup on migrating the tapes fr...