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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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Resolved! Error 239

hi, some backups failed with error code 239. these client are correct on the NBU Policy, and, the DNS resolution is OK. the resolution with bpclntcmd -hn and with -ip are correct. the communication is OK too. when i lanch the backup from command ...

MagMan by Level 3
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Resolved! Netbackup server running on virtual machine

Is it possible to install NBU server on virtual machine? If yes, are there any limitations? Can we run on vmware virtual machine and RHEL's kvm ? Is it officially supported by veritas? can we connect tape autloaders to virtual machine?

Resolved! multiple questions for newbie

Hello, I am still new to netbackup- and there are some questions I haven't found answers to: 1) so far I understand that some jobs triggers child jobs in order to complete the backup- why does sql backup trigger child jobs, how many (according to wh...

gkman by Level 5
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Resolved! netbackup doubts

Hi ALL, I have some basic doubts.i have studying the NBU docs and pdfs.and also google. 1. restart folder and ffile logs under /usr/openv/netbackup/db/jobs contains what information. try logs: detailed information of job ffilelogs: backup select...

Resolved! Backups failing at first attempt with 24 on /sapmnt directory

Backups are intermettently and at the first attempt failing on the path /sapmnt on 5- 6 servers . This directory contains below databases in different servers respectively. It has got the applications run all the time not any specific time.  Other pa...

Resolved! Client side dedup

Dear Experts, i need your help to understand the following. I have created an oracle intelligent policy and it's running fine. I measured the elapsed time: it took me 58' to backup 500 GB of DB. I then decided to enable client side deduplication a...

kwakou by Level 4
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Resolved! Netbackup migration/upgrade

What is the necessary requirements to allow a client to be accessed by both (old & new) NB servers?

APinoSr by Level 2
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Resolved! Catalog restore using differential incremental

This is the scenario. Catalog is backed up via differential Incr and not cumulative Incr. The full recovery was succesful. However, from consequative 2, 3 4 incremental 4th was used to overwrite the catalog skipping 2nd and 3rd. If it was cumulative ...

Mohmec by Level 4
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Resolved! Running sharepoint backup, Error 69

  I have a problem running sharepoint backup. Error 69, invalid filelist specification. I followed all the steps of the guide; I checked everything: Could you please help me solve this p...

bprd daemon not running on the master server - Solaris 10

Our backups-master server was un-responsive due to resource constraints and we had to restart the server to bring back to working state. Post the reboot, netbackup services aren't running properly on the server. Output of /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/b...

Resolved! Cannot restore a VM directly to an ESX when Vcenter is down

When looking at the NetBackup interface, we hope we can restore a VM while Vcenter is down. Unfortunately, restrictions are documented : We can found this on this technote : In vSphere versions 5.x and higher, it is not possible to restore directl...

Gdd by Level 6
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Resolved! Experts opinion on client server interface vs network interface

We have a situation where NetBackup hosts (master, media and clients) have 1 G interfaces, but underlying network link capacity is 10 G. There is only 1 interface on all clients i.e. 1 G. These are mostly huge databases. I'm raising a concern that th...

DPO by Moderator
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Resolved! Data Protector and NBU agent

Hi, Currently customer uses Data Protector for their backup. They are planning to migrate it to NBU.  Is it possible to have 2 agents? They want to use the Data Protector for restore purposes of old data.   Many thanks!

nbuengr by Level 5
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Resolved! Backup hanging in Active state, won't go past "begin writing"

Out of our 100+ clients, we have one client that has been getting stuck in "Active" state, but hangs at Begin writing. The job has been running for over 36 hours. In the past, they successfully completed around 12-18 hours. This server does have a la...

bbot by Level 4
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Resolved! Sl150 not injecting media on 15 slot expansion MAP

Hi All, We have a STK SL150 which has a 15 slot expansion MAP. Here is the behavior: 1.) Inject new media and add 4 to standard 4 slot MAP and 15 slot expansion MAP 2.) Library immediately injects the 4 slot MAP 3.) Media in 15 slot expansion MAP...

Resolved! VM Snapshot Error

Environment: NBU 7.7.1 Master NBU 7.7.1 Media RHEL 5.6 O/S VMWare 5.5 Client with error RHEL7 running vm-open-tools Hi, I am having an issue with the snapshot backups of a RHEL7 VM client that is running vm-open-tools (VMWare ones not availabl...

Kev_Lamb by Level 6
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Resolved! Images are not deleting from disk even after expiration

Hello    Using NBU on windows 2008R2.    Running a filesystem backup onto a Advanced disk attached to different media server which is also nbu on windows 2008R2. The backup is successfull. We have a Vault policy to duplicate these...

Resolved! Should NetBackup compression be used on top of SQL Server compression?

For our SQL Server backup policies, we currently use SQL Server native compression (SQLCOMPRESSION TRUE) in the .bch file which makes the backup significantly faster.  Should the NetBackup policy also have the compression option selected, or would th...

A_J_A by Level 3
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Resolved! SLP Duplication issue

Hi, We recenty have a space crunch issue on our disk pool. So as a temporary resolution we want to expire the images which are on disk and has already been duplicated to tape by SLP. We take backups on SLP where in we have set the settings as the ba...

Vamika by Level 3
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Resolved! Netbackup FreeBSD

Hello, Recently we receive to make a backup two machines with FreeBSD OS. We need to know that it's possible to create a VMWare Backup without pluggins as SYMQuiesce on Linux systems.  

Arturo_Lopez by Level 5
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