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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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Netbackup 8.3 immutable storage configuration

hi Can anyone point me towards any good information on the new implementing Immutable storage feature released in 8.3. I'm looking to use this feature and thought it might just be a case of configuring a Storage unit with some kind of 'tick box' to m...

CadenL by Moderator
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Resolved! NetBackup to backup Sybase SQL anywhere DB

Do NetBackup have the option to backup Sybase SQL anywhere DBI dont see it in NetBackup compatibility documents and no effective references elsewhere.Please let me know if it Sybase SQL anywhere DB can be backed up using NetBackup , if not what possi...

Sughi by Level 4
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MSDP 250TB on a single Drive

Netbackup 9.0 I have a 720TB storage array and wish to allocate 250TB for use in an MSDP.I have seen the documentation regarding the 32TB split mount points up to 250TB. However If I already have a 250TB single volume available, Is splitting still re...

mop1987 by Level 2
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"Drive Managed by Remote Host" After Virtualization

I have a Linux NBU master/media server that was happily using an IBM TS3200 Tape Library connected via FC until it (the server) began to experience hardware failures. To prolong its life, I virtualized the server, and it is now running as a Guest on ...

g_e1 by Level 2
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Exchange backups comparison with VMWare or non-VMWare

We are backing up our Exchange servers with non-VMWare method. with granular enabled, it takes time to complete first copy to the disks and duplicate to off site copies.After read the doc, seems we can also back up Exchange servers with backing up VM...

FlyMountain by Moderator
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Resolved! Deleting unwanted backup images from an active tape.

Good Morning,We have large amounts of unwanted backup images on tape that a customer has informed us we no longer need to keep.On an "Active" tape in the library is it is possible to delete the unwanted images. If so would Netbackup then be able to w...

8.3 flex instance upgrade package download link needed

We have flex appliance model is 5340 and appliance OS version is 2.0. We have media server instances on the flex appliance(both msdp and cloud catalyst) at version 8.2. We  are going to upgrade the flex media server instances to version 8.3 .  But I ...

Rocky67 by Level 4
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BPRESTORE adding an extra character - \

Good day! We are attempting to restore by CLI using BPRESTORE. We have prepared the input files and wish to rename the restore job as per below. rename 31 /E/Blkkomen_Trust/11_Balmer.pdf 60 D:\Restore\wt-fs02_1514160038\E\Blkkomen_Trust\11_Balmer.pdf...

Resolved! unable to select and add drives of Quantum tape library

Hello,     Recently I have installed a new Quantum Scalar i3 tape library with one robot, 3 drives, and 50 slots, I have attached the library configuration images, the problem is when I want to "Define New Storage Devices", Netbackup finds the robot ...

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Generate Report for Netbackup Policies

Hello, I want to document the policies configured in netbackup ( client name, backup selection, schedule etc). I am looking for the commands that can help generate report to document policiesPlease help tx

status: 84: media write error

Hi All,I had two VM database server OS backup Job failed as same as status: 84: media write error. Server name: rdudbs01 & rdudbs02OS: Solaris11. 20, 2021 2:00:01 AM - Info bpbrm (pid=18588) rdudbs02 is the host to backup data fromApr 20, ...


Veritas Netbackup universal share

Hi Everyone,Is it possible to use the universal share as restore point of backup? Those backup is created as normal policy.We are using a NetBackup appliance. Thank you!!

Windows 10 client - Full Restore

Hi folks, Hoping someone can pass me a quick link to really good instructions to do a full restore of a Windows 10 physical client. The hard drive in it failed. We are not using BMR. We have a 5240 appliance running 3.2. I've done this previously, bu...

Netapp snapshots instead of using NDMP

Hi,I'm looking to backup Netapp 8.3.1 CIFS shares using snapshot instead of NDMP. Is this possible? I've configured a test policy with the settings attached, NDMP server is configured under client. I receive cannot communicate with client, snapshot v...

Resolved! Netbackup Lab Enviroment

Hi Dear Community,l have a one question. is possible to buy netbackup lab enviroment for practice? Thanks. Best regards, Tabriz

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Resolved! How to configure drive name rules from command line

Hello I am wondering if any one do know how we can setup global rule for tape drive names? From GUI it is obvious - but how to achieve the same from CLI? Any Idea where this is stored?

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Resolved! cannot connect to robotic software daemon (42)

Hi, We've got a problem with our tape library due to a power failure, and requires a robot replacement. After the change, both drives in one media server are down and returning an error:     root@pp-db01:~# /usr/openv/volmgr/bin/tpconfig -l Device Ro...

jr-phDBA by Level 5
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Resolved! frequency-based backups

Hello, I have a question.What happens when we check the exclude date option for frequency-based backups?Example:I have a policy that starts at 02 am and the backup is based on the frequency of 1 day, if I need to start this backup at 10 am on a Wedne...

danguss by Level 4
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NetBackup Opscenter upgrade

Hi I've just upgraded a NetBackup Opscenter Server from 8.1.2 to and, although the upgrade went fine without error - green ticks all the way - It now doesn't display any data. I just get "the report did not return any data" on the dashboard b...

CadenL by Moderator
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Java console show 0.1x deduplication rate

After an incorrect shutdown, power outage, the master server (media server as well) began to give status 84 with two virtual machines, which I created in a new policy and they began to work without problems, but I realized that in the credentials sec...