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Marianne by Level 6
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Resolved! Exchange 2007 backup fails with 72 code

Hi, I have an issue with exchange 2007 backup on NB ( linux 7.5.4 ).  Exchange 2007 installed on 2003 ( NB client version is 6.5.6 ) I am gettin the following error. Error code database in symantec says its a snapshot enable option issue. But we h...

SLP is failing with error code 191

Hi Team ,   After upgrading my NBU version 7.7.1 SLP is failing with error code 191 , kindly let me know where I have to found the analysis logs    11/03/2015 05:17:03 - Info bpdm (pid=17437) started 11/03/2015 05:17:03 - started process bpdm (p...

RohitNayal by Level 5
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Hi all I am experiencing a DRIVE's issue with netbackup since I've changed the SFP component. I have a backup server (Hp ProLiant DL360p Gen8) with "PCIe 3.0 Low Profile x8" card. The backup server is linked to a Symantec tape library via a ICSI c...

Resolved! Netbackup 7.5 backing up of Oracle 12c

Hello NBU Experts!   Good day! Our customer wants to backup their Oracle 12c but their current existing NBU is version 7.5. So they're confirming that if they can use NBU 7.6 Client, install in Oracle 12c and Backup it up using their NBU Master 7...

nbuengr2 by Level 4
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Resolved! Help - clear up space removing pack* directories?

Hello, I found this forum post: ...but I just wanted to be sure before taking action... I have a share that has plen...

spitman by Level 5
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Resolved! Changing Retention levels on Tape

Hi. We are using Symantec Netbackup 7.5 on Redhat Linux with standalone tape drive .  I have created backup policies with retention level= 2 months, and all backup's have been successfully completed on allocated tape A0005. Now, I have to change th...

Resolved! Accelerator is enabled on the client backup issue

Hi All,   One of my windows client which backup is failing with below error , Accelerator is enabled on the client .     10/27/2015 09:05:49 - Info bpbkar (pid=2504) 11966 entries sent to bpdbm 10/27/2015 09:06:10 - Critical bptm (pid=24780) A ...

RohitNayal by Level 5
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Resolved! unable to restore vmware virtual machine

Hi Problem: Unable to restore the virtual machine Steps: ----- 1.After Sucessful taken the VM backup. 2.To restore the full virtual machine  a) Start the NetBackup Backup, Archive, and Restore interface (BAR). b) Specify the sou...

chebrolu by Level 4
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Resolved! Recovering limited space from a tape.

I have NBU I got 2 queries. Q1. Please let me know what the first job does ? It says media contents and is running for a long time.   Q.2. Is it possible to recover space on a tape by expiring few backups and use that space for a small ...

Resolved! Image Cleanup/ Retention Period

Hi We are using Symantec Netbackup 7.5 on our Redhat Linux Servers.  In Activity Monitor before any backup process start it always shows Image Cleanup, does that means Symantec is deleting any expired images from disk or tape.   If I set retention...

Resolved! How to configure Storage unit to specific Media Server

Hello guys. We are using Netbackup 7.6.1 in Windows 2012 Flatform. I have one Tape library configured to one Media server in our HO, attached via SAN switch using FC protocol. We have also one (1) Media server in each remote site (6 sites in all). Ea...

Rafi_BT by Level 2
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Resolved! Expire unwanted backup images

Hi, Please provide me with steps where I Can expire few images (very old and not needed) and reclaim their space on a PureDisk? Thanks in advance,

u500302 by Level 3
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Resolved! NDMP

hI,    I am new to this world..of netbackup...i have an doubt is:-    NDMP is used to reduce the load on the servers. to perform backup and restore .    Technically i just want to know that it this works like a master and slave pat...

Catalog Migration Issue Faced and resolution provided

Hi Team, I have migrated one Netbackup Master Environment from Win 2008 to Win 2012 R2 OS.  We have taken Catalog backup in two tapes and verified the Version to be We went ahead for Migration. We have Installed Win 2012 R2 OS in new hard...

Resolved! Appliance Dell R710 netbackup 7.1 with redhat linux 5

good afternoon have estimated NetBackup appliance co opertaivo system 7.1 and RedHat Enterprise Linux 5.0, I explain there was a problem with the media from the library. they used the Dell R710 library with LTO4 but jam as far as the very model of th...

Elmer_Gomez by Level 5
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