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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 Level 6
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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
Partner Certified
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Resolved! Building new netbackup server with same name as old server

We are in process of building a new backup server on new hardware.   We are thinking of migrating the old catalog and data files from the old netbackup server to the new one.    I understand that netbackup recommends that the name of server and IP ad...

lowtempo by Not applicable
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Resolved! Compatibility between NetBackup versions

NetBackup 7.7 SCL - Compatibility between versions: Compatibility between NetBackup versions   

sdo by Moderator
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Unable to stop SLP duplication job

Hi Team, I want to hold my SLP duplication job, In my environemnt we have SLP's running 24/7. I tried de-activate the SLP with below command nbstlutil inactive -lifecycle <SLP-name>, Am getting the error as" No images or life cycles matching crite...

RamK619 by Level 3
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Resolved! Inactive TCP session - error 636 (firewall)

Hi All, I am looking for the possible solution for problem on customer's environment. I have read a lot of articles and posts. And did not found any solution. None of solutions (i.e. keepalive timeout, etc.) doesn't work for us. We have a lot of  ...

mrmadej by Level 4
Partner Accredited
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Resolved! NetBackup 7.1 email notification not working

- Blat is installed and tested - nbmail is configured  : @IF "%~4"=="" ( blat %3 -subject %2 -to %1 NetBackup -smtp_server myadress -q ) ELSE ( blat %3 -subject %2 -to %1 NetBackup -smtp_server myadress -attach %4 ) - Admin console configurati...

Resolved! Support for deduplication of compressed files?

Good Day, I have recently been spent quite some time reviewing deduplication ratios on backups in NetBackup and looking at how we can change how we store our data to achieve better backups. In most cases Compressed files tend to be the worst offend...

Matt_Harris by Level 3
Partner Accredited
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Resolved! Compatibility with Oracle 11g XE

Hi, I've been looking in the compatibility guides and trying to find any article to see if NetBackup has support for Oracle 11g Express Edition. However, I haven't been able to find any document stating explicitly if Express Edition in parti...

Resolved! Absence of Windows Netbackup Admin Console in Netbackup 7.7

Hi All, As you aware Veritas removed Windows Netbackup Admin Console in netbackup 7.7 onwards which seems to be a bad decission taken by Veritas. It is very easy, Fast and convinient to do day to day backadmin task using Netbackup Admin console comp...

mohanty by Level 4
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Media-id 00xxxx was modified between the initial request and now

Hi all, Can anyone explain what I'm seeing: When running a report, under Netbackup Management -> Reports -> Problems, for all media servers and all clients for last week, I can see dozens of entries like the following one: Date/Time    Server    C...

mgora by Level 2
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Resolved! How to assign tape backup a same server each time

Dear Guys Please let me know that how I assign tape media having <media ID> 900047 and so on, to backup a particular server (AD Server) each time when backup job run. Because i want to manage my tape drives and save that tape drive to a safe place, ...

Resolved! NBU "Open File Backup" feature or VSS

NBU in our license of NBU, one of the listed feature is "Open File Backup". as i've come to realized in other threads, namely: https://www-secure.symant...

manatee by Level 6
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