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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! Catalog Restore to New Environment

I am looking to restore a catalog from a site that has been decommissioned to a newly built master server that will be used merely for searching for old backups from that site should anything be needing a restore. That way I can see what tapes are ne...

Resolved! Netbackup 7.6 Master Server Requirements

Hello Everybody We are starting to migrate our Netbackup 6.5.6 Master Server (running in a Solaris 10 Sparc V490 Sun Server). My questions are: For a Netbackup 7.6 Mater Server, which hardware are required ? We have around 100 clients. Which is t...

andrich by Level 4
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Resolved! Need Netbackup 7.5 for Linux

Hi,   I want to install NBU 7.5 on a linux VM, but unable to find the rpm for same. Can anyone tell me where to get that and also if that is paid or free? I'm looking for both server and client packages. I work on linux administration and interest...

Resolved! Restoration Size

Hello Experts, I tried restoring 5 kb file from tape but could see it showed me 167410176 KB Current kilobytes read. What is this size since the file is 5 kb only? Thanks,

H_Sharma by Level 6
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Resolved! Restore not able to start due to Drives are in use.

Hello All, Can some one has any solution on this, I can see that the drives are busy with another backup.   ############################################################# Logs : 06/24/2015 10:46:37 - awaiting resource C30697. Waiting for resource...

Sachii by Level 3
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Resolved! Unable to Restrict Access to Windows Java Console with auth.conf

Hi   After a long effort and research into Windows security I managed to the Windows Java Console working on on our Windows 2008 master server. Now I have the opposite problem where that anyone with Windows Administrator privileges can log on to Ne...

NetPaul by Level 3
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Resolved! Importing tapes - media ID issue

Hi folks, My system, which sole purpose in life is for importing and duplicating LTO2 tapes to LTO6, is failing to import any tapes. I've successfully been through the process of building a couple of test platforms and trying the process out first s...

Resolved! Create a Volume Group to prevent writing to a tape

Would it seem fair to do the following 1. create a volume Group with a meaningful name like 'DoNotWriteTo' 2. Add in tapes that are taken offsite for permanent retention There is a situation where we need to set a very high and one off retention p...

Resolved! Image Cleanup

Hello Experts, Few days back we had mapped two luns L:/ and M:/ 2 gb each on windows master server to take disk based backup. after that these were removed. Now we are getting error in Image cleanup and it says partial success.   /24/2015 5:39:26...

Resolved! Remove the tape drives from exisiting netbakup & add to new setup

Hello Team,  We have a setup where netbackup version is on solaris 11 OS. The tape library is IBM TS3500. We are configuring new media server with Linux RHEL6.4. Now we are planning to remove the 2 drives from exisiting media server setup & ...

knbu by Level 4
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Resolved! Problems installing Netbackup Client 7.6 in Solaris Zones

I'm having problems installing the 7.6 client on a Solaris 10 server for which we have implemented zones. I have tried to follow tech note TECH65627 but keep getting the following error.   Installing NetBackup and Media Manager as <SYMCnetbp> ## E...

Resolved! SQL cluster Vmware backup

Hi  I have a setup with ESX 5.5 . SQL VM is MS clustered. Can i use netbackup to backup SQL cluster using API ?  

jinxnbu by Level 5
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Resolved! MSDP Clean up

Hi, One of our customer is experiencing a problem with their MSDP. Upon checking, reamining available space of MSDP is at around 1 TB and they do have scheduled backups that are running. As per customer, all images from the catalog and MSDP are al...

nbuengr by Level 5
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Resolved! Media Server - Drive connectivity

Hi All, I have 2 media servers with 2 HBA cards (=4 ports), 2 san directors, 24 drives and 24 SSO license. Please suggest whats the best scenario for media-drive zone connectivity to get good speed performance. 1. Each media connect to ...

iaw by Level 5
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Resolved! Netbackup Vault configration

Hi, We are using Symantic netbackup6.5.6 in ourr envirement for backing up windows and UNIX  machines. I am newto netbackup.I want to know step by step configuration of vault. Quick responce would be appreciated.   Thanks

Resolved! eject with two library paritions, one CAP, ACSLS

Hi All I am researching how to eject tapes. I have two Netbackup appliances (different domains). I have ACSLS. I have one SL3000 library configured into two partions with one CAP between them. Because of the partioning the CAP mode needs to be manua...

GSH by Level 3
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SQL Server backups fail with status 6, secondary status 150

I have already looked at (which reasonably summarises the behavior I see) (how to set the client read timeo...

wsutton by Level 3
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Resolved! bpgetconfig/bpsetconfig from Media server

We have a few clients that are missing the correct server list entries for the master server, but connect just fine to one of the media servers. In most cases we know the way to fix this is to add the correct entries for the master's cluster nodes to...

areznik by Level 5
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Resolved! Program Files\Veritas\NetBackup\BPFSMAP_TMPDIR

I see that this folder is 20GB in size. When looking at these files they are all old inode scan files that have never been cleaned up. Obviously this is eating up a big chunk of my drive space so my question is can I safely remove these files that ar...

Resolved! Need help on taking backups to NAS

Hi All,  I need your help and suggestion on taking backups to NAS drive which is connect to network. I checked with my Windows admin and it is not possible to mount that NAS as a drive on the server. Please suggest how to do that.