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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 Level 6
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Resolved! VTL emulation

This may or may not be the forum to bring up this query,but here it is anyways An end customer is using HP D2D storage and plans to use it as VTL instead of disk (cust has his reasons to use it as VTL) Question is does it make a difference in backu...

jinxnbu by Level 5
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Resolved! Troubleshoot slow backups

Hi  I have an AIX netbackup envt with db2 backups some which are san media servers and others just clients. I wnat to check  logs which i can look at and also tuning parameters in order to try and improve backup speed. From Media server i know i c...

jinxnbu by Level 5
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Resolved! MSDP pool size

Hi, Customer has 50TB disk (HP) but when configuring the disk pool, only 30TB can be utilized. How can they utilized the whole 50TB if only one disk pool can be configured? OS is Windows 2012 Standard. Thanks.

nbuengr by Level 5
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Resolved! NetBackup 7.6.1 fails to install on Solaris

I am trying to install NetBackup 7.6.1 on our solaris server. I get this error while installing the NetBackup server. dbping: fatal: open failed: No such file or directory Killed Killed Start ASA Server Failed! error cod...

Shadob by Not applicable
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Resolved! Jobs showing up in Activity Monitor with nothing but a Job Id

I have not been able to figure where these jobs are coming from.  They don't appear to be a backup, but some sort of cleaning job.  In the last week I've accumulated almost 80 of them so far.  It was happening before my recent upgrade.  We were ar 7....

Resolved! Need help on Netbackup 6.5

Hi  This is my first post in this forum also I am new to Netbackup admin role. I need your help in troubleshooting netbackup client server 6.5 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5.6 (Tikanga). We have NBU master server on AIX 6.5 b...

Resolved! netbackup catalog recovery to alternate location

Hi Team,  Please guide to perform the netbackup catalog recovery to an alternate location (on the same master server). The requirement is to ensure the catalog backups are useful in case of any corruption in Netbackup. after testing the recovery , ...

Brits by Level 6
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Resolved! oracle Solaris recover in Ldom

Hi all ; we have SPARC T4-2 servers ,configured OVM for sparc on it . one control domain and 3 LDOMs and these LDOMS configured as media servers to backup directly to NAS Storage. we have the below environment : * Master server             - Host...

Deyaa by Level 4
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Resolved! How to backup MS SQL AlwaysOn

Hallo. Es gibt leider immer noch keinen Netbackup Agenten um ein AlwaysOn SQL System zu sichern und ich wollte von euch einmal wissen wie ihr eurem AlwaysOn Cluster mit NBU_7.6.0.4 sichert? Über jeden Tipp bin ich dankbar. Danke & Gruß

Resolved! User creation on netbackup master server

Hi Experts,   I need to add  20 users in admin group.I dont want to use the GUi there any way i could create those users through any command for all those 20 users via script.   Regards Automation 2015

Resolved! Unable to See Exchange Backup since moving to DAG

I am running Exchange server 2013 CU 8 on Windows 2012 R2 and have been backing it up using Netbackup on Windows 2008R2 using a VMware Policy with MS EXchange database option. Since 27th May we have implemented a DAG and introduced passive m...

Resolved! MSDP Disk Pool

Hi, Is it possible to configure 2 disk pool in a single MSDP? Thanks.

nbuengr by Level 5
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Resolved! Licensing

Hi All, I knows about the vmware license, licensing netbackup and app or database agent per host or ESX with Enterprise Client tier X (tiering with amount of processor socket). How about if all guest house in the ESX use the Standart Client (no tie...

Zailar by Level 5
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Resolved! Drive is listed in Device Manager and not by Netbackup

Hi,        Three media servers share 5 tape drives from a tape library. Operating System from three servers are listing out all 5 tape drives.   However, only one media server is showing all the 5 drives in NBU. Either tpautoconf -t or scan -tape...

Resolved! How to move Netbackup transfers to fiber interface?

Hello Symantec Community.   I need some help, a Vendor setup our netbackup 7.5 environment a while back and used the LAN connections for everything. Noone cared for a while but now the backups we are doing are so big its starting to saturate the p...

Resolved! Lost library path

  when i tried to backup on the library, netbackup console shows me " ROBOTHIC LIBRARY IS DOWN ON SERVER" the master server runs on Red Hat  5.6    The OS detect the path of the library, but Netbackup doesn't detect it.      

Npalma by Level 4
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Resolved! NBU and SQL Backup Restores

Hello,   Below listed is my environment,  SQL server 2012 , VM Client backed up by NBU SQL Agent , VM Master & media Servers 2012 , NBU versions  Clarification needed: 1. Can a SQL DB restore be iniated from NBU MS-SQL database extension ...

Resolved! NDMP backups from EMC Isilon

Attempting to backup an Isilon system using remote NDMP on Netbackup 7.1 (linux media server writing to Datadomain).  We have port 10000 opened bi-directionally between NAS device and media servers.  When the backup is attempted, it connects and the...