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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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Resolved! VMWARE and mount points

My customer has an issue on a linux vm. When he restores files from his machine he can't see files that are on an other filesystem mounted under /opt. So the VM has 3 disks, normal os, swap and data disk. In the restore gui for policy type vmware an...

maurijo by Level 6
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Resolved! Schedule for basic disk storage Unit

I haved enabled the disk stagging & the backups are writern on disk . Stagging schedule  is enabled for this &   frequency is 4 hrs . but the job is not running as per the schedule due to this today the disk was full . I have  mannuany run the backu...

Resolved! Restoring Files with out overwriting new versions

I'm restoring files from a point in time on a share, say 03/11/2015. I need to overwrite these files with the backups. I'm using the option to "Overwrite existing files". Is there an option to not overwrite files with newer timestamp on them , meanin...

Resolved! Deduplication Summary and Parameters settings

Deduplication Summary and Parameters settings   Just thinking what’s the best setting for deduplication for MSDP Pool .  My Netbackup appliance has a deduplication ration of 82.61% ? not totally sure what that’s means ?? ( See attached diagram ) ...

yobole by Level 6
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Resolved! Capacity stats on the contents of the MSDP pool

I need to provide capacity stats on the contents of the MSDP pool What we want realty is a daily, weekly and monthly stats of each client and size of backups within the dedupe pool. We currently have a 1 month retention period within the pool which...

yobole by Level 6
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Resolved! How to change media server name

Hi All,   We have created a media server -windows2008 r2, we have to change the name of the server. Please let me know what is the procedure i need to follow before i change the name after changing the name in netbackup. We are using Netbackup 7.5...

Resolved! Throw old backupid(s) at an SLP

Hi, on HP-UX Does anybody know if its possible to throw old backupids at an SLP. Have lots of tape consolidations to do and doing it manually, ensuring I end up with the correct number of images before expiring the original is somewhat tire...

Resolved! Backup skipping sub folder

I am experiencing a similar issue as this post: I have a policy that backs up 4 clients at 4 different locations.  It's backing up the same path for each site.  Tw...

Resolved! Off-host and Snapshot solution suggesiton

I am in a stage of designing a solution for customer who is already having NB5230 appliance and Netbackup master server windows 2012 R2. custemer wants to backup vmware clients as below. snapshot will be taken at client side and copied to MEDIASERV...

mahmedp by Level 3
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Hyper-V 2012 R2 Backup Issue

Hi..  I have few Virtual Machines, recently we have migrated the Hyper-v From 2008 R2 to 2012 R2. Post Migration few of my windows 2003 Sp2 Virtual Machines Backups are getting failed. From Windows Logs I found below error messages. Any suggestion...

punbs by Level 4
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Resolved! Restore email notification

Hello All, Quick question.  Is it possible to setup and receive email notifications when a restore starts and completes (with status if possible) ? Thanks !   Environment - Netbackup Master on Linux RedHat 2.6

Duplicate data on Virtual tape to Physical tape

Gurus,    I am using NDMP accelerator to backup data on Isilon ( NAS) to DataDomain VTL, then need to  duplicate the data from VTLto physical library. The Isilon is connected to the physical tape drives. Can I configure the physical storage unit on...

Resolved! Unable to push install Netbackup client.

Hi All,   I am trying to install netbackup client on one of my solaris client. It failed showing below error:   Software installation on bmcbest1v-nb failed. Software installation messages:        bmcbest1v-nb ... Client bmcbest1v-nb -- Solari...

Resolved! Scratch Media

Hello Experts, I need to know about the scratch media. We had 10 media in the morning and in the evening we had 2. So just need to know how can we know how many media were in the morning on scratch pool and how much got used today.  

Resolved! What is a driver, device file, device path in netbackup

Hello everyone,                   What is a driver, device file, device path which creates which and the functioning associated with each one.I have read the admin guides but i couldn't keep my finger on it.Anyone could please help me understand the...

Resolved! Media Retention

Hi Experts,   I have to increase retention of the images from 1 month to 1 year. Found we have 4 tapes that have all the required images and 18 images on these 4 tapes. we dont have mutiple retention on tape Got confusion. I believe i have 2 opt...

Resolved! FlashBackup for windows and Multiple stream

I am using flashbackup for windows to backup three volumes E and D and F .. should the backup select be   \\:\D: NEW_STREAM \\:\E: NEW_STREAM \\:\F:   or \\:\D: \\:\E: \\:\F:    

yobole by Level 6
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Resolved! Solaris11 Project Tuning (Shared Memory) for Clustered Netbackup

Hello, I'm looking for a solution to start NB processes on NB Master Server 7.6 installed in VCS cluster to start with Solaris 11 project for shared memory tuning. NB processes on VCS cluster are started by perl script located in netbackup/bin/clus...

Kong_Hoong by Level 3
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