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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! tape restore for oracle database take long time

Hi all ; currently i take oracle backup to tape and conmpress it via netbackup so the total size approximatly 35 GB , then to test the database restore from the netbackup i delete a datafile called example and try to restore it from rman via the bel...

Deyaa by Level 4
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Resolved! Catalog backup full issue with status code of 2009 and 2

When I SSH to master server, under activity monitor, I keep seeing    catalog backup status code of  2009 and  2. It always show   two status code of 2 and one status code of 2009.  We are using   Scalar i40  Quantum tape library, its current version...

Resolved! Oracle Backup Compression

Hello All, We need to take compress onilne oracle backup. our symantec tech-suppport said that , compression is not possible for oracle through netbackup. Kindly share your views on the same.     Thanks, Sagar

Looking for Netbackup Talent, Chicagoland area

We recently  have a new opening in our Chicagoland offic  for  aNetbackup Engineer... Responsibilites will be  level 2 and level 3 support with some professional services as well.  Please let me know if you are interested. Thanks,

juggernaut1 by Level 5
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Resolved! Restore from tape and disk

Hi all ; Currently i configured a policy with 2 schedules , full backup to Disk and full backup to tape library . i couldn't make multiple copy for this policy as the tape and disk not on the same media server. the question here how can i specify N...

Deyaa by Level 4
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Resolved! Number of media Servers for an SSO license

Hi,       Is there a limit for number of media servers being used for sharing tape drives? We are trying to add a new media server to the existing environment. Currently, tape drives are shared betweeen servers 1 and 2. Server 3 is added to the en...

Resolved! Flashbackup snapshot error 156

Hello everybody,   I would like to ask for a suggestion regarding windows flashbackup backups and restores. I have to backup and restore a system with a millions of little files (this is a characteristic of the application running on the server). ...

Resolved! VM backup deduplication rate

hi Team,  Please check the attached screenshot and help me to understand , what is the de-dupe % meaning here - 78.20% data is dedupe  and only 21.80% data is written to MSDP pool  ? or 78.20% data is written to MSDP pool and 21.80% data is dedup...

Brits by Level 6
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Resolved! Does VTL usage drive during erase (bplaebl -erase process) ?

Hi All, We run bplabel -erase on tapes in VTL to make them scrtach. During the process does VTL usage a tape drive (virtual) to erase  the tape or is it just a software process (no actuall hardware involved ?) Thanks My script  cat erase_media_tld...

NB plugin and vCenter Server Appliance

Greetings, Does anybody know if the "NetBackup Plug-in for VMware vSphere Web Client" can be used with the vCenter Server Appliance? NB version: VMware version: 6.0 Thanks, Doug

Backup falling with 25 error

Hello Team , Master server - solaris - netbackup 6.5.6 Client Server - Linux - netbackup 6.5.6 Media server - Linux - Netbackup 6.5.6   I'm trying to run the backup for client - Immediatly i'm getting 25 error bptestbpcd command is workign hos...

Resolved! Creation of Barcode rules / Media ID Generation

I'm actually new to creation of barcode rules. This is with regards to my post about relabelling default media ID A000 to new barcode label on tape. It mentioned, before I do inventory robot on the newly labeled tapes that I have to create barcode ru...

Resolved! Missing control file, unable to restore netbackup set

Hi, I would need some advice on how to restore the datafiles without controlfile. When I bplist, the list is missing the controlfile. Anyone has any idea on how to restore the database for this? -bash-3.2$ /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/bplist -C hq07s...

Bb28 by Not applicable
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Resolved! Excluding the directories from backup

Hi, I would like to exclude few directories from backup . NB version is . Master server is RHEL & Client is Solaris11 I have added /usr/openv/exclude_list_policyname & added the directory but when I run the backup it takes into backup.    ...

Resolved! Netbackup support for UEFI based systems

Restore an entire UEFI support system with Netbackup can be done only to the original machine . Symantec System Recovery 2013 support hardware independ recovery of UEFI based systems. Is there any solution on roadmap for hardware independ recovery ...

asherh1 by Level 3
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Resolved! SMTP server - Update

Team, Am looking for the information to get the detials about the SMTP server. 1) How to check what is current SMTP server it is using? 2) If we want to update new SMTP server with the old one, What are steps to be followed & also does it require ...

Vamsi1 by Level 5
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Resolved! NBAC wont start after upgrade to 7.6 in clustered master server

Hey guys, issue with NBAC after uprading NBU to 7.6.1 on a Windows 2008 R2 Cluster. We have a Master Server-only clustered with Microsoft Cluster. NBAC was working normally before the upgrade. Before upgrading, we set the USE_VXSS to PROHIB...

Germano by Level 3
Partner Accredited
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Resolved! Scripting Media Reports

I am frequently asked by our customers how to created Backup Exec reports that will show either: 1. Media written to since the last set of backups and the date it is due back or 2. a Media Report for the tapes that are being sent offsite and a Med...

DRMan by Level 2
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