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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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Hi Guys! Good Morning, The more a month I'm having trouble generating the volumetric report using the OpsCenter because the netbackup is not computing the amount of data copied. Found that, in both is generating the same data, so I believe the pro...

LucasFroes by Level 3
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Resolved! Tape Media Ejecting after backup

Hi We are using Netbackup 7.6 with Dell PowerVault 114X( with 2 drive options).  After each backup to tape media, the respective tape ejects from the drive. Is there any setting which needs to be done on Netbackup software or it's related to hardwa...

Resolved! error code 6- Vmbackup failure (virtual backup host)

Master - Solaris 10, Netbackup (acting as media Also). Backup host : windows 2008 R2, Netbackup , virtual machine. backup of one of virtual machine is failing with error code 6. " ERR - Error opening the snapshot disks using given ...

NBU35 by Level 6
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Windows 2008 SAP backup issue with netbackup

Hi All, I am facing the following issue while backing up SAP backup using brbackup tool. When I run manually backup from NBU Admin gui jıb fails with the following error: But if I run the script from sap client directly it works sucessfully.   SAP...

turhan_sensoy by Level 5
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Resolved! Disk Pool and maximum size recommendation

Hi   I'm configuring a NBU 7.6 master / media server on Windows 2012 R2 physical server. I want to configure Advanced disk pool with some disk volumes. I need to know the best practice refers to the volume size. I plan a lot of 4 TB volumes to mer...

larjona by Level 3
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Cant backup Suse client server

Hello, I need help how to backup client Suse server. Backups were ok in past but now about one Month is not possible to backup it. Master and client are the same version of NetBackup 6.5.6 , connection seems to be ok, bptestbpcd ok, vnetd ok. All ot...

ziro by Level 4
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Resolved! Unable to install NBU 7.5 x64 to client server windows 2012

Hi, Somehow I cannot install NBU 7.5 x64 version to one of our client server with windows server 2012. Most of the client servers were able to installed. But this particular server wont. Upon running of installation I got the error message: ERROR: E...

Resolved! Netbackup immediate job initiation using commands

I have following requirement in Windows2008 R2 - Netbakup 7.5 , tried many ways to convince the client for other plans but below requirement I need to implement Stop the applicationTake application folder to disk level backups on the same server – Z...

Resolved! How to do DB2 restoration at Disaster Recovery site?

Hi all, We are going to have a restoration exercise for DB2 backup at my customer DR site. The scenario is like this: 1. We have DB2 backup at production site. 2. The backup being replicated to my customer DR site. 3. The restoration will be done...

tarmizi by Level 5
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Resolved! Step by step guide to upgrade Netbackup

Hi,   I need to upgrade the Netbackup 7.0.1 to Netbackup to my Linux DB server, do anyone has step by step guide on how to upgrade the Linux server? I find it very general in Netbackup admin guide.   Server: [root@myxxx01 etc]# uname -a ...

dskwan by Level 3
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Resolved! Netbackup performance tunning

Hi All, I have two SAN media servers..and a master server. LTO6 supported tape drive... NB 7.6.1 on linux platform. I am taking the backup of SAN media servers(backup happen through FC)..and both the drives are shared in bet them..So media server...

Resolved! Specific Backup Selections or ALL_LOCAL_DRIVES with Exclusions

Hello, I’m configuring backups for a few VM Guests (Windows Server 2008 R2) with multiple hard disk drives.  I accidentally “blew up” the Datastore/LUNs where these VM Guests reside by attempting a VMware Policy Type backup because there were disk d...

NBMe by Level 3
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Resolved! Image CleanUp Process using VTL

Hi All, I manually expired the image using Catalog window in Netbackup Admin console.( Step:  Just selected the image and clicked Expire.) But I unable to get  free space in DD( DD is configured as VTL). I just read the below mentioned article and...

Resolved! Tape Drive Storage Indication

Hi We are using Symantec Netbackup 7.6 with Dell powervault 114T( with LTO-5 drives) . Is there is any indication to know how much data is written on the tape and what is the total capacity of tape. And when the tape is full, is there any kind of a...

Resolved! How to check the retention of 2nd copy?

Hi, I've changed the retention period of secondcopy for a backupid using the "bpexpdate -recalculate -backupid <bacckupid> -copy 2 -ret 9. How can i check wether the retention changed or not? If i use the "bpimagelist -U -backupid <backupid>" it i...

Can we backup Hyper-V from Microsoft Scale Out File Server

Hello All,   The hyper-v environment is configured in such a way that the hyper-v files reside on a  Cluster Shared Volume on another SOFS server. I'm able to browse the VM's and add them to the hyper-v policy however I get an invalid snapshot erro...

Kisad by Level 5
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Resolved! Backup is running slow

Dear Team,   I am facing the following issue.I have backup runnning with several servers where the backup file is 500 MB and above and it is taking long time to complete at the initial level and due to this data is getting lost.Please help on the s...

KiranMM by Level 2
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