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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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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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Resolved! Oracle virtual machine backup

Hi,   I have a netbackup enviroment running with .  Need  to take a a complete backup of VM which is hosted in OVM.   Is it possible ?? need a steps how to go ahead as I am new to this

NetBackup are gathering for their very first AMA

The Symantec NetBackup team is doing an AMA tomorrow. Got questions? We've got the answers With all kinds of good stuff going on in the world of NetBackup, we wanted to make sure that we get together with anyone and everyone that has any questions. ...

SymTerry by Level 6
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Resolved! NetBackup Plugin virtual machine

So I have inherited an environment where some things were partially setup and nobody knows where things were left off. I am trying to walk through the Symantec vCenter plugin setup to see why the error below is happening...

Resolved! maximum files list of bparchive -f file.

hi all: I have a file with the filepath of over 4millions files. When I issue bparchive -p "policy name" -s "schedule name" -k "string to facilitate searching/id the bkp" -L logilepath -f filename on my solaris 10 box. the bparchive takes its time to...

rbadilla by Level 3
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Resolved! MSDP, two retention models, which would consume more space, and why?

  Env: NetBackup v7.6.1.1, MSDP, single master/media. If I have the choice/option of either retention models of: a) 2/8/0 - keep daily diff for 2 weeks, keep weekly full for 8 weeks, keep no monthly full. ...or: b) 2/4/3 - keep daily diff for 2 ...

sdo by Moderator
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Resolved! VM Conversion Server 2003 failing with Status 7

Hello everyone, like here discussed: the conversion of Windows Server 2003 32 Bit Machines seems to be a known issue. I've got the same issue - the conversion is failing with ...

Daniel_Be_ by Level 4
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Resolved! How can I restore from copied NDMP-tapes ?

Dear all,   some time ago I was requested to make inbetween backups of some filesystems (on our NAS over NDMP) . This differed slightly from the way we normally make our NAS-backups in terms of retention and (smaller) size of the backup itself, so...

Resolved! Request to verify this configuration (VMware Exchange 2010 GRT)

Hi, I wonder if somebody might be able to validate our configuration before we start using NBU 7.6.1 for Exchange 2010 backups / restores.  We are using a minimal account rather than full Exhange / Domain admin account.  We will be using a vmware po...

BirtyB by Level 4
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