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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! Setting up VMware NetBackup host on Master/Media server

I'm in the process of adding VMware backups to a fairly new RHEL-based Master/Media server.  My intentions are to make this server the VMware backup host as well (it's lightly loaded).  I have added the NetBackup client license.  Is it correct that I...

ja1212 by Level 1
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Resolved! Netbackup Client Install Needed for Windows Server

Hello, We are using Netbackup in a Linux RedHat environment. However, we have several Windows 2008/2012 Servers that we need to backup All_LOCAL_DRIVES. From what I know you need Netbackup Client installed on the Windows server in order for ...

Resolved! restoration VmWare

Hello all I just do a restore of a VM to a different ESX overwriting the original VM. Problem: the restored VM on ESX different does not start. and having no longer the original VM I do not know how to Thank you for your help.

Lion13 by Level 4
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Novell Tree Password

We have been given a directive to change the TREE password for Netware Login.   THis password is also defined in the Target definitions on all Netware Netbackup clients.  Chjanging the password will result in backup failures because Netbackup uses it...

mudabo by Level 4
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Resolved! Windows 2012 server nbu 7.6 installed by mistake need 7.5

OK somewhere miscommunication happened and NBU 7.6.03 was installed on some windows 2012 servers.  The backup devices are 7.5.06 so need to downgrade the clients.  First of all does 7.5 support windows 2012?  Then secondly, is there a method to remov...

lsvare by Not applicable
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Resolved! Backup failure with eror code 12

VM backup failure with error code 12. There was an ongoing issue due to disk lock as all of them were unlocked by linux team. but among all those servers a server is still failing with error code 12. A snapshot job is started and then a backup job. w...

Resolved! Difference between Retention preiod and Rentention level

Hi In netbackup linux file level back up policy i noticed in scheudled tab retion period is 1 year and retention level is 5. i understand Retention preiod is to hold backup upto 1 year and i would like to know here what is retention level and why we...

Resolved! VM Instant Recovery fails with an error 5

I am trying to do an instant recovery of a VM from one NBU domain to another. The backup image was replicated through AIR. The comand I use is this: nbrestorevm -vmw -ir_activate -C mspwksv20 -vmproxy mspnbuv01 -temp_location LOCAL_MSPESCH31 -R "E:\...

Resolved! Backing up workstations and jobs are being suspended

Have an older NB environment and backing up workstations.  The jobs run, but over time, get suspended after about 10 hours.  Need help finding out why and how to solve this. Master server is only server and backing up to DataDomain appliance using O...

Resolved! Adding LTO6 drives to library with LTO4 drives

Hello, Yesterday we added several LTO6 drives to our SL8500 library that has LTO4 drives. After we installed the new drives, I zoned them to one media server, ran the wizard and it discovered a new robot. Now I have the original ACS(0) and ACS(2), ...

Frank_R by Level 3
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Resolved! Cross Platform Restore

Hi Experts, Can we restore windows flat files to linux system or vice versa ? Thanks,

Resolved! Oracle Backup and Restore parameters

Hi All, Thanks for your support..... We have netbackup as a backup tool.We have differenet rman backup policy. Backup script contains below lines.I have doubt about parameters. allocate channel ch1 type 'sbt_tape' parms='ENV=(NB_ORA_SERV=utsx45,N...

Resolved! backup to MSDP ends with error 83 (media open error)

one of my customers has issues with a media-server (MSDP) all jobs send to this MSDP are ending with error 83 (media open error) the environment is like this: 1 master server (win 2008 R2 SP1 Std x64) 1 media server (win 2008 R2 SP1 Std x64) with...

jurgen_barbieur by Level 6
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Resolved! Document format for defective tapes

Hi, im looking for such document / format which describes the procedures and how to maintain the history of defective tapes. i would appreciate your comments. thanks, Rahi    

Backup fail with error code 40

Hi , Server : window server 2008 r2 Client :7.5 backup selection :All_local_drive backup type : incremental backup  kindly give some view to see BPBKAR logs . 

Anyone run into nbars memory leak on NetBackup Solaris master?

I've got a slow memory leak in the nbars binary.  Eventually gets big enough (>6GB) that I have to restart NetBackup services on the master.  The leak is pretty slow - I can go several weeks before it becomes an issue and I need to restart. Just won...

elanmbx by Level 6
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Resolved! How to connect Master server with two shared robots in one library

The robot can be seen from system. #cfgadm al c4::500104f000affbb9           med-changer  connected    configured   unknown I finished all steps to do sg build and install but sgcan still didn't show the robot even though I can see them under /dev...