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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 Moderator
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Resolved! Tape Library Drive not detected

Hi all,   I have master server running windows 2008 R2 and media server on 2012 R2. I zoned tape library Scalar i500 on media server, but the tape drives are detected as other devices. And when i configure tape library only robot is detected.  I k...

MSI_iqbal by Level 5
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Resolved! Backup and delete

Hi, I have a situation where I want to backup whole content in a folder and after the backup has finish it will auto delete all the content inside that folder every hour. Is there any way to do this? So far, I only know netbackup can perform backup ...

Resolved! Tape Duplication - Is Compression Enabled By Default

I had a backup job that actually spanned three tapes - it has at least 3 TB or more data that it is running a full NDMP backup on.  This is from a NetApp filer, via NDMP, and to Ultrium 5 tapes.  The original backup uses no compression.  The backup j...

joe1871 by Level 3
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Resolved! Restore Failes with error 2850, media position error 86??

Hi, I am running NBU on a single Master/Media Win2008 R2 server.  I am running NDMP backups of a NetApp Filer (OnTap 8.1).  When trying to restore to that filer, I get the following job log: 1/12/2015 5:51:11 PM - begin Restore 1/12/2015 5...

joe1871 by Level 3
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Resolved! Recommended Master server/Catalog data replication to a DR site

Here is my environment -   Primary Data Center 1 Master server at primary datacenter - Windows 2008r2 Virtual running Netbackup (yes, I will be updating quite soon) 2 Media servers at primary site - Windows 2008r2 running 1 DataD...

Resolved! Picking List for Robot showing incorrect eject status

I've got a report issue on NBU, running on Solaris. Tape library is an SL3000 with the Access expansion modules ( so very large CAPs)   When I run the vault, all the tapes go into the CAP, and the job completes with a status 287 (some tapes...

Resolved! Tape Labeling out of rule

Hi,   So I got the attached tapes log. Strange think is why some of the tapes added have the Media ID  0501L5 instead of XO0501, as you will se most of them are with XO1234 then we have 1234L5 then again XO1234 and then again the last insertion we...

Resolved! Backup failure with error code 156-VM Backup

Backup failure with error code 156 .Failure on VM backup as Snapshot job is getting failed. Kindly confirm if this is something to be done @VM end itself. 01/12/2015 19:37:38 - Info nbjm (pid=10211) starting backup job (jobid=5530957) for client wp...

Resolved! Migration from solaris to AIX

Hi I have my NBU Master working on solaris i just wanted to move that setup to AIX what are the prerequisistes that i need to follow. Regards

amit30 by Level 4
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Netbackup services

Hi All ,   I need to know the service dependencies for NBU 7.X and in what order it has to be started.

Question re vmware Exchange / SQL backups

Suppose we had a folder within vSphere called "Messaging servers" which contained multiple Exchange HUB, CAS, EDGE and MBX servers. We would like to back up these servers at the same time.  If we created a policy that was based upon the name of this ...

Resolved! How to identify already experied tapes

Hi How do i identify already experied tapes so that i can re use it. In reports images on media doest showing experiration date and time for some of the medias. Is those medias already experied?    

Resolved! migrating from suse linux to solaris

Hi   I have my NBU labsetup working on suse linux i just wanted to move that setup to solaris what are the prerequisistes that i need to follow.Experts please share Regards  

Existing VCS Netbackup migration new new Hardware.

Hi Friends, I need your feedback and suggestions on my below Netbackup design. I am new to Storage foundation so kindly provide some technical help also... I will be very thankful to all of you.... Existing environment : Site A {VCS two node share...

Priyeranjan by Level 4
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Resolved! Netbackup Accelerator Question

I am trying to get a better understanding of what this is used for and when it actually works. I took over an environment that is running, but where I left we were on 7.1 so most of this is new to me. I was told that Accelerator only works on...

Resolved! Error received from media manager layer

Hello,   We recently had a case open with Symantec about the error that I am pasting below. It was thought to be ghost tape drives at the time which we fixed. We had 3 more failures come out this weekend, and was wondering if anyone else has had th...

CoMurphy by Level 4
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Resolved! Storage Unit/Groups Question

We have a Red Hat Linux media server that has 16TB of disk storage. Currently the disk storage is configured in 2 8TB storage units. Each of the 8TB volume are configured with 3 storage groups (2.7TB each)  to create the 8TB logical volume.   My qu...