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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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How to I search logs for the Transport Type?

I have a number of policies configured to backup my VM's via the SAN, and with NBD as the secondary option should the SAN backups not work. Now, I would like to be able to search my logs to find out if/when this has ever occurred. If I open any giv...

Resolved! A solaris 11 netbackup client?

Hi All, Just sharing information and maybe I missed something on the capatibility document (or the one I checked is out dated).   There is a Netbackup Client for Solaris 11 correct? Best Regards!      

Resolved! Vault tapes

I have Vault configured this way: Backup - MSDP pool - Fixed 2 Months ( Primary )    >Duplication - Tape - Yearly Pool - Fixed 7 Years      >>Duplication - Tape - Yearly Vault Pool - Fixed 7 Years     Vault is configured to eject tapes in < Yea...

BTLOMS by Level 5
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Resolved! Netbackup 7.0.1 Notify when tapes are Frozen Expired

I currently have a 10 tape drive(IBM) for tape storage management connected to my Nebackup 7.0.1 application.  We are using DSSU for duplication policy and have continued to run into issues with the duplications failing because of no media available ...

Resolved! VMware query builder - best way to group Servers / backups

Hi all, we are in the deployment stage of NBU and have come to the point where we need to start creating our policies.  "The Dream" scenario is to have the policies configured in such a way that we will no longer have to manually create a backup job ...

PCI requirement to show encryption - get a plan!

PCI audit - the auditor wants to SEE the encryption.   Not just verify that KEYS exist, not test backup and restore, with and with out keys.   He wants to see the data on tape using OS commands, and then see what it looks like once keys are delet...

Genericus by Moderator
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Resolved! NBU Error Code 156: ERR - Volume resolution error on Server 2012

Hi All,  I'm hoping that someone out there has seen this issue and can help me out. We are currently running the NBU Client ( on a two node Windows 2012 cluster. The active node completes the backup just fine. The passive node fails with err...

pcozzo by Level 2
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Resolved! Multiple schedules in the same day

Hi all, I currently manage dozen of NBU policies that perform daily full backups to different volume pools (7 schedules per policy - one per day, different volume pool per day) with a 1 Day Frequency: everything works fine. Now our customer ask to ...

Resolved! VMWare policy - Incremental and Full backups the same size

We have recently changed some of our policies from Flashbackup to VMWare and have noticed that the incremental daily backups are the same size as the full backups. As we then duplicate these to tape, we are now having issues where our tape dives are ...

Andy_A by Level 2
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Resolved! Backup is failing with status 156

HI All, we are using w2k8 with NBU 7.0 as Master/Media/Client as same server, and coming to incremental backup is running fine, but coming to full backup D:\ is failing with 156 every week, and if we restart the backup manually  mostly its completin...

john10 by Level 6
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Resolved! Using multiple cleaning tapes successively

Dear all, when using multiple cleaning tapes they will be automatically selected by NetBackup in alternating order (e.g. CLN001 - CLN002 - CLN001 - etc.) upon request. Therefore, the usage count will increase equally and all the tapes will have no c...

Resolved! Showdow copy compontents backup failing

Dear Team, When Iam taking backup of C and showdow copy,C getting partial success and showdow copy failing with 50 error code. Master/Media:Linux,Netbackup 7.5 Cllient :Windows 2008,Netbackup 7.5   01/07/2015 02:55:27 - Info bpbkar (pid=60952) B...

Resolved! Need help!! Retreive data from Opscenter

Hi Team, I need a help. I want to check my backup windows through Opscenter. Hows that possible? Can i get a graph presentation to see when my backups started during weekend and when it got finished. Though i can check it through pol...

Resolved! New Sybase backup failing with error code 6.

Happy New years !   I am configuring a new backup policy , policy type : Sybase .  I copied the script from the existing server who's backups are running well and amended it to use on the new server and added the path into the policy. But it is f...

Resolved! Backup getting hang

Hi Team, Backup hanging at paticular mount point.Its window client,i asked windows team they saying its not huge file.Need Reasons why backup getting hang.   Master//Media:Linux,Netbackup 7.5 Client :Windows 2008,Netbackup 7.5.   Thanks in adva...

Resolved! Backup server with different vlan

Hi Experts,   Need your inputs here. I have a master server Nbu 7.6 in windows, appliance 5230 as media server and mixture of clients. All in same vlan. Now we have a bunch of other servers which is there in other network(vlan) and configured these ...

file read failed (13)

Hi Guys, I am currently facing issue to backup a big data on Symantec NetBackup Appliance 5220 more than 14 TB with accelarator feature in one stream.  Environment:  Master: Enterprise 2008 R2 64 bit Media: NetBackup 5220 (MSDP) Client: RedHat 2...

Resolved! Netbackup catalog recovery

I am planning to migrate an old master server to a new physical server. The old master server is configured with OST plugin to EMC data domain appliance.  I have the most recent catalog backups respectively in both tape and OST disk.  If I fu...

Samzone by Level 2
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