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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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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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Resolved! SRT for Solaris 10

Hello, Can I create an SRT for Solaris 10, from my Linux or Windows Netbackup Master Server?  or do I need a Solaris Netbackup Master Server to create the SRT?   Thank you in advance!  

Resolved! Checking the status of policies

Hi Everyone   In our production daily around 1500 backups are getting fired at different times.We check the status of every backup manually to send reports.Is there any automated way to check the status of 1500 backups at once on  daily basis. Reg...

Resolved! where is Solaris SPARC nbu client?

i have upgrade my master server to and now upgrading my Windows and Solaris clients. after some searching i finally found the link for the Windows client upgrade from to as well as to version. however, i am having di...

manatee by Level 6
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Resolved! SQL backup duplication.

I want to duplicate my old SQL backup with different retention, is this possible in case of SQL backup?   I see under catalog search parent job is not listed for old SQL backup. this can create any hurdle in restore? Is there any other way to dupl...

Resolved! Netbackup Opscenter

Dear All,   i have symantec netbackup, i want to install Opscenter on windows 2012 Server or windows 8.1. Which version of Opscenter is compatible with Netbackup   Regards AbidGhori