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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! Receive e-mail notification for a duplication fail

hi, is there a way to receive an e-mail notification when a duplication Job fail ? Netbackup : Netbackup entreprise master server is : Linux 6.5 Redhat. disk appliance is QUATUM DXI6702 ROBOT is : SCALAR I 40 thanks in advance.

issmag by Level 5
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Resolved! p2v conversion of solaris master server

I have a legacy solaris physical master server on SPARC hardware. We are thinking of decommissioning the physical server and covnert it to a virtual machine (for regulatory reasons). while doing p2v, i think we need to give a different IP and hostnam...

DPO by Moderator
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Resolved! Issues in Tapelibrary using robtest

I've tried to run robtest (Symantec net backup  and got this message -- C:\Program Files\Veritas\Volmgr\bin>robtest Configured robots with local control supporting test utilities: TLD(0) robotic path = MISSING_PATH:00X2U78Z0782_LL0 Robo...

DV1UBY by Level 3
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Resolved! Policy Retention

Hi Experts, we take full backup of 1 policy monthly and cumulative daily. Suppose today I take full backup and till next 30 days i take cumulative backup and due to some reason i could not take full backup in next schedule so what will happen in tha...

Resolved! Drive Troubleshooting

Hello Experts, We are experirncing issue with the drive. We have 8 drives and out of 8 drives only 5 are writing and jobs are in queue in activity monitor.  We did the following troubleshooting. We are using windows 2008 R2 server as our Master se...

Resolved! Migration tips from NBU to 7.6+

I'm planning to migrate from Symantec NBU (Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard) to Symantec NBU 7.6+ (Windows Server 2012). Also I'm plannning to migrate from other machine (more memory and powerful processor). Please provide me tips, suggestions...

DV1UBY by Level 3
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Resolved! Netbackup Policies list are not generating in GUI for a ID alone

Hello Guru's, Need your advise and help how to move on this below issue, facing problem  opening the policies in GUI using one ID , same time if we use other ID's its working fine and taking long time to populate the policies in GUI cosole.  Please...

Resolved! Netbackup Access Management

Dear Good morning, initially had a problem with netbackup Console, update the console comes up the console, Now I am having problem with the Access management, as I can do to configure and enable to run the Access Management for netbackup 7....

Elmer_Gomez by Level 5
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NetBackup (NetBackup 7.6 Maintenance Release 4) is now available!

(crossposted from the Netting Out NetBackup blog) I’m extremely happy to announce that NetBackup is now Generally Available! NetBackup is our latest maintenance release for the NetBackup 7.6 line.  This release contains fixes to 262...

CRZ by Level 6
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Resolved! Master Server & catalog replication

Windows 2008r2 Standard, Master, and Media servers running NBU   Hello all. Just looking for some input, best practices and guidance, for something I've never tried before.   Up until this point, our Master Netbackup server (a virtual b...

Resolved! SLP Question

Hello Symantec Forums! Have (hopefully) a quick and easy question to answer. Background NBU Master NBU Media DD4200 2xDD670   I have two SLP policies (full & incr). I am currently duplicating the Fulls from the 4200 to 670s (l...

DG-2005 by Level 5
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Resolved! How to backup NFS share with Linux host as media server.

Hello All,   I need to backup my NFS share with linux host as media server. My master server is windows host. What selections do i need to provide while creating a stoarge unit and a policy. What will be the steps that need to be followed for tak...

Neha_K by Level 4
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Resolved! Jobs that will execute the next 24 hours

is it possible you have a list of jobs that will execute the next 24 hours? NetBackup 7.5 environment OS windows 2008 thank you for your answers Regards

Lion13 by Level 4
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Resolved! Command for getting Backupid

What is the command for getting the image id for particular client backup happened on two months before and what is the command for extending the image expiration date for particular image ID.

Ramkumar_S by Level 4
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Resolved! Netbackup 6.5.6 Clinet installation in windows

Hello Team, I'm trying to install teh client s/w 6.5.6 , from master server I tried to push the client from master server using "./install_client_files ssh/rsh client_name "   I think there is no files under WINDOWS folder to push and install the...

Resolved! NetBackup support for Enterprise Vault 11

Dear All,   we are doing a lot of upgrades for Enterprise Vault to the latest version 11. Most of the customers are also using NetBackup to protect (backup) their EV environement. Surprisingly, after the EV upgrade to V11 - neither version of NBU (...

dAncer by Level 3
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Resolved! NAS file-system Backup

Dear Forum, I need to backup NAS file-system from Solaris 10 Master/Media server on NBU NAS filesystem is shared on Windows 2008 machine.   Pls. suggest steps/procedure to do the same. Thanks In Advance.  

NBU2010 by Level 6
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Resolved! Rename a NetBackup media server

I need to rename the newly created media server. The media server was added with its fully qualified name (, the administrator wants it to be registered with the hostname only (short name). Has someone done it before?If yes then...

Unable to backup SQL data using Netbackup

Hi All, I have an odd issue going on here, I am using nerbackup 7.6 to backup my sql data but when I start the job it completed sucessfully but does not backup any information. What my sql team does is that they use a separate software to backup al...