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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 Level 6
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Resolved! Netbackup Daily Reports

I am a complete newbie to Netbackup and trying to find my way around this product. I would like to setup a Daily Report that is e-mailed to me each morning with the backup completion status of a specific server. Any pointers to begin setting this up...

Resolved! OpsCenter Vault Query

Hello I need a report query to show the number of copies from a backup Image.  I need to know if there is a image without vaulting. I'm lookuing for that in "domain_image" table but i'm not sure Thanks in advance  

Resolved! DR and Tape list

This is about calculating the tape list needed for the DR test: Whenever our client tell us about the DR drill we ask them which application/DBs we are going to test and then on the declaration date we take calculate the tape list for those policies...

tollboy by Level 4
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Resolved! Backup as a Service

Hi, can i use netbackup software Backup as a service if yes. How? pl. share any white paper/case study how netbackup is working BaaS.   awaiting your kind reply.   regards.

mnakhan by Level 5
Partner Accredited Certified
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Resolved! Duplication job is failing with status code 228

Hi All, We recently upgraded NetBackup Master/Media server from 7.0 to 7.6, after upgrading to 7.6 "nbsl &  NetBackup Vault Manager" are not coming up for the same i followed TECH55418 and rebooted the server from that time NBSL is up and running, b...

john10 by Level 6
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Resolved! NBDB transaction logs corrupted

Hello ,   I have an issue with Netbackup server where NBDB transsaction logs got corrupted due to filesystem full. and nbdb is not available I have proposed  action plan to rebuld transaction logs during force DB start. However customer is saying ...

symsonu by Level 6
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Resolved! Error 96 - What am I missing?

I have an IBM system (AIX 6.1) that was relocated from another site along with a Quantum PX720 tape library. New hostname and new IP addresses and I have successfully configured it as a media server to the master server (RedHat Linux 6.5). I have con...

Resolved! Vault tape rotation

Hello, We are using Netbackup Vault to eject media for the library. We want to rotate tapes in and out of the library for DR purposes. I have read in the documentation that you have a vault policy to do this, however I have not been able to get it t...

Resolved! What is Media ID mean when backups written to Disk means

When I look for backup id's in GUI catalog, Backups written to disk have media ID's @aaaax or @aaaav etc., Whats this media ID, and when is it assigned? Does each disk pool or Disk stu have unique media id? Is this media ID static?

Resolved! Unable to Add Virtual Machine Name - VMware

Dear All, NBU on Solaris 11 sparc Master. Backup Host : VM on RHEL 6.2 Vsphere : 5:5 (ESX) Adding Virtual Machine through GUI but unable to do so as it is showing following error. ----------------------------------------- The operation ...

NBU2010 by Level 6
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Resolved! Netbackup for POC

Dear All, How can I get a demo/trial version of Netbackup (latest available version)?   I need this for product evaluation and POC.       

SoJ1 by Level 2
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Resolved! NetBackup Client Download Link

Hello Experts , I need to download NetBackup client 7.6 for SuSE Linux 11.2 but am not able to find the  dowwnload link. Could you please share it with me. I followed the below link but it ask for certain keys which i dont have. http://www.symant...

devatos by Level 2
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Resolved! Change Server Role from media server to master server

Dear All,   Does anyone have experience in changing Netbackup server role from media to master? What should i do before, during, and after implementing.    Best regards, Iqbal

MSI_iqbal by Level 5
Partner Accredited Certified
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Resolved! Storage Unit groups

Hi  The below is the nbu envt i have.  1 Master, 4 Exchange DAG nodes which are also media servers. Each DAG node has its own DSSU.  I have 12 exchange DBs which are spread across these 4 media servers. My policy is setup in such a way that each s...

jinxnbu by Level 5
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Resolved! SQL Backup running too long and failing with error 2

Hello All, We have Master Server on Windows 8 R2 Version ( and client is on Windows 8 Version ( here We are facing 2 issues.  1. As I click on Netbackup Ms SQL Client it takes 15-20 minets to reflect. 2. As I configure Backup and...