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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! Advice needed on Symantec NetBackup 7.5

    Two Media servers, each with one standalone tape drive, exist in the Sym Netbackup 7.5 environment. Both weekly full and daily differential incremental backups need to run for the clients and each schedule has a different retention period. Be...

murshad by Level 2
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Resolved! Netbackup migration from to 7.6

Hiii experts  i need your suggestions and input on 2 scenarios which I have to perform in november. I have checked various specs related to os, nbu version and hardware on catalog backup do not exist on tape. catalog backup goes t...

rookie11 by Moderator
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Resolved! How to restore user contacts from an Exchange GRT backup?

GRT allows restores of individual email items.  Is it possible to do the same for a users contacts? If not, how would one restore contacts for a user? Windows 2008 R2, Exchange 2010, NBU Thanks. James

jasw61 by Level 3
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Resolved! Let users use Previuos Versions Tab to restore from netbackup

Hi! I wonder if there is anyway to back up a file area with netbackup and let users themself do the restore with previous versions tab, like shown in this picture:

Bartoooo by Not applicable
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Resolved! nbdelete - proper usage

I see this technote on nbdelete usage, but it still is not clear: What is the proper command to run when I want to clean up on a specific DataDomain device?   Running NBU 7...

Resolved! ATMOS storage unit showing as down in NetBackup

All backups are failing which is assigned to specific STU - with error "no storage units available for use(213)"   Checked with storage team and they have verified and come up with no issues from their end. Upon checking found below error.. Stat is...

Resolved! Parial Backups

Hello Experts, We are experiencing issue with one of our solaris servers. Its has file system error so some files are getting skipped and backups are partial. So i enabled bpbkar logs with verbose = 5 on client to know how many files are getting sk...

Resolved! PROBLEM - Backup ORACLE 11 + Symantec Netbackup

Hi all! I have a problem with a Oracle Backup. I tried to realize a FULL backup but appears a problem. I dont know if it isn´t compatible or what? Windows Server 2003 ServicePack 2 Version DB: 11203 Symantec Netbackup Server: Version of...

Resolved! Duplication Job running immediately after disk backup

We have a Lifecycle policy for exchange backup, once backup to disk is completed duplication job is starting. We want the duplication job to start after 2 weeks.   Please find the parameters of duplication job Retention Type Fixed Retention Peri...

Resolved! Backup node1 restore node2 RAC Oracle Netbackup

Hi, I run Oracle RAC environemnt 11g2 NBU 7.6 Im having 2 problems takes me alot of time. 1, I backup on node2  RUN { ALLOCATE CHANNEL ch00      TYPE 'SBT_TAPE'; ALLOCATE CHANNEL ch01      TYPE 'SBT_TAPE'; SEND 'NB_ORA_CLIENT=pe-pub2,NB_ORA...

tien86 by Level 4
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SAP Sybase Online DB backup

We have an incoming project for SAP Sybase online DB backup. Exadata ORACLE RAC server. This is the first time we will do the Sybase online DB backup. Can anyone provide step by step procedure configurations on Sybase DB backup. 2 Nodes   1. What...

Resolved! Exclude List Properties

Hi, I read the Symantec NBU Administrator Guide, vol1 : Windows regarding how to exlude list. My client asks me NOT to backup several extension. Is it possible in the Client Properties > Windows Client > Exclude Lists ; when click on the button "A...

Resolved! how archiving is happening in netbackup?

Hi Team,   can any one please expline how archacing is happening in netbackup ?. and how it is deleting data after duplication is don .means how it is deleting dae datain a primary location? 

sravya by Not applicable
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VMware backup error 84 & 156

Hello, I have a lot of VMware bakups failing with error 84. I reran part of a failed job and got failure of 156 (snapshot). The VMs are SLES 11 SP3 servers. My envirement. Masterserver   --  Solaris 10 with Netbackup 7.5.07 installed Mediaserver ...

Resolved! Duplicating to another disk or tape from an AdvancedDisk

Hi,   I'm wanting to duplicate a number of images from one storage unit to another, to free up the disk shelf for redeployment. Using the catalog section, when I select duplicate from the top box, I can't select AdvancedDisk (only Basic Disk) so I ...

Resolved! In SAP Backup tape was mounted for the first backup, then dismounted. for the second backup it will be mounted again.

Hi, Is this normal for each SAP Backup netbackup will open a new session.  This caused that the tape was mounted for the first backup, then dismounted. for the second backup it will be mounted again.   This dismount-mount operation at least takes ...

Hyper-V VMs are in saved state after backup

Hi, my master server is NBU We are backing up VMs in a Hyper-V server. This is a single node Hyper-V server (Windows Server 2012, NBU with a few VMs. Yesterday we found some of the VMs are placed into saved state after backup.  My ...

liuyang by Level 6
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Resolved! Backup running very slow

Hi Experts, I need your urgent assistance on a long running backup, below given are the details. Master OS : Linux Master NBU Version : 7.0.1 Client OS : Windows Client NBU Version : 7.0.1 Issue : Backup of few drives taking more than 70 hours to...

Vickie by Level 6
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