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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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Major VMware CBT bug that affects all backup softwares

I try to search forum to see if someone else had already post it, but I did not find it.   VMware post this technote regarding a CBT problem that affects all backup software and all VM versions.

StefanosM by Level 6
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Netbackup not excluding folders

We have recenltly upgarded to Netbackup . I have a client running windows 2003 with the netbackup agent also upgraded to version However the backup jobs seems to be backing up all drives and not excluding the folders specified in th...

yobole by Level 6
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Resolved! Disk Expiration Method

Hello Team, Due to a project requirement ,need the below information to proceed further for configuration  Master Server : RedHat Linux , NB 1) Need to configure backups in such a way that data gets copied to the Disk 1st & then to the ta...

reachah by Level 4
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Resolved! Netbackup Catalog Migration from Redhat to Solaris 10

We are getting ready to do a DR test. Our Production Netbackup Master Server is running on Linux Redhat. The catalog and all data tapes will be shipped to our DR site and we will be recovering the catalog to a Solaris 10 machine that has Netb...

jreilly37 by Level 2
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Resolved! VMhostname/displayname not matching up, errors backing up

Hi All, I searched around for this and couldnt find anything that led me to resolution. I have 6 VMs that have a 'client name' in the policy view window (not 'new client' selection window) and in the activity monitor window, that is NOT the same as ...

Nate_D1 by Level 6
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Backup of Windows 2012 NTFS deduped volumes

I'm wondering why in the NetBackup 7.x SCL is stated the following: "Regarding the Microsoft Windows 2012 NTFS data deduplication feature: - NTFS deduplication volumes may be backed up to BasicDisk storage units only." Did anyone tried to use a de...

Stefano_Lomba2 by Level 3
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Resolved! Backup best practice for an Oracle Exalogic

I'm running Netbackup Enterprise on RHEL 6. My organization has an Oracle Exalogic with many virtual servers running on it. Does Symantec have a best practice for how to back these appliances up? Is it something that Netbackup can have creden...

Resolved! Exchange GRT and Mailbox Directive Confusion

Hi there,   I'm currently going through the exchange documentation and am having issues understanding the difference between using GRT vs the Mailbox directive. Do I use both at the same time? We have 3 exchange servers: EX1, EX2 and EX3. I would...

Seth_E by Level 6
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Resolved! Exchange DB backups failing with snapshot 1542 error

Hello Guys, i configured Exchange DB Backups to run on a server in our environment and each time a backup is initiated, it flags error 1542, detailed status is highlighted below: 11/05/2014 18:32:51 - Info nbjm (pid=3664) starting backup job (jobid...

Resolved! Cross Mount Point

Hello Experts, If i select the below backup seletion of and does not enable the cross mount point in standard policy. Does it take the files directories inside it or will take only files as cross mount point is not enabled in the policy. Backup Pol...

Resolved! Different policies

Hi, I'm running NBU 7.6 and I need to backup some files with 2 different retention period. All the weekends the job will run with the retention of 2 weeks and only on the last weekend of the month the retention needs to be infinite. We current hav...

Resolved! Opscenter Upgrade

Dear All, I have Opscenter Analitics and i want to upgrade , what is step need to follow please suggest . Operating system is windows 2008 R2 Standard 64 bit , also share patch download link   Thak You !!

Resolved! Output of the command vmoprcmd

Hi,   I am a beginner and trying to understand the output of the command vmoprcmd. Below is the output i get on 1 of our servers. The drive paths are a set of numbers like {3,0,2,0}. I dont understand what these numbers mean. Can anyone help? Tha...

Resolved! Need help in configuring NDMP

Hi All, we are using NBU 7.5 on W2k8 Box as Master/Media same with physical  box with Dell TL4000 with 2 LTO5 Tape Drives. Now we had requiremnt to configure NDMP backup's for 2 NetApp Boxes and also some 19 file server clients. i have idea how to c...

john10 by Level 6
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Resolved! Windows 2012R2 MSCS Installation Steps

Hi NetBackup Forum, I try to Figure out the correct steps to install a NetBackup cluster Master Server in an MCSC enviroment. I was able to configure the cluster an install NetBackup on the active Node, unfortunately the Setup was not able ...