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Marianne by Moderator
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Resolved! Cannot choose disk SU when creating a SLP

Windows Server 2008 R2, NBU 7.6.0.1, License Trial Full.   I create a 4 SUs : 3 SU is disk - basicdisk, 1 SU is MediaManager - tape.   When I create a SLP: In step : New Storage Operation > Properties. Operation = Backup. In Destination Storage A...

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Resolved! Convert Linux Master Server to Windows Master Server

Running NBU 7.6.0.1 on RHEL 6.3 single Master server with a Scalar i80 four drive library.  Backing up Windows and Linux servers, Oracle, Exchange and File backups.  While the backups are super efficient with multiplexing, the network bonding and fun...

Resolved! Hyper-V 2012 R2 off host backup

Hi, I'm currently setting up the backup environment for backing up our Hyper-V fleet. I'm running Netbackup 7.6.0.3 master server on windows 2008 R2. When the machine is taking the backup, while the snapshot running - the virtual machine has gone BS...

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Resolved! bpnotify script running after each stream

Hi there,   I have a policy that has multiple streams enabled. I have a client that is configured for bpstart and bpnotify. I find that the bpnotify script is executed after each stream. Is this normal behavior? I'd like it to only execute after a...

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Resolved! problem when bpdbjobs output contains commas

I have a script that runs bpdbjobs -all_columns and parses the output based on being comma delimited.  But now I run into problems when I see that sometimes a column contains commas: BACKUP C:\ USING \\?\GLOBALROOT\Device\HarddiskVolumeShadowCopy1...

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Resolved! Drives are getting down

Hi Experts, We are experencing the below issue with our SL150 library tld0 cannot dismount drivex slotx already full. Let me tell you that it has 8 drives and we all drives gets down frequently and tapes get stuck on it for long time. We didnot mo...

Resolved! About generating the lost media report regularly

About generating the lost media report regularly You should generate the Lost Media Report regularly so you can recall media that has not been returned from the offsite vault vendor but which should have been returned. Media can get stranded ...

Duplicate entries for jobs one failed and one successful

Hi all, I would be grateful if someone could help shed some light on this issue that i'm having. I have several policies to back up virtual machines. It seems that for some of the clients the backup times out and retries for second time. The problem...

Seera by Level 3
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Resolved! FETB and Puredisk Licensing

I have a FETB license of 5 TB and also have traditional licenses like std client, Tapelibrary etc. How this FETB works along with traditional licenses? Whether FETB is only for Puredisk? Whether FETB is applicable if I take the backups in Tape dri...

Resolved! Can the off site tape be protected using password?

Hello I use netbackup 7.5.x and use the Netbakcup Vault option to make a second copy and send the second copy tapes to offsite for storage. my question is is there a way to password protect the tapes which are send offsite, reason for this questio...

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Resolved! Netbackup 7.5.0.7 with Accelerator using Netapp volume as storage unit?

Hi all, I've got a Netapp with a bunch of unused space which I've carved a cifs share volume.  I've added that as a storage unit to our Netabckup master server. I'm wondering if I can use Accelerator for that storage unit.  When I enabled it, it po...

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Resolved! Policy deletion

Hi,    Is there any issue while i am restoring a database(Sql/Oracle) or Exchange db or  VMWare image if i delete the original policies from netbackup that it backed up. I have a plan to do some hosue keeping so going to delete some old policies wh...

Resolved! NetBackup Client binary confutation.

Hi All, I am new for netbackup kindly help me for configuring this application. We have netbackup 7.6.0.3 on Win server 2012 R2 Std. We have done the basic configuration for netbackup. Also done the vCenter configuration, backup job and restorati...

Resolved! BCV policy created with the Raw devices but backup is not working

Hello All, In my netbackup 7.6.0.1 environment i have configuerd a BCV (Storage VMAX 40K) but when i configuerd a symatrix path in the policy the backup is running but its completed with 32KB. The size of raw path is good enough but when backup is r...

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Resolved! BPEXPDATE -deassignempty [ behaviour question ]

When using BPEXPDATE -deassignempty, does this take a tape which no longer contains a valid image and mark it as scratch?  The description in the command guide is not clear about this - at least to me.  

Resolved! is it advisable to recycle tapes?

i'm trying to weigh the pros and cons of recycling tapes against buying 100s of them every two months. is it advisable to recycle tapes? if so, up to how many recycles can they be used?  

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Resolved! Symantec NetBackup Cloud & EMC Atmos Cloud Storage

Hello, I am testing "Backup to the Cloud" in our company. We have Symantec NetBackup 7.6.0.2 on Solaris 10 and EMC/Atmos Storage v 2.1.6 ... Question 1: Is NetBackup 100% compatible with the EMC/Atmos Storage interface using the Amazon S3 or AT&T ...