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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! How to set autolabel for Daily Diff back up

  i have a Symantec Netbackup 5.1 Enterprise installed. Problem: Netbackup keeps overwritting /appending onto the same tape despite the entire list of free tapes/media (label as TAPE01 - TAPE20) i have in my volume pool-->Daily Diff. my volume p...

Resolved! Shared Tape Drives and Maximum Concurent Write Drives

Hi all,   Just a basic quesiton here.   Let's say we have one Tape STU and we have Max Concurrent Write Drives = 8 (8 Drives in Library) And we create another STU on our 2nd media server. Do I also enable 8 for concurrent write drives? Or, would...

Seth_E by Level 6
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Resolved! Vmware backup failing

Hi,     M trying to configure backup through new v center version 5.5.(nbu but the backup is failing with error code 23 Error opening the snapshot disks using given transport mode: Status 23 . I have tried nbd method but backup still fails ...

Pangal by Level 5
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Resolved! Full VM restore of guest to alternatre location.

Hello, I am having a problem with restoring a Full vm guest with 7.5.06 version of netbackup. I am trying to restore to an alternate location (ESX server). However when clicking on the change button to select a alternate esx server. Which should d...

Dsss by Level 3
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MS SQL Always On Availibility Groups / NBU

Hi,      How is anybody handling the "passive" databases of MS SQL AlwaysOn Availibility Groups using NBU MSSQL Agent. We are using $ALL for the databases on both clients and the passive db's fail due to them being, well, passive. We get the error...

Resolved! Deleting images manually

The images on disk will be deleted randomly after they are stored on the tapes. I know that many people are using SLPs to control the deletion. Unfortunately I haven't a license for Advanced Disk therefore I'm not able to use a SLP for doing me the j...

day by Level 3
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Which package to download for RED HAT LINUX 5.3 . NetBackup_7.6.0.1_CLIENTS1.tar.gz and NetBackup_7.6.0.1_CLIENTS2.tar.gz . It worked fine with solaris but while installing on redhat it shows error that it does not contain client package

Pangal by Level 5
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Resolved! Netbackup SELinux, Restoring context on symbolic links

  We are having a problem where the SELunix context is not breing restored on Symbolic Links within SELinux. i.e Context before backup lrwxrwxrwx. root root unconfined_u:object_r:httpd_config_t:s0 asoft1 -> file1 Context after restore lrwxrwxrw...

JOHNRW by Level 2
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Resolved! bpbackup doesn't write file log with -w option

Hello, I have a bpbackup process running ok, but when I add to the same command the option -w It doesn't write in the file log. The command is the following: /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/bpbackup -w -c SFE_UNIX_TRIMESTRAL -s USER_DIARIO -S mrbackup -t ...

pepita by Not applicable
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Share Point GRT not complete

hello every one i have this infrastraacutre below for netbackup  master server :windows 2008 r2   version clinet sharepoint 2010 1 &2: window 2008 r2    version clinet for SQL 2008 1 &2 : windows 2008 r2 version 7.5 when appear t...

ali_baniamer by Level 3
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Resolved! Query on replication

Hi Experts, i have AIR configured i my setup between production and DR. Its happening through 50Mb/s wan line. As of now 80Gb of data is taking 12-14 hours to complete on daily replication. Now the real challenge is we are going to add few more serv...

Resolved! NB upgrade from 6.5 to 7.5

What is the quickest way tp upgrade a large number of linux NB clients from 6.5 to 7.6 other than logging into each client and running the upgrade script.   Master server is windows server and media is unix. Master server is 7.6 and media and clie...

Leed_Engineer by Level 4
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Resolved! Client recognized as WindowsVista 6 in Host Properties

Hello, Many of my windows 2008 servers are recognized as WindowsVista 6 in Host Properties --> Clients in the "Operating System" tab even though they are correctly mentioned as 2008 in the policy tab. This causes discrepancy in its system state back...

Resolved! bpduplicate script for specific policies

Hi everybody   I have in my Netbackup environment daily and weekly duplications. The daily duplications are ran manually but the weekly duplications run by bpduplicate scripts. Follow my actual script:   bpduplicate -dstunit 6drivesLTO4Prod -dp D...

Resolved! Down drives

Hello, I want to UP the drives listed below. I have checked the library and it does not have any errors. NetBackup seams to be working fine. I found this because I was looking at the settings for the SUN SL150 tape library. We are getting ready to a...

Need to up drives.

Hello, I want to UP the drives listed below. I have checked the library and it does not have any errors. NetBackup seams to be working fine. I found this because I was looking at the settings for the SUN SL150 tape library. We are getting ready to a...

Resolved! bpbkar logs structure

Hello im having trouble reading the log againts a backup policy, the situation is i have a client that runs multiple policies in it , but one of them is failing , when i want to read the logs and gather info on the failed job  i cant separate that j...