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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! VMWare Data Store Considerations

I want to understand that what percentage of DataStore Volume shall i keep reserve for VADP backups .  VMWare with Symantec Netbackup . Any other inputs to configure the VMware backups are highly solicited .   Regards , Abhijit Srivastava...

Resolved! Vmware Block level incremental backup

Hi Friends, I want to conform one thing we have configured vmware blocak level incremental backup in netbackup , there is many clients added in the same policy but some time i experince that backup keeps on failling for single client from this poli...

Resolved! Error Code Logs

Hello Experts, We need to integrate Netbackup in one of our Monitoring tools. It will send the reports to us on the basis of error codes thats got displayed in Netbackup Activity monitor. Pls let me know the location of the logs of this Activity mo...

Resolved! 98 Error Code

Hello Experts, I am getting an error message frequently Error 98. Surprisingly It gets successful after some time in Next attempt. There are many backups failing with 98 error code. But these get successful after 2 attempt automatically. Is there ...

Resolved! Archive bit equivalent in Linux

Hi Team, I need to know what is the Archive bit attribute equivalent in Linux. How is the archive state determined in LINUX? e.g Whether the files are backed up or not in LINUX server where in Winodws we refer to attributes column of the files.  

Goal_mg by Level 3
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Resolved! Snapshot In Windows and VMware

Hello Experts, My envornment is as below. Many VM machines and backup is happening via VMhost Master:- Win 2008 Server with Vcenter:- 5.5 1:- How does a snapshot is created in datastore in Vcenter. If vm's total size is 30 GB does it crea...

Resolved! NDMP clients offline

Greetings,   Here is another one.   Have a Master server with several ndmp storage clients that are offline and will not go online. When online is selected, nothing changes. No error message or code. When checking the policy configuration for t...

GHas by Level 4
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Resolved! Missing windows backup history

Greetings everyone,   More fun I am having. When trying to do a windows client restore using Backup, Archive, Restore no windows backup  history is found. Backup histories are present for unix and ndmp storage clients, just nothing found for any ...

GHas by Level 4
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Resolved! Verify all images by volume group or volume pool

Hi all,   This may be far fetched, but, is there a way that netbackup can validate all primary copies (or others) within a given period. So, lets say I backup 1 TB to disk and duplicate to tape. I'd like it so that Netbackup can check to ensure tha...

Seth_E by Level 6
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Resolved! Upgrading OpenSSL in NetBackup

Hello, I'm having a security issue with NetBackup. Basically I need to upgrade the installed version of OpenSSL that came with NetBackup. If the OpenSSL is not effected by the current and past vulnerabilities then I need to see document from Symante...

Resolved! Can I restore backups taken with DPA using NetBackup 7.6?

I am using Data Protection Advisor and wish to replace with NetBackup however still want to be able to restore from legacy tapes written using DPA. Is there any way in which NetBackup would be able to restore files from tapes where DPA was used as t...

gazman187 by Level 3
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network read failed (42)

NBU-- 8/12/2014 11:37:10 - Info bpbrm (pid=1478) reading file list for client 08/12/2014 11:37:10 - Info bpbrm (pid=1478) starting bpbkar on client 08/12/2014 11:37:10 - Info bpbkar (pid=1484) Backup started 08/12/2014 11:37:10 - Info bpbr...

lovy by Level 4
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Resolved! SQL Backups question

When doing an SQL backup does the full backup also backup and truncate the transaction logs? Also, and incremental backup will only backup the tlogs right ?   thanks,

BTLOMS by Level 5
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Backup Selection and non-english chars?

We have master server ( on SUSE Linux. Client on MS Windows 2008. And we've got the trouble with backup selection and non-english cars. Job log: 08/12/2014 17:46:57 - Info nbjm (pid=14909) starting backup job (jobid=89079) for client adc...

Ziggy1941 by Level 4
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Resolved! Need Suggestions on upgrade

Hi All, Currently we are using NBU 7.0/7.0.1/ & 7.5 on w2k8 machines, want to know whether the upgrade is direct from 7.0 to 7.6? if NBCC is not showing any error can i upgrade t7.0 to 7.6 directly? please let me clarify on this.

john10 by Level 6
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Resolved! Can not take backup in Tape (error coder - 98)

Hi, SWe have NBU 7.0 on Windows 2008 R2 A Hp tape Library. Unable to take backup on tape with the error code 98. I have tried to reinstalll the robot library..same problem.. Below is the error 9While doing label). 8/12/2014 3:47:36 PM - begin L...