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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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NDMP backup - Netbackup

How Netbackup read data from NDMP clients (e.g Oracle ZFS/ Netapp Filer) ? Is it a block read or file read ? Can number of files be a factor in slow NDMP backup performance ? Is there any parameters for performance tuning ?   Thanks !

Resolved! Error when i select a VM from Netbackup socket error

Hi I have a netbackup enviroment with NB Master "NetBackup-RedHat2.6.18" and Backup Host "Windows server 2008 also 7.5". Two week ago we have seen a problem when I selected a new VM machine from VCenter. Policy --> Clients --> And when I se...

Arturo_Lopez by Level 5
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Resolved! VM backups failed with sc 6

Hi  My VM backup for a particular client failing with SC 6/23 through SAN. Master server : win2008, Nbu and vm backup host is Appliance 5230. The same VM getting backed up via nbd but failing on san. The other vms located on the same data...

Resolved! Exchange Transaction logs grow while backup is running

Hopefully this is a pretty simple one, and apologies if asked and answered previously but I have hunted   While our Exchange backups are underway I notice the avaialble space in the Logs area goes down, obviously when it finishes the logs are clear...

AW365 by Level 3
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Resolved! Media driver is not compatible with windows PE (BMR)

Netbackup, windows server 2012 R2 I run a ms-windows type with bare metal restore (all local drives). Parent and child job status is 0, but the parent job have this error:   7/2/2014 3:11:57 PM - Error bpbrm(pid=47876) BMRERR: Received BM...

Resolved! file read failed(13)

Hello,   Does anyone have a solutin about this issue?   02/07/2014 05:10:58 - Info nbjm(pid=21492) starting backup job (jobid=9093) for client JSS-DATA-S2, policy LD5_JSS_FILES_A, schedule Full   02/07/2014 05:10:58 - Info nbjm(pid=21492) reques...

vnroot by Level 4
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Resolved! Host requirements for client-side-deduplication

I don’t know if someone can help me on getting at least an approximate idea of the CPU/RAM requirements for the clients that use client-side-dedup in an NetBackup environment, do you have any metrics that can reflect an estimation of those requiremen...

jmarques68 by Level 3
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Resolved! NBU 7.6 and ALTPATH

I have a site recently upgraded from 7506 to 7602, and as they had installed NBU on the C drive they subsequently added ALTPATH touchfiles to relocate the image files to an alternate location. I have read a number of forum entries relating to this a...

SYMAJ by Level 6
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Resolved! Backup re-run if system was turned off

Hi, I need some clarification of the following situation: If the Virtual Machine where NetBackup Master and Media server located (on same server) is power off on the day  that the Monthly Full backup is scheduled to run, will NetBackup is smart eno...

etang by Level 3
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Resolved! Product key for Netbackup trialware

I downloaded netbackup 7.6 at Symantec Marketing Campaign site When I try to do the installation, it prompt me for a product key, which I dont have. Where can I get the product key? Thanks in advanced.

teckling by Not applicable
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Recovery issue

Hi All, We have two media servers (mediasr1 & mediasr2) with the same ddboost storage unit configured. On the mediasr1 the ddboost device configured over FC & mediasr2 the same ddboost device is configured over IP. We are trying to restore the data...

ontheark by Level 2
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Resolved! Skip open files and don't use vss.

So we backup a file server that has new files constantly being written to it.  Files are never opened once they have finished writing and files that are open don't need to be backed up until they are closed (finished being created).   Server has a lo...

Restore error

Hi All,   I have an issue with restore of data backed up to a DD Boost device.   We have two media servers (eg. mediasr1 & mediasr2) on which the same DDboost device is configured. On mediasr1 the DDBoost device is configured over FC & on mediasr...

ontheark by Level 2
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Resolved! Robotic Control Issue (ACSLS)

Hello all! I have recently become quite confused about my options for an old tape library. Here is the current situation: We are running NB on an AIX 6.1 Master, two AIX 6.1 Media Servers and two Windows 2008R2 Media servers. All are on 7.6...

Unable to connect to the EMM server error(77)

Hello, After an upgrage from netbackup to, I get this error (Unable to connect to the EMM server error(77)) when i launch the console. And, when i launch the following command : bpup -v -f  I get this message "Start up of one or mor...

JAKAMOU by Level 3
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Resolved! Flashbackup for AIX

Hi Techiz,  Couldn't find much specifically for AIX in flashbackup. When I select Auto method for snapshot the policy says unable to create snapshot with auto method when I hit ok to policy, and I thought auto method decides the snapshot method at t...

Sid1987 by Level 6
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