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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! Updated Java now I can't start backups

Hello, I updated java on my system and now I can't get any jobs to run. I followed the instrutions on the link below, to update the Java on NetBackup.   I have NetBackup 7....

Resolved! NetBackup 7.5 Java Admin Console on Windows 8 ?

The NetBackup 7 Compatibility List (page 71) specifies that with Windows 8 the Java Admin Console and the Remote Admin Console are:  "Supported with NetBackup 7.6 and later". We installed 7.5 Java GUI and 7.5.0...

Resolved! VMrestore

Hello,   I am getting strange error message ... :32:19.496 [176637] <16> bpbrm main: from client slin95: ERR - vf_log_provider_msg: 07/11/2014 14:31:52 : vdOpen:VixInterface.cpp:419 <ERROR> : VixDiskLib_Open() error: 13 14:32:19.496 [176637] <2> ...

ElGringo by Level 6
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Resolved! Sharepoint Farm keys not generating?

Guys,  I have followed the following technote, command runs successfully but the keys are not generating.. any idea why? with regards to permission its all good; i can see t...

Spartacus81 by Level 6
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Resolved! Adding cleaning tapes

Drives cleaning comment says "NEEDS CLEANING", as I didnt find any cleaning tapes, 2 cleaning tapes were inserted. I ran an inventory from netbackup "2 new medis are added with below media id" in inventory details and 2 tapes showed up as scratch. W...

Resolved! error 98 erasing tape before running backup.

Is there a specific setting that needs to be set or media server to run in order to erase tapes? We have two sites which Netbackup 7.5 manage our backups. Our local one, where I am, has got LTO6 drives installed and the other site, LTO5 drives. Lo...

Resolved! Backup VMware

Hello Experts! I want to perform a basic backup and restore of VMware. So, do i need to create new policy for the VMware or i can use an existing policy for my VMware? and if i restore that VMware, can i get the .vmdk file of the VMware? Thank yo...

Upgrade to job failures with Network errors 41 and 636

After recent upgrade to different job fail with network connection issues error 41 and 636. I have looked through the forums and added the key to change the time out from 2 hours to 15 minutes. The job complete when I retry on the 3rd time ...

cjm99 by Level 3
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Resolved! Silent Installation - Solaris Master Server - Is it possible?

We are performing a D/R Drill and trying to determine if possible to automate the Master Server installation which runs on Solaris.  Is this possible and if so could someone provide any insight or documentation of how this can be accomplished. Thank...

timob12 by Level 2
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Resolved! Celera Simulator for restoring NDMP Backups

I am trying to find a method for restoring NDMP backups that were on an older Celera which we are about to decommission.  We've stood up EMC's Celera simulator and I can connect to the simulator from both the media server and from the master server...

Creating a new SLP

Hello   I am a little new to the backup environment. I would like to know if some one give me command for creating a new SLP   i know it is nbstl SLPNAME -add ...................   But then i am lost. i know how to create it using GUI. But for ...

Resolved! FAQ - Defragging volume on which NBU catalog resides

Heyas, I am running my Master with NBU 7507 on a windows 2008 server. I need to defrag the volume on which my catalog resides. I dont need assistance with accessing or executing the Windows Defrag utility.   I am interested in hearing feedback fro...

Media servers a MSDP/PD Disks

We just upgraded to 7.6.02. We have two DD servers with each having its own PD. Server - A : PD -A Server - B : PD -B Yesterday I noticed that restoring from an image that was backed up using Server - A to PD -A, the restore kicked off on Server ...

BTLOMS by Level 5
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Resolved! Unable to import tape

Windows Server 2003, Version Netbackup 6.5. I have an issue where looks back in 2009, month end backups failed and were run the following week. This weekly tape seemed to have been used in a month end 3 months later.  the data i am looking for is i...

Resolved! Block Size issue

Hi Team, We use to use SIZE_DATA_BUFFERS a value of 262144 and backups use to work fine. Now suddenly backups are failing with error "The tape device at index -1 has a maximum block size of 65536 bytes, a buffer size of 262144 cannot be used" Wher...

BVshet by Level 5
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Resolved! NetBackup 6.5.2 - Database backup is currently disabled

I am new to netbackup and have inherited a legacy system which I am trying to understand I am getting a log message saying "Database backup is currently disabled" This appears to be caused by the fact I do not have a cold catalog backup in place (c...

Tillers by Level 2
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