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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! Log Backup

Hi  What is the exact requirement of a log backup(log backup policy) in Sql and Oracle ? Is that only required for truncate the logs or any role in the database restore ?

Resolved! Drives missed

Hi All We have SL8500 Tape drives available in that total 30 drives. but in our netbackup console only 26 Drives showing. That drives shared diff media servers with SSO options. How can I find which drives not utilizing..? Pls suggest quickway to ...

Tekkali by Level 4
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Resolved! Limit tape drives used for a restore

I know how to limit the number of tape drives used in backup operations but is there is way to limit the number of drives used for restores? A restore that got submitted yesterday (it happened to be a RMAN restore) used 4 of our 8 drives.  Is there ...

sclind by Moderator
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Resolved! netbackup 7.5.06 , bpdbjobs hangs

Hi,   i'm running NetBackup on Solaris 10. With 2 Mediaservers and the Master in a non-Global Solaris Zone. Sometimes i do have a strange behaviour. Everything runs. All jobs are scheduled and processed correctly. (as far as i can see) ...

Flako by Level 3
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Resolved! We are coming across and error during the install process of the windows client install on a windows server 2008 r2 64 bit

  We are coming across and error during the install process of the windows client install on a windows server 2008 r2 64 bit. Installing localy, right clicking on setup.exe and running as admin   Here is the install log.. I removed the ho...

cdirado by Level 3
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Unable to duplicate images

I am having the same problem as trying to run duplicates from the catalog screen and the command line.  I can issue the command or choose to du...

phscott by Level 3
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MS-Sharepoint - "invalid filelist specification(69)"

Hi, Attempting to run a MS-Sharepoint policy, with two clients. Backup selection is: Microsoft SharePoint Resources:\AllWebs When I run the job, I get the following error: invalid filelist specification(69) Detailed Status shows the following: 0...

JAM1991 by Level 4
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Resolved! Netbackup cluster passive node

Hi, In my environment, netbackup is running on vcs two node cluster. On passive node, netbackup services were stopped by mistake.   Now, if i try to run command netbackup start on passive node, what would be the imapct? will it effect the running ...

Resolved! Library Issue and Media Server

Hi Experts, We have One master server 7.6 in Windows 2008 and 2 Media servers are in Solaris in our envionment. 8 Drives are shared in All the three servers. I dont know its shared it or not but it shows 3 paths when we click on one drive one for m...

Resolved! media manager found wrong tape in drive

Problem started with library being down and OCP unresponsive, they have to phyically power cycle it to bring it back and then when I logged into Library console I see that there is a tape in one of 2 drives with no barcode. However I did a inventor ...

Resolved! NBU7.5.0.7 patch download- still alive?

Hi, I have problem to download the patch from the symantec website (the .exe file within technote 209033) but it fails to get response. NB_7.5.0.7.winnt.x86.exe provides fixes for NetBackup 7.5 on 32-bit Windows server and clients. www.sym...

etang by Level 3
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Resolved! Microsoft Windows 2012 NTFS data deduplication - Backup to MSDP?

Hi Everyone! I am looking into backing up Windows 2012 NTFS data deduplication volumes and in the documents I am seeing the following: Regarding the Microsoft Windows 2012 NTFS data deduplication feature: - NTFS deduplication volumes may be backed...

rbkguy by Level 4
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Resolved! Dual Port Tape drive multipathing

Hi team ,   Can we use Dual port Tape drive with Solaris 11 SPARC server as Master / Media Server?   What are the prerequisites for it & how to configure multipathing for it. ?   I cant disable Solaris MPIO as Storage LUNS are visible on server...

ashjosh by Level 4
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Resolved! Master Server Hardware Refresh SLP Operations

I only have a quick question that probably be answered easily.     I am in the process of doing a hardware refresh for the master server in my environment (, and i use SLP's to duplicate all backup jobs.  Should i suspend and or ensure no s...

Resolved! How to point a NBU policy to an MSEO policy?

I got a hit in the forum for this exact question, but the thread was locked sooo... Trying to familiarize myself with MSEO, and configured an MSEO policy. However the documentation is unclear as to how to specify the MSEO policy within the NBU polic...

LT2013 by Level 4
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NetBackup upgrade failed

Hi, we are helping a customer to upgrade their NBU servers. Their master server and media servers are all NBU on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. We helped them to upgrade to NBU The upgrades of media servers have no issues. During the u...

liuyang by Level 6
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