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NetBackup 8.3 product videos

Continuing with the product videos initiative that was started with NetBackup 8.2, the NetBackup documentation team has come up with 3 new videos for 8.3 security features:NetBackup CA Migration External KMS support in NetBackup Configuring SSO in Ne...

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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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Windows 2003 client backup failed with EC 13

Hi,   My master is running on unix and the version is 7.6.01 and the windows 2003 client is also the same version. Backup is going to the 5220 appliance. I have check all connectivty issues but all looks good, bptestbpcd resolving file and backup...

Venu_S1 by Level 3
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Resolved! How to find if overwrite was checked on a VM restore

Linux Master server, Windows Media servers, VMware agent/restore.  I need to know if there is a way to find out if overwrite was checked by an administrator for a particular restore.  Is there a log file somewhere that I can view this?  The restore ...

db1980 by Level 2
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Resolved! replication director? DFSR solution? Netbackup scheduled restore?

I could really use some advise to get me going in the right direction.  First let me explain my current environment and problems. I have about 100 file and print servers, one server at each location, backing up to tape drives at each location.  We w...

invalid command parameter

Environment NBU = 7.5 OS = windows 2008R2   Error while Configure Disk Storage Server => De-duplication   ERROR Name invalid command parameter. RDSM has encounter an STS error: UpdateStorageServer config

Zahid_Haseeb by Level 6
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Resolved! OPScenter

I need to download OPSCenter for Netbackup master server Which version of OPScenter do i need, and how to download software

Georgess18 by Level 3
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Resolved! Oracle RMAN backup failing with error 6

23:50:06.077 [26328.23460] <2> logparams: -sb -rdbms oracle -S bkp-srv1 -to 300 -c peq-prod11-ora-full -s Full -clnt peq-prod11 -FULL -kl 15 -b peq-prod11_1398124200 -jobid 46794 23:50:06.185 [26328.23460] <4> bphdb: Module: libncf, Release: 7.1 , B...

ELKHOMRI by Level 3
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AIR to primary site to secondary site

  I'm using AIR to duplicate to my DR site for the first time. My environment is version and I'm using two Netbackup 5220 Appliances with MSDP/PureDisk. In the PDC my customer executed without problems the backup and the duplication jobs....

Luca72 by Level 2
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Resolved! complete recovery of windows server - couple of doubts

Hi, I'm attempting a full system restore of a windows 2008 server (client A) to another windows 2008 server (client B). I'm following the below mentioned Technote as a reference. However I have couple of questions. 1. While restoring should I be se...

Resolved! How LTO4 change to LTO6 Drives and Tapes in NBU

Hello,   i need a little Help, i must change next weck old LTO Drive to new LTO6, ok change the physically Drive is no a problem, just one thinks make me a headache: to remove old tapes and replace the new tape in the new LTO6. first one i change...

Resolved! Why the NET_BUFFER_SZ dramatically improve the backup speed?

Hi All,   I have a real world issue and I managed to resolve it, but I am more insteresting in the why the NET_BUFFER_SZ works.   Below is the description:   Issue There is a newly installed NBU client at 7.5 level in the HP 11.31, IA64 platfo...

Gavin_Tu by Level 4
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Resolved! bpdbjobs wanted to sort by jobid by ascending order

Hello I'm running 7.6.1 on win2008 R2 SP1 By default when you execute bpdbjobs.exe - report -file c:\file.csv the output is automatically sorted the job id in descending order, is there a way to sort it in ascending order by jobid? Thanks a lot

gbkhor by Level 2
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Resolved! Non supported OS VM backups

  Currently running the latest 7.5.  We do have some older VMs (Netware 6, RHEL 4 32bit, RHEL 5 32bit) that have the latest supported client installed (netbackup client 6x). We are looking at upgrading to so we can upgrade vmware to 5.5.  Q...

su_A_ve by Level 2
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Resolved! Dual-Port LTO drive's configuration in Linux.

Hi, We have 4 dual-port LTO5 tape drives and I would like to configure them under  NB 7.6.0.[12].  The issue is that the IBM TS3310 needs license for "Path Failover" but I do not know whether the Netbackup supports Data Path Failover (DPF) and/or C...

ilap by Level 3
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Resolved! Windows 2012 R2 7.6.x.x Master/Media Support ETA?

I am glad to see has been delivered! Symantec went on record to say that Windows 2012 R2 master/media support wasn't going to make it to so I'm wondering if there is any new information on where this support might be on their roadmap?...

JamesWG by Level 3
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Resolved! Reassign /assign robot type and number for a cleaning tape

I guess my question is two parts. - How do I reassign the robot type and robot number for existing cleaning tapes ? - How would I assign the robot type and robot number for any new cleaning tapes that are added ?   Thank you all in advance.

Resolved! How to make newly inserted media available

Hi, Our backup admin is out this week and I'm taking over momentairly.  I imported new media into the tape library (NBU partition) and want to make this available in NBU (7.5).    I performed an inventory but do not see new media available? How do I...

jvmagic by Level 3
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Resolved! NDMP backup fail

Hello Team, master server OS is AIX master server NBU version 6.5.6 NDMP backup of mount point failed after writing.   May 8, 2014 5:15:21 AM - estimated 2094382861 kbytes needed May 8, 2014 5:15:22 AM - started process bpbrm (pid=197066) May ...

NetBackup (NetBackup 7.6 Maintenance Release 2) is now available!

(Crossposted from the Netting Out NetBackup blog) I’m extremely happy to announce that NetBackup is now Generally Available! NetBackup is our first maintenance release for the NetBackup 7.6 line ("" was our "7.6 GA" release)....

CRZ by Level 6
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Resolved! Oracle Intelligent Policy

We are running Netbackup on OEL 5.8 and using Oracle Intelligent Policies to backup mostly Oracle and .3 I want to create an instance group to put in the database credentials for a group.  We are using Database authentication as wel...

m_3sth3r by Level 3
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