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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 Level 6
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Resolved! Activity Policy List

Hello Experts, Pls provide command for active and deactive policies in Netbackup 7.6 Windoes 2008 server. Thanks,

H_Sharma by Level 6
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Resolved! need know about parent job

Hi experts,   Having two queries 1. My FTP(VM) server, whose backup is running through netbackup client(not through Netbackup VM).Now I started backup with mutilple streaming for all drives i.e. C,D,E,F, Backup of F drive (child stream) is failed ...

Resolved! VMWare snapshots being locked by NetBackup since upgrade.

Since upgrading from to and our appliances from 2.5.3 to 2.6.2 we have been experiencing sporadic status 156 errors on some VM based backups.  The issue seems to be that NetBackup  locks the snapshot down and does not come back and de...

Media server not active for tape.

I have a media server that has changed from "Active for Tape and Disk" to simply "Active for Disk".  Jobs that get scheduled for it stall on "waiting for media" (even if the media is disk). A reboot of the media server didn't magically clear anythin...

Resolved! Physical Linux server Restored to Linux VM

I'm participating in a POC that has me taking backups from a physical Linux Enterprise Client and restoring them to a newly built Linux VM. Other than having the Netbackup Linux client SW installed and recreating the required storage, are there any "...

wojo by Level 3
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Resolved! Restore Microsoft SQL Server Objects isn't updated

We are seeing a issue with the SQL Server Object Restoration, it doesnt show me a latest available backup for restore under EVBA Configuration. I see the backups successfull in catalog database but the same isn't available in the SQL Server Objects

Resolved! error 129 Disk storage unit full

Hello, I have been getting error 129 on some of my backups. it looks like I have a PureDisk disk pool that has reached it's high water mark. As the Disk Pool is a lun from a NetApp, I asked the SAN admin to give me some more space. After getting mor...

Resolved! BMR P2V non OS restore

On a BMR P2V Virtual Conversion, is the non-OS data restored during the conversion or after the server is booted up. We are successfully doing a conversion, but only c: drive is restored( missing d: ).  

Mohmec by Level 4
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Resolved! OST - optimized duplication - whole image copy feature

Hello There is a not-very-well documented feature known as "whole image copy" for optimized duplication. Can someone explain how this feature works? or point me to online documentation / articles / tech tips etc. thanks in advance.

pgc200 by Level 2
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Resolved! Catalog backup to disk (nfs share from Data Domain)

We have catalog backup going fine going to the tape on our master server. In order to have a simultaneous copy, we have created an nfs share on our Data Domain and mounted in one of the media servers. Created a disk storage unit on that media...

nairaj by Level 3
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Resolved! Solaris 11 netbackup master server configuration of email alert

Hello All, I have a backup infrastructure where i am using my backup master server as solaris 11 & netbackup configuered is 7.6. I have configuered the catalog backup & configuered the email alert for the same.(configure the sendmail). I start recei...

knbu by Level 4
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Resolved! Exchange Backup Error

Hi all, for my error I had cancelled the exchange job backup. Now, if I try to start the backup I receive this error: An existing snapshot is no longer valid and cannot be mounted for subsequent operations  (1542)   I had try to use bpfis query ...

Cappino by Level 4
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Resolved! Backup Windows are failing with 196 Error Code

Hi Experts, My backups are failing with 196 error Backup Window Closed. I could see many backups are lined up in the evening and in morning drives are almost free. Backup selection is frequency based. So should i change it to calender? What are t...

Resolved! Netbackup Vmware

Setup : NBU 7.5 ESX 5.5 with VMs on local disk Vcenter added in NBU configuration. I intend to backup the VM using API. My vmware admin thinks that since Vcenter will contact ESX using prod interface the data from ESX to NBU will be over prod.  h...

jinxnbu by Level 5
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Resolved! Catalog backup fails with error 213

Hi  In our environment the catalog backup is failing with below mentioned error. the backup is configured to Tape library, Tape library is configured as NDMP. My question is can i backup my catalog to NDMP Based Tape library. Can some body suggest...

Resolved! Job Completed with Exit Status 96

Hi Everybody ! Today, (actually since 2 weeks now...) I am encountering the Exit Status 96. Not only this code error but also, 40, 190, 191. Maybe there is a relation.. (?) Master Server (which has also a role as Media Server) - Operating Syste...