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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! Linux VMWare SAN Transport without Multipath

I have a RHEL Master/Media server with an IBM Storwise v7000 to backup an ESX Cluster. I understand from this doc that "linux multipath is not supported.... yet." Is there a...

Jevon by Level 4
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Resolved! Can Netbackup Take Backup of Maped Drives...???

we are Using Netbackup 7.5 on Windows Master Server I have a Windows 2003 Server A of which Snapshot Backup is I can I Map its Drives to Windows 2008 Server B and take Backup of Server B...??    

Resolved! How to execute a policies one after another

Hi All, We have no. of DFSR Backup policies for one server. We wants to execute the policies one after another. After job completion of 1st policy next policy has to triggered. Is there any technique to execute such scenario in netbackup. We are u...

Stiva by Level 4
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Resolved! Netbackup email configuration in Linux

Dear Gurus,   I need a help to configure email notification about backup status in our environment. i gothrough all the documents and discussions already available on this, but everything was clearly available for master server in windows environme...

Resolved! unable to restore System State files

Hello, i am unable to restore System State files as restore is going succesfull partially.. below is the error.. please suggest.. Master Server is Windows 2008 Netbackup Version is 7.5 and  client is Windows 2003.   05/29/2014 13:20:23 - begin ...

Resolved! Troubleshoot

Hi All,   I am new to here and also i am new to netbacup and backupexec but in our environment we are facing lotsof trabulshooting issues can any one please guid me to trabulshoot netbackup issues and backupexec issues. we have 500 masterservers, ...

Roja by Level 2
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Resolved! Synthetic backup / schedules

I've gone through the 7.5 Admin guide - vol 1, but would like to get confirmation. For a successful synthetic backup policy, are these the 4 required schedules ? - Differential Incremental backup (non-synthetic) - Full backup (non-synthetic) - Cum...

Resolved! vmd not starting on second cluster node

Hello I am having problem running Netbackup 7.5 on second node of the cluster, from logs it looks like vmd is not starting and VCS is restarting nbu_server resource. Second node was added to the one-node cluster, all files has been updated correctly...

devfx by Level 3
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Resolved! MSEO bit encryption size change

Hi all, We have a Netbackup system running on Solaris 10 with MSEO Version RSA 1024 bit ENCRYPTED We want to change the ecryption bit size to 2048. How will this affect the backup images written with the 1024 bit? What is th...

evargas by Level 4
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Resolved! problem having blat for unix clients.

Hi All, I have a NetBackup environment in windows. I was tried to configure blat utility for successful or un successful backup alerts for windows client it worked but unfortunately for unix clients i did not found any helpful document in Symantec g...

Resolved! NBU client install failing

I recently updated my 2 5220 NBU Appliances to (from  Now trying to update my clients.  When I try to upgrade from to, I receive an error stating :  "Version 7.0600.0113.1113 is already present on thi...

Resolved! Design Document for NBU

Hi All, Is there anywhere where I can get hold of a design/build template for Netbackup? I'm wondering if anyone has already put together a document with the relevant sections. Kind Regards, Leo.  

lt13624 by Level 4
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Resolved! VMWare file system backup

Hello all, There was one request to take the backup of the VM's as those VM will goes for formatting. The backup completed for all_local_drive i mean all local files of the VM.Policy type was selected as "STD" My question is , the VM's are formatted ...

knbu by Level 4
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Resolved! NBU 7.103. Changing SLP destination

Hi All, While setting up a new SLP for new SAN disks I stoopidly entered the disk SUG instead of the tape drives under the duplication option. I have subsequently changed this but all my duplication jobs want to go to the SUG, is there any way to s...

Resolved! Clustered media server

Dear Experts, Pls let me know what is the clustered media server in netbackup? and what is clustered mean? Thanks, Hargyan.

Resolved! Prod & bak interface usage on master, media & clients.

we have 1 master+media and 1media server, they have both prod & bak interface on them.   However clients have only prod NIC.   In order to route backups from clients prod NIC to master/media bak NIC.   what should be the server entries in NBU c...

Resolved! Slow backup

I backup user's folders "My documents" with many many files from disk to disk storage HP P2000/G3.  Speed ethernet interfaces of server and client - 1 gigabit/sec. In Activity monitor speed is 8296 kilobyte/sec.  The size of folders - 7 terabyte. Bac...