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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 Level 6
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Copying a backup on-demand

Good morning, all.  We would like to create a manual (or on-demand) copy of our last Monthly Full backup for specific systems.  I understand this can be done with a command line function, but I don't know what command I need to run.  Anyone doing thi...

Catalog Backups failure

I'm having an issue with catalog backups running and not completing over the weekend.  I had a full catalog backup job run on Satirday and the job ran for 38 hours and did not complete before i manually killed it this morning.  I checked the logs and...

Netbackup Policy Frequency

Uisng NBU 8.2 Redhat Linux Quick question regarding a Netbackup policy schedule Frequency option.   If we have a NDMP policy that runs a FULL level job with a Frequency of 4 weeks.   If the current initial job is still running and the 4 week period i...

bc1410 by Level 5
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Upgrade Appliance 5230

Hi Dear Community,We need to upgrade the version  (OS) from 2.7.3 to the new version. What do we need to do? Which path do we need to follow?is the old version agent compatible with the new version OS?The client version is 7.7.3.Best Regards, Tabriz

Tabriz by Level 5
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Upgrading NetBackup 7.6.1 to 8.3

Hi Experts,Please see below queries if you have experienced this:One Customer has NetBackup is 7.6.1 but running in Windows 2008 R2.Their questions are - If we upgrade the NetBackup edition to 8.3, will the 2008 R2 OS be upgraded first and what could...

NetBackup Installation in FIPS Enabled Mode

Hi all,I'm currently trying to install NetBackup Master Server on my RHEL 8 Backup server, and I received an error that the VRTSnbpck package could not be verified due to no digest. FIPS is enabled on my server, so I am assuming that is the issue. Co...

Resolved! How to downgrade version 9.0 to 8.1.1

Hello, I have a media server in 9.0 but the master server is 8.1.1, after upgrade many backup failed, so i need know how to downgrade the 9.0 to 8.1.1 in media server linux. can you help me please.

robertoaxity by Moderator
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Netbackup client Debian removal

Hello there!So I'm upgrading NetBackup client, by removing the existing one, and install the new version.For my RedHat systems I follow this documentation: guess for ...

Exchange backup Could not fetch snapshot metadata or state files 4207

Hello TeamWe cannot  backup exchange 2010 on nbu 8 below the error message:******Jun 9, 2021 11:07:12 AM - Info bpfis (pid=16116) Backup startedJun 9, 2021 11:07:24 AM - Critical bpbrm (pid=2092) from client EMSW0743: FTL - snapshot preparation faile...

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TylerWelch by Community Manager
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Backup Job it takes more than 70 hours

Hello, I have a filesytem backup policy (1.5tb), but this takes more than 70 hours, since it writes on average at 950-3000kb / sec, which affects the sap service, since it leaves the space taken from the filesystem and it fills up. Master Server: 8.1...

robertoaxity by Moderator
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Resolved! Many tape dismounts during single duplication job

I am using bpduplicate for regular image duplication to tape. There are about 400 images duplicated by one bpduplicate command. All images are duplicated to one LTO tape.I expect there will be one mount and one dismout during the duplication. But the...

Resolved! Key management system for data encryption

Hello Team,Master : server: Solaris 10Version: 8.1.1Media server : netbackup appliances 5330 and 5340We have one master server and 3 media server (netbackup appliances). we don't have tape library in our infra.Can we configure KMS to encrypt data on ...

Dav1234 by Level 5
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NetBackup 8.1.2 hostname with underscore

Current Setup : 1 Master Server 8.1.2 and 1 Media Server 8.1.2 with MSDPWe upgraded the Master Server to 8.2 successfully but when we try to launch the nbu java console error (Status: 130) so we did not upgrade the media server and try to fix first t...

Hypeka by Level 4
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Media ID

Hi everyone/I have a question and I would need your help.When I pull out the tape and insert new one after scanning it has been recognised but old media ID remain. In order to make backup job I have to change mediaID in accordance to barcode rule.old...

NDMP restore 'Tape media server is not active'

Hey everyone, been a while since I've had to post here ;)I have a very strange issue which is blocking our ability to restore some data.We have an old NBU system which has been in operation for many years.This system is a VM master server, a ...