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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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Resolved! media write error (84)

Hi,I already read the other disussions about the same issue but the proposed solutions have not solved my problem.Master server, media and client involved are NBU 8.1.2.The client is a physical server and the policy is MS-Windows type.The backup perf...

Intore by Level 4
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How to reconnect to backup infra after client is reimaged

Hi  This is to know the process in which a linux client can connect back to backup infra after it has gone through disaster situations .. following is the scenario : - a linux (RHEL 7.x client) taking filesystem back to NBU 812 media/master - somethi...

RakeshA by Level 2
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PostgreSQL Backup Performance Tuning

Hello,I've searched for methods of tuning PostgreSQL backups for speed and space and couldn't find anything recent. I have also put in a request to Veritas support and haven't received a response for two weeks, other than they are researching. With t...

KameliaB by Level 4
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Suggestions for backing up a large VM with DFSR data

We have customer VM which is around 36 TB in size currently and expected to grow in the near future. The VM hosts DFSR data. Earlier, the VM used to have around 4 TB of DFSR data which we used to backup using a MS-Windows policy with backup selection...

anash7 by Level 4
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Netbackup - how to move images from a degraded media

Greetings to the community,I would appreciate your help with the following case.Solaris 10, Netbackup 7.0, Oracle SL150 library.Library is reporting the health of a tape as degraded and according to the documentation it has to be replaced.The tape co...

Re: Duplications failing with 96

I ran into this 96 error. Found a conversation regarding this error in the forum which led me to run: vmpool -list_scratch/usr/openv/netbackup/bin/goodies available_mediaAfter running the scratch pool and available_media commands, I noticed the media...

Passing Netbackup 8.0 Exam

Hello everyone, I am studying Veritas Netbackup 8.0 and intend to pass the exam next week. The thing is, beside Veritas official training I don't have much experience administering Netbackup. I would love to know if I can answer the exam questions ba...

NetBackup 5220 appliance upgrade issue

I just upgraded a NetBackup 5220 appliance from version to ( but after the upgrade completed the 2 disk arrays (64tb total) attached to the appliance are showing as “not available”. My guess is that maybe I needed to update...

Resolved! Moving a tape library to a different media server in the same NBU domain

Hi I need to move a tape library to a new media server and have a quick couple of questions on the Veritas tech note on how to do this. From the above the firs...

CadenL by Level 6
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Exchange 2016 grt restore fails with 2810 status error

Hello,Grt exchange restores failed wit status 2810 after migration of NBU from 7.7.3 to NBU 8.1.1 (master server is AIX) , NBU client is 8.1.1 (also migrated from 7.7.3) installed on Exchange Server 2017 Windows Server 2016.The first error in restore...

oolmedo by Level 3
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Resolved! Need Repair install on NBU 8.0

Need to do a Repair Install on a windows 8.0 master....  anyone know a way around this one: user is a domain user.

nbrestorevm -R

Hello,We need to do a VM instance recovery test for a customer. May I know for the nbrestorevm -R (rename_file).Can anyone please share with me how to use this (rename_file) ?(1) What file extension should this file ended with ? Can it be a txt examp...

Resolved! Netbackup DD to DD replication

We have 4 Data Domains in 4 locations.DD1, DD2, DD3, DD4Replication Bandwidth throttle set in Data Domains is as follows:DD1, DD2 and DD3: 1 mbps in business hours 07:00 am to 07:00 PM, 30 mbps in OFF business hours i.e :07:00 PM to 07:00 AM hours.DD...

Rocky67 by Level 4
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Backup are going queue state

Hi All,Backups got faild with 196 due to no drives are availbe. When we checked drive ares up and running fine. Mean while what are the backup failed with 196 that all was in queue state since from last 2 days. We are using 2 IBM tape drives and back...

Power Off VM in VMware before VMware backup

Guys,I have several linux VMs  that are appliances. We cannot install agents on them as they are vendor locked and the only supported backup method we have is to power them off and run a vmware backup (either a vmware snap or Netbackup vmware backup)...

shocko by Level 4
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Copy SLP to new from command line

I was looking into writing a script to manipulate SLPs and I can use nbstl command to do that. However, in some cases it is just easier to copy an SLP to a new one. I couldn't find the equivalent of "Copy to New..." action of the GUI in the command l...

X2 by Level 6
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NDMP Restores Failure

HI I am facing a strange issue with the NDMP restores.If i am running 2 simultaneous restores one of the restore is getting failed with error - "another restore is active on the same destination". However the restores are directed to different folder...

backup policy

Hello friends;We have a requirement in which we need to backup a filestore (file system that contains many files) which is vault of an enterprise application.we want a good approach to balance the total backup and restore time for a given week with m...

JFK1963 by Level 0
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start multiple restore jobs from same policy

I have to start multiple restore jobs from same policy. This will include multiple folders which are in different medias. The data which I am trying to restore, was not backup using multiplexing Can any one guide me to accomplish this. Netbackup Vers...