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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! Always failed to restore OS from tapes

Hi, My server is 2008R2 64 bit with domain. I always failed to restore OS from tape by NBU, which steps I was wrong, please help!! 1. Reinstall 2008R2, the hostname is a new one. 2. Join domain 3. Install NBU 4. Restore OS from tapes. The brok...

HowardYu by Level 4
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Resolved! Maximum concurrent jobs at the same time

Hello,   Does somebody know if the number of concurrent jobs at the same time has changed from NBU to For the maximum concurrent jobs per second that can be generated is one. So, it is 86400 jobs per day.   Thanks

Resolved! Scheduled reboots of Master & Media server

I have a client that I am contracting for that regularly (every few weeks) shuts down all Netbackup services on all Master & Media servers at their location and then reboots each of the servers. The environment is Master and Media servers, th...

Resolved! Backup is downing the drive

For some reason that I have been unable to diagnose the drive keeps crashing on my Imation Tape Library when conducting Backups with error codes of 910, 912, 913, and 915.  Most of the files are backed up but it show as a red error and downs the driv...

Resolved! Upgrade of Master/Media server from to

Hi All, We are planning to upgrade our master server which is running on Netbackup This is a Linux Master Server also working as a media server. Kindly share the documents and tech note that we can refer to upgrade this Master/Media serve...

nbu123 by Level 5
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Resolved! VMware restore from VMFS3 to VMFS5

Every time I try to restore a VM that was backed up when it was on VMFS3, to a new VMFS5 LUN, the restore completes fine, but I cannot boot up the VM. I tried to mount the VMDK on another server and read it, but it says disk is corrupted. Is anyone ...

BTLOMS by Level 5
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Resolved! Netbackup Support for VSphere 5.5 Update 1?

Easy question: I'm doing some reading through the Virtual Administrator guide notes and I'm seeing ESXI/VSphere 5.5 is Supported but its not mentioning U1. I'm guessing its the case that Update 1 is not yet support? Just wanted to make sure ...

Resolved! Cant compress Netbackup Catalog DB

Hello Everyone, We had a problem with free space on a Local Drive of a Master Server, hence we had to migrate few images to another drive allocated by SAN Team. ALTPATH has also been set on the source locartion. Now the problem is after Catalog...

Resolved! Force Re-Label of Tapes

Hi there, We are using a lot of tapes (scratch) from an old backup system (TSM) to our new Netbackup environment. Checkin of tapes is not a problem, but, sometimes media gets frozen as internal label does not match external label. I can manually run...

Seth_E by Level 6
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Resolved! SLP, successfully completed duplications show 0 kb written

Netbackup Windows 2008r2 Master and Media servers Dual DataDomain DD4200 units, running DDOS   Hello all, This is likely not a big deal, as I can see data that has been duplicated by SLP to my new DataDomains, but is it normal for...

Resolved! Restarting NetBackup Master / Applying Changes

Good Morning- My environment: 1x NetBackup Master Server running on RHEL 6.512x NetBackup Media Servers running on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP14x NetBackup Clients running on mixture of Windows Server 2003/2008 This NetBackup...

JustN by Level 4
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Resolved! Recommended Settings for RMAN backup on disk appliance

Hello, We are using and we currently back everything up to tape. In one of our off site locations we have a disk appliance we would like to move backups to. We currently use RMAN oracle backups, we were wondering if there were any recommende...

Resolved! NetBackup: How to add CIFS share as storage?

Hi Task: I want to perform backup with NetBackup to CIFS share on a server. Question: How to add CIFS share as storage in NetBackup?

UFO by Level 6
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Resolved! VM Policy backup failing on one media server. Error 196

All, I have a Policy setup up called LN1-VMware setup up. Recently, half of the jobs are failing with a 196 error. Obviously looking into the error its an out of window error - however, some of them are working, some are not. And in the logs, the sn...

Resolved! Backup of Oracle instance clustered with VCS using NBU

Dear colleagues hope you'll give me some advice on following issue, i've got cluster with two nodes, having active/passive Oracle DB instance, accessible over VIP, I've got two NBU clients installed on both machines (and in configuration of the clie...

Resolved! Exchange 2003 GRT in Netbackup 7.6

Hello, I am looking to upgrade our Netbackup domain from 7.5 to 7.6. The issue I have is that Exchange 2003 GRT backups are no longer supported in Netbackup 7.6. We are still running Exchange 2003 in our environment (don't ask why). Is it possible t...

Resolved! TMG Backup Procedure

Hi Mates,   I am new to use Symantec Nebackup 7.5 product. I made some policies of taking backup of vmware virtual machines. All backup of VM's running perfectly except from the TMG running application. Is something wrong i do to take the backup of...