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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! EMail alert if a media is frozen

Hi,   I need to set up an email alert for any meida(s) are frozen. please provide me the script and configuration steps. need a suggestion the frequency of the script's per day.   Thanks

ravin_a by Level 4
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Restore Job Taking Longer than Usual

Good day Everyone, Currently I have an issue about a restore that's now taking about 3hours+ which is longer than before as 1hour+. Can anyone teach me what are the best practices or tuning to be done to address the issue?  Below is the log on BAR ...

Henson_D by Level 3
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Resolved! SQL cluster

Master Win 2012, NBu CLient WIn 2008, SQL 2012, NBU I have two db servers db1 & db 2. earlier Active node was db1 and I have configured NBU for MS SQL for this cluster. In host name I mentioned the name of physical active node, and...

NBU35 by Level 6
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Resolved! Need Netbackup 7.0.1 update for AIX

I have netbackup 7.0 client for AIX. Now I need the update package 7.0.1 for AIX. I tried to download it from but failed. Could any one help me by provide this update packa...

Tauhid by Level 4
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Resolved! Same installation problem

****  Moved to new discussion from  **** I am facing exactly same problem (not able to communicate with master server, backups may not properly function) as zi...

Tauhid by Level 4
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Resolved! SQl 2008 backup is failing with status code 2

Hello All, We are running NetBackup on windows 2008 with 7.0 and same master/media server, and when trying to backup SQL 2008 backup is failing with status code 2, could any one help me on this what to do and how to fix the below issue. Failed Job ...

john10 by Level 6
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Resolved! migrate Master server from an appliance to a linux server

We are planning on migrating our master  ( currently running on a symantec appliance  - 5220 ) to a separate red hat linux master server.  Can this be done by using catalog backup and recovery or do we need symantec to do this ?  The appliances run ...

sjvz by Level 3
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Resolved! Netbackup environment on AWS cloud

Is it possible to have NBU environment(master, media servers & clients ) on AWS cloud to backup client running on cloud including applications running on them.     Please help me on this.

Resolved! Is it possible for the NBU catalog to be SOX 17a-4 compliant?

Here's my latest challenge... We've been backing up our long term retention data to encrypted LTO tapes. Evidently, this is not 17a-4 compliant. So the compliance gurus have suggested a "compensating control" in the form of having our tape database ...

LT2013 by Level 4
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Resolved! Netbackup support for Oracle Express Edition (XE) ?

Concerning Oracle Database 11gR2 XE... "Symantec NetBackup 7.x Database and Application Agent Compatibility List", makes no reference to specific Oracle database editions, so I would take that to indicate support for "All Editions". But, since Oracl...

Haniwa by Level 4
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Resolved! Problem after 7.1 to upgrade

Hello, I just upgraded my 7.1 NB to version in Solaris 10. The problem is that I can open the jnbSA console anymore now, it was working perfectly with the other NB version.  The login windows opens, but when I try to enter it crashes with t...

Equipos by Level 2
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VMware backups failing with error 6

Hello All, I have several vmware backups failing in a policy with error code 6. They were working till yesterday. As far as i'm aware nothing has changed since yesterday that might have caused the backups to fail. Please could someone suggest what a...

Kisad by Level 5
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Resolved! not able to kill bpbkar on netbackup client side

I am using netbackup trying to take client backup which remains stuck without writing any data for more than 45 min Also i am unable to kill "bpbkar. I checked VSS on client machine which gives me   State: [5] Waiting for completion. Whats the sol...

Sid_help by Level 4
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Resolved! Cannot see individual policies in client's 'Add to Exclude List'

Hi, We're using NB, master is a Windows 2008 R2 server.  In the Admin Console, when I go into a client's Exlude Lists I cannot see individual policies to choose to add the exclusion too - only <<All Policies>> appears. Why is this? At least...