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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 Level 6
Partner    VIP    Accredited Certified
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Duplication Issue, Error code 190

Hi, __DSSU Backup failed with error code 190 . found no images or media matching the selection criteria(190) Please help me to fix the issue.  

Allex by Level 3
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Resolved! Backup procedure and temp copy location

Hi All, I'm new to NetBackup and I have few questions regarding the backup procedure. I plan to back up my SQL servers to LTO tapes. I've read about NetBackup creates a temp copy on the server itself and then copy this file to the tape repository. ...

PauloW by Not applicable
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Resolved! Discovering windows media servers

I have two Windows 2003 servers here at my location (ServerA and ServerB) that share a tape library.  ServerA is the master server and ServerB is the media server.  I am building two complete replacements for these two servers (that will be Windows ...

sclind by Level 6
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Resolved! MSDP Failover Storage Unit group

Hi Everyone, I am looking to see if anyone else is having issues using Failover Storage Unit groups with MSDP? I am running Windows 2008 R2 on my Master server and two media servers with Netbackup Instead of the jobs queuing when I hit the...

rbkguy by Level 4
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Resolved! Can't create a VMWare Policy

Hi all,   I have installed a test version of Netbackup ( If I want to create a VMWare policy without the wizard I can't select in the VMWare option "Primary VM identifier" or Orphaned snapshot handling". There is nothing to select. And If ...

Backups fail with status code 2505 or 252

This started happening this past weekend.  I made the changes in this technote (, but got the errors again last night afterwards. 05/19/2014 12:49:34 - Info nbjm (pid=24705) s...

Resolved! Volume pool and number

This might be a silly question. I have 12 existing volume pools including the default volume pools. Each volume pool has a number allocated to it.I create a new volume pool, APP_VMs. It is given the number 10 (since 10 was missing. I am assuming 10 w...

snawaz3 by Level 6
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Resolved! Exchange 2013 Backup - client/server handshaking failed(26)

Master/Media Server - Windows 2008 R2 - NBU Two Mail Box/Hub/Cas Servers  - Windows 2012 x64 - NBU Client Exchange Version - 2013   File backup on both Mailbox servers are successful.  Exchange backup on GRT and Non GRT backups a...

Naditha by Not applicable
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Resolved! No NIC interfaces under current bmr backup

Hi, I cant see any network interfaces under current bmr backup on Suse Linux 11 service pack 2, ok under service pack 1. Master server is win 2008, netbackup Suse client is 11 service pack 2, netbackup All media servers win 2008, ...

Resolved! Netbackup Master/Media Server greyed out during instalaltion

Hello, I downloaded an evaluation version of Netbackup made availabe by a local symantec partner, see details from them to download the software; "Please use Temp key below to download the eval version of Netbackup. I have set the expiry for July ...

kris_lingiah by Level 3
Partner Accredited
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Resolved! Drivers

Hi All, Master srver - OS - Linux No media server. I have tape library I did the zoning with SAN switches. So I need driver to communicate the OS and hardware..

Resolved! Netbackup 5220 - VNX LUN trespass while backup

Hi All,   Does anyone have any ideas on how NetBackup appliance works with 4 paths to SAN fabrics, ie. round-robin or fixed path to pull data from SAN? At the moment, I sometimes get a LUN trespass after NetBackup finishes backup for the night. E...

JKIM1 by Level 3
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Resolved! Changing Active Directory domain of NBU Master Server

Hello Everyone, One of my clients have a requiement to change the AD domain name due to a change in the company. Requirement is to change the domain and the hostname can be kept the same.  During the implementation I used FQDN for master server. Th...

Yajith by Level 4
Partner Accredited
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Resolved! Upgrade NB from to

Hi Folks, I am plan to upgrade my environment from to version.I need some information and help. 1)Shall we directly upgrade from to leavel or will have to upgrade from to 7.6 ? My plan : --> -...


Hi All, Here's my situation. MASTER/MEDIA : Solaris 10 Client : Linux/Solaris There is a backup script created by mysql admin lets call it  which can do on demand  mysql dump on a directory /mysql_backup/yyyymmdd. It mean every time ...

Resolved! how SLP works for OST optimized duplication

Hi All   would like to know how slp works for  OST optimized duplication . I heard data transfer is OFF of mediaserver, and mediaserver role is just to establish connection and data flows between data domains . But bpdm runs on mediaserver , and i...

siri416 by Level 4
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Resolved! How to install SQL agent

Hello Team, There is a request to install sql agent in windows client and add them in a backup rotation. Client details: windows client is : windows server 2008 R2 netbackup 7.1 has been installed master server : Linux 2.6, netbackup is ...

Resolved! RHEL 7

Hi, Just a quick question regarding the support for RHEL7, I am running NBU and have a VM RHEL7 client, the client is backed up using the VIP policy method, the backup works but does not allow file level restore only VMDK  Speaking to my VM...

Resolved! How to create a report of backup windows and schedules?

I am trying to get our backups under control and we are getting a bunch of 196 (backup window closed) errors. I understand what this error means, but what I really need is a high level view of all of our backup windows so that I can adjust them logic...