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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! Full restore of linux client machine to another linux box

Currently we have netbackup 7.5 server running on windows 2008 server. I am trying to restore a linux client machine (opensus). Something changed over past few months which is no go with one of my new manager so without touching the existing box i wo...

inAkola by Level 3
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Resolved! Rename Client

Hi there, We have a client that was recently added to netbackup and has been backed up with no problem for 2 weeks so far. I've been asked to change the clients hostname in windows, however, how do I go about doing this in netbackup?

Seth_E by Level 6
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Resolved! NBU 7.6 and SLP creation

I created a SLP Duplication policy, but unable to figure out how to connect this the a NBU policy.  I have read the documentation, but I am a giant question mark [?].

NBU Master Server on Win 2012 R2?

I'm looking through the OS compatibility list found in TECH76648 and I'm not seeing Win 2012 R2 as an option for a Master/Media Server, just client backups. For some reason I have it stuck in my head this was/is a supported configuration.  If...

JamesWG by Level 3
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Resolved! Backing up folders on 2003 R2, changing uppercase to lowercase.

I have a policy for a flat file pick up of some Databases.  The folder on the 2003 R2 server look like this X:\Mssql, but when I do a restore I have 2 choices, X:\Mssql or X:\mssql.  It puts the files in either of the two folders.  Has anyone seen th...

Resolved! QFS with NBU

Hello, We have BSCS application from LHS installed on QFS on Solaris 10. We tried to backup the application files with NBU, but it was incoherent after the restore. I have two questions: -is NBU compatible with QFS (not SAM-QFS) on Solaris? -How cou...

TMI1 by Level 1
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Resolved! Three questions re Windows 7.0 and 7.1 clients re UseNTIO=0...

Three questions, regarding v7.0.x and v7.1.0.x Windows clients, after reading this: 1) How can we determine whether UseNTIO=0 is actually being honoured by a client ? 2) Is a s...

sdo by Moderator
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Resolved! UEFI BMR Restore Netbackup 7.6

Our Environment: NBU Master / BMR Master / BMR Boot Windows 2008 R2. Source BMR Client Windows 2008 R2 UEFI Enabled. Destination Dissimiler Hardware Client is non-EFI system.   I just want to confirm is it possible to restore UEFI System BMR ...

mumair109917 by Level 6
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Resolved! media position error(86)

Netbackup Env: Windows Server 2008 R2 + 4 media servers, IBM Robot, EMC Celera fillers, Master + Media NB version   I am trying to backup some emc filers through NDMP on tapes, IBM robot, we have 3 fillers, 2 are working but this one is not. ...

Resolved! kb/sec speed is very slow on a Unix client during backup

Hi,   I have a unix client with the OS AIX Power system 770. When trying to run a backup, the kb/sec is slow and is fluctuating between 40 and 70 kb/sec. The client is running on a Solaris Netbackup Master and media server. Could this be a network is...

Nishath by Level 3
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Resolved! Eject and insert tapes without modify pool.

Hello Symantec experts. Because an special request, some tapes needs to be eject from library, then work on them and immediatly after, tapes need be back to library, my doubt is how can I do to keep tapes in the same pool before and after the ejec...

Irys by Level 4
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Resolved! RMAN Images are missing in the catalog

RMAN Images are missing in the catalog Our DBA's even start the Oracle restores and it also works for years. Now I have a very strange case. Our DBA's store the RMAN backups in their Oracle RMAN Catalog on for 2 months. I keep the RMAN backup images ...

Resolved! Cannot Uninstall Netbackup Client 7.5

i try to uninstall Netbackup Client 7.5 but after i press remove/uninstall button in add or remove program no process was started. i've try to do it by log in as local administrator but no luck. I try also by running netbackup client installation hop...

MSI_iqbal by Level 5
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vSphere 5.5 Update

Some good news! I have just stumbled upon this comment: VMware went GA with vSphere 5.5 around October 2013 and we generally attempt to release support with...

Marianne by Moderator
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Resolved! Oracle Data-Guard restore issue

**** Moved to new discussion from **** Colleagues, Good post, I encontered similar issue with using NBU for backing up standby Oracle DB, however main...

Resolved! Backup's failing with status code 69

Hello Experts, We are running NBU 7.5(Master & Media same machine) on win-2K8 server, and i'm trying to backup Network Drives backup, by using windows Machines, previously it worked fine but now the backup are failing with status code 69,  in detail ...

john10 by Level 6
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Resolved! NB trying to create snapshot on vmware templates

Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard SP1. x64Master and media server on single serverNetbackup disk, basic disk for storage I have a policy that's specific to backup vmware templates. In vcenter I see that NB is trying to create a snapshot. I...

kp- by Level 4
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Resolved! Backing up Oracle databases configured using Data Guard

Ok, so I'm not huge into Netbackup (NBU), or Oracle, but our backup group has been dragged into issue, and I have been recruited to help solve it.   We are running NetBackup  Its going mostly well.  We are doing file level backups successful...