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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! Robotic library is down on server, Media Server

  Hello All, Currently we are using NBU 7.0.1 with 2008 as Master/Media server, and backup are not running fine in job details it was showing as "Robotic library is down on server, Media Server" and when i executed "vmoprcmd -d" the drive status are ...

john10 by Level 6
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Resolved! Queries regarding NDMP

Hi Guys,   i have the queries regarding NDMP, Is NDMP backup related to Netapp? How can we do that? can we backup NetApp to Tapes using NDMP? Configuration details, do we need license, or anything?   And this one is different, If we convert/move/migr...

Resolved! Possible to get SYMCquiesce RPM *without* a Windows server intall?

I'm just trying to get hold of a current SYMCquiesce utility RPM for installation on some Linux boxes... however, everything I see references a *WINDOWS* directory to get hold of the ISO.  I don't have *any* Windows NetBackup server installs in my en...

elanmbx by Level 6
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Resolved! Decommissioning a site

Hi again folks, So I am coming up to a year learning Netbackup (was hired as a Junior Analyst with NO previous experience in NBU) and lets just say the process has  been challenging but equally as interesting so forgive me if I cross wires. I though ...

Resolved! Ms-sql backup does not creating correct child job

Hello, I am facing issue with MS-SQL backup. I have created batch script as guided here . I have added the script in the policy. There is only two schedule in the policy one full and one application backup. Here is the policy.   Policy Name:       ...

tollboy by Level 4
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Resolved! NDMP

Back up jobs are failing with EC2009 as NDMP drives are down on media server. The NDMP drives are visible in tpconfig -d output but not in tpautoconf -t output.Enen after the drives were made up, they are not visible in tpautoconf -t. tpautoconf -pro...

dixit47 by Level 4
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Resolved! List Policies that have a specific schedule

NBU 7.5.6 Master Win2k8 R2 Hi all, Does anyone know a way of listing policies that have a specific schedule? It appears possible in the admin console  - Policies - Summary of all Policies, adding Policy Name to the column layout, and indexing th...

-matt- by Level 4
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Resolved! vmdareq and vmoprcmd not matching

Dear Experts Just curious to know,  vmdareq -display or vmdareq -driveinfo     &  vmoprocmd   output not matching. The number of drives I see in  vmoprcmd o/p , but I do not see few of the drives in the output of vmdareq -display or -driveinfo Can so...

LIMRA by Level 4
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Resolved! How to know what tape is written/used

We have a daily, weekly,monthly and yearly back up. I know the volume pools but how can i know what tape is written is there is lots of tapes indie the pool?     On these snapshots how can I know? 

Support for automation in a DevOps environment

We've had a hard time working with Symantec figuring out how to automate tasks and get consist ant results using the command line tools along with the GUI. The NetBackup Command Reference only gets us part of the way, Google helps sometimes, but we'r...

Resolved! Migrating NBU 7.5 Master Server (HW Refresh) Questions

Hello all, We recently purchased a new server for a hardware refresh of the master server. Our old master server is NetBackup installed on Solaris 10. The plan is to go to NetBackup on RHEL 6.4 as it is still considered in the UNIX re...

ggand by Level 2
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Can I force a SLP duplication?

Hi guys, I am a bit stuck here with a problem regarding a couple of SLPs I have here. Thing is, a tape library we had in a remote site died, and had to buy a new one. I had to modify my slps to stop them from going to the remote site and stay local. ...

VMware backup failing in a Windows 2000 client

Hi everyone,   I have a backup policy vmware with all my machines. Among them I have a machine running Windows 2000 machine, this machine is giving error 156, error Snapshot. I tried to reinstall VMware Tools thinking that would solve the problem, bu...

Andre_Torres by Level 5
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Resolved! User archive backup doesn't delete the backed up files

We have NBU 6.5.6 unix master and windows media server We have mapped \\Server1\users on media server and created a windows type policy with schedule type as User Archive We have then kicked off user archive backup from BAR on media server for \\Serv...

Resolved! Replication vs. Duplication

Hello Forum, I have a quick question regarding NetBackup backup terms and definitions. What are the distinctions, if any, between NetBackup replication and duplication ?

Resolved! Rman policy/schedule creation best practice question

I have a meeting coming up about rman jobs and the DBA's are asking up to change our policies. This is what they want different policies for FULL INCR and ARCH   Full backup policy name for prod Incr backup policy name for prod A...

bigblock by Not applicable
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