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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
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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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Resolved! bpclntcmd.exe -sanclient 1 error

Hi everyone, I have five window2008R2 clients which need to be configured to sanclients and backup by LAN-free. when I type the command below,got the error: C:\Program Files\Veritas\NetBackup\bin>bpclntcmd.exe -sanclient 1 file write failed   And I f...

Resolved! Netbackup 7.6

We are going to upgrade the symantec netbackup to netbackup ,Is there any known issue ,How is the performance of netbackup. As we are going to take the oracle database backup with this. Thank you.

ratish by Level 3
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Resolved! Flashbackup-Windows failing to validate

Hi, I am running NBU oh a RHEL master server and want to deploy Flashbackup-Windows on one of my W2008R2 clients which has over 3Tb of data comprised of millions of small files, at present this takes just over 3days to complete a full backup ...

Resolved! After Upgrade sql and file backups are finished 239

Hello,   After Upgrade Netbackup sql and file backups are finished 239. For solution, Yes we can edit the client name or bp.conf or registry client name, but for which client. We have 600 clients and we are giving this error after upgrade th...

nurgul by Level 3
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Resolved! How to Upgrade NBU from 6.5.4 to

Customer environment is hp-ia 11.23,cannot support,so must first upgrade the operating system to 11.31.So step is1. catalog backup2.hp11.23 upgrade to 11.313.reinstall 6.54.reinstall catalog to new So my questi...

mfire by Level 2
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Resolved! Interoperability between 32-bit and 64-bit

Hello everybody, I was wondering if it is possible to have a new 64-bit media server working together with an existing 32-bit master server without any problems. I tried to find any information about this but i am not able to find anything. I need a ...

Coos by Level 3
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So-so LTO5 read performance

We are restoring a 2.5TB RMAN backup to a linux oracle server from tape (its a copy of a copy of a copy), and so far its going pretty well. We have only done this from MSDP systems in the past. However, we have two LTO5 drives in the library, and the...

D_Thomas by Level 4
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