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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! Recover a Virtual DC using the MS-Windows Policy

Hi! We have virtual (VMWare) Windows Server 2008 r2 Domain Controllers which are backed up using NBU 7.5 MS-Windows Policy as recommended. I wonder what the best practice of restoring the entire Server is? I have done a System State restore and flat ...

Resolved! Adding a 7.5 client to 6.5 master.

Hi all,   I have a situation where client is demanding me to add netbackup 7.5 client to a master server with netbackup 6.5 version. At first I denied him that we can not add higher version client to a lower master server. I asked him to downgrade th...

Client deleted from environment still shows in bppllist

Hi All, Need some help! Deleted one client from the envrionment but intrestingly it still shows in the commands. Master/Media -> NBU 7.1 on ws 2008 r2 Client also on ws2008 Tried below steps so far bpcoverage -c <client_name> gives the policy name wi...

sksujeet by Level 6
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Resolved! Backup oracle failed on client ... HELP HELP ...

There is two server in my test environment, one is a real server with NetBackup Master & Media Server  installed, another is a VM with NetBackup client. My purpose is to test backup of Oracle DB on client in two ways: a)  Create script or specify bac...

Resolved! nbpemreq -predict script

Not to keen on Windows scripting, so I'm hoping someone has done this before. Need to create a scheduled task that will email the output of nbpemreq -predict -date xx/xx/xx every day, but changing the date to 'todays' date each time it runs. Easy to ...

chack22 by Level 4
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Resolved! decommison of Netbackup SAN BASED Media server.

Hi I need to decommison a san based media. I intend on using nbdecommison command. however I need to hold on to the data for restore purposes should the server be bought back online in the next 2 months. The server will online while the decomm proces...

NavGee by Level 5
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Resolved! BAR shuts down

NBU master/media win 2008 r2 client win2003 backup of microsoft exchange information store started failing with error 13 'an exixting connection was forcibly closed by the remote host'. If I go to the client and start BAR. It comes up fine an...

snawaz3 by Level 6
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Resolved! Netbackup BMR restore task queued

Hello, another episode in my struggle to get BMR working for P2V restores.... i create a PTR and start off the restore process from an iso file. the restore job completes successfully for the C:\ drive but then it does not kick off the next step of t...

florin_s by Level 4
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Resolved! bpclntcmd -clear command not in 6.x

  C:\Program Files\VERITAS\NetBackup\bin>bpclntcmd -help USAGE: bpclntcmd [-ml or -di] <filename> [-ct <client type>]       [-s mm/dd/yyyy HH:MM:SS] [-e mm/dd/yyyy HH:MM:SS] bpclntcmd: -sv bpclntcmd: -pn bpclntcmd: -self bpclntcmd: -hn <hostname> bpc...

Backup solution for remote site which ioslated from domain?

We are currently using Symantec Netbackup for our enterprise backup solution. Our current challenge is to find a backup solution for bunch of remote offices which not in our network. Each site has around 5 to 20 server/desktop need to be backed up (<...

Resolved! media problem

HI, I need to duplicate the old media ID 0002L3, but i can't find it in the catalog. This media should have data expiration = 2038 but in the log below it has a data expiration = null. # nbemmcmd  -listmedia -mediaid 0002L3 NBEMMCMD, Version: 7.5.0....

mouna by Level 4
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Resolved! Differential Exchange backups are failing with status 130

We have Exchnage backup configured for individual information store groups earlier. Recently we have clubbed all together and made it as single Information store backup. But when we are running with complete Information Store backup , its differentia...

Resolved! Cleaning media

Hi All,   Please let me know, how to differentiate between a cleaning tape media or backup tape media ? Reason I  am asking is ? I have got an Cleaning tape inserted in the library, but that is moved to NetBackup Pool instead of going to None pool af...

Vickie by Level 6
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Resolved! Catalog migration from 6.5 to 7.5

Hi Everyone, We have existing setup of symantec netbackup 6.5.3 ( Linux ).Planning to procure NB 7.5 Planning to install new 7.5 version on new Linux  box. Now we wanna migrate all the catalog from old ( 6.5.3 version ) to new one. Is there anyway to...

Resolved! Is it necessary to give NB Client Service as admin rights on SQL Agent?

i was reading  this STATUS CODE 2: Microsoft SQL backups fail with a NetBackup Status Code 2 "none of the requested files were backed up" Article:TECH31961 | Created: 2004-01-05 | Updated: 2013-10-23 |  Article URL

inn_kam by Level 6
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how tu force using an old full tape

Hi All, i m new in Netbackup, i have 45 slots, and 45 tapes. I need to use one of old tape in my Robots. how can i tell to NEtBackup to do that. I tried before an import, but every time i got failure saying that the tape is unmountable. (the version ...

Resolved! persistent process--NBU 7.X   This is with reference to above link.   1...What are NBU Persistent process and  NON PERSISTE...