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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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Transport mode in activity monitor for VADP

Is there a quick method we can use to see what transport mode a VADP backup is using without opening the job details? Like maybe a column in the activity monitor? We have done the zoning so that the VADP jobs use san but also added nbd to the seconda...

Chris_W by Level 4
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Resolved! robtest

can i use below robtest commands  to move tapes from slot 1 to slot 3? and from cap slots to drive? m s1 s3 m p2 d1

Resolved! Alternate Credentials for Backup in Netbackup

Hi All, I want to know provide alternate credentials in Netbackup 7.5 for a backup job other than the login account. Example: I have an Exchange backup policy and i want to use mydomain/abc user to take backup from exchange. I was available in backup...

SYM_UFO by Level 3
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Performance issues on SQL Server due to Netbackup

In one of our client environment, we have Netbackup performing backups of the whole SQL Server VM using VMWare type backup (like snapshot as per our Intel tech description). When these backups are runnings, the system kinda freezes up IO acti...

miamikk by Level 2
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Resolved! How to identify the bottleneck for slow backups?

Hi,   I'm new in NetBackup and i have a customer that backups their 900GB of data for 2 days. - 1Gbe backup via lan –900 GB data size –4 GB SAN Switch2.08 –2 x LTO3 tape drive -NBU 6.5 (customer is planning to upgarde this year)   What are the thing ...

Sanya by Level 3
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i was a master server,nbu version is netbackup 7.5 a file of client a was backuped to master server client b restored this file The master server was indicate: 09/15/2013 23:25:28 - begin Restore 09/15/2013 23:25:28 - number of images required: 1 09/...

Resolved! cannot overwrite media, data on it is protected(168)

Dear All, There are some tapes which has mediaID mismatch with header information. I tried to delete data in the tape with uncheck "Verify media label before performing operation". However erase failed with "cannot overwrite media, data on it is prot...

Netuk by Level 3
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Snapshot error 156 for vmbackups in Veritas

Hi !!!!    while taken vm backup it shows 156 error. Earlier we are using ESX5.0 now we upgrade to 5.1 then only shows error Error Msg. 09/14/2013 08:18:38 - granted resource  R00012 09/14/2013 08:18:38 - granted resource  IBM.ULT3580-TD5.000 09/14/2...


I get more frustrated everyday! When I call Symantec support and ask for a simple solution....I am always told to "run this cmd". Netbackup is suppossed to be the industry leader in backup I am told. My company has spent over $500K on ...

Bmitche by Level 5
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Resolved! OpsCenter lost history after rebuilt

we are trying to generate some client count and backup capacity historic reports. But we found all history got lost before the time we rebuilt the master. The master rebuild was caused by a diaster, we recovered full catalog and database. Is there an...

FlyMountain by Moderator
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SLP and duplicating to tape

I have a storage lifecycle policy (SLP) setup to first backup to disk and then duplicate to tape. I have attached a screenshot of this. Just wondering if it setup correcly because the duplication to tape is only taking a couple minutes and I think sh...

Resolved! NBU 7.5 Hi stefan, This is regarding the above link.   Now it has been resolved, But i want to troubleshoot it more.   I will be providing you the command tpconfig -l for media server m...

Resolved! BAR crashes (closes)

BAR crashes (closed) when i select "Select folder for backup  ". It is a san media server

Pangal by Level 5
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Resolved! rman from client

Hi ALL, I need to run the rman netbackup backup from client. I need to run the full backup. what i have to add in the script so that full backup runs. policy name : oracle_rman2 has a default schedule of 24*7 and a automatic full schedule. We need ...

Resolved! Scheduled image cleanup not running for tape backups

Hi, Master  - Suse Linux 11 SP3 ,Netbackup We are facing a issue with image cleanup job not running automatically for tape backups and due to this the catalog disk is gettign filled up. It completes fine if we run it manually using bpimage -c...

Backup SAP Oracle Sap does not work

Hi guy, I hava a problem with a backup sap on Oracle Rac whare ther is two Sap istance. One work fine and one end in errror. All data file and configuration file are saved but when the backup saved  utl file detect an error. C:\ORACLE\PP6\11203\datab...

Luca72 by Level 2
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