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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! How can I verify an exclude_list is working?

I have setup an exclude list on a Linux client and named it: /usr/openv/netbackup/exclude_list.TEST-DATA1-CO-PROD-SPLUNK-OS-SERVERA-FULLDIFF The contents of the file are: #exclude these /var/log/splunk/06249-GSS-06249 /var/log/splunk/00049-GSS-...

Resolved! multiple exclude_list files?

Environment:  NB on RHEL 6.3 We have a standard set of paths for our exclude_list but have unique exlcudes I would like to add to one-off clients.  (i.e. clustered clients that mount the same NFS export.)   It is not uncommon for us to do a m...

Resolved! netbackup catalog

Hi ALL,   I am reading the NBU admin guide.Catalog section.   I understand that image catalog is one thing. under catalog section ,We also have media catalog .What th...

Resolved! nbu 7.5 media expiration

Hi All, I have tapes with full backup with 1 month retention. Now a request came to have retention  of one of this clients data to 1 year from the above full backup.   I have searched the media and have extended the retention of the media on which th...

2010 GRT Vmware backups

Hey all, Got an issue. We're backing up 2010 DAG using a vmware policy type using a Windows 2008 master and Netbackup 5220 appliance media (NBU7.5.0.6). The backup is going to MSDP on the 5220. The exchange servers are combined roles so each node has...

Ed_Carter by Level 4
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Resolved! NBDB upgrade from to 7.5 fails

Hi.. I'm trying to upgrade NB to 7.5 (then on VCS 5.1 cluster installed on AIX 6.1. During upgrade installer shows this error message: Database [NBDB] can't be rebuilt. Unable to create/upgrade the NB database. Refer to the log f...

Netbackup shadow copy components directive in 7.5 and 7.6

in the release notes for netbackup 7.6 ( it says the following:     After the NetBackup 7.5 release, the only item under Shadow Copy Components that remains is User Data. All oth...

swatt5 by Level 2
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Netbackup 7.6 Using AIR and Accelerator

I notice in the Netbackup 7.6_OST_Disk_Guide.pdf ( on page 53 it says that "Auto Image Replication does not support synthetic backups" does this include Accelerator? Also would Netbackup support Acelerator bein...

swatt5 by Level 2
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bpplclients: premature eof encountered

Trying to run the command below.  It works for some masters, but not others.  Running it from a 7104 master and connecting to a mix of 7104 and 7506 masters.  Fails and succeeds on both versions.  Any help would be appreciated. bpplclients -allunique...

Resolved! Duplicate Image from disk

master/media server NBU  2008r2 I need to duplicate some images from disk to tape. I have attached screen shots of the process I went through. But when I look at the tape in admin console the media shows no images on tape. I have also attache...

snawaz3 by Level 6
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VMs error 156

master/media server NBU win 2008r2 My backups were working fine. Recently my vm clients were moved to a new vmware host. I created a new vmware policy. Now I am getting a snapshot encountered error (156). I have updated the vmtools on the vm....

snawaz3 by Level 6
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Resolved! EMC Centera with NBU 7.x

Hi ALL Is anyone out there backing up EMC Centera using NBU 7.x? I was surprised to see that Symantec has dropped support for EMC Centera. Appears in NBU 6.5 HCL: Not in 7.x HCL:

Marianne by Level 6
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Resolved! How SLP retention works

We have a SLP with three operations - 1. Backup copy with 1 month of FIXED retention on disk 2. Duplicate copy with FIXED infinite retention on tape 3. Duplicate copy with 1 month of FIXED retention on DR site. Can someone please let us know incase o...

KS2 by Level 5
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Resolved! Dedupe Content Router Control Mode

Netbackup and Suse Linux Media server (MSDP) Error: 22: dctstrcpy: invalid NULL src parameter Error: 89: Database query failed: Could not create DORecord. Fingerprint: d6b9f9ce085c2685232bc568b0cafe3f Called by  : pqVisitByContext Reason     ...

Yuvi by Level 5
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Restoring backup's from Tape in netbackup 7.1 environment.

Hi All,   I need to restore the backup from tape in netbackup 7.1 environment , I had both client and server in same environment. Operating system: windows 2008 can any one kindly guide the procedure for restoring the backup to its original location....

NBU 7.5 Recommended device drivers for IBM LTO4 tape drives

What is the recommended device drivers for IBM LTO4 drives with NetBackup ? SAN media server is HP server - W2008 R2 Service Pack 1 Currently using IBM driver   Symptoms: When Media server are bounced - it does not go down UNTIL the d...

Willie_SA by Level 6
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Resolved! SAP online backup script to do full and archive log backups

Hello All, First of all, sorry if this question has already been asked and answered before. I'm new to SAP backup. The environment I'm working with, we have setup SAP-Netbackup integration to backup via backint. I'm using a slightly modified version ...

Yajith by Level 4
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Resolved! NetBackup - Status 58 - Windows Server 2012

Hi all, Just installed NetBackup v7.5.0.6 client onto Windows Server 2012.  Backups fail with Status Code 58. Master Server to Win 2012 client - forward / reverse lookup successful Win 2012 client to Master Server - forward / reverse lookup successfu...