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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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Resolved! Exclude List

*** Moved to new discussion from: *** I have the following exclusions: *.ldf *.mdf *.ldf   However, in my job details i see: 7/22/2013 9:24:34 PM - Warning b...

VMware backups

When backing up VMware clients with the VMware API using VMware snapshot backups, Netbackup leaves an Annotation update on the Guest OS with the timestamp "NB_LAST_BACKUP" Does this timestamp mean that the Guest was successfully backed up? or does it...

BTLOMS by Level 5
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"No entity found" Error NBU java console

Hello, I'm trying to Restore this folder from my Windows Java Console on my laptop (Winows 7) This is the view from the Java Console And then I got the error No entity found. I have modified the "setconf.bat" file (SET NBJAVA_FILE_ENCODING=UTF-8) b...

Imbu by Level 2
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Resolved! Server not showing Media changer.

Really hope someone could help me out on here.  I know it is a server issue and not NetBackup, just hope someone has ran into the same issue. This is what we are running: Windows Server 2008 R2 NetBackup 7.0.1 Hp StorageWorks 1/8 G2 Tape Autoloader S...

Jajones by Level 3
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VM Backup Policy ignoring Exclude Data Disk selection

Hello, Environment:   NBU: MASTERSEVER NBU MEDIASERVER NBU  VSphere 5 Description: I have a Windows VM with 4 disks. I made a backup of the system disk only, no disk dynamics and no partition gpt. Not excluding the volume of data disk...

SQL backup strategy

Hi guys. I would like to know what is your backup strategy for SQL. Our DBAs are thinking about changing it and I might be tasked with making lots of changes in our schedules and it would involve a lot of work. Here's how we're setup right now. For E...

hotadd transport for isolated media server

I have read through the admin guides and forums and cant find a documented clear solution, I think through practise I know the answer however. I have a virtual media server (v7.5.0.6) which is isolated in a firewalled subnet with access only to vCent...

Resolved! Retention level question

I'm a bit brain dead today... I have been pondering retention levels a bit in my off time. (Yes I live a sad life...)   How does NetBackup handle a image of a Full backup that is comming to the end of its retention period, but where there are increme...

Resolved! license requirement for upgrade

Hi All,   In upgrading from netbackup 7.0 to 7.5, will one need to aquire a new license for the upgrade puting in mind the two licensing models and the ability to use all the new features Capacity licensing Traditional licensing

Petermtn by Level 3
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NDMP Backup

I've occasionally noticed a few lines in detailed job statuses of our NDMP backups of EMC NAS shares that say something similar to "Unable to open <file> to read. Stale handle.". However, the job still finishes successfully with a status 0. Has anyon...

Resolved! problem to restore a backup after harddrive replacement

Hello all, we use Netbackup in our company and last month my harddrive crashed and I got a new harddrive in my laptop. With the new harddrive I tried to restor my backup but unfortunately it was empty. Has somebody experience with restoring a backup ...

Resolved! netbackup Catalog email configuration

Please can someone provide any guide on how to configure the email for catalog. I have given an email ID in the catalog backup policy but that doesnt seem to be sending any DR file or email notification once successful. My master server is NBU applia...

anishC5 by Level 5
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BMR testing on Linux Machines

Hello all, Please let me know the compatability of Netbackup 7.0 with Redhat 5.5 machines. While creating boot image on boot server(Redhat Linux 5.5) I am getting below error message and its asking only Redhat 3/4/5 versions, not taking 5.5 version. ...

Vishnavi by Level 3
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Resolved! spad and spoold large data stream - no jobs running

After running cross site SLP optimised duplication jobs there is still a large data stream between the remote and central site between spad and spoold even though all jobs have completed.  Anyone know what would be causing this this? Thanks in advanc...

LouiseD by Level 4
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Resolved! bptestbpcd command failed

Hi, I got a problem with one of my AIX client. After install the client, I ran " bptestbpcd -client " on the master server it return with " bptestbpcd main: Function ConnectToBPCD(client name) failed: 24 socket write failed". What should I do next?...

tarmizi by Level 5
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HPUX client backup issue

HI Friends,                 In our environment, we have HPUX OS client [ OS -11.11] & that have Netbackup client version 6.5.6                 Master server netbackup version is 7.1 [ OS Solaris 10 ]                 Whenever we take backup of VxFS ba...

monu by Level 3
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Nbpemreq information

I'm attempting to use the nbpemreq command to validate policy changes I made today and changed the effective date to today.  I want to see if certain jobs will kick off Friday evening and Saturday evening.  I'm using the following command: nbpemreq -...

stanl10 by Level 2
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Resolved! nbrb

Hi folks what is the impact of command /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/admincmd/nbrbutil -suspend on Netbackup master server. 1 Netbackup master server is in cluster, NBU services are in cluster group server handling 250 client servers, backups + duplicatio...

rookie11 by Moderator
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