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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 Level 6
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Netbackup 7.6 First Availability program announced for October

This snuck by me a few weeks ago, and it may have snuck by you as well, so I'm posting a pointer here.  (If this has already been posted on the apologies, and here it is again!) Information on the NetBackup 7.6 First Availability (FA) pro...

CRZ by Level 6
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Background: NetBackup Windows 2008 R2 In the last month we moved our software from Windows 2003 to Window 2008 R2.  The import was a success and we were able to resume our backup policies.  The last two weeks have had issues were the iSCSI ta...

Resolved! Help configuring Dedup and duplicating images to tape using SLP

We are running Netbackup on both our master and media servers, Windows Server 2008 R2 is the operating system on both systems. We have a mixed bag of virtual and physical servers mostly Windows based with a handful of Linux boxes thrown in th...

Resolved! Can you upgrade Netbackup 6.5.3 client to 7.1 without uninstalling?

I was told by a symantec tech that we should uninstall the existing 6.5.3 client, reboot and install 7.1.   I have a few hundred clients to update so it would be much easier to just script and upgrade.     I can't find any documentation that says you...

Resolved! error while opening Java Console

Hello All, We are facing one issue we have one master server running on a Linux VM. One ops center installed on a Windows server 2008 R2 Currently we are able to open the Netbackup Administrator Console  for the master server from our Opscen...

rk1074 by Level 6
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NO data backed up

I have a windows 2008 netbackup server running    I have a policy with about 20 clients, and ALL_LOCAL_DRIVES defined in the Backup Selection List.   ALLOW_MULTIPLE_DATA_STREAMS is not turned on.  Every client except ONE backs up normally,  ...

mudabo by Level 4
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Resolved! Windows Server 2012 &

Hi, I have installed the Win2012 client onto a Win Server 2012 client but am having difficulties connecting from the Master Server to the client. The install completed wihout error and I can run the Backup/Restore client from the Server; howe...

Kev_Lamb by Level 6
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How to speed up the restore when backup was multiplexed?

We have a very large backup environment so we enabled multiplex data stream to make the backup run faster. But when we do the restore, it hangs forever if we need to restore the top directory at one time. We have to drill down to the subdirectories t...

Resolved! Windows 2012 Server v7.5.0.6 Client install / (not 2003/2008)

Netbackup with Master Red Hat 5.9, Media Servers all -> Windows 2008 R2 64 bit also all v7.5.0.6 We are trying to install the NBU Client v7.5.0.6 onto a Windows 2012 Server using the Browser install for 7.5 and then the Setup for the ...

trs06 by Level 5
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Resolved! Policy creation

Hi All,   Here we have the following scenerio, I have to add the host1 and host2 in same policy but it has different backup selection list, for example, In host1 need to take backup /usr In host2 need to take backup /usr, /var Any posibilities to  ad...

Resolved! custom Retention

Hi Techies,   Could you any one suggest me how to create the custom retention period,   we have full backup occurs weekly( frequency 1 week) and differential incremental occurs daily( frequency 1 day)   Thanks..

Resolved! Require to do the duplication again

Dear all, Due to the tape drive problem, one of the tape had been corrupted. After some checking, I found that it contains the data on few duplication jobs. I will need to do the duplication again, how can I do so? Can I do it by SLP? Thanks, John

Resolved! understanding NBU and plugins

i'm trying to understand how all the different components fit together for NetBackup. if this is not the place, kindly point me where should i post. years ago, backup is composed of the following: backup softwareplugins (to handle open files) like fo...

manatee by Level 6
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Resolved! Media server installation verification

Hi, I install media server and got below messages: Unable to start NetBackup daemon bpdbm.  Rerun /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/install_bp when the problem has been resolved. is it normal or there is problem I need to fix this? Also, my media server is n...

iaw by Level 5
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Resolved! Exclude List Is Not Working

Dear All ,   Exclude List Is Not Working Perfectly.Our Need Is To Exclude A Drive While Taking A Backup .Even When We Mention That Drive Letter In The Exclude List While Taking The Backup It Takes That Drive Also.We Had Disabled The Multistreaming Op...

Mothi by Level 3
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Resolved! Snapshot-client?

I just want sector-level Windows operating-system backup. With ability to make incremental backups, use NTFS journals and make Windows system databases transactions quiescene like VSS does. Is this possible with snapshot-client? In snapshot-client d...

Resolved! nbu 7.5 os is solaris

Ihave a query regarding a restore.   My backup is on tape.I require 5 media for are not in library.We have 5 library in one domain.we have 4 robot control host.   I need to ask on site team to insert the medias .when i goes in media sec...

Resolved! Exclusion and include list in file system.

Exclusion and include list in file system.   Hi All,   As the data size of the file system /notes/ln93_9 is too high. We have enabled multistream for the policy 2_Notes_unix_ln93app1.   And added the file sytem in the exclusion list : exclude_list.2_...

NB7.5 Remote Backup Procedure after upgrading & changing Master

Environment: NetBackup 7.5 Media Server with Puredisk and Tape Library attached. I need to backup remote site "ZXY" over a WAN Link.   History: Previously we were backing up XYZ using Synthetic Backups to Media Server "B" with Master Server "A" in an...

mr2ns by Level 3
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Resolved! KMS Failed to create a new Key Group Exit Error: Cannot connect on socket

Hi Guys,   I have Netbackup master server. I just installed KMS. The problem is after i created Key Group i got this error message:   E:\Veritas\NetBackup\bin\admincmd>nbkmsutil.exe -createkg -kgname ENCR_offsite Failed to create a new Key Gr...

phaul by Level 4
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