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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 Moderator
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Resolved! change subject in blat

Hi,   I have configured BLAT and its working fine. My issue is that the subject line in mail dosent show my full server name   Eg; If my host name is  SERVERNAME111 After successful backup, In subject line it shows as " backup on SERVERNAME11 - 0"  P...

Arun_VC by Level 4
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Resolved! Can we query NetBackup DB after 7.5

Can we query NetBackup DB after 7.5? As per the new DB modifications, NetBackup has migrated from Sybase to MySQL, does that enable us to query the database with our simple SQL queries?

SVK46 by Level 2
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Hi Team, Is tape to tape restore possible apart from Duplication?   Thanks, Gopinath S

Gopi4sl by Level 4
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Resolved! bpbkar null test failed

Hi experts window server 2003 backup failure. bptestbpcd command shows successfull results. backup will start, connection successful, then it writes no data, seems client server cannot send data to netbackup device. vssadmin list writers vssadmin 1.1...

rookie11 by Moderator
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Resolved! Can Windows 7 be used as a Media Server?

Hi Everyone, I got a VM where Netbackup is installed. That VM is on OEL5. I was just wondering can I make my Win 7 64bit Laptop as a media server. I did that but when I click on property it comes up with an error: "Configuring Settings of the followi...

Resolved! Need information

How do I check what files have been backed up on a Tape using GUI or command line ?

Error 20060029 after upgrade from to

Master: W2k8 R2 x64 running (upgrade from Media Server #1: 5220 running 2.5.1 + Rebase patch ( configured for two pools, one PureDisk, one AdvanceDisk) Media Server #2: W2k8 R2 x64 running / OpsCenter (both upgrade fr...

D_Flood by Level 6
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Resolved! Error 156 snapshot error encountered

Hi All,   One of my windows 2003 R2 backups failing with status code 156, Can help to resolve this as i have tried changing the VERITAS SNAPSHOT method to local MICROSOFT SNAPSHOT method but still was not able to resolve it :(   Thanks, Nayab

Resolved! Netbackup 6.5.3 compatability info

HI All, I need Netbackup 6.5.3 compatability confirmation.   Master server --- Windows 2003 server 32 bit Master server Netbackup version : Netbackup 6.5.3    Client server --- Windows 2008 R2 server 64 bit Client server Netbackup version : Netbackup...

Resolved! media server drives failing on boot - reinstall questions

Hello. Have a media server on Windows 2008 server r2 enterprise with attached tape drive / equali logic san..this media server is giving me errors on boot, and new drives have been ordered. Still looking into why my RAID mirroring failed, but that's ...

Resolved! Correct usage of "bptestbpcd -clear_host_cache"

Could someone please elaborate on the correct usage of the "bptestbpcd -clear_host_cache" command ? This is what presently get when I run the following. [root@nbu1234 ~]# /opt/openv/netbackup/bin/admincmd/bptestbpcd -clear_host_cache Usage: /opt/ope...

Resolved! Netbackup's handling of STUB files (in this case, CommVault)

Hi everyone   Thought this would be an interesting Q & A as I haven't found any details about this subject, literally, anywhere. We've recently started archiving our file server with CommVault, which leaves a 4KB stub file in the place of whatever fi...

Resolved! Solaris install The pbx_exchange daemon issue

Hello, I am trying to install the solaris 7.1 client on a solaris client server for backup, I am getting the error message below Installing PBX... Please wait while installation is in progress... Installation completed Successfully Installation log l...

How intelligent is Netbackup 7.5?

Hi, Yet another newbie question! We have netbackup 7.5, Windows and Unix, two sites with Data Domain storage on both.  We are slowly migrating to Netbackup and at the moment all of our backups are on servers in SiteA. We have a media server configure...

Resolved! "Servers" list in client config

Hi, We're Netbackup 7.5, mixed Unix and Windows. In the admin console if I add a server in the "Servers that can access the currently selected host" window, what am I enabling? Is it allowing the servers listed to act as media servers and back the cl...

Storage unit permissions question

Hi, We have netbackup 7.5 with mixed Windows and Unix servers and Data Domain storage.  When a backup occurs the primary copy is written to one Data Domain box, then a duplicate is sent to the second remote Data Domain box. We have one main storage u...

Resolved! How to find future schedule jobs

I just wanted to find the jobs that are going to run in next 2 hours of time. please provide the commandNetbackup master version : 7.1OS : Linux Redhat

Timeout on NetBackup Job Manager service

Hello We are getting some A timeout (30000 milliseconds) was reached while waiting for a transaction response from the NetBackup Job Manager service. in system event log on our Netbackup master server running Windows 2008 R2 SP1 MSCS which co...