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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 VMware - Exchange GRT Config

After much research on this one I am confused as to the exact requirements to backup Exchange 2007/2010 running on a Virtual Machine, with GRT, to a 52xx Appliance. I have a simple Exchange environment (single server running all roles) running on a W...

SYMAJ by Level 6
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Resolved! NBU 7.5 Client software for Solaris SPARC clients?

Dumb question - which NBU 7.5 client would I install on a Solaris SPARC client? And is it included with the other clients (NetBackup_7.5_CLIENTS) or is it mixed in with the SPARC server install files (NetBackup_7.5_Solaris_Sparc64.tar.gz)? Thanks, Wa...

Resolved! Remote client upgrade

I upgraded my master/media server win 2008 r2 from nbu to nbu I want to remotely upgrade all my clients to I run the client setup from my master server. When I add a client I get the attached error msg. Can somebody help me....

snawaz3 by Level 6
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Resolved! Need to import expired images from Disk

Netbackup Master server version  : 7.1 Os : Linux Redhat Disk Pool Name : Test_Disk_Pool Disk Type : AdvancedDisk Volume that disk pool created : E:\ on master server   Backup images has been expired on the disk pool and need to do import and recover...

Resolved! One Single Client refuses to complete backup

All of my backups are working, with the exception of one single client.  It is a virtual Solarwinds server.  Windows Server 2008R2.   Below is a summary of the errors.     Checked the status of this policy only.   Differential and Full Backups Fail R...

w_boggs by Level 3
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Resolved! Missing path

Deleted a VTL on our D2D and rebuilt it.  Trying to connect it to the existing drives on NetBackup.  I go in to add a tape drive and click browse.  No existing devices show up on any of my media servers.  What am I missing?

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...