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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! Am I missing something -- NetBackup

So, did I miss the release of NetBackup  ?? If so, could you please point me in the correct direction.  I tried all my normal tricks and couldn't find it. If NOT,   ARGH !!  Windows 2012 has been out for what, like a YEAR now, and I still can...

Resolved! Want to take a backup of Windows Hidden files.

Hi,        We are using NetBackup 7.5 version. We want to take hidden file backup from windows server.    Does Netbackup 7.5 backup Hidden files?   Please suggest... Regards, Arvind Yadav

Resolved! Requirements and considerations for BMR

RHEL Linux master server with NetBackup version Configured BMR master server (on the master server) and boot server (on the client) and took backup on to media server deduplication pool (puredisk). Initially I received the below error and af...

DPO by Level 6
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Resolved! VMWare Backups over the SAN

All, Quick question, if I want to backup virtual hosts on VMWare via the SAN, does the media server need to be Windows or can I use a Linux based Media server?   Thanks David  

Need SAN Backup solution for Solaris LDOM

Hi All, I have server which running in Solaris 10 operating system. it has only one HBA with two ports. In the same server i have configured LDOM with 1 control domain 3 guest domain. Installed Media server package on the control domain and control d...

Mohankumar_K by Level 4
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Resolved! Disk space requirements on Vcenter for snap-shots creation

We are planning for vmware Vstorage API for backing up virtual machines. NetBackup version is and media server is a RHEL 6. How much extra space required on ESX or Vcenter datastores for creating snap-shots. Let say for one VM the size of dis...

DPO by Level 6
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Resolved! How to find the retention of backup in SLP

Hi All Recently I have taken a full backup in  a disk and duplicated it to tape through SLP with a retention of 2 yrs. While checking the retention level with bpimagelist, it shows the retention of a primary copy not the duplicated copy. Anyone has a...

Sunny04 by Level 3
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Resolved! Optional VxSS libraries not initialized.

Hi,   Try to set up NBAC on master server, and after bpnbaz.exe -setupmaster command I recieve:   bpnbaz.exe -setupmaster You will have to restart NetBackup services on this machine after the command co mpletes successfully. Do you want to conti...

enterdv by Level 3
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Resolved! Connecting a win 2008 Index server to a Linux media server

Hi All - I'm new to Netbackup and was tasked with adding a Windows 2008 Netbackup Index server to a SLES 10 Linux media server. So my question is can you add a Windows 2008 Netbackup index server to A Linux NetBackup 7.5 media and master server. Any ...

Dm33 by Level 2
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Resolved! Netbackup make tape drives to go down

HI, Would like to know why netbackup keep my drives down when it founds the WRITE PROTECTED media. We have several other non write protetced medias available in the libray but it's not using it. Error write error on media id HFE082, drive index 6, wr...

BMR backup from Linux red hat and ASM volume manager

Hello every body,   I am working with Netbackup and BMR doing backups and restores. I havent found so much information about how to create backups and make restores using bmr.    Despite that i have done with windows and linux. I would like to share ...

Netbackup failing to create snapshot of Windows 2k8 VM

Hi, I'm hoping someone can offer some advice regarding an issue I'm having trying to back up a Windows VM via a Flashbackup policy. For the past few days (no issues previously) this backup has been failing with error 156. The Netbackup log shows the ...

ZacP by Level 3
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Resolved! unable to restore 20K files

Hi folks we hav a restore to perform from a unix server. one of directories contain 40K files, one of customer has requested to all .SAF files out of those 40000 files.manually its not possible.please tell me how do i restore them through command lin...

rookie11 by Moderator
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Resolved! Putting a OST LSU in a UP state

We reached the LSU file limit in a LSU.  NBU had me put it in a DOWN state to keep from any additional writting to it.  Now to expire images I need to have it back UP.  I didn't take note of the command to put it down.  Can someone share with me the ...

Netbackup schedule issue

Suppose I have two policies ABC and XYZ . ABC has calendar based schedule and runs on specific days of the month XYZ has frequency based schedule How do I exclude XYZ on the days ABC runs? I know how to exclude but it is a tiresome manual task ...

Netbackup fails with Access denied and Can't Connect Socket

My current setup is a master server in house and a backup disaster recovery server that is off site. If I try to pull a backup from the offsite server it fails with "ERROR: cannot connect on socket" The log file is below. The dns name of the offsite ...

Recovering Windows 2008 R2 from IBM hardwware to HP

Our windows team is trying to recover a windows 2008 R2 server from the backup taken on the IBM server at the customers production site with Netbackup and restore it onto HP hardware at the DR location.  Each attempt end with either a "boot d...