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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! Moving Netbackup Database to a new disk

Windows 2008 R2 Netbackup   The drive ( drive D:)  where my netbackup database reside's getting out of space very soon, 5gb left.   I was reading 2 solutions in this forum, the first one was the ALTERNATE_PATH and the second was to change a r...

NetBackup using an out of band network

Just curious to see how many people run their backups over an out of band network.  My company still runs all the backups data over the same network as its production.  How many people still do this?     Thoughts and comments are appreciated.    

kproehl by Level 5
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Resolved! Archive issue

we have 2 master server one is for production and other is non-production. (window 2008) here issue is production client server archive job is running in non-production Master server.   When i checked the client list in NON-prod master server i dont ...

Resolved! system state backup procedure

Hi, I would like to request if there any technical document of system state backup from symantec. If not, need opinion from you guys to tell me how Veritas Netbackup does backup the system step.   I am using Veritas Netbackup 7.5 on AIX.

Backup failing with error code 71

Hello Team. There are 4 file servers and there cluster name are mentioned below.. there are shared drives  and all 4 having different policies..and i selected All_Local_Drives in backup selection but still backup failing with 71. Node name is selecte...

wannawin by Level 6
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Resolved! Server access not allowed error -46

bash-4.1# bptestbpcd -client HKGRAPNANPSF39 <16>bptestbpcd main: Function ConnectToBPCD(HKGRAPNANPSF39) failed: 46 server not allowed access

vault problem

Hi fellas vault is configured to run at specified time, TLD 1. duplication done by SLP. eject by vault. but problem is netbackup do not eject few media's. NBU GUI logs: suspend media for this session: failed to suspend 6 of 42 media at eject time. nb...

rookie11 by Moderator
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Exchange 2007 CCR backup can't find passive node

Hi all, I have a client running a two nodes Exchange 2007 CCR cluster. Both nodes have dedicated backup NIC. I am trying to backup this Exchange 2007 CCR cluster with the existing NetBackup environment (single Master and multiple Media server...

sbman by Not applicable
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Hi Marianne,     Global drive snapshot The property specifies that the snapshot is of a global drive. All the volumes that require snapshots for the backup job (or stream group for multi-streamed backups) are taken at one time. For example, assume th...

noazara by VIP
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Resolved! how to extend backup retention

Hello Experts,   I want to extend the backup retention of 3 files of unix client and not the entire filsystem to 6 months.   Please let me how can we do this using bpexpdate or do we have any other preferred way of doing this.     Regards, Bharath 

Resolved! unable to increase retention period of backup image

Hi Fellas master , media, client OS linux  NBU ver , backup goes to data domain box model number DD670 -- copy 1, then duplication to tape. copy 2 n copy 3. customer requested to increase retention period of backup image which is on DD box.  ...

rookie11 by Moderator
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NDMP very slow - would this help?

Ques : If remote NDMP (NetApp) is slow then direct NDMP would be equally slow? Assuming that there are no netwrok or media server perfromance issues.    Currently running remote NDMP to disk staging  becuse of the unnatural slowness of NetApp NDMP. ...

Jim-90 by Level 6
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Resolved! Backups/Restores work, Duplications fail

Master and Media Server: NB RHEL 6.3 Data Domain DD880 (VTL) STK L700e w/ IBM LTO3 drives When we do a backup or restore to VTL or physical tape, both procedures work fine.  When we try to do a duplication, the dupe hangs or may take 3-4 days...

dukbtr by Level 4
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Resolved! Install Feature id 62 Snapshot Client

Hello, Im planning to add a hotadd server to make backup to VMware machines. But I need help to add the Feature id 62 Snapshot Client.  I need this because I dont have the following option to backup: Click Host Properties > Master Servers, double cli...

media load operation failed during backups

Dear All, There are so many media  load operation failed during backups I need to rasie the same with  library vedor Is there any way to find out how many time a single drive rejected media loading below is the error display's in Job view tab 04/19/2...

Raaavan by Level 5
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Hyper-V cluster issues!!

hello, i am having issues with my Netbackup software backing up my Hyper-V machines. I have a 3 nodes server 2008R2Sp1 Hyper-v cluster with 1 CSV. The netbackup server that is doing the backup is 2008R2 sp1 as well. i am running on the maste...