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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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LTO9 tape performance poor - bottlenecks?

Hi allWe've recently completed a staged total replacement of our environment from NBU8.2, writing first to HPE MSA2040 storage and then out to LTO5 drives; to NBU9.1 writing to HPE MSA2060 storage and out to LTO9 drivesWrite performance on the 2040/L...

cian by Level 3
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Upgrade Netbackup 7.7.3 to latest version - Oracle backup

HiIs it possible to backup Oracle database 10g Enterprise edition release using latest version of NetBackup? We are currently using the legacy NetBackup 7.7.3 to backup our Oracle database but we are not sure if we will be able to upgrade ou...

dav1988 by Level 0
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Guidance on tiered storage

Hi all,I could use some guidance around setting up different tiers of storage devices within NetBackup.  At present, our individual backup policies have various retention lengths associated with each of the schedules (for example, 'Daily' = 3 months,...

the certificate revocation list could not be downloaded

 hi allSo I used NetBackup approx. a month ago, logged in without issue (it's been in the same environment for years). I've tried to login to the console this morning but it errors with..Status Code: 552The Certificate Revocation List could not be do...

Resolved! External backup to portable hard disk to keep offsite

Hello,   I am designing a new NetBackup (fairly small) architecture with 2 media servers in two rooms on the same site. I would like to keep an external copy of at least some of the backups in a fire resistant safe every few months for a complete DR ...

Resolved! VM optimization 0%

One of our machines in one of our VM policies always says 0.0% optimization.  We have many other machines in the same policy that have no issue with optimization rates ranging from 99% to 65%.  This one machine takes a long time to backup because it ...

VM does not seem to use accelerator

One of our machines in one of our VM policies always says 0.0% optimization.  We have many other machines in the same policy that have no issue with optimization rates ranging from 99% to 65%.  This one machine takes a long time to backup because it ...

NETBACKUP COPIES are not showing in the JAVA or WEB console

Some years ago (Jan/23/2023 we create a backup and copy1 was created to disk with short of retention  and copy2 was created to tape with long retention. Actually the copy2 is the primary copy.Now we created from the copy2 a new copy to ADVANCED DISK ...

PureDisk disk volume constantly going DOWN

Hello,I have a PureDisk disk volume on Hitachi HCP for Cloud S3 appliance.Suddenly the disk volume went down. I changed its status to UP:nbdevconfig -changestate  -stype PureDisk -dp disk_pool_name -dv volume_name -state UPHowever when NetBackup trie...

500 SQL instance best practice to improve backup time

Hello we have 500 SQL instances that we are running more than 20 hours.We want to shorten the backup time for this SQL backup but not sure how we can improve it. I saw some technote that we will increase the BATCHSIZE however is there any bad effect ...

Post Backup Image Cleanup

Hello,Please support me on the following topic.We need to run a command (bpimage -cleanup -allclients) when finishing a specific backup. It is possible to perform this configuration using the scripts that are under /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/goodiesIf ...

rafanto by Level 4
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Support for OST in a Windows Primary Server

Can a Windows Primary Server use directly an OST Storage Server? A Media Server is not required nor recommended for that purpose? I'm asking because I learned the hard way that MSDP is not supported in a Primary Server when it's Windows (https://www....

Alexis_Jeldrez by Level 6
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Hard Disk Amber light

Hi all, We had been having failed backup jobs every alternate date. We tried to reboot the NBU media server.Today, we checked that all our 12 hard disks are showing amber light. Is this some hardware failure? In the master server, we can see these er...

Amel2 by Level 3
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good morning;I need to automate the recovery of several Nutanix mvs. My master server is at version 10.1.1. I would be grateful if you could guide me as to which way would be correct. Thank you so much

Netbackup Oracle Intelligent Policy Windows client hang

Hi,i have a backup Oracle on windows client configured with intelligent policy and for few time it's ok. Now the backup write but after some hour it remain in writing status and not fail.Please someone had same problem?Thanks & Regards,

Media Server in Offline status

HiI have a problem with our MediaServer, that shows Offline(instead of Active for Disk).We have two media servers, one with master server and the other one(MediaServer2) was added later.Everything was good while the Master and new MediaServer were in...

JP8 by Level 3
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