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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! Netbackup + VPLEX Integration experience

Hi all, I would like to know i f someone has any experience integrating Netbackup backups and VPLEX for VMWARE. As I haven´t found anything. VPLEX is a kind of storage virtualization, I am wondering if it would affect how Netbackup see the VMWARE Dat...

NBdmecha by Level 4
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Resolved! Question regarding Full/Incremental backup

Hi all,   I need to check that I am right about Full/incremental backups relationship. As long as I know, Incremental backups saves the information changed since the last Full completed and it is done policy by policy. I mean that if I have one clien...

NBdmecha by Level 4
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Resolved! Catalog Backup failing with a status 10

Hi, We are running NBU on an AIX 7 master server.  Our catalog backup is configured to run a media server accross the network as we don't have any locally attached devices to the master server.  The total size of the catalog is 480GB and it c...

Resolved! How to put a tape drive down for maintenance in NBU

Hi Guys,   Does someone know how to put a tape drive down for maintenance in Netbackup? There are still jobs running and there is a tape mounted on that drive? For example in Networker you can specify a tape drive to put out of service, this command ...

Tijs by Level 3
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Resolved! NBCC

  NB Version : Master Server : Windows 2008 R2 64 Bit\ NBCC output makes belw error   "D:\Program Files\Veritas\NetBackup\bin\admincmd\bpimagelist" -l -d 01/01/1970 2>&1| The exit status was 13.   file read failed   Please correct this condit...

Yuvi by Level 5
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Veritas NBU6.5-Driver I/O Error

Today,When I go to check Vertias NBU6.5 Backup status, find that one policy shows error,as follows: begin writing Error bptm (pid=19808) cannot write image to media id 000054, drive index 1, I/O error end writing status code 84   Please give some sug...

Resolved! 3344773 Awaiting Backup Items

Hi;   I have a problem with waiting for backup objects. While we take continuous backup to reset these objects. We use TSM for backup. Every spare me get a number like 3000 is running low. In addition, the use IgnoreArchiveBitTrigger file. How quickl...

Resolved! How to change the domain and name of a Netbackup Media Server 7

Hi Guys,   I am going to change the name and the domain of my netbackup media server which I use to backup my clients and where I have all my policies created. I wanted to know if there is a way i can re-configure it without having to un-install the ...

Resolved! Restart necessary? Upgrading Unix NetBackup Clients

Hi Everyone, I’m working with our Unix Administrator to upgrade the NetBackup Agents on all of our Unix clients.  We have a NetBackup 5220 Appliance with OS 2.5 running NetBackup as the Master/Media server with a large Storage-Shelf Bin (MSDP...

NBMe by Level 3
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Resolved! No logs under bpbkar

Hi all, I got status 1 when doing catalog backup which store in a media server's staging. When I look into the bpbkar directory in master server, I find it didn't generate any log. I have enable the logging to 5 and also try with "bpbkar32 -nocont c...

kat1234 by Level 4
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Resolved! Solaris 11 Netbackup Global and Local Zones

New install of a Master Server and 2 media servers using Solaris 11 Zones Netbackup Example: Media Server ( Media_1 ) installed on a Global Zone Master Server ( Master_1 ) installed on the local zone which is the same physical se...

jbrayton by Level 3
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Resolved! Solaris LDOM Master

Does anyone have a NetBackup Master 7.5.x running on Solaris 11 LDOM? i know it supported but will there be bugs?

Efi_G by Level 4
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Resolved! How to seperate Snapshot and Backup from snapshot jobs without SLP

Hi experts,   As you know, without a SLP, if one policy usually complete snapshot and backup from snapshot in one time. If backup job faild, it will remove the snapshot. Also, we can choose "Snapshot only" on schedule tab, but user need mount the sna...

xkdcc by Level 3
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Resolved! Netbackup rman script for multiple instances on same host

Hi All, We are doing oracle agent based backups and to backup multiple Oracle instances on a same host we have to create a seperate script for each instance and a seperate policy for each instance.  Is it possible if we can backup all Oracle instan...

Resolved! Evaluation Process for Validating Backups

Has anyone developed a standard evaluation process or a list/document that will help to insure we have valid backup data (tape or replicated) - for a specific system. What is the criteria(s) for what qualifies as a successful test? Currently a way I ...


Hi ALL, Can I use the command -releaseOrphanedMedia  instead of   -releaseMDS [ID]    for my allocation issue?nbrbutil -release request id and release allocation _ID.What is the difference between the two.    

Resolved! Heavy load on EMM db, high CPU utilization

  Hello,       I want ask for any suggestion regarding heavy load on EMM database after switching to second cluster site using VCS GCO and catalog replication by VVR.    The physical hostname is changed and virtual IP address for master server. Virtu...

mrmadej by Level 4
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