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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! Adding holidays to ALL schedules

Hi,   Netbackup running on Solaris 10. In our dev environment I just gor a standalone tape drive, manual changes of tapes. I need to exclude all holidays when no one is around in the office changing tapes. This if IF the holiday is on a Mond...

rsm_gbg by Level 5
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Limit has been reached for the logical resource

NetBackup, standalone drive (booo!), Win 2008 R2 I have a server (let's call it V01) that is the media server and hosts two other virtual servers on the same physical server (D01 and R01). I have set up a policy to backup D01, R01 and V01 eac...

thickage by Level 3
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SLP, Order of duplication

Netbackup, Windows 2008R2   Hi all, I have a question about SLP, and its order of duplication. I'm performing some testing as a first step toward moving away from so much reliance on tape. I no longer see need in maintaining a 7000 tape libra...

Netapp Filer NAS and NDMP backup

i have a customer having a 10 TB of NAS data ( File server with lots of small files) backup via Fc to LTO5 drives.We have changed the daily backup type to differential but the backup size seem to be very close to the full backup size. Is there a best...

demo4119 by Level 6
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Hi guys, I've just recently added a LTO3 SCSI to my NBU server because I needed the ability to read older tapes, whilst doing so I thought I might as well put it into the pool so I can utilise it for backups, the server has a SAS Quantum i40 with an ...

Resolved! error code 24 socket write failed

Mastwer server : 7.5 Client : Windows 2008 with NBU client  6.5.5 Exchange backup the detailed  status : Critical bpbrm (pid=3039) from client srv-mbx: FTL - socket write failed 01/28/2013 15:53:50 - Error bptm (pid=3043) media manager terminated du...

Resolved! Expire disk backups

I am experiencing a problem related to this topic. Can I expire images on disk via the GUI. I am not familiar with the cmds. Can somebody guide me as I am new to netbackup. I need to cleanup space on my disk drive. Also if I expire then will the imag...

snawaz3 by Level 6
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Resolved! Image Cleanup

Hi, I am new to netbackup and requrie some help/advise. I need to cean up space on my disk drive. Is there a way to maunally run an image cleanup utility in which I can specify what date images to cleanup. In activity monitor I see a image cleanup jo...

snawaz3 by Level 6
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Resolved! Patching Clustered NBU Master Servers

Hello, How do I install a NBU patch on Clustered Master server running any type of cluster (VCS or Windows Cluster).

Javed_B by Level 3
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Resolved! VTL Cloning and Export

Hello, What is the difference between Cloning and Export of Virtual Tape on VTL.    

Javed_B by Level 3
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Resolved! Image retention of backups

  Hi,   How can I extend the image retention of backups via the NBU Admin Console? The backup image is a full backup. Please advice, thanks!

Resolved! NBDB Database not alive

Hi friends. We are using Symantec Netbackup 7.0.1 on our Redhat Linux 5.0 Master server. After restarting the server few days ago, we have observed that  Database[NBDB] is not available. Same error I have faced few months before and I followed the fo...

Resolved! SharePoint Backup Strategies

Hello friends we have moss 2k10 farm (upgraded from 2k7) 2 frnt end (NLB) 2 back end (clustered)   from central admin console we are able to back up whole farm, but on disk only. (with grt , thanx to microsoft for adding these features in shaepoint) ...

wv1 by Level 3
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NetBackup 6.5 Restore Stalled

Hello, I'm trying to run a restore from two tapes. The first tape completes the portion of the restore and then NetBackup loads the second tape and the status says "begin reading" and then nothing happens. It looks like it's just got stuck. Hopefully...

Resolved! backup failing

  <2>bptestbpcd: server not allowed access 00:11:53.984 [32035] <2> bptestbpcd: server not allowed access <2>bptestbpcd: EXIT status = 46 00:11:53.984 [32035] <2> bptestbpcd: EXIT status = 46 server not allowed access     Below are the client bpcd lo...

Resolved! Download issue from

  Hey! Using IE9 , Chrome  (on Windows 7) or Firefox  I am unable to download files for Netbackup 7.1 from What happens - I enter the site , enter the serial number , choose the language , choose HTTP download , check the des...

Resolved! Cannot BACKUP or RESTORE a database snapshot.

SQL Server 2008 backups.  Backing up multiple databases in a single batch.  Most of them succeed.  Failures have the error message from the subject (full error for a single DB below.)  I found an article that pertains to NBU 6.5 but no solution offer...

Resolved! bptestbpcd

  # bptestbpcd -host fred -connect_options 0 0 2 0 0 2 -> <- Example 2 - A connection from the server fred is tried to the client wilma by using the vnetd port number if possible: # bptestbpc...