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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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netbackup event manager service not coming up after server reboot

Hello All, I need help on this issue, where the netbackup event manager service is not starting after the server reboot. Then manually start up works, but till bpdown and bpup is done, the activiti monitor doesn't show up anything. Environment: maste...

Pinku by Level 5
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Resolved! Restores and bpverify from MSDP fails with error code 83

Hi, I have configured an MSDP pool on a media server residing on IBM AIX. Details are: Netbackup (One Master Server, One Media Server on AIX and one Media server on Windows) IBM AIX 6.1 TL6 When i run a backup on the MSDP created on AIX based...

Resolved! Media list for MS SQL restore from client side gui

I'm a NBU admin, and the DBA does frequent SQL restores which I need to create tape lists for. Does anyone know how I can facilitate this list?  In the past, I've just had to bring all the tapes for that client server back into the library from the l...

Resolved! Help to limit the policy of HYPERV

Hello i'dont find a way to limit the number of backup simultany with a policy of hyperV who use a hyperV cluster and some VM associate. The problems is the backup start in launch all the snapshot on all the clients and i need to limit the number of V...

Resolved! vmware snapshot failed

Hello, I'm trying to backup several VMs and all the attemtps finish by the same general error 156.  Looking to the 2 attached log files does not help me to locate the problem Please, look at the log files and if you have any idea, let me know ... Tha...

lumir2 by Level 3
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Resolved! Restore failed ( error 85 ) , but bpmedialist works

Hi. I have two IBM TS3500 Libraries with LTO/5 Drives running. My Master runs on Solaris 10 and my Media Servers runs on Redhat REL5. ( NBU ) After a RMAN Oracle restore i got a read error message. After that i tried to read the IMAGE with bp...

Resolved! problems encountered during setup of shared memory (89)

Hi all,   We have many backupd failing for a media server and the erroe log is as  below : Jan 29, 2013 3:41:00 PM - Error bpbrm (pid=10127) Could not get shared memory for bpbrm child process communication, No space left on device (28) Jan 29, 2013...

mantu2a by Level 3
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Resolved! Changing SLP retention period

Hi,   Netbackup 7.5.03 WIN 2008 platform   SLP retention period changing back to 2 weeks (level1) after I'm manually changing it, why ? Cheers, Itai

Itai by Level 4
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Configure FT

Hi I am trying add a FT Media Server using the nbftconfig.exe but I am getting an error. The error message reads: Failed to read server configuration; Media Server might be down EXIT error: database system error EXIT status = 220 The command I am ent...

MohitK by Level 4
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Resolved! NetBackup Platform Base - Complete Edition Licensing

What is the difference between: - Symantec NetBackup Platform Base - Complete Edition 7.5 Xplat 1 Front End TB Standard License. - Symantec NetBackup Platform Base - Complete Edition 7.5 Xplat 1 Front End TB Initial Essential 12 Months License. Where...

M_Omran by Not applicable
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Resolved! HP D2D4312 Backup System can support AIR for replication ?

Hi, I need some help, We have 2 HP D2D4312 Backup System as below, it is possible to configure for replication between 2 domain, by using AIR ? With netbackup master/media server version HP D2D4312 Backup System Qty (2): StoreOnce Systems   ...

NBU_13 by Level 6
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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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