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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 Level 6
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Resolved! Down Master Server - Potential Solutions

I am relatively new to Netbackup and I have a question about a worst case recovery scenario. My question revolves around losing our Master server and how we could recover from that. Would it be possible to either move tapes from the down master serve...

Resolved! Cannot get cleaning tapes to work

I was asked to help with one of our older Netbackup environments and I saw that tape drive cleanings were not happening. This environment is going to be retired this year but I have to get it as stable as possible until then. This is a 6.5.1 environm...

jmanini by Level 4
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Sharepoint Backup and restore

Hi All, I'm new to Netbackup and sharepoint, I've been asked to backup a sharepoint 2010 environment and while reading the  Symantec Netbackup for Microsoft SharePoint Server Administrator's Guide page# 53 I came across a section that I'm not quite s...

Durodup by Level 3
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Cannot Resize Ceratin Drives during a BMR Restore

After doing a BMR backup on an older Server 2003 Physical box. I copied the configuration to a new configuration called BMR and then as usually I start making changes. In this case I needed to change the New Volume layout so show the new sizes of dri...

jmanini by Level 4
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Resolved! NetBackup, cannot restore to different path

Master servers - NBU, Solaris 10 Clients - NBU, Windows 2003/2008/various releases Desktop - NBU Java GUI, Win XP   Upgraded the NBU master last week to and have not been able to restore files to an alternate path.  Ca...

NetBackup 7.5 SAS2 library

Dear All   I installed the latest patch for NBU 7.5 rigth now is working with       in this version its supposed to have fixed the issue with SAS2 interfaces but when im running the wizard i got nothing and when i run ROBTEST i got the follo...

manol4ik by Level 5
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Resolved! Netbackup Catalog Archiving

Hello, We currently have a Netbackup catalog that is approximately 1.2tb in size.  I think a lot of the catalog space is used by NDMP backups and some of our infinite backups required for legal purposes. We have never performed any catalog archiving....

Resolved! Solaris live upgrade due to netbackup upgrade to version 7.1

Hello, We would like to upgrade out nebtackup envornment from vrsion 6.5.6 to version 7.1.. We have here Master server with 2 nodes (each in one datacenter) and 2+2 media servers (2 in each datacenter) I suppose to do live upgrade of solaris kernel v...

frena by Level 3
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Resolved! Unix file system backups with Netbackup

Hello Backup Gurus: We currently use Netbackup with an AIX master and several AIX and Windows media servers. On our Unix file system backups, we have ALL_LOCAL_DRIVES selected.  This creates several hundred individual jobs for some of our cli...

Backup Oracle Rac

Hi all, how can I make a backup Oracle Rac without failover ip but with load balancing? Yes, i read documentation... but she has me confused I have duplicate backup job for backup policy on Activity Monitor. and so, i have backup scripts at each node...

sirin_zarin by Level 4
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Resolved! Luxadm inq showing SCSI failure for several devices

Hello,     When we run luxadm inq for /dev/rmt/*cbn, we can see several errors like this" Error: SCSI failure. - /dev/rmt/41cbn"     Please can you explain why this is happening and how to solve it.      Operating system is Solaris 10.    Thank you.

Resolved! command for available Scratch tapes Status

Hi All,   Can anyone please help me to know the command for availbale scratch tapes count from solaris netbackup master server   condition :-   ROBOT TYPE = ACS MEDIA TYPE =HCART3 VOLUME POOL =SCRATCH  

VADP Snapshot Handling - Remove NBU

NBU (LINUX) / vSphere 5.0 Hi all, I have a couple of questions... We are using the 'Remove NBU' snapshot option within our VADP policies. I just wanted to clarify..will this remove only snapshots that were created by NBU? Or manual snapshots ...

old_mate by Level 4
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