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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
Partner    VIP    Accredited Certified
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Resolved! capacity based license

Hi, We are planning to purchase symantec NetBackup capacity based license (FETB). For that we want to estimate how much license we need to procure. We have database of size 1 TB and as per Oracle team, we can expect a daily change rate of 250GB for t...

DPO by Level 6
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Looking for Netbackup Talent, Chicagoland area

We recently  have a new opening in our Chicagoland offic  for  a Sr Netbackup Engineer... Responsibilites will be professional services and level 2 and level 3 support.  Please let me know if you are interested.   Thanks,

juggernaut1 by Level 5
Partner Accredited Certified
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Resolved! nbrmms unusual high cpu load on media server

Hello All: I have a single master server and multiple media servers. I noticed that one of my media servers (robotic control host) appear to be experiencing an usual amount of CPU load. When I investigated I see that nbrmms is running at a CPU load o...

ROrp by Level 3
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How To decomm disk based media servers in netbackup

Team Need steps to decommission disk based media server ( Datadomain OST ) in netbackup Master server /Media servers are in Windows 2008 R2 OS which has version of netbackup installed Regards, Phani Kumar

Resolved! New Tape Lib

hello,   I'm removing ACSLS tape library StorageTek from my Netbackup 7.5 and replacing it with new library ( same model).   this is plan step by step plan:   1- delete robot from the master ( AIX)  ( tpconfig -delete -robot....) 2- delete drives ( t...

SARA_8 by Level 4
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Resolved! can we run "block level incr" backup for filesystem ?

We have to backup some database dumps from Unix and Windows systems. These are big images, the incr backup size is close to full. I am just wodering if we can use sanpshot client feature to run "block level incr" backup with regular UNIX/Win filessyt...

Resolved! Enterprise Netbackup

Hi, I would like to know the command for finding the netbackup backup pool data size which has written in the media   Also i would like to know below by command line output. 1.No of total media in the pool 2. no of free media in the pool 3. no of fre...

Resolved! BMR

  Hi All,   Just a query in BMR.    if boot server holds system information and SRTs holds Opearing system software and netbackup Client Software as per the BMR guide    then  Who holds the O/S portion ?   Boot servers provide the environment that is...

belse by Level 5
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Resolved! Extend backup image retention

Hi All, I need to extend backup images on tapes, however I need to make sure that I am using the right, below are the parameters I will be running. ./bpexpdate -m i012345 - d 03/05/2013 00:00:00 Not sure of this, does this command extends the images ...

Resolved! Activity Monitor

Hi Guys, I ran a full backup over the weekend. Today I check the activity monitor and I see conflicting results. Out of 97 jobs all completed except 4. When I look at the detailed page of the parent it shows the requested operation was successful. Bu...

snawaz3 by Level 6
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Resolved! RMAN Backup failing after backup "begin writing"

03/04/2013 05:02:50 - Info nbjm (pid=28573784) starting backup job (jobid=1002560) for client sapm6pdrv-nb, policy ORA_RMAN_GRV_M6P, schedule Default-Application-Backup 03/04/2013 05:02:50 - Info nbjm (pid=28573784) requesting STANDARD_RESOURCE reso...

Resolved! Robot is missing and Drive is down

Hi, Good day to all,   My company is the vendor of Netbackup and I am the support for our one client. Whenever they report to me, that Netbackup is not running,  I always troubleshoot it and able to up the Netbackup by these commands.                ...

e_win by Level 4
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Resolved! Backup freeze at validating image for client : hostname

Hi, we upgraded netbackup from 7.1 to and we have some problems. One of them is related to the validation of the images in the backup process. IT works for some backup and not for others. We ae using disk pools for backup and the hardware beh...

Resolved! Duplication on FT

How do duplicate backup images (Disk to Disk) on FT? What are the prerequisite?

Vipluv by Level 3
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Resolved! Mcafee

OS : Windows Serve 2008 R2 64 bit NB Version : Problem: Because of Mcafee we are facing server slowness and cpu alret high , when backup is running and we have already excluded the "installpath:\veritas\netbackup\*" But eventhough it is makin...

Yuvi by Level 5
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VADP VIP - Selecting Datastores & vMotion

NBU (Linux) Hi all, We have around 800 VMs in our environement which have low thresholds for vMotion... When setting up VIPs for VM backups, if I select the vmware:/?filter=(Datastore StartsWith "") selection, what happens if one my my VMs de...

old_mate by Level 4
Partner Accredited Certified
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Error 247 while policy is active.

Error: Backups are failing with error 247 while policies are active shown in Admin Console and output of bppllist command.     Background: We are upgrading NetBackup Master from 7.0.1 to After upgrade the script to activate all policies was ...

Resolved! Netbackup Certification

Hello All, Need help in netbackup certifications, before I give up an exam for 7.X version, Where can I get a mock exam test from the Symantec for netbackup 7.X Unix Version,Do we have any exam for vault and Ops center seperatly, IF yes, what’s the e...