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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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Document for setting up HTTPS LiveUpdate server

I need to set up a NetBackup LiveUpdate server and the only document I can find is the Symantec NetBackup LiveUpdate Guide and it has nothing about setting up the actual server itself just how to place the files and create update jobs. Is there anyth...

snapshot error encountered(156)

Hello, I have a few Server which have a Problem  --> snapshot error encountered(156) I Use a Windows-Backup policy which makes following: ALL_Local_DRIVES System State Shadow Copy Components   The Netbackup is really new for me and i found several in...

Unable to see the robotic (media changer)

Hi, I have almost same issue as I have Oracle SL150 Tape Library connected through Fiber. I have netbackup installed on Solaris 11.1 (x86). I can see the only ...

Muhammad_Iqbal_ by Level 3
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Resolved! Restoration Of Machine Keys Folder

I need some information regarding machine keys folder under all users/application data.../RAS/machine keys. At the time of restoration the folder appears to be empty. The same path is not mentioned exclude list of the client. Please advise. How can w...

OpsCenter Utilization- and Throughput-Report

Hello, we have the problem with our Utilization- and Throughput-Report. We perform our Backup from two Netapps a 16 Tapedrives. In the time where the Snapshot is created, we can see, that all the Tapedrives are in use. But in the Report displayed, th...

Daniel_Be_ by Level 4
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Resolved! Disk Backup Restore - alternate server

Hi all,  1. I have performed MS-Windows backup  of few servers to a External Usb HDD(basic disk storage)  and sent the HDD to our DR site . I want to restore a particular folder of a server from this backup in my DR site where i have one more master ...

Resolved! How to remove BMRDB

we would like to upgrade 6.5 to 7.5 on winodows 2003 and we did a full catalog backup. we found it just complete partially and it showed errors about BMR After checking the BMRDB,we notified it didn't upgdate for a year and we would like to simply re...

kat1234 by Level 4
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Resolved! LSTAT

  NB Version : Master Server : Windows 2008 R2 64 Bit   Issue : Cannot lstat /u01/app/sub/File.pdf. Errno = 2: No such file or directory When backing up NFS mount point in unix client.

Yuvi by Level 5
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Resolved! Netbackup Vault configuration

hello..   we are in process of vault setup [ have vault license :) ]  i read the vault admin guide but still  i have few questions can someone help me here pls Question:  1. if we want to go for a procedure like send original full backups to offisite...

Raju_la by Level 5
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Netbackup Policy Job not progressing and stuck

Dear Team As I am new to NBU I have isue where a policy which is stuck and not progressing from more that 15 hrs it is continuosly in ACTIVE state. HARDWARE SOLARIS VERSION NetBackup 7.0.1 RELEASEDATE Thu Jul 08 00:13:47 CDT 2010 BUILDNUMBER 20100...

Multiplexing / Multistreaming ideas

Master & two media servers running Windows 2003 & Netbackup 7.0.1 i80 tape library with 4 LTO5 drives 139 active backup clients mix of Windows 2000, 2003, 2008, Linux, Solaris, and 25 TB NDMP     The customer is adding more hosts to the backup schedu...

Resolved! Full and Incremental SQL backups

Is there any way of performing Daily Incremental and then Weekly Full backups within the same SQL backups policy. From past experience I would say no, but am being challenged and starting to doubt myself :) So would be good to get some re-assurance. ...

nick80 by Level 4
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Resolved! Disk Volume Pool Down (2074)

Friends, given up on fixing disk pool volume down issue after spending whole morning.. this is the typical one.. nbdevquery and nbdevconfig works successfully.. you can inventory the disk pool from.. you can see the storage configuration properties u...

Spartacus81 by Level 6
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Resolved! I want to know when the bpbkar process has ended

Hi experts. I want to know how to verify if the backup has ended in order for me to verify in the script, if the log has different errors, and also to start the database. Also the script opens the database after the bpbkar has ended and what is happe...

Resolved! Shared Storage priority

I have a Unix NBU Master/Media server with 6 tape drives, and a windows NBU media server sharing one of those drives. The windows server is being used for VMWare backups.   Any idea how I can give priority of the shared drive to the Windows N...

Jevon by Level 4
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Resolved! Activity monitor is not responding

Hi All, I have veritas netbackup 7.5 installed on my solaris box. I'm able to launch the java console, but when i tried to launch Activity monitor its keep on loading and i cant see the active/inactive jobs. This problem is resolving when i stop/star...

Resolved! Master P2V and FC Robotic's

Hi All, Im looking at upgrading our physical Master Servers to then P2V. Our VM guys have advised against a P2V and more so to a fresh build VM, im not sure how this would be feasible as our NBU binaries are on local disk but the DB i...

Resolved! Big issue on the activity monitor with

Hello, We installed on last friday and since we have a lot of issues regarding the "Activity Monitor" which seems to be inconsistent.  Basically, we have a lot of backup jobs (more than 200) that are either queued, active or "unknown". If we ...

Fabrice_P_ by Level 4
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Resolved! Backup of file server on a cluster

I have a windows 2008 r2 cluster. The name of the cluster is NDU_FILESERV. The cluster consists of 2 nodes, NDUFPS01 and NDUFPS02. The shares that need to be backedup are NDU_SHARES. In my policy I have the backups pointing to NDU_SHARES. The active ...

snawaz3 by Level 6
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Resolved! emm server

  $ sudo ./nbemmcmd -getemmserver   NBEMMCMD, Version:7.1 These hosts were found in this domain:, unix991, unix9912,,,,,, lx289.cp.mari...