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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
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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
Accredited Certified
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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! NetBackup Exchange restore - ERR - unable to create object for restore

Error when restoring part of Exchange . Extract from log - full log attached:   01/26/2013 22:07:34 - Error bpbrm (pid=25485) from client cprvnmsmcafee2: ERR - unable to create object for restore: Microsoft Information Store:\ (BEDS 0x0: ) 01/26/2013...

Willie_SA by Level 6
Partner Accredited
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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...

Resolved! System State failed

Hello, After upgrading client netbackup v7.1.0.4 to I'm facing issue with backup for XP (SP3) client. I have downgrade netbuckup client to but the problem is still present.   The backup job details is: 25/01/2013 14:50:45 - Error bpbr...

F4zer by Level 3
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NCFLBC log files for a Microsoft Exchange backup grow rapidly

Hello,   I have the Problem, that the NCFLBC log files for a Microsoft Exchange backup grow rapidly and create a low disk space condition on the client. \NetBackup\bin\vxlogcfg -a -p 51216 -o 311 -s DebugLevel=0 brought no soulution. Maybe there is a...

Daniel_Be_ by Level 4
Partner Accredited
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Resolved! Restore Lotus Note NSF files

Hi, Im restoring some NSF files to a Lotus Notes DB but have been asked a couple of questions regarding the restore process which im hoping someone will be able to assists with: If only specific NSF files are required from a tape will it search for t...

Resolved! Socket Fail Issue

Hi All, Backup failed with socket failed issue (24). From detailed status found that it has intiaited the begin writing and failed with Connection error. No data has been written to tape. 01/25/2013 14:32:28 - begin writing 01/25/2013 16:41:25 - Err...

Resolved! Filesystem backup RC156 for cluster, where are no drive letters

we have cluster windows 2008 with netbackup master server and media server are linux with   Windows cluster has drives, which are reserved for customer, they will be maybe used in future we are not allowed to set drive letters (drives...

nounejmak by Level 4
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Resolved! drive comes up with multiple paths

NBU master: on HP-UX 11.31 NBU server: Windows 2K8 R2 64bit, issue: We replaced a tape library and used same robot number, a few drives came up with two paths, i removed the extra path from JAVA console, but after restarted media serv...

Vault tape discrepancies

I am having the same issue as in this post: - and not using containers. The issue is that any tape ejected after our vault job runs that day is not on the return list from NetBacku...

TAGIL by Level 2
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