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Marianne by Level 6
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What is the fastest you've seen Flash Backup run (*nix)

We see stellar bandwidth off any combination of disks for LUNs/volumes of 500GB or less. The jobs will rip blocks as fast as the host and subsystem allows. But, take 2 metaluns striped accross 24 15k disks and the overall backup rate is the same as i...

Resolved! Redundant Netbackup System -- Help..

  Hi,   I have a set of systems that I know support the Netbackup client and I need to set up a geo-redundant backup system to collect the backups.   What I am hoping is someone can tell me if the following will work:   I have a couple of HP RX2800s ...

cscho by Level 2
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Resolved! NetBackup SQL Retention Periods - I may be in big trouble

Windows 2008r2, Netbackup   Hello all, I was asked to perform a restore of some warehouse timeclock data from SQL backups. I cannot locate any restorable data over 1 month old. In every one of our SQL policies, the "application backup" is se...

Backup & Recovery over the internet- Some help please?

Hi... We are in the process of rolling out a cloud based backup solution, we are using netbackup 7.5. I have tested LAN backups and it works great... I need some advice or best methods to connect our clients that will be coming in over the internet.....

Resolved! Media Server / SLP Duplication Question

I'm curious about how NetBackup decides which media servers should be used for SLP duplications.   We have 2 Data Domains which we back up to, with a total of 4 media servers; these servers are then grouped in load balanced pairs. Generally our polic...

Resolved! Client List in Registry

NBU, Windows: On my Master server, in the "Clients" key under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Veritas\NetBackup\CurrentVersion\Config, I expected to see all 980 clients listed but I only see 9 clients.  I was trying to troubleshoot a connection p...

rsamora by Level 5
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Windows File Server errors with Status 13

Windows 2008 server with client  Master Server (REHL 6.2) and Media Servers (Windows 2008) are The above client has been problematic for weeks.  I seldom get a successful backup though I have from time to time.  Frequently I get Det...

trs06 by Level 5
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Netbackup buffer tuning question

Hi, If I don't have the SIZE_DATA_BUFFERS & NUMBER_DATA_BUFFERS files does that mean I am using the default values? If so, what are they? I am experiancing slow duplication from disk to tape, and I am trying to troubleshoot. See snippet below, I don'...

Resolved! Netbackup and Exchange 2010 backup ( GRT )

Good Morning,   I'm trying to backup an Exchange server with GRT "option". I follwed the istruction that i found here : On Media server i stopped and disable the Server and Clie...

Restore from Exchange 2010 DAG

When I launch a restore of one message, sometimes is correct and sometimes I have the network error "1: (23) socket read failed" and after 15 minutes, another job appears with this error "1: (42) network read failed". This last job has a client that ...

Netbackup and DD670 Disaster Recovery

Production has Netbackup 7.1 running on 1 master and 3 media with an OST plugins and VTL on DD670.  Data is replicated from Production to another DD670 at the DR site. I have a DR test and would isolate Production from DR.  Current DD670 at DR has no...

Failover storage unit group

We have a seem to be having a problem with a failover storage unit group.As I understand it,it should only failover if there is a problem. Assoon as this storage unit reaches its configured number of jobs,the following will not queue but go the confi...

What's the industry standard for large enterprise backup success rate?

Hello, Does anyone know what is the industry standard for large enterprise backup success rate? Anyone know where I can find such info? I understand that it's not easy to achieve 100% success rate all the time and I was wondering if there is any stan...

perojr by Level 2
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WIN32 5: Access is denied Netbackup 7.0 restore

Hi Guys, I am kinda stuck in a situtaion and need some help, I have installed a new Windows 2008 R2 server which will replace my old Windows 2003 file server after the data migration is done. I have backed up all the data from my current (W2K3) file ...

NetBackup For Vmware licenses

Dears,            I have requested a licensces for symantec NetBackup that  support the following enviroment 1000 VMs (VMware workstation windows 7/8  )  are hosted on  14  ESX servers 11 ESX servers 4 CPUs Per servers 8 core per CPU 3  ESX serve...

mghany by Level 3
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Resolved! Data centre migration - NetBackup BMR for Solaris clients

Need some advise on migration strategy to migrate Solaris based physical clients from one DC to another. The target DC is a different NetBackup domain. The client data is hosted on EMC and NetApp storage. There is no network connectivity between sour...

Itegral by Level 6
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Resolved! Deleting drives from media servers that have already been retired

We migrated off some old media servers awhile ago, but the drive configuration was not removed before the media servers were retired.  What is the correct method of removing drives for which the "owning" media server is no longer around? Thanks! -Mik...

elanmbx by Level 6
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Resolved! Tape is not vaulting

I have a vault job that runs for my monthy tapes to move them to a new volume group and then allow for a defferred eject.  3 tapes where used in my monthly job and 1 of them will not show up in the eject screen.  I have ran the vault job several time...