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Marianne by Level 6
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Resolved! connecting client from old master to new master

Hello. Setting up a new Master server with multiple media servers. Created my first SLP, threw an error, so per Symantec, I took SLP out of the equation and tried pointing a regular policy towads the media server storage unit that it should go to. St...

Resolved! Storage Unit Question

Hi Guys,   Can we have two storage unit defined on a single media server with different density.i mena HCART & HCART3 ?

nbuno by Level 6
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Resolved! User Backup scripts not working for Windows 2003

Hi All, I need your help for below issue which we are facing on windows system. We have created the user backup policies and scripts. After executing the scripts , policy not executed in activity monitor but on the server scripts are in running state...

Resolved! staging directory at 95% capacity

We've been experiencing an issue with backups taking a long time to complete. Part of the reason they are taking so long is that the write speeds will slow from 20000 to 30000 kbs down to 5000 to 7000 kbs. The resolution is for me to reboot the backu...

Resolved! How to do a BMR shutdown ?

Hi Guys,   Need Help..i have been told to stop BMR from running on our AIX master server since it is taking up lot of space and causing performance issu. Can you tell me how to do that and what needs to be done pls ?   thanks

nbuno by Level 6
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read from input socket failed(636)

Dear Expert,   i have change the IP address on master server (Win 2008 64bit Ent) as network departement ask us, and i change all hosts file on clients for new IP address to the master server, but there was a problem for few servers and not general o...

muhanad_daher by Level 6
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Resolved! bpdbjobs ... no results

Hey guys, It worked earlier but now since i installed 90 windows updates, bpdbjobs no longer works. Even though in the activity monitor, i see all the jobs, bpdbjobs simply goes to the next line. Same behavior with Summary option... bpdbjobs -summary...

jcrawford by Level 3
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Resolved! Question about policy scheduling

If we were given a window of time to complete all of our backups, say 10pm to 6am, would there be any harm just setting all of our policies start times to the same window?  Obviously that would lead to all the policies kicking off and then queuing un...

Resolved! stacker

Can anybody tell me the difference between: Tape libraryTape autoloadertape stackerstandalone drivepickerrobotic arm

Resolved! Customize Activity Monitor

Hi, is there a way to customize the activity monitor? What I really need is decimal dots in the "KB Per Second" and "Kilobytes" column, without it's a pain to read if you have jobs that are above a couple of GBs! And would be nice to have a sort of t...

Backups are failing with Socket Read error

Hi All, Recently i have observed that full backups are failing with EC=21. Where as incremental bacups are running fine. Recently we have upgraded our netbackup from 6.5.5 to We are taking the incrmental backups on Data domain and full backu...

Dathu by Level 2
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Resolved! Unable to associate a storage unit to a storage lifecycle policy

Hi, I have a storage unit (StorageUnitA) that consists of one disk directly attached to a media server (Basic Disk). This storage unit is associated with a storage unit group Called "Storage_Pool_A". I have another storage unit on the same media serv...

maxsven by Level 4
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Resolved! Firewall Question..

Client is behind the firewall,master server is not able to resolve it or ping it. Media server is able to resolve the client name as it is permitted to access the client.Will the backup run ?  

nbuno by Level 6
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db2 backup with difference retention

Hi, We are facing an issue with db2 monthly backup thru NBU 7.1. Our client server is AIX and db2 version is 9.7. We are using “user exit” method to backup the db. We managed to configure the daily backup & daily transaction logs backup and it work f...

Don_w by Level 2
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Resolved! SQL Backups run fine, but parent job ends with error 636

I have 2 backups that are giving me this problem. They are running full sql backups, and it is telling me that the DBs are backed up, I can see them in the SQL Restore Console, and it is all ok, but it is anoying and puzzling why I am getting this er...

Problem backup windows 2000 & system state

  Hi Friends   I have a problem with the backup of multiple File System in Windows 2000 virtualized machines. The backup of the system state status ends with 71 or 50. I tested with VSP and VSS, enable and disable. I tested with Netbackup Client 6.5....

NDMP backups

Hi Friends, One unique requirement has come up and i dont know if its technically possible, thus thought of taking your help. I have one NAS box and two Netbackup Domains. Currently that NAS box is being backed up in one of the domain through NDMP ba...