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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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VMWare Backup with Netbackup failure with status 156

I've created a policy to backup 3 VMs using "VMWare" backup policy, the 3 Ms are turned off... only one client that i havent been able to backup... I keep getting status 156 Can anyone please help?   Netbackup 7.5 VSphere 4.1 Logs: all resource req...

maxsven by Level 4
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Netbackup Error 84, System Call Failed

Recently, I found out we have a few job policies that keep on encounter error 84. When check the detail of the job, I saw the following error.   Critical bptm(pid=4832) image write failed: error 2060017: system call failed      Error bptm(pid=4832) c...

Resolved! Command to show Volume Group for one or all MediaIDs

Hello everyone, I need a command that shows the volume group for one or all MediaIDs (tapes).  I tried bpmedialist but that doesn't show me the volumne group as shown here: bpmedialist -m APA164 -U Server Host = inf-srv17 id rl images allo...

Resolved! How incremental backups work on UNIX?

Hi,   I understand to back up UNIX clients, NetBackup compares mtime of the files to see if an incremental backup is needed. Let's say file1  - was modified on 1/1 - was backed up by a full backup on 1/2 - was modified on 1/3 - an incremental will be...

NB-OPS by Level 4
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Resolved! New Robot

Hello Everybody My SL24 library has broken and I changed it for a new one. How can I add this new robot in the Netbackup ? I can see the new WWN at /dev/rmt, but it doesn´t appear at /dev/sg. Do I have to manually edit the sg.conf and add the new ent...

andrich by Level 4
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Resolved! SLP and D2D Devices

Is anyone using SLPs on D2Ds?  I'm looking in the "NetBackup 7.1 Best Practice Using Storage Lifecycle Policies and Auto Image Replication" guide and all of the suggested settings are for VTLs or tape libraries.  I'm wondering if those same settings ...

rsamora by Level 5
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Resolved! Backup online concept in Netbackup

Hello I use the Netbackup 7.5 to manage the backups to DB and FS.There are netbackup clients running for the Windows Sytems and BD ( MsSQL clients). However the backups are done with the systems Online(DB and FS), some times on the FS jobs that run t...

Resolved! How to check status of multiple medias using vmquery?

Hi All, I have a list of 100+ medias that i need to check whether they are in library or not. is there any script or command that i can use to see the status of  all the medias in a go.   Thanks in advance

New Exchange 2010 Backup fails

We have just fired up new Exchange 2010 servers and the policy i created using this article (among other things) continues to fail. Here is the job ...

pmc214 by Level 5
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NBU 7.5 - What happens to archive bit when you cancel a diff?

Hi all- To be more specific, I'm curious about how the archiving bit works in this scenario. If you cancel a diff, it doesn't appear that the partial backup is usable for restore purposes. I was also under the assumption NBU would clear the archive b...

Resolved! Barcode rules for range of tapes

Hi, I have 1000 new tapes to import into the silo (Netbackup 6.5.6) to go into a specific Volume Pool, putting them into the i/o slot and manually moving them to the new Volume Pool would take a while so am thinking of specifying barcode rules which ...

Restore to alternate Master server domain

Hey all, I am looking for information regarding a restore procedure to restore a tape's contents from a primary environment to a DR environment.  Is it possible to import a tapes contents from one master to another without importing any catalog data?...

Resolved! Data Domain Images not expiring...

We have got a 2 DataDomain 670 systems wich we use for duplications. We have a problem where the 2 systems are out of sync. DD1 (Production) = 80% and DD2 (Duplications) = 93% It seems some of the data on DD2 does not get expired when the cleaning cy...

snapshot error 156

Hello, I am having problem in running a backup on a windows 2008 client which is failing with ec156.I have already unchecked option under client attributes. "Enable windows open file backup for this client" .Now the job has failed with ec 50.Master i...

Shekaib by Level 4
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SLP tape dulication stuck

Hello, I've SLP jobs (duplication to tape) which appear to be stuck now for more than 35 hours increasing the queue for other SLP jobs. Three drives in my environment, one of them seems to have some problem but other two drives are active however the...

Adnan_F by Level 4
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Resolved! Taking too long time to finish backup

Hi,   I have installed Master & Media server (1single server) with VNB 7.0 & the server is having RHEL OS . Also installed  VNB 7.0 client in the other RHEL server I initiated 300Gb of backup & took for me almost 7hrs to complete. I use the tape libr...

Resolved! Vss error

Hi, I have a windows master server running 2008R2  and i am backing up the client of os 2008 when it is getting backed up it ends with partial by saying the below error. WRN - can't open file: C:\Windows\System32\winevt\Logs\Application.evtx (WIN32 3...

Yuvi by Level 5
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