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NetBackup 5230 Appliance Upgrade

Hello allI have a NetBackup Appliance 5230 3.0 with NBU 8.0 and I will do the upgrade to 3.1; but is my first time working with this appliance, so I need a manual or the step by step for this activity.I now reading the links:

UPGRADE NOTE: 3.0 -> 3.1 5230 media server

Just an FYI - I upgraded my non-prod media server this morning, and upon the final reboot, the system came up but *none* of the media mgmt services started:NB Processes------------root 98265 1 0 12:58 ? 00:00:00 /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/private/nbatd...

elanmbx by Level 6
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Netbackup Appliance Upgrade 2.7.x

Guys, Thank you for considering this. We are soon going to upgrade our NBU Appliance 5230 to version 2.7.3  (From 2.7.1). Master is already upgraded to 7.7.3   Ques: What are the precautionary steps i need to complete first before NBU Appliance ...

Dgo by Level 4
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Spurious Alerts following Appliance Upgrade to 2.7.2

I have recently upgraded a number of 5230 Appliances to 2.7.2, and whilst all appear to be functioning as expected we are getting numerous alerts relating to disk failures which are 'false'. I am wondering whether there is a BIOS issue here (mismatc...

SYMAJ by Level 6
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Resolved! Netabckup Appliance 5200 not responding during upgrade

Hi all,   I had a problem during upgrade, its been 18 Hours and it still stop on the same state of upgrade Veritas Optimzed Operating System 1 after do starting up vxconfigbackupd. Below was the pic of the proses upgrade. Thanks All for your help

dicky_23 by Level 3
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Resolved! NetBackup Appliance 5230 as Master Server

Hello there!! Does anybody know if I can upgrade a NetBackup Appliance 5230 configured as master server from 2.6.1 to 2.7.1? Or if I can have a NetBackup Appliance 5230 configured as master server with version 2.7.1? I try to find the information i...

Di_Ro by Level 4
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Resolved! Unable to download patches

Hi, We have a 5230 running and are trying to install more recent patches on it. The first available patch is SYMC_NBAPP_update- When we check the DownloadProgress, it says its stopped. Any ideas why this would be so? Th...

Fozzie by Level 1
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Resolved! "clean up work in post-upgrade"

Hi there, I've got a netbackup appliance 5230 software version I wanted to migrate it to but I realized there is a "clean up work in post-upgrade" since I updated it time ago and I can't download the new version. I tried to cancel i...

Resolved! Re-Image Netbackup Appliance 5230

Hi All ,   I have Netbackup Appliance 5230 , i need to recover it by using USB but the original usb that came with the appliance is missing  also the raid of server has been rebuild so there is no image currently running on . could you please Me...

Resolved! Netbackup Appliance vs DataDomain

Hi   We are in a process to make changes to our current backup environment. Our main focus is to do some changes in our 2 main sites. Both sites have their respective domains with multiple mediaservers (no appliance or DD). What we are trying to ac...

Catalog Backup Error Status 14

Hi everyone, I am having issues with our Catalog backup after we upgraded to This environment is a simple 5220 Appliance which acts as our Master/Media server connected to an IBM library on the back end. When executing our Catalog backup eve...

dwilson by Level 4
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Resolved! RHEL on Appliances instead of Suse?

Hi all, It has already been mentioned before in one of the threads below: Apparently the Suse installations on Netbackup Appliances will be replaced by Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). Supposedly, this is also the reason that 2.7 is not available ...

Resolved! Not enough space on appliance /inst folder

ERROR While upgrading appliance 5230 to The upgrade requires at least 7.5G free space  on /inst. Currently the available space on /inst is 6.9G   Observation: Using cli mode we saw different folders in /inst/patch/appliance 1.applied  ...

Usman_Saeed by Level 4
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Resolved! Upgrade to from

Hi we are planning to upgrade our NBU appliance 5220 to version from It is being used as media server and some tape drives are also attached to it. I have download the patch of on my applaince. It total capacity is 40 TB a...

NBU35 by Level 6
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NetBackup Appliances is now available!

(crossposted from the Netting Out NetBackup blog) I’m extremely happy to announce that NetBackup Appliances is now Generally Available! NetBackup Appliances is the latest update for NetBackup 52xx and 5330 Applainces and the equival...

CRZ by Level 6
Employee Accredited Certified
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