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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 Moderator
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Nbdeployutil report only shows the media servers

I am new to nbdeployutil but when I run a gather and report the spreadsheet only reports back the 3 media servers we have connected to the master even though I know that there are at least a dozen clients connected to the master. Any idea on how to g...

mfalge by Level 3
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SQL server has died and i cant recover data from net backup

Hi,   I'm wondering if anyone can shed any light on a issue I'm having, We has a very old physical server win 2003 with sql 200 installed which has died, I need to recover from backup and I have followed the best practiced recovery sql  guide from ...

NBU force expire

Hi All,   Good day! Seeking for help on my issue on netbackup. Our msdp storage is almost full at the moment. And since we have a duplicate copy of the backupfile on the other msdp storage, we're planning to force expire the old backup on the prima...

Media ID mismatch -

I have been asked to restore data from some tapes from 8+ years ago.  - Long before I was at this company. The tapes, I'm told, are from Netbackup - but they do not have bar code labels on them.  They are labeled things like 'January 2007 Full Back...

NBU DR-copy using netbackup with encryption

Hello Experts,  i am new to NBU!! We are planning to setup a DR-copy using netbackup with encryption and below will be our senario. NBU verion 7.0 Primary site Oralce 10 G,  RMAN backup to Tape with encryption. Encrypted Oracle backup tape will ...

Extend Exp Date on NDMP backups

 I have NDMP backups to back up several volumes on a filer, and the retention policy on them are 3 month. Now I need to extend the expiration date on one set of backups which happened say on 6/1? I also use NFS as Storage Unit for NDMP backups. How ...

nbmagic by Level 4
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Netbackup GUI after applying hotfix

Hello Colleagues, I have problem with login on Backup enviroment after applying hotfix VTS16-001. We have installed hotfix on our stand alone master server and 2 media servers. After that applied this two commands /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/admincmd...

Aeron by Level 1
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Symantec Netbackup 7.5

Hello, i'm shafi just want to ask 1 question. Whether Symantec Netbackup 7.5 support on Windows Server 2012 X64 ? Thanks.

Can NetBackup backup datastore's snapshots?

We have NetApp tool "VSC" to generate snapshots on Datastore(NFS volumes). Currently we use these snapshots as backups. Are there anyway can I use NB to backup these snapshots? If yes, how?   Thanks!

nbmagic by Level 4
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Should we create automated process for setting up DR process?

The management asks us to use as much automated process as possibleto set up Storage LUNs/Volumes/Permissions for DR exercise and real DR. To automate the process, one option is to scripting as much as possible. The other option is to use a GUI driv...

nbmagic by Level 4
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Resolved! Error 174 when backing up netapp filer

I'm recieving this error when backup on a netapp filer in my enviroment.   media manager exiting because bpbrm is no longer active     6/24/2016 3:58:40 PM - end writing; write time: 00:30:03 media manager - system error occurred(174)

Resolved! optimised deduplication

HI Netbackup Forum People,   I am curious to know what is the difference between optimised duplication and optimsed DEduplication?

Resolved! Recovery images in second server

Hi. We have two Netbackup servers with different names. The servers run Solaris 10 with NetBackup Server   In NetBackup 5.1, we run this task copying de images of a client from server 1 to server 2: Server1# tar -cf client.tar /opt/openv/n...

Unable to communicate with client server with status 25

Hi All, Master server: OS: Solaris 10 Netbackup: NetBackup   Client server : OS: AIX Netbackup: NetBackup 7.5 I am unable to communicate with a client server. When tried doing bptestbpcd for the server, I am getting the mentioned erro...

Resolved! status 58 error

Hi all I am working on a status 58 error 1)here client is Linux server with 7.5 version of the netbackup and master is also a linux server with 7.6 version 2)I ran this command from master ./bptestbpcd -client axxxxxx-f  it doesn't return anything ...

nmour92 by Level 3
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Can multiple media servers access same DSU (path)?

Hi, Due to budget constraints we currently don't use DPO, SLPs, or anything "advanced" like most do these days, and as such only have a single media server doing all basic disk staging to some NFS shares, then using vault to duplicate to tape. I wou...