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Marianne by Moderator
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Hi, i am fresher going to da certification on Netbackup tool. please give me any suggestions as : 1) which certification will help me a lot to work on Netbackup all kinds of services. 2) materials which can be helpful for cracking the exam other t...

Resolved! Netbackup Hyper-V Host Resource Requirements

Hi All,   I would like to ask what is the requirements of hyper-v host when we will backup a VM. like (CPU, RAM, etc) I know it will use some resources while running a backup. We will try the hyper-v backup from a production server.      VM Host ...

Resolved! File recovery with Hyper-V VM

Hi, We are currently on version and I'm reading the notes to upgrade to version We need this version because I need the support for Sharepoint 2013 with SQL server 2014. When reading through the release notes of version I s...

Resolved! Does Netbackup support Hyper-V over SMB3

Hi, I'm playing with Hyper-V running on SMB3 file shares. Although the VM's are running fine on SMB3, I'm not able to backup a VM that is running on a SMB3 share. Does Netbackup support this configuration? I can't find much info on this kind of back...

2008 R2 Hyper-V Host with 2012 R2 guest error 4201

Master Server - Windows 2008 R2  Media Servers Windows 2008R2 & Windows Server 2012 Netbackup Version - Policy Config - Hyper-V using Provider auto\system advance attributes Hyper-V Servers - Windows 2008 R2 standalone and clustered serve...

rbkguy by Level 4
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Hyper-V 2012 R2 Backup Issue

Hi..  I have few Virtual Machines, recently we have migrated the Hyper-v From 2008 R2 to 2012 R2. Post Migration few of my windows 2003 Sp2 Virtual Machines Backups are getting failed. From Windows Logs I found below error messages. Any suggestion...

punbs by Level 4
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Resolved! Force full backup to other day in backup window

Dear All, I have some full VM (hyper-V) backups which end on error 196 every week on the same day (Monday night). The easiest solution is to change the backup window but I have plenty of backup window over on other days. When the clients misses the...

Resolved! how archiving is happening in netbackup?

Hi Team,   can any one please expline how archacing is happening in netbackup ?. and how it is deleting data after duplication is don .means how it is deleting dae datain a primary location? 

sravya by Not applicable
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snapshot error encountered(156)

Dears: We have master server net backup , windows 2008 R2 std And we have Hyper-v Cluster (CSV volumes) , window server 2008 R2 Every time , we run a backup on one of our hyper-v client machine , it end up with this error "snapshot error e...

Resolved! Hyper V backup failure EC156

Hi All Master Server :  Linux RHEL 6,, MSDP Media Server  :     Linux RHEL 6,, MSDP Hyper V Server:     Windows 2012 R2, (only client) We have implemented backup of Hyper-V machines from Netbackup. we have 6 node cluste...

NBU35 by Level 6
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NetBackup Hyper-V 2012 Backup moving Virtual Machine to Save State

Hi Techs, We are facing issue while a Hyper V Backup. When I start a backup of the HyperV of 2012 Server. Virtual Machine is moving to Saved State and backup will start. During the backup. We are unable to access the Virtual Machine and Applicatio...

punbs by Level 4
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Resolved! Backing up 7.6 clients with 7.5 master server - NetBackup

Hi guys, I'm trying to protect a Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V box using NetBackup. Our master server is running 7.5 however, I've only been able to install 7.6 on my Hyper-V server (running 1 Windows Server 2008 guest). When trying to perform backu...

Resolved! SCL for Client - Windows Server 2012 R2 in Hyper-V

Dears, I'm using Hyper-V 2012 for possible negotiation and have some questions.   1) Netbackup 7.5 or 7.6 is compatible with Windows 2012 Server R2? 2) Netbackup 7.5 or 7.6 is compatible with Hyper-V (Using as Feature of W2K12R2)? 3) Netbackup 7.5 or...

Resolved! Hyper-V Guests backups never finish

Hi all, We are having problems backing up the Hyper-V guests on one of our hosts. When the jobs run they appear as Type:SNAPSHOT and State:ACTIVE forever - the jobs never fail until we manually cancel them. The longest we have left these running is 5...

Hyper-V Cluster Backup failed via SANclient

Hi Team, I got a error when I backuped VM. Which is on Hyper-V cluster. I have already used "nbemmcmd" command to mapped all the node to the cluster: nbemmcmd –addhost –machinename vmcluster –machinetype app_cluster   nbemmcmd –updatehost –add_server...

Resolved! Please enter a valid Hyper-V machine name

I have a Hyper-V server running a number of VM's.  Server is running 2012 R2 Hyper-V Core version; the powershell only one. Server has had the NBU v7.5.0.6 client installed and configured.  Master server and Media server is also v7.5.0.6. When I try ...