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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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Netbackup exluding many folders form backup

Hello Team, Thanks in advance for all your help. I have Netbackup server and from it we are taking file server backup. During restoring of files, we found many files and folders are not backuped up with Netbackup. After analyzing, I found issue wi...

Yogesh_M by Not applicable
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Resolved! Should I use the same storage for OS part and Backup DB part?

We are trying to set up Linux server for the backup server, and are using NetApp storage for the both OS part and Backup data part. We have two different type of stroage both from NetApp. One is FAS which has a lot of storage based functions, and su...

Resolved! NetBackup Exclude List

Hi  I have 4 different servers on which symantec net backup is installed . I need to exclude *.trn  from all these four netbackup client properties. Now i do not want to manually enter all these servers and exclude those from the list individually. ...

Resolved! netbackup causing high cpu during sql backup

We have several 2003 and 2008 servers running netbackup and when netbackup tries to backup SQL dbs it causes extreme CPU spikes. We had this same issue with but were able to get an EBB (3342502) patch that fixed it in that version but...

Resolved! Symantec NetBackup Encryption

1) If I'm is trying to move away from a Brocade Encryption Switch (BES) since it has been announced EOL, can NBU be used to unencrypt the tapes that were already encrypted with BES and then can NBU encrypt them again using different keys so that all ...

nsultana123 by Level 3
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Resolved! Netbackups failing with error code 24 on linux clients

we are using net backup.   till many days it was very much successful, but from 2 days the backups are failing with error code 24.   socket write failed.   can any one sugguest on the issue, what to do and how to resolve the issue.

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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Resolved! Symantec Netbackup - Password

Hi, My query is related with symantec netbackup client services. Scenario: As per our system policies we need to change privledge users password periodically. and when ever we change our password backup scheduled in netbackup get failed even after ...

Resolved! Use a diferent BROWSECLIENT from SQLHOST

Good afternoon.    I wonder if there is any solution to this problem:   I have 3 SQL instances with different HOST's and I would always use the same BROWSECLIENT, ie all backups of all SQLHOST's would be stored in the same BROWSECLIENT.    Is it poss...

Resolved! Error bprd

Hello, There is the error message that i have when i make a save.   "12/3/2013 2:45:54 PM - Error bprd(pid=8984) Unable to write progress log </usr/openv/netbackup/logs/user_ops/dbext/logs/18161.0.1386078294> on client DZORRPL22.intranet.hyproc. Poli...

riad by Level 3
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Hi all, Recently we had a problem like explained in this forum discussion. This topic has been closed but we experienced the exact same "problem" and I followed the TECH130103 to solve this. I want to know the reason of this event from going from 1% ...

Restore is not progressing

Hi    This is my first post so I will try not to embarrass myself. I have a database restore which was started two days ago and is currently stuck at waiting for resources stating that drives are in use. However even when the drives are free for this...

Red_Alert by Not applicable
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archive bit

Is there any one knows why archive bit ? and who controle archive bit ? how server  find archive bit  status?

Resolved! backup Performence

how to improve backup performance(For example I am running a backup  operation it is taking 10 hours (consider ) then I need it  to finish  it within 5 hours or below mean as early as possible is it possible or not if possible means how Give me an ex...

Resolved! SLP

What is SLP? why SLP? what are the disadvantages and advantages of SLP? is there is any alternative is there for slp? what is deduplication can u give an example for deduplication?

Resolved! backup & restore performance

how to improve backup and restore performance(For example I am running a backup or restore operation it is taking 10 hours (consider ) then I need it  to finish  it within 5 hours or below mean as early as possible is it possible or not if possible m...

Resolved! Make media server back itself up

Hi,   Is there a way to force a media server to always back itself up, and not let another media server do it? We've got a Netbackup 7.5 environment in development using Data Domain boxes. On servers with 50gb+ of data we install the media server rat...