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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! Scripted File System Restore - NBU 7.6 (Windows/Linux)

Hi All, Do we have any script available for file system restore using NBU 7.6 Windows/Linux? Customer is looking for script which include command line and performs pre check before restore? bprestore command can preform the activity as mentioned i...

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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archive bit

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

NBU - Replication Fail(Status 84)

Hi Forum,   Just wondering if the experts can help me troubleshoot the issue. I have logged a case, but it takes a long time for them to respond and it seems they arent sure how to approach this. Here is the scenario: from Local Master. Two maste...

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! Netbackup

Hi All,   "Greetings from Muthu"   We have fileserver which has 1.Tb data, and we are planning to implement the netbackup in our environment.   I would like to which product is good for my requirement and how would be the cost (approx).   Kindly do l...

Muthukmdu by Not applicable
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PHX User Group Meetings - What do YOU want to hear more about?

Hello fellow Phoenix Backup & Archiving group members, There are currently 4 Symantec Backup & Archiving User Group meetings each year in the Phoenix area, yet only a small group of members attend on a regular basis. We would like to improve attendan...

Which drive(s) utilize particular media?

Hi   I'm wondering if there was an easy way to extract information from NetBackup about a media (that went bad). I was hoping that there was a "bp" or "nb" command to list the tape drives used for a particular media/tape or backup image (eg. su20386_...

Jay_Son by Level 5
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Resolved! Backing up hard links

Recently, I attempted to restore the lib64 directory to a SuSE Linux client. Only when the restore had completed did I notice that several of the restored files were empty. Some of the empty files were: /lib64/power5/, /lib64/power5/libpth...

aquinlan by Not applicable
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NBU backup error: No drives are available

HI, NBU 6.5.4 is installed on Solaris 10. My tape library has two drives, and same type. STORAGE UNITS  has already set Maximun concurrent writes drives=2. when I begin to backup the file in different client,then the first job is normal in DRIVE 1,...

__bug by Level 3
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Media List empty

Hi All, On one of my windows 2003 Netbackup 6.5 master server the media has diapered from the list and need to get it back. It only seems to be gone from the GUI as I can run reports from the command line and see all the tapes that way. All the...

NolanE by Level 4
Partner Accredited Certified
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Oracle OFFLINE - user backup script

Hello, I'm trying to backup a DB offline I'll have to archive this tapes for at least 5 years, I have made a script to: - Stop listener - Stop DB - run a files backup - start DB - start listener I'm getting a long list of could not CD to cannot...