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Subscribe to NBU notifications

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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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! Max no of IO streams for DD 670

Hello Everyone,   I would like to know what should be maximum no. of i/o streams for disk pools configured in datadomain 670. below is more details: DataDomain - 670 DD OS - 5.4 No. of disk pools created  - 3 Limit I/O Stream - unlimited. off...

rVikas by Level 5
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Resolved! Troubleshoot

Hi All,   I am new to here and also i am new to netbacup and backupexec but in our environment we are facing lotsof trabulshooting issues can any one please guid me to trabulshoot netbackup issues and backupexec issues. we have 500 masterservers, ...

Roja by Level 2
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Resolved! Netbackup 7.1 Sparc 10 Media Server Installation

Hello, We are currently running on Sun Master and Windows Media Servers which are working quite well. Currently we have a new requirement to add Sun Sparc media server to existing netbackup enviroment. I have Sun Sparc Server ISO image and all_unix I...


I get more frustrated everyday! When I call Symantec support and ask for a simple solution....I am always told to "run this cmd". Netbackup is suppossed to be the industry leader in backup I am told. My company has spent over $500K on ...

Bmitche by Level 5
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HPUX client backup issue

HI Friends,                 In our environment, we have HPUX OS client [ OS -11.11] & that have Netbackup client version 6.5.6                 Master server netbackup version is 7.1 [ OS Solaris 10 ]                 Whenever we take backup of VxFS ba...

monu by Level 3
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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?

Flash backup windows Failing with error code 24 and 42

Master Server - AIX 6.1 - Netbackup 7.1 GA Media Server - AIX 6.1 - Netbackup 7.1 GA Client - Windows 2008 R2 Standrad x64 Bpbkar Logs 11:42:08.866 AM: [8764.8736] <2> TransporterRemote::write[2](): DBG -  | An Exception of type [SocketWriteException...

Resolved! Drive AVR mode

1)what are the possible troubleshooting steps to do when a drive goes to the AVR mode? 2)In IBM TS3500 TL having how many of drives & Slots?  

Resolved! Editing backup_exit_notify for Success or Failed mail

Hi All, I am currently useing Netbackup 7.1 and I need to customize the backup status notification for successfull and failed mails. NBU server is Solaris and i have Windows and Linux/Unix Clients. Please share me something how i could be able to cus...

andex by Level 2
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Resolved! about opencenter licesensing

  Hi,   OS - Solaris    Current Version : 6.5.4   upgrading version : 7.5.0   As per my understanding, OPCENTRE has 2 variants, 1) opcentre and 2) opcentre analytics. Out of which opcentre analytics is a licensed version but the former version is inc...

Mohankumar_K by Level 4
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I need your best practice recommandation!

Dear All, For the very best of our current Prod. syetem, i need your best practice recommandation for the below: Existing System: One Netbackup 7.1 Ent. Master Server/ SolarisFour Netbackup 7.1 Ent. Media Servers/ Windows 2008          Existing Syste...

Resolved! NBU 7.1 Client on CentOS 6.2 can not connect to server

Hello expert, I have NBU 7.1 server on windows server 2008 64 bit, Some client running CentOS 6.2 64 bit and Windows 2008 server 64 bit. With client Windows is OK but with CentOS client I had problem. After install NBU client I start it, but there ar...

Oracle control file DO NOT restore in RAC mode !

Dear masters , I have a scenario to try backup/restore of tablespaces on my production Oracle servers. my environment :  Oracle 11g-R2 (OEL 5.5)  -  Netbackup I'm able to backup successfully without any error but when try to restore the insta...

Duplication multiplexing????

Any idea when duplication multiplexing will be available? When I look at my drives as a duplication is is shoe-shining. Write a little data....spin the tape...write a little data....spin the tape. The manufacturer of the drives says th...

Bmitche by Level 5
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Resolved! Licensing for VMWare

Good day I'm running Windows 2003 SP2 R2 32bit Master /Media Server, Netbackup 6.5.4. I have 12 ESX Hosts, however I'm taking normal client backups (installing Netbackup Client agent on each VM) and not taking snapshots. I just want to know what kind...

NetB_User by Level 4
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Resolved! Netbackup 7.1 and Exchange 2010

Good day   I'm running a windows environment, Master Server and 2 Media servers, all on Netbackup 6.5 with Windows 2003 SP2, looking to upgrade to Netbackup 7.1 soon.   If anybody uses Netbackup 7 with Exchange do you know if the Netbackup serv...

NetB_User by Level 4
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Resolved! Netbackup FTP site not working

Good day The FTP Site where I usually download Netbackup software is not working, the following is the link that I usually use.  Does anyone know if this link will be re-acti...

NetB_User by Level 4
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Oracle:Net Backup:Backup:Backup Time discrepancy

Guys, My server has netbackup client installed and i'm trying to backup Oracle DB archive logs. I've found that at times, the job runs for 25 minutes for backing up 100 archives in which the filesperset is 10 and file size being 400MB and the same j...