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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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List Scratch Tapes from Standalone and send a report

Dear Experts,I am planning to automate Scratch request of Standalone tapes to be recalled from DR.I use the below query to fetch the Scratch from Standalone.vmquery -pn Scratch -b | grep "NONE"The Output lists Media Id but We need Barcode of all thes...

NetBackup 7.5 Catalog Backup FAILED on host <hostname> status 2

Hello,Hope someone can assist me with this issue I am having:Receiving the following error:=============================Server        <Master_Netbackup_Server_Name>Date        Fri 09 Oct 2020 10:15:22 AM UTCPolicy        Catalog-BKPCatalog Backup Sta...

EdgarR by Level 2
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nbdeployutil download/install

We have a rather old installation of NetBackup (; updating in progress) and the currently installed version of nbdeployutil does not seem to be working for us. It was recommended to download the latest version of nbdeployutil but, unless I am ...

mfalge by Level 3
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How to Back up Linux VMs on Hyper-V

Backing up VMs through Hyper-V is using either VSS or WMI, and neither is working for Linux VMs.So, it seems to turn out there is no way to back up Linux VMs over Hyper-V.However, on the NetBackup Hyper-V backup document, it talks about backing up Li...

rossxu by Level 4
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Resolved! Netbackup 7.1 Linux File Recovery

Hello everyone,     I have a client that was using netbackup 7.1 to back up their servers to tape.  This was done with a Windows Server 2008 standard SP2 machine.  I need to recover a old Linux clients files but as we know I can not do this with my W...

asousie by Level 2
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Resolved! Netbackup Replication Director + AIR

Hello,   Can we use AIR with replication director (RD) for both image and MSDP replication ?   Do i required to create Seperate SLP for that or i can use same RD SLP for AIR ?   Thanks

Utilizing SLP for vault

Hi   Current environment:   Main DC: Master: RHEL 6.7. NBU version 7.7.2Mediaserver: RHEL 7.2 NBU version 7.7.2 Remote DC: Master: RHEL 6.7. NBU version 7.7.2Mediaserver: RHEL 7.2. NBU version 7.7.2 Both media servers are taking backups i...

NetBackup Appliance SMTP configuration

Hello All, We are using NetBackup Appliance 5230 OS:RHEL 6.x and netbackup version We have configured SMTP alerts on appliance level for hardware and software . We have few custom scripts which we run in maintainence mode. We would like to ...

bpstart_notify fails when there is any output?

I am trying to configure NetBackup client on an RHEL 7.2 machine. I made a bpstart_notify script that calls another script. The other script makes a database snapshot and outputs its progress as it goes along. But, it seems that when any output comes...

Resolved! Virtual Media Server / Backup Host + Hot Add OST over FC

Hi guys, do you know if OST over FC is supported for virtual Media Server/Backup Host in VMWare? The only note I found about this is in the NetBackup-7x-in-virtual-environments_Feb_03_2016_update documentation: Virtual media server The NetBackup m...

25 TB Windows Drive Backup

Hello All We have a physical Windows 2008R2 server with a 25TB hard drive and it is just about full.  I was reading that best practices would be to carve that drive up into separate policies based on directories.  So drive S: has 12 directories and ...

erose by Level 3
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Alternate method to remove SRT in LOCKED_WRITE state

# bmrsrtadm Select one of the following options: 1. Create a new Shared Resource Tree. 2. Create a new CD image based Shared Resource Tree. 3. Copy an existing Shared Resource Tree to a new location. 4. Import a Shared Resource ...

Chris_W by Level 4
Partner Accredited
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How to get all clients version report from opscenter

Hi All, How to get all clients version report from opscenter ? currently i am using below script to do this. please confirm is it correct. ./bpplclients -allunique | awk '{ print $3 }' >> cl_ver2 for i in `cat cl_ver2` ; do /usr/openv/netbackup/b...

lovee by Level 5
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No Expiration date showing for images

Hello, I am trying to run "Image on Disk" report wherein the report does not show "Experition Date/Time". But when i do "bpimagelist -backupid" for one of the image it shows expiration time. There are about 100 images which not showing Expiration ti...

PatS729 by Level 5
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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...