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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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Resolved! Tape Drive is not assigned to the media server

I have 4 tape drive on media server was running fine before but one day 1 particular drive never been used anynmore by the backup. Then I check like the following:  D:\Program Files\Veritas\Volmgr\bin>vmoprcmd -d                                 PEN...

Resolved! How can i Delete Fragmented imaged from Tape automatically

Hi All, In our environment , we have noticed that the data content/Size written on the tapes are not up-to the actual capable size. when i check images available in a tape, i do see that there are Fragmented images(i.e. Expired images). Need to kno...

Netbackup deployment for cloud infrastructure

Hi All, I would like to know if anyone have deployed netbackup enviornment for cloud VMs like in Amazon, Azure, Openstack   basically i would like to backup machines created inside cloud using backup software One soution i can think of -  master,...

rVikas by Level 5
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Resolved! BMR Restore issues

Hello everyone, Environment: NBU Server: OS: Windows 2008 R2  (VM hosted on ESX) Source Client: Windows 2008 R2 (VM hosted on ESX) Hard disk: 3 (20G, 5G, 10G) Destination Client: Windows 2008 R2 (VM hosted on ESX) Hard disk: 01 (40G) NBU Server...


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...

Vaulting catalog to KMS volume pool

I want to use KMS to encrypt my off-site tapes that are duplicated using vault in NBU 7.7.2.  The backups are not encrypted, just the vaulted copies.  From my understanding this will also encrypt the vaulted catalog tape since it gets duplicated too....

terryd3 by Level 4
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Windows 2012 R2 - NUMBER_DATA_BUFFERS not being used

NB 7.7.1 I have a RedHat master - with lto6 tape drives and a few Windows 2012 R2 media servers. The NUMBER_DATA_BUFFERS and SIZE_DATA_BUFFERS - are set on the Red Hat master - /usr/openv/netbackup/db/config - and work great. However - when we set...

backup duplication performance issues

I have a similar issues as discussed in .​  I want to clarify if we list and identify the images need to cancelled and cancelled it, shall we call the cancelled backup duplicatye images again to b...

Cluster server issue

Hi Team,   We have a SFWHA NBU cluster on windows 2008 R2 systems working on NBU Due to some issues we have lost the primary node and are now dependent on passive node. Is it possible for me to rebuild the loast (Prev active node using B...

BVshet by Level 5
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Status 2001 on a cluster server

Hi All,   I am using win 2008 & 2012 servers and NBU in a cluster server, I got the error 2001 which is nothing but NO DRIVES ARE AVAILABLE, but i have plenty of drives and all are working fine and it is a FULL backup. In my environment we...

PavanK1 by Level 2
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Resolved! NDMP tape drove config

Hi Team, I am planning to configure NDMP backups in my backup infra. I am using direct attached NDMP approach for my backups, was wondering is there any command specifically to configure tape drives to NDMP hosts. Please advice.

BVshet by Level 5
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Resolved! Configuration Storage with NBU

I need help with nbu 7.5, My storage was mangled and reconfigured, now my not recognizing that the storage or the tape libraries. I already excludes nbu the drives and redid the installation, but it still does not recognize, what other solution I co...

Oracle DB backup script showing error

I am using NB 7.6.1 on RHEL 6.5 64-bit operating system hosted on IBM X3650M4 server. This serve is used as Master as well as Media server. It is connected to IBM TS3100 tape using FC cable. (Direct connection) Currently I am testing a Oracle DB ba...

NetBackup Disaster Recovery best design

Hi, we are planning to re-implement NetBackup on our environment. We are planning to have two servers at the main site and one at the DR site. Currently having SAN in place and block level replicating can be utilized. The master server at the DR will...

Joe_ab by Level 4
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Resolved! Eject Volumes from Robot is greyed out

How to remove tapes when Eject Volumes from Robot is greyed out for all tapes in a particlar Volume Pool?  Running NetBakup in a Linux environment.