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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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Resolved! Netbackup and 3PAR

I'm looking to use NBU 7.5 to handle our VM backups in our infrastructure which uses 3PAR F400 for storage. I've checked the compat lists and it looks like some elements are compatible but some are not. Can anyone offer advice on this if they are eit...

Netbackup using SAN / Filer snapshot to backup VMWare VM

Hello, I'm trying to find a way to use my Filer (NetApp) snapshots to do VMWare VM backup instead of VMWare snaps. The idea is to use netbackup default features (like VRay) to do a regular granular VM backup, but instead of using VMWare default Copy-...

Resolved! Clearing out the Program Files\Veritas\Netbackup\Temp directory

Our environment: Netbackup servers running version 7.0.1 on Solaris 10 64 bit Exchange servers running on Windows 2008 R2 64 bit DAG setup with 2 nodes, active copies on both nodes Our Exchange Administrator is claiming that Netbackup doesn't clean u...

evargas by Level 4
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Exchange 2010 Log files and GRT

I am having an issue where our Journal Log DB fails when trying to backup.  After looking through NBU logs and Activity Monitor, it seems like the culprit is GRT.  I currently have one Exchange policy that does a backup of the entire DAG.  My questio...

Resolved! Exchange 2010 Backup w GRT fails (Unable to obtain image list)

Hello there,   I'm fairly new to using Backup 7.5 and having some trouble with configure our backups. Ive read through the manual and followed the instructions on configuring the settings, but I may have missed something. Any help would be appreciate...

Resolved! First Time Redirected Restore

I have started a new job that uses NetBackup 7.1.  I am trying to figure out how to do a redirected restore of a 2003 Exchange Mailbox.  I am not having much luck with the Symantec documentation.  If someone could explain what I need to do or point m...

Can't backup Exchange DAG from passive copy

We can backup the active copies of a Exchange 2010 DAG, but the backup from the passive copies quickly fails with status 2. For now we are backing up the active copies, but we are very interested in backing up only the passive copies. When the bac...

Resolved! LiveUpdate for NetBackup

Anyone succeeded to implement the LiveUpdate feature for NetBackup Clients? I have followed the “Symantec NetBackup LiveUpdate Guide” Release 7.1 and found some discrepancies, but overall the install procedure reports success, as well as the creation...

How to configure Exchange 2010 DAG backup with NetBackup7.1 and SFW6.0

Hi, I have one Windows 2008 R2 SP1 server which is NetBackup Master & Media server with MSDP  ( version, hostname:BACKUPSRV). Exchange 2010 DAG configured with 2 cas/hub servers (CASHUB01, CASHUB02) and 2 mailbox servers (MBOX01-active node, M...

fic123 by Level 2
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Resolved! VM backup with the "file recovery" option, and GPT partitions

Hi all, In NetBackup, the feature "Enable file recovery from VM backup" is equivalent to Backup Exec's GRT backup and restore (Granular Recovery Technology). With this technology, basically you get to backup a VM as a whole, then it lets you re...

RLeon by Moderator
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Resolved! Exchange 2010 DAG backup, logs not truncating

or at least only occasionally, with no way that's apparent to me to replicate for testing purposes. Occasionally they do or have truncated, but I can't find any rhyme or reason. We are just moving our 2007 environment to 2010, so we only have a handf...

Resolved! DAG Error 13 (Exchange 2010)

in our exchange 2010 environment we load balance our databases on two different servers in the cluster.  meaning we have an A and B server for the Dag and some DB are mounted on A and some are mounted on B but replicated between both (i hope that mak...

Resolved! Netbackup email notification

i had customize email notification for my netbackup .. my question is . i have policy with 26 streams and i want to receive email about the parent job only not each stream .. how can i do it 

Resolved! Truncating Exchange 2010 Logs

About a week ago i finally commited to using netbackup as our primary solution for exchange 2010.  Since the change i have noticed that it seems the logs are not truncating like they should.  Im not really sure if have configured the policy correctly...

GRT on a storage unit

now i can make a GRT backup and restore using GRT technology... but i used a basic disk as a basic disk.. i have a problem with space i tried staging but the image still on the basic disk .. how can i delete the image after staging or how can i contr...

Resolved! GRT on virtual tape

i want to backup Active Directory and Exchange using GRT but i am facing a problem with GRT technology, GRT needs physical disk i have a virtual taope which means disks but seen by netbackup as a virtual tape , how can i make the GRT works with this ...