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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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SharePoint backup job failed, status 71.

Hi all,   Just to share my issue and the solution.   I had a SharePoint farm with 2 servers : one for IIS, second for SQL. I configured my SharePoint Backup under NBU as requested in Netbackup For SharePoint Admin Guide. I launched my backup,...

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...

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...

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! 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! 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 ...

NetBackup SharePoint agent

Is there anyone out there with a sizable, >500GB SharePoint environment that is doing GRT backups and restores using the NetBackup Agent for SharePoint? I am attempting to implement this in our environment and am running into issues where some of the...

RGuinn by Level 4
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Policies with SharePoint Policy Type fail with Error 196

First off, let me thank anyone in advance for any insight they may provide to this you!   Let me give you a quick overview of the current configuration NetBackup server is a dedicated master server with an entire partition set asid...

Resolved! Netbackup, Sharepoint 2007 Cross farm restore - lab enviroment creator

I have to make restore of one SharePoint 2007 farm to another farm which will be used for lab and developing purposes, so both farm have to work in same time but with different names. GRT full and Full Non-GRT backup complete successfully without any...

NDinev by Level 3
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Sharepoint GRT Backup

Enable document restore option in not showing in Policy attribute. how can i enable this for GRT.   Regards Saqib

Saqib_Alam by Level 5
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Resolved! NetBackup SharePoint Web collection restores

Does anyone have any experiences/ideas how to use NetBackup to perform cross site web collection restores for SharePoint 2007?   Currently, we have one production MOSS farm and one MOSS farm on DR site.  They are two different  MOSS farms. What we tr...

How large is your SharePoint farm?

I'm trying to get a feel for what others are doing with their SharePoint backups.  I've been reading about issues with SharePoint backups that have been resolved and I think that the majority of the backups have been farm-level backups using the back...

stu52 by Level 5
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SharePoint 2007 Restore Using NB Client 7

Afternoon all, I suspect i have missed something obvious, so hopefully this should be an easy one for you all. I have a successful sharepoint 2007 backup that i am trying to restore to another Sharepoint server and another SQL Server for the DB. the ...

Marky_D by Level 2
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Remote Blob Storage

As many of you are looking at SharePoint 2010 adoption, I'm curious as to how many of you are considering Remote Blob Storage?   If you are considering Remote Blob Storage - which provider are you using and why? thanks Dave

dascott by Level 4
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SharePoint 2007 farm DR

Hi, Anyone have experience in successfully recreate a SharePoint farm in DR environment from backups? I went through the documentations and collected bits and pieces of information here and there, but did not have any information about the sequence...

Resolved! Sharepoint backup status code 2

Hi, I run NetBackup 7, master-media-clients. Trying to get the sharepoint backup running. I read and applied the 'NB for MS SharePoint admin guide' guidelines and recommanded configurations. The SharePoint is 2007 SP1, SQL 2005 and Windows 2003 R1, n...

davidbe by Level 4
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Resolved! Symantec Netbackup 7 licensing

Hi All, I'd like to know if I'm getting this correctly. I'm planning to get Netbackup 7 Starter Edition according to b-symc_netbackup_7_core_DS_12995286-2.en-us.pdf (

Restore a Sharepoint site collection to a different server

Hi We are using Netbackup 6.5.4 for backing up a Microsoft Sharepoint 2007 environment. To test recovery we have set up an identical environment (although with different server names) with an empty installation of Sharepoint and also with the Netbac...

pewa007 by Not applicable
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