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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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good morning;I need to automate the recovery of several Nutanix mvs. My master server is at version 10.1.1. I would be grateful if you could guide me as to which way would be correct. Thank you so much

incomplete restore 2850

netbackup on RHEL 6.10Hi,I want to restore a backup from a decommissioned server (/home/user1/.ssh) to master server's /tmpbut it always failed with "1: (2850) Failed to get status code information"Detailed status:08/22/2022 07:38:49 - begin ...

NDMP restore 'Tape media server is not active'

Hey everyone, been a while since I've had to post here ;)I have a very strange issue which is blocking our ability to restore some data.We have an old NBU system which has been in operation for many years.This system is a VM master server, a ...

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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restoring data for client deleted from netbackup

i'm new to our netbackup group, and more experienced with backup exec, and smaller amounts of data than my company currently backs up.  we're trying to clean up some old policies because the jobs are failing.  for instance, we have several vmware pol...

Resolved! Restore encrypted SQL database on another server

Hi folks!Recently we applied TDE (Transparent Data Encryption) on some of our SQL databases on an SQL server. Netbackup policies keep working troublefree both for Full and Incremental Backups.Now, we need to perform a restore of one of these database...

SV7-MTV by Level 2
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NBU Licensing doubt

Hi there,The principal site administrator with NBU 8.1 send us tape drives periodically and I need to restore those backups in a remote office with a differente console.These backup contain snapshots of VMware, SQL and Oracle.What is the minimum lice...

Restoring Oracle Backups taken using Oracle Intelligent policies

How can we perform a restore to the same client and to alternate client when we are backing up Oracle Database using Oracle Intelligent Policies.We dont have java installed on the client and we cannnot onvoke the BAR GUI on all Oracle Clients in my e...

67532 by Level 3
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Restore folder with data and share

Hello,I have successfully backup a Virtual Machine using a policy with type VMWARE and ALL_LOCAL_DRIVES as a backup selection. Then I need to restore only 1 folder from that backup to a different Virtual Machine. (both machines have Netbackup Client)...

JCotelo by Level 3
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Restore older Exchange without older Domain Controller

Hello,I have been asked to restore an older (2+ years) version of Exchange (2010, DAG) but we don't have backups of the domain controllers during this period.  Is there a way to restore the database to recover a mailbox using a 2nd standalone test do...

Jevon by Level 4
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Enable file recovery for VMware virtual machines

NetBackup has a feature called Enable file recovery from VM backup that allows the restore of individual files from VMware virtual machine backups.  How is this any different than using GRT? Can you use GRT on a VM and restore a single file from a sn...

Mailbox restore job runs indefinately

Recently my mailbox restores seem to complete the restore of a mailbox on the exchange end but they are still running for days after in the NBU admin console. The thing is I cannot be sure if it was an actual full successful restore as I cannot view ...

Why should i use cloud backup solution like AWS..?

Hi TeamI have one query. Today lot of organizations are talking about cloud backup service.If i have infrastructure created in cloud itself (AWS instances, Databases etc.,), do i need to deploy enviornment inside cloud as we deploy in on-premise?Clou...

rVikas by Level 5
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Regarding NDMP redirected Restore

Hi All,I need your feedback which approach is much better as we need to trasnfer the Data from EMC storage Box to Netapp Fas Box due and we are using Netbackup as the migration tool .1) Will take the NDMP backup from EMC box and perform the redirecte...

RohitNayal by Level 5
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Resolved! NDMP restore is hung after reading one media.

Hi All, I am trying to restore a directory on NDMP to its original location. My restore actually requires 8 medias. Restore is going in hung state after reading backup image on one media. Nothing is happening after that. I was not able to find any e...

RMAN Validating Backup

Dear All,   Our DBA is facing the error below when run the validate command on RMAN on the same Database Server [Client]:   Command: Run{ allocate channel t1 type 'SBT_TAPE' maxopenfiles 1; allocate channel t2 type 'SBT_TAPE' maxopenfiles 1; ...

NBU force expire

Hi All,   Good day! Seeking for help on my issue on netbackup. Our msdp storage is almost full at the moment. And since we have a duplicate copy of the backupfile on the other msdp storage, we're planning to force expire the old backup on the prima...