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Marianne by Moderator
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Resolved! LTO2 Image Import on IBM LTO4 tape drive

Dear All, Trying to import backup images on LTO2 tape from a LTO4 drive, because I need to restore some old backup images. As LTO Generations documents I read that LTO4 drives can read tapes of 2 generations back i.e can read LTO2 tapes. However I am...

Netuk by Level 3
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Command line restore with bprestore

    Master server : solaris with nbu Client : solaris with nbu I am trying to restore numerous files in the root of each directory but to exclude subfolders of these folders to a different location on the same client and using the com...

bkup_sp by Level 2
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archive bit

Is there any one knows why archive bit ? and who controle archive bit ? how server  find archive bit  status?

Resolved! backup Performence

how to improve backup performance(For example I am running a backup  operation it is taking 10 hours (consider ) then I need it  to finish  it within 5 hours or below mean as early as possible is it possible or not if possible means how Give me an ex...

Resolved! SLP

What is SLP? why SLP? what are the disadvantages and advantages of SLP? is there is any alternative is there for slp? what is deduplication can u give an example for deduplication?

Resolved! backup & restore performance

how to improve backup and restore performance(For example I am running a backup or restore operation it is taking 10 hours (consider ) then I need it  to finish  it within 5 hours or below mean as early as possible is it possible or not if possible m...

NBU Catalog Image Import Running Long issue

Hi Guys We're doing a catalog recovery at one of our largest customers using DataDomain DDBOOST technology. We're following the right technotes and all using bprecover -wizard -copy 2, to kickoff the process. So far on I can see 3 Jobs in the NB Con...

VADP Restore - Cannot find backup recovery host

NBU Windows (Master & VM Backup Host) VCenter 5.0 ESX Hosts: 4.1.0 When trying to do a VM restore, a NetBackup Recovery Host cannot be found (times out after 5 minutes). A couple of times it has come back with a socket error 23. We do seem to...

old_mate by Level 4
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Netbackup Restores

I am lookimg at automating netbackup restores at user level .. Is there any third party tool which can simplify this  ?   example - user enters server name date of restore path of data restore path   and upon interactive input ..should be able to res...

NBU 7.1 catalog restore intermittent missing STU

Hi all, Wonder anyone enconters this weired issue: We perform a catalog restore using command bprecover -wizard. The restore was successful all the time. We can get back the policies, media, images and etc. However, after restarting the NBU services,...

DoubleEM by Level 4
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Resolved! Importing Catalog from HDD location

Hello All, I've recently moved into a Sys Admin role.  I had to re-install netbackup as the services were completly messed up.  Tried to do repairs but it kept failing. I have managed to get everything else up and running except the catalog.  The...

zoky by Level 4
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Hello,   My name is Dolapo. Kindly help me with below errors which is really urgent on my behalf. Thank you.   05/31/2011 16:20:39 - requesting resource TSS-dtb1-backup-to-disk1 05/31/2011 16:20:39 - requesting resource TSS-NBU.NBU_CLIENT.MAXJOBS.dat...

Issue with adding NDMP host

Hello, We are in the process of setting up two new EMC Celerra's on two seperate networks and have run into a bit of an issue with the backups. One network has Syamntec Netbackup 6.5.4 and works flawlessly having followed all the steps. The problem n...