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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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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...

Resolved! Clearing out non existant backup images.

I have just arrived a t a new contract and have found that the Netbackup server is reporting images on disk that is no longer present. I know I cleared out a similar problem several years ago but cannot remember how I went about it. i.e. images on e:...

Netbackup Client upgrade temp file removal

Anyone seen this behaviour during a client upgrade (6.5 to 7.5 in this case) ...and found a way to fix/avoid it ? PBX installs, but then has some issue removing the temp files, causing it to complete with a code 1 and prevents it from going on to th...

Resolved! Former mediaserver still has EMM registry keys

Hi We have two servers (Windows 2008R2, nb client and they used to be mediaservers. Mediaserver software was uninstalled, servers rebooted and ordinary client software was installed. Everything is working fine, except that both these se...

Resolved! is Advance disk supports on netbackup 7.7 ?

Hello all,   I am trying to run backup using advanced disk but it command stcuk inbetween.command is mention below:   root@cxt03:~# /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/admincmd/nbdevconfig -previewdv -storage_servers cxt03 -stype AdvancedDisk |grep "/mnt/te...

Resolved! Netbackup Solaris Media Server to 5230 Appliance Migration

Environment : Solrais 10 Master Server with version and Media servers with Solaris 10. Clarification Needed As we are going to migrate our Physical master server to Virtual master server with the same name ( Catalog Migration) And ...

Yuvi by Level 5
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Resolved! child job is not trigerring for disk backups.

Hi,   parent job shows running state but child job is not started last for long time.   Other clients are getting sucessful for same policy and these are disk backups.   master and client versions are same and communication is goog. Kindly advi...

Sam99 by Level 2
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Resolved! Remove the tape drives from exisiting netbakup & add to new setup

Hello Team,  We have a setup where netbackup version is on solaris 11 OS. The tape library is IBM TS3500. We are configuring new media server with Linux RHEL6.4. Now we are planning to remove the 2 drives from exisiting media server setup & ...

knbu by Level 4
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Resolved! Netbackup and pbx removal

Hi,  I need to remove NBU from my Ubuntu server. I saw this post but i wonder if there has none-manually\better way to do it. also i didn't find how to remove the vxpbx_exchange service. How should i do it? Thanks   edit: I have an "install" s...

Resolved! advance disk command give me error

advance disk created  successfully.   command  is mentioned nbelow ;  /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/admincmd/nbdevconfig -creatests -storage_server ri2007 -stype AdvancedDisk -media_server ri2007   on running below mentioned command  i am getting err...

Resolved! Decommissioning a media server

Hello Everyone, I  would like to know regrading netbackup media server. Let me explain you about enviornment 1 - Master server - Solaris - version 4- Media server - RHEL 5.5 - Storage unit is DataDomain, we have 4 dataDomains Jo...

rVikas by Level 5
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Resolved! Upgrade NBU to

Hi everybody,   I need to upgrade the Netbackup environment from version to version to fix some problems and to prepare for migrating NBU to version 7.5 For now i would like to know if i can just install the patch directly ...

Netbackup plug-in for vCenter

Hi, I am looking to install NetBackup plug-in for Vcenter server. vCenter server version - 4.1 OS: Windows 2008 R2 Netbackup server version: 7.6..0.2 Can some one please help me what version ( either or 7.6.1) of Netbackup plug-in for vC...

rpandey by Level 3
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Resolved! nbdecommission issue

Hello all, I must to decomission one old media server tester, but the nbdecomission procedure doesn' t work fine. Below the particoular procedure: nbdecommission -oldserver INTESATD1-99-8 You want to decommission INTESATD1-99-8. Is that correct? (...

stucci by Level 6
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Resolved! Upgrading Windows Server

Hi All, I have our old backup environment - running Netbackup 6.5.5, on a windows 2003 server. Due to an EOL project, this server will need to be decommissioned soon. When we require a restore from tape - between 2007 and 2013, we use this server an...

Resolved! NBU unix client upgrading

Currently, I've 3 nbu master server(windows) with different domain(7.0, 7.1, 7.1) I've planing to consolidate them and will be a Master server(unix server) with 7.6 version. 1. I needs upgrade nbu client(unix) that connected to existing master serv...

Inventino by Level 4
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