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Restore backup exec tape with Netbackup

Created: 08 Feb 2013 | 4 comments
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Syed saied's picture
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Steps to restore backup exec tape with netbackup

1. Insert tape inthe drive with wright protected.

2. Run command to add media id

C:\Program Files\Veritas\Volmgr\bin>vmphyinv.exe -u 0 -h fhdcbkpsrv02

Proposed Change(s) to Update the Volume Configuration


Logically add new media BE????.

Logically update EMM database, if required.

Update volume configuration? (y/n) n: y

Added new media BE0002 on host fhdcbkpsrv02.

Added media ID BE0002 to EMM database.

3. Click on catalog-->Action menu-->initialize import

4. Enter information & click on ok button to start phase I import.

5. Go to activity monotor & wait to complete phase I

6. Go to catalog & select as per below screen shot

7. Right click on image & select import

8. Go to activity monitor & wait to complete phase II import.

9. Open Backup Archive & Restore GUI

10. Specify server, source client & policy type.

11. Go to action & select Restore Type --> Backup Exec Backups.

12.  Select restoration file & click on restore button.

Above are the step, hope it will help everyone.

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kishorilal1986's picture

Nice effort.

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Ambesh_444's picture

Nice post Syed....Thumbs upppenlightened

Thank& Regards,


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muhanad.daher's picture

Really Nice, thank you alot.


Muhanad Daher

Senior Data Center Engineer

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