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new discussion 30 Jul 2015
Sorry for the long post but I want to provide as much detail as possible to make my issue easier to troubleshoot. I'm having issues restoring from a successful GRT backup. If you want to skip right to the error jump to the bottom of my post. I'll also provide the steps I took to set up the environment as well. Here are the steps that I took to set up my environment to backup ...
new discussion 30 Jul 2015
Hey guys, Clustered Netbackup 7.7 Master Server, running on Windows 2012. After installing NBAC, I looks like it is running fine (login screen, permissions, roles, etc). However, I cannot run a "bpexpdate.exe", "bpimage.exe" and other commands on the command prompt (running as admin, obviously). They all return something like: expire not allowed: cannot connect on socket (25). If I take ...
new discussion 30 Jul 2015
I am trying to get client-side deduplication working on Backup Exec 15 and a datadomain unit.  I have the OST installed on the media server and client server.  I enabled the job to use the client side deduplication - however the deduplication ratio's show blank, no warnings on the job and the server can communicate with the datadomain appliance.  Do I need any additional ...
new discussion 30 Jul 2015
We are on NBU 7.6 and planning to implement remote sites client deduplication.  We don't have any media servers on remote site. I have a few questions about seeding fingerprint. thanks in advance. 1). Can we simply copy data from all remote clients to an USB device then ship the USB to our data center for backup and seeding?  Does the data structure (file/folder ...
updated discussion 30 Jul 2015
Hi one of my client have Backup Exec Not for resale Licenses, Do we need to purchase maintenance license?
updated discussion 30 Jul 2015
I started a Very Large Tape Backup Job Last Week (~19 TB).  At the time I slected to Backup followed by a Backup Verification.  The Backup portion completed a few hours ago.  I know that it is better to complete the verification, but I need to pull the tapes this afternoon. How do I properly Stop the Backup Verification?  The Options that I see when I right click on the ...
new discussion 30 Jul 2015
Sorry for the long post but I want to provide as much detail as possible to make my issue easier to troubleshoot. I'm having issues restoring from a successful GRT backup. If you want to skip right to the error jump to the bottom of my post. I'll also provide the steps I took to set up the environment as well. Here are the steps that I took to set up my environment to backup ...
new discussion 30 Jul 2015
Hey guys, Clustered Netbackup 7.7 Master Server, running on Windows 2012. After installing NBAC, I looks like it is running fine (login screen, permissions, roles, etc). However, I cannot run a "bpexpdate.exe", "bpimage.exe" and other commands on the command prompt (running as admin, obviously). They all return something like: expire not allowed: cannot connect on socket (25). If I take ...
new discussion 30 Jul 2015
I am trying to get client-side deduplication working on Backup Exec 15 and a datadomain unit.  I have the OST installed on the media server and client server.  I enabled the job to use the client side deduplication - however the deduplication ratio's show blank, no warnings on the job and the server can communicate with the datadomain appliance.  Do I need any additional ...
new discussion 30 Jul 2015
We are on NBU 7.6 and planning to implement remote sites client deduplication.  We don't have any media servers on remote site. I have a few questions about seeding fingerprint. thanks in advance. 1). Can we simply copy data from all remote clients to an USB device then ship the USB to our data center for backup and seeding?  Does the data structure (file/folder ...
updated discussion 30 Jul 2015
Hi one of my client have Backup Exec Not for resale Licenses, Do we need to purchase maintenance license?
updated discussion 30 Jul 2015
I started a Very Large Tape Backup Job Last Week (~19 TB).  At the time I slected to Backup followed by a Backup Verification.  The Backup portion completed a few hours ago.  I know that it is better to complete the verification, but I need to pull the tapes this afternoon. How do I properly Stop the Backup Verification?  The Options that I see when I right click on the ...
updated article 30 Jul 2015
Over the past couple of days, I've been watching the meltdown and ensuing anger arising from it of a cloud provider in my country (no names mentioned at all in this article!). Long story short, admins and users woke up on Friday morning to find all their VMs gone, and a message stating the provider would begin the process of reprovisioning all VMs. That statement in itself should have been ...
updated article 16 Jun 2015
DLO supports source side deduplication, where in data will be processed and check for duplicates from the source side. Hence key benefits of deduplication in DLO are as follows: Storage space consumption reduces. Efficient utilization of network bandwidth. Deduplication of files in DLO Intelligent deduplication of Files When files are added to the backup selection and are seen in the backup ...
updated article 28 May 2015
This information is an adjunct to documentation found in the Bare Metal Restore (BMR) System Administration Guide. Symantec NetBackup Bare Metal Restore 7.5 Administrator's Guide http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC5163 NetBackup 7.6 Bare Metal Restore Administrator's Guide http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC6472 NetBackup 7.6.1 Bare Metal Restore Administrator's ...
updated article 21 May 2015
NetBackup LiveUpdate provides a cross-platform, policy-driven method to distribute NetBackup Release Updates and Hotfix downloads to NetBackup hosts at version 6.5 and later. While configuring a new liveupdate server I faced few challenges and found guide related to it is not upto the mark. Hence decided to write down and article and explain various steps to novices like ...
updated blog entry 29 Jul 2015
Leading the pack and staying ahead of the game, Backup Exec 15 exceeds expectations delivering Zero Day support for Microsoft Windows 10 Client. Just a few weeks back we released BE 15 Feature Pack 1 (FP1) with many improvements and new features.   And now with thousands of successful installations and fantastic feedback, we continue to focus on delivering real ...
download comment 21 Jul 2015
updated download 15 May 2015
Hi - hopefully some will find this useful. It's an attempt at a tidier, and more readable backup_exit_notify script, and thus hopefully also more easily maintained. FYI - NetBackup enmbedded 'scripts' such as this are overwritten by upgrades and patches, so... it is usually a good idea to keep a copy of your site specific scripts in another location - and to add steps to your upgrade/patch ...
updated download 15 May 2015
Hope this helps others. Please read the notes at the top of the script before using - as it needs to reside in path which does not have spaces at any point in the folder path specification. The script will detect where the NetBackup binaries are installed, and will detect the output path of the nbdeployutil --gather stage and use this as input into the two nbdeployutil reporting stages. The ...
new event 24 Jul 2015
Das nächste Treffen der NetBackup Usergruppe findet bei der qSkills in Nürnberg (www.qskills.de) am Mittwoch, den 21. + Donnerstag, den 22. Oktober 2015 statt. Die Adresse lautet: Süd-West-Park 65, 90449 Nürnberg Alle Infos zur Anreise findet Ihr unter: https://www.qskills.de/documents/pdf/Anreise_Nuernberg_Oeffentliche_deu.pdf - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - ...
updated event 29 Jun 2015
Join our upcoming webcast to learn how you can simplify enterprise data protection and increase visibility so you can make better decisions. We’ll introduce Veritas Netbackup 7.7 and explain how it can help you reduce complexity, scale with growth, and become more agile. We’ll provide strategies for: Dealing with the relentless growth of the data center Implementing efficient storage ...
updated event 05 Jun 2015
NetX a Symantec Authorized Training Partner (ATP) delivers Instructor-led Training Classes either on-site or remotely.  We offer over 20 different Symantec Classes, for a complete list please visit netxinc.com/training Attend from your home, office or one of our convenient locations.   Our training classes are Guaranteed to Run, We Never Cancel!  The Symantec NetBackup ...
updated event 05 Jun 2015
NetX a Symantec Authorized Training Partner (ATP) delivers Instructor-led Training Classes either on-site or remotely.  We offer over 20 different Symantec Classes, for a complete list please visit netxinc.com/training Attend from your home, office or one of our convenient locations.   Our training classes are Guaranteed to Run, We Never Cancel!  This Symantec ...
new event 29 May 2015
Join our webcast as we explore the demands and challenges of the enterprise datacenter and cover best practices and recommendations for a winning virtualization and disaster recovery strategy. You’ll learn about:     Third party benchmarks for real-world tests against the competition     Highlights from in-depth industry analyst reports     ...
updated event 07 Apr 2015
Symantec Engineers needs your help! We’re looking for 4-5 Application Developers to fill a Panel Discussion on April 28th, 2015.   Specifically, we are looking for developers who utilize copies of production data in their development work. Our engineers are looking for your insights into needs and requirements for accessing copies of production data. If you’re local to the ...
new video 14 Apr 2015
This video is Configuring Public Folder Item Backups for Exchange 2003 and 2007 using NetBackup 6.5 and 7.0
new video 14 Apr 2015
This video is Restoring an Exchange 2007 Snapshot/Cluster Continuous Replication (CCR) Backup Using NetBackup 6.5 and 7.0.
new video 14 Apr 2015
This video discusses Configuring Information Store Backups for Exchange 2007 Cluster Continuous Replication (CCR) Systems with NetBackup 6.5.
new video 07 Apr 2015
Short, 5 minute or less, video with Skip St Pierre and Bill Felt talking abou the new BE 15 Capacity Edition Lite
new video 07 Apr 2015
Short whiteboard video, five minutes or less with Mikko Nykyri and Bill Felt talking about Data Optimization for VMware.
updated video 27 Mar 2015
This video picks up where the basic installation of NetBackup on SuSE 11 SP3 left off. You can view the earlier video here -   Basic Installation on SuSE 11 This video demonstrates how to configure a  NetBackup 7.6.1 media server on SuSE 11 SP3 from a Windows Java Console,  as well as configure two test policies. The video runs through: logging in to a NetBackup 7.6.1  ...
updated video 25 Feb 2015
New to NetBackup? Then this Video may be for you. This video demonstrates how to install NetBackup 7.6.1 on SuSE 11 SP3. The video runs through the very basics of the installation and then launching of the GUI just to get first time NetBackup users started. Basic Prerequisites for your installation: 7.6.1 NetBackup Software, License keys, and space on the system for the installation files and ...
new video 19 Feb 2015
Hi Friends, This is the latest video that shows us how to get our SharePoint data back when there is not way to restore the granular document with normal Netbackup Sharepoint Agent restore process. This can help restore the important  document and may save the day. This video is for SharePoint 2010, but should hold good for SharePoint 2013 as well. I shall try and post one for ...
idea comment 30 Jul 2015
new idea 29 Jul 2015
As mentioned in die Compatibility Guides of Symantec Backup Exec are not able to backup multiple Oracle database versions that are installed on the same computer or RAC. This is not really contemporary today We had multiple times the request for a backup solition which can backup 11.2.0.3 an 11.2.0.4 (and 12c versions) on the same oracle server or cluster. Next problem about ...
updated idea 27 Jul 2015
Scenario 1: Power on the Member Server first; wait 5 minutes, then power on the CAS server. Result: Everything works as expected. Scenario 2: Power on the CAS server first, wait five minutes, then power on the member server. Result: Cannot start jobs on the member server; there is a problem communicating with the library on the media server. The member server shows everything is online; the ...
updated idea 24 Jul 2015
Think it would be a good idea, if the number of CPUs used by the OpsCenter db was set to the number CPUs in the server at installation. Think it would give a better performance and thereby experience of OpsCenter
new idea 24 Jul 2015
Think would be a good idea to have the cache/heap sizes in OpsCenter set for the recommended RAM size on installation. Or even better for the actual amount of RAM at installation. Think it would give a better performance and thereby experience of OpsCenter.
new known issue 11 Jul 2014
Once Hotfixes 217591 or 218257 are installed to Backup Exec 2014, either manually or via Live update, the BkupInst2014.htm install log file will incorrectly list them as being 'Backup Exec (TM) 2012 Patch... '. This is a display issue in the install log only and will not affect the operation of Backup Exec 2014.
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