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migrating backups from backup exec to netbackup

Created: 28 Aug 2013 • Updated: 02 Oct 2013 | 4 comments
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Hi All

Need your help on the below topic!!

I have an enviroment where backups run on backup exec.Now i want to stop all the backups in my enviroment tht run on backup exec and instead i want to migrate those sever backups to netbackup......for this do i have to perform a restore of my backups from exec to netbackup?if yes,do i have to do these restores using backup exec or using netbackup?.......in short i need full overview of migration from one backup enviroment to other.......

your help on this will be much appreciated.....Thanks in advance :)

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CraigV's picture

Hi,

 

Check the TN below on how to import BE media into NBU:

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH125069

I'd assume that once the BE media has been imported into NBU you can restore that data. Simple way to check is to test a restore.

I wouldn't suggest uninstalling BE anytime soon until you are happy that NBU is doing the job (restoring BE media) or all your media has been cut over to NBU and there are no legacy BE media to restore from.

HOWEVER...if you have anything over BE 12.0, this won't be possible:

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH56544

In this scenario, you need to do 1 of the following:

1. Keep your BE media server until all the BE media has been expired or reused within NBU;

2. Restore the data to disk using BE, and then backup that data by NBU.

Thanks!

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rachell@m's picture

craig thanks a lot for your quick response!! Indeed i find the answer just suitable to my questions....will implement it soon on my enviroment.....

CraigV's picture

Great...if this helped, please close it off by marking the solution.

Thanks!

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