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Dale Shulmistra - Invenio IT | 08 Aug 2013 | 0 comments

Understanding HIPAA Compliance

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) applies to any healthcare provider, health plan, and clearing house that electronically maintains or transmits health information pertaining to individuals. HIPAA was designed to promote healthcare standards for patient confidentiality, provide an incentive for electronic communications, create consist industry standards and the reduce administrative costs of healthcare.
 
The Standards for the Security of Electronic Protected Health Information (the “Security Rule”) went into effect in April of 2006. The Security Rule requires health care providers, health plans and clearing houses to have data security standards in place.
 

The Security Rule and Data Backup

Many of the Security Rule’s standards apply to the backup of data. Health care providers, health plans and...
Mack Disouza | 06 Aug 2013 | 4 comments

·         We checked the Scratch pool .Enough Scratch tapes are available. Restarted the backup but failed again with error code:-96.

 

·         Ran the inventory in order to update the volume configuration. Resubmitted the backup again but failed with error code:-96

 

·         Stop and start Netbackup services on Master server twice (chev1bkp2).

 

·         Manually change the Volume pool of a tape from GUI and put some tapes to the volume pool SAPDB4WEEKS. Resubmitted the backups but failed again. No luck.

 

·         Enough scratch tapes available in scratch pool.

o   chev1bkp2{root}# vmquery -rn 0 -bx | grep -i scratch

 

o  ...

Kate Lewis | 04 Jan 2013 | 38 comments

IT organizations face hardware, software and database / application downtime, lasting short periods of time to shutting down the business for days on a regular basis. Without adequate planning and preparation, any type of downtime can compromise a return to operations and cause financial damage as the ability to generate revenue is lost. Most organizations anticipate that unplanned downtime can — and likely will — occur at some future time. But, in today's world, the need to ensure Web-enabled 24 x 7 x 365 access to key applications is paramount. Thus planning for operational continuity and recovery from outages is rapidly becoming an urgent priority for commercial and government entities alike.

New Symantec System Recovery 2013 - Generally Available Globally on 7th Jan 2013

I am delighted to announce that Symantec System Recovery 2013 is available from Monday 7th January 2013. Symantec System Recovery 2013 delivers...

SymGuy-IT | 21 Oct 2014 | 1 comment

1. Obtain the IP address, subnet mask and vlan id for the new virtual interface.
2. A unique hostname corresponding for the new IP address should be registered with DNS.
3. Open a putty connection to the appliance and login to the command line interface.
4. Go to Support > Maintenance
5. Enter the maintenance password.
6. Type Elevate to login as root to the appliance OS.
7. Edit the /etc/hosts file on the appliance and make host entries for the clients in the new vlan.
8. cd to “/etc/sysconfig/network” directory
9. Copy an existing ifcfg-vlan<VLANID> file to the same location and name it as per the new VLANID, for example “cp ifcfg-vlan101 ifcfg-vlan201”
10. Edit the new ifcfg-vlan<VLANID> file and change the IP address and Netmask to the one obtained in the first step.
 
11. Add a PREFERRED_NETWORK entry to the appliance’s bp.conf file for each VLAN on the appliance. Use the following...

w-d | 20 Oct 2014 | 0 comments

The following table shows the hotfixes which were released for Backup Exec 2014 version. All the hotfixes in Italic are not anymore available on LiveUpdate, because they were replaced by further Service Packs.

Backup Exec 2014 was released on 2nd June 2014.

Usually, for the first few weeks, the new released hotifxes/service packs are not available on LiveUpdate.

Hotfix number

Release date (YYYY-MM-DD) Details Comment
Hotfix 217591 2014-06-11 www.symantec.com/docs/TECH217591

Replaced by Service Pack 1

Hotfix 218257

2014-06-24 www.symantec.com/docs/TECH218257

It is...

kakaluru | 09 Oct 2014 | 1 comment

Hi,

One of my collegue changed saturday pool location. Then suddenly all previous media back up dates are showing empty.

Kindly find an attachment for your reference and let me know how to identify date wise tapes for data restoration.

pkh | 08 Oct 2014 | 0 comments

This discussion may help when you have an error with the dedup option during a BE 2012 to BE 2014 upgrade

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/bac...

Anuj Kr | 08 Oct 2014 | 0 comments

Problem Description:

Unable to decommission 5220 Appliance Medias server using nbdecommission command.

Nbdecommission tool indicates that this server is part for some media sharing group, and nbdecommission completes with error “unable to delete host xyz_abc”.

nbdecommission -oldserver xyz_abc

Server xyz_abc is a member of the following media sharing groups:

UNRESTRICTED_SHARING_GROUP

netbackup emm database error 196

Unable to delete host xyz_abc

 

 

# nbemmcmd -deletehost -machinename xyz_abc -machinetype media          

NBEMMCMD, Version:7.5.0.6
The function returned the following failure status:
generic EMM SQL error (193)
Command did not complete successfully.

 

...

PackMatt73 | 02 Oct 2014 | 0 comments

Let's have a frank, honest conversation about Backup Exec 2014...

Greetings intrepid data center wranglers!  Earlier this summer, Symantec released Backup Exec 2014.  This release returned some of your favorite features (HELLLOOOOO JOB MONITOR!) in addition to adding some key new tools improving your virtualization and Windows experience.

Well…it’s been 90 days and our first service pack dropped at the end of last month.  Backup Exec 2014 has been in the wild for a few months and we’d like to talk with you about it.  On Friday, 17 October at 1.00 EDT, we will be hosting a Reddit AMA featuring members of the Backup Exec development team

  • Senior Leadership
  • Engineering
  • Technical Marketing
  • Partner...