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Ah45 | 09 Nov 2013 | 3 comments

Hi All,

I found this,

Its a easy and quick way to know about netbackup processes and commands.

http://www.datadisk.co.uk/html_docs/veritas/veritas_netbackup_cs.htm

Netbackup Cheat Sheet

Master Server Daemons/Processes

Request daemon bprd
Scheduler bpsched (started with bprd)
Netbackup database manager bpdbm (started with bpsched)
Job Monitor bpjobd (started with bpdbm)

Media Server Daemons/Processes

Communications daemon bpcd
Backup and restore manager bpbrm (started with bpcd)
Tape Manager bptm (started with bpbrm)...
Ah45 | 09 Nov 2013 | 4 comments

Hi All,

I got some netbackup tricks and commands.

http://solarisveritasinterview.blogspot.com/2009/04/veritas-netbackup-tricks-and-commands.html

 

veritas netbackup tricks and commands

Netbackup Tips and Tricks (Unix)

 

Glossary

Term Definition

CLI Command Line Interface

GUI Graphical User Interface

Media Server 

Master Server 

 

Starting and Stopping Netbackup

Stopping Netbackup

• /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/K77netbackup --> graceful shutdown 

• /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/bpps -a --> check for any remaining processes 

• /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/goodies/bp.kill_all ---> kills all remaining...

Digital_Kru | 30 Oct 2013 | 3 comments

Welcome to the first installation in a series of blogs that will detail 12 topics around disaster recovery technology – thus the DRT ;)  These topics will cover industry trends, best practices, and relevant news on the topic that I feel you may also enjoy.

I’ll start with a brief introduction of myself.  My name is Michael Krutikov, and I have been in the IT field for over 14 years; in sales, training, out in the field as a systems consultant and VAR account executive, in product management and now in marketing. Through a constant learning journey that is driven through thousands of meetings with partners and customers, my mission is to deliver solutions for customer’s problems, challenges and goals.  

1)       Virtualization is the reality; not only is it an increasingly popular way to run your IT, but it can and should save you money while improving functionality. It almost goes without saying that if you’re not using...

Ketan Pachpande | 29 Oct 2013 | 2 comments

In Backup Exec 2012, if you get the time out error as: 

The request channel timed out while waiting for a reply after 00:09:59.9980000. Increase the timeout value passed to the call to Request or Increase the sendTimeout value on the Binding. The time alloted to this operation may have been  a portion of a longer timeout.

 

Error Backup.JPG

 

This means, the UI of Backup Exec 2012 has waited for 10 minutes for the underlaying services to reply back.

If you want BE UI to wait for longer time (let us say 20 minutes),

  1. Stop the UI.
  2. Open the file BackupExec.exe.config (located at Program Files/Symantec/Backup Exec)
  3. Replance all the occurrences of 00:10:00 with 00:20:00
  4. Start the UI.

 

My Senario:...

Carla Ewing | 25 Oct 2013 | 0 comments

Have you ever considered using the Cloud to lower your costs for Disaster Recovery? Who can really afford a separate datacenter for the exclusive use of Disaster Recovery? Symantec is pleased to announce the Beta for the forthcoming Disaster Recovery Orchestrator 6.1 (DRO).

DRO provides disaster recovery between your on-premise applications and a cloud-based DR target, achieving substantially lower costs and ensuring the integrity of more stringent SLA’s around business recovery time and point objectives (RTO, RPO).

The Beta version of DRO 6.1 focuses on:

  • Application-based replication and automated, orchestrated recovery between your premise and Microsoft Windows Azure, including takeover and failback.
  • On-premise compute independence: protect applications running in physical or in virtual environments.
  • In-Windows Azure Fire Drill to provide non-disruptive recoverability confidence DR testing.
  • In-Azure...
Santhosh_Bhanda | 22 Oct 2013 | 0 comments

Features:

  • Improved backup performance
  • Microsoft office 2013 support
  • New DLO reports
  • DLOClient is UAC aware now

Improved backup performance:

  • Three times faster backups for VSS PSTs as compared to previous DLO versions.
  • Enhanced performance improvement for large file set backups.

Microsoft office 2013 support

  • SDLO 7.5 SP1 supports Microsoft Office 2013 x86 and x64 bit.
  • When DLO client machine having Office 2003\2007\2010 is upgraded to Office 2013, previously backed up data will be intact and can be restored.

New DLO reports

  • Percentage Backup: Reports the percentage of backups completed.
  • Backup Job History:  Reports the status of backup jobs for a user in a specified duration.
  • File Type Usage:  Reports the storage consumption for each file type that is backed up.
  • User Status by Profile: Reports the status (...
jason_qb | 18 Oct 2013 | 0 comments

NetBackup news
Starting October 19, 2013, Symantec will be performing regular maintenance starting at 6:00 PM (PDT) and ending on October 20, 2013 at 8:00am (PDT).
During this period there will be limited access to some of the documentations and release notes on SORT. All other SORT functionalities will continue to be available.

Santhosh_Bhanda | 17 Oct 2013 | 2 comments

Symantec Desktop Laptop Option 7.5 SP1 extends support to Microsoft Outlook 2010 SP2 and Windows 8.1

Wiriadi Wangsa | 09 Oct 2013 | 0 comments
Consider the following scenario:
3-Oct-2013: Domain Admin created a new user called NBU_User inside HQ_Users organizational unit (OU). The distinguished name looked like this:
CN=NBU_User,OU=HQ_Users,DC=com,DC=testdomain
 
4-Oct-2013: NetBackup Admin ran AD GRT backup.
 
5-Oct-2013: Domain Admin moved NBU_User from HQ_Users to HQ_Administrators OU.
 
6-Oct-2013: Domain Admin deleted NBU_User from Active Directory.
 
7-Oct-2013: Now he needed the user back.
 
7-Oct-2013: NetBackup Admin performed AD GRT Restore. The user object did get created again, but without attributes. 
 
The restore itself failed:
MS-Windows policy restore...
SanjayPM | 27 Sep 2013 | 0 comments

I wanted to share the latest updates on the new version of CatMan toolset. We have now re-architected the data transfer portion of the tools to make it more resilient and reliable. The version with this feature set is 2.5.4. The main changes are as follows:

  1. Bi-directional communications between the source and target: We now use two ports 9998 and 9999 to communicate between the source and target machines. With this bi-directional communications, both the source and target are in sync with each other and each side knows if there are any failures on the other side.
  2. Multiple Re-tries for data chunks: As you already know that we break the data up into multiple chunks of max 10 GB for each chunk. We have implemented multiple re-tries to make sure that if a chunk fails the first time due to network issues, it will re-send that chunk until it succeeds. If after several re-tries, the chunk fails to tranfer to the...