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new discussion 27 May 2016
Hi I'm test DLO with MAC which are not connected to our domain. I successfully installed the agent on the Mac, but when I run the agent I get a dialog box with the below details:      Please enter your password for the account below. The account will be used to connect to the Media ...
new discussion 27 May 2016
Hi I'm test DLO with MAC which are not connected to our domain. I successfully installed the agent on the Mac, but when I run the agent I get a dialog box with the below details:      Please enter your password for the account below. The account will be used to connect to the Media ...
updated article 10 May 2016
Introduction One of the options that come with Netbackup is a plugin for integration with Virtual Center. VMware administrators can view the status of backups of their environment without having to access the Netbackup console. So far the process for them is simplified: Besides seeing the existing backups they can also know which machines have no backup, information very important as ...
updated article 24 Mar 2016
I came across many customers who asked us if BE supports AWS s3, glad we had certified support to it.  they requested us for demo. Seeing video i found its   hardly few mins step pretty simple eh!!! So what's needed to get BE and AWS S3 configured following are list and few tech articles which has steps outlined in detail as well.  BE Media Server BE Media server  (prefer ...
updated article 24 Mar 2016
Introduction It is quite common to have different views on backups between DBAs and Netbackup admins. DBAs want to be sure that backups are being performed correctly and often prefer to make backups to disk with their own tools and after that Netbackup will do a backup to another repository to ensure backups lifecycle. However, this double copy has several problems: There is no ...
updated article 24 Mar 2016
Issues with SRT creation:- Issue 1:- Environment:- Oralce Linux 6.7 as boot server Netbackup verson 7.6.1.1. ERROR:- 3PPCD CD ISO is giving the Permission denied error /nbu3pp/bmr-verchk.sh: Permission denied Error Message:-     The following media is required:    Symantec BMR Third-Party Products CD (3PPCD) Please load the media now. Load media from (? for ...
updated blog entry 20 May 2016
There is no denying that data is invaluable. It underpins everything we do, especially being in the digital age. If anything happens to any of our servers we use backup copies to restore lost data. We use data to make decisions; some simple and others life changing e.g. using data to develop cures for illnesses. We use data to bring to market new applications. We use data to enable us to move ...
updated blog entry 18 May 2016
One of the central tenets of DevOps is the ability to do more faster. Of course this often manifests itself in delivering code more often and more quickly. In order to do this App Developers are always looking to remove the next bottleneck in the process. One of the toughest is access to data. Whether it be data access to your test and dev environment or data access as part of your general IT ...
updated blog entry 17 May 2016
List of Backup Exec versions with their Release dates and EOL dates. Product Name Version Release Type [1] Release Date End of Support Life [2] End of Engineering  Life [3] End of Life [4] Backup Exec 11d (11.0) Major November 6, 2006 August 4, 2014 August 18, 2010 February 18, 2008 Backup Exec 12 Major February 18, 2008 February 18, ...
updated blog entry 12 May 2016
Backup Exec 2014 and 15 handle removable media in a completely different way from the initial release of Backup Exec 2012 and BE 2010 R3 or earlier versions. This blog is an attempt to explain the operation and describe a scenario support have seen with removable media. I have based all information provided by a combination of training and developer supplied details, as well as testing I have ...
updated blog entry 09 May 2016
Hello All , Here the issue is error code 54 (for SAP HANA backup and SQL backups) . SLP's Duplication  are failing with error 50 . Env, Details : Master server :Netbackup Appliance 5220 (7.7.2)   -- { Upgraded recently after the issue } 3 Meida server : All are Netbackup Appliance 5220 (2.6.1.2) Dupliaction Job Deatils Status: 05/08/2016 10:36:38 - started process RUNCMD ...
updated download 24 Mar 2016
One of the more complicated facets of NetBackup is that the 'copy number' of a backup image bears no relation to its locality/residence/age or duplication life history. The copy number of a backup image is an arbitary number, and does not convey any meaning other than the fact that a copy of the image exists. For example, imagine an SLP that has two stages.  The first stage ...
updated download 24 Mar 2016
Some forum posters are unable to post even fragments of, let alone complete, raw log files for NetBackup. If a poster takes a copy of the attached script and places it on their desktop they will then be able to drag'n'drop log files onto the script icon, and then the script will create a copy of the log file, but with all of the pre-configured sensitive text replaced, and place the ...
updated event 13 May 2016
NetX a Veritas Authorized Training Partner (ATP) delivers Instructor-led Training Classes either on-site or remotely.  We offer many different Veritas 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 Veritas NetBackup 7.7: ...
updated event 13 May 2016
NetX a Veritas Authorized Training Partner (ATP) delivers Instructor-led Training Classes either on-site or remotely.  We offer many different Veritas 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 Veritas NetBackup ...
updated event 13 May 2016
NetX a Veritas Authorized Training Partner (ATP) delivers Instructor-led Training Classes either on-site or remotely.  We offer many different Veritas 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 Veritas ...
updated event 13 May 2016
NetX a Veritas Authorized Training Partner (ATP) delivers Instructor-led Training Classes either on-site or remotely.  We offer many different Veritas 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 Veritas NetBackup ...
event comment 29 Mar 2016
new event 24 Mar 2016
Sehr geehrte User Group Mitglieder Gerne laden wir Sie hiermit zu unserem nächsten NetBackup User Group Meeting ein. Die Veranstaltung findet am 1. Juni 2016 von 08.30-17.00 Uhr bei uns am Flughafen statt. Die genaue Location teilen wir Ihnen noch mit. Agenda: 08.30 – 09.00      Begrüssung – Kaffee & Gipfeli 09.00 – 09.30      ...
new event 15 Jan 2016
Please join us over lunch for an overview & demo of the new NetBackup Copilot for Oracle feature in the NetBackup Appliance.   Register here: https://veritasevents.verite.com/22747/27890
updated event 11 Dec 2015
Star Wars Movie Premier with Veritas & Partners - Boston Veritas and members of the Veritas Partner Force invite you and a guest to join us for food, prizes, and a once in a lifetime opportunity to witness the re-launch of the Star Wars saga in our private auditorium! Pre-Register: Because of limited seating, filling out the form below will add you to a waiting list for this event. You will ...
new event 11 Dec 2015
Star Wars Movie Premier with Veritas - Washington DC Veritas and members of the Veritas Partner Force invite you and a guest to join us for food, prizes, and a once in a life time opportunity to witness the re-launch of the Star Wars saga in our private auditorium! Pre-Register: Because of limited seating, filling out the form below will add you to a waiting list for this event. You will be ...
new event 11 Dec 2015
Star Wars Movie Premier with Veritas - Philadelphia Veritas and members of the Veritas Partner Force invite you and a guest to join us for food, prizes, and a once in a life time opportunity to witness the re-launch of the Star Wars saga in our private auditorium! Pre-Register: Because of limited seating, filling out the form below will add you to a waiting list for this event. You will be ...
updated video 24 Mar 2016
How to configure Amazon S3 cloud storage to use it in Backup Exec 15.
updated video 24 Mar 2016
How to configure Google Cloud Storage to use it in Backup Exec 15.
updated video 29 Sep 2015
Using a NetBackup 7.7 Java console running on a windows 2012 R2 system, this video demonstrates how to configure NetBackup 7.7 to Amazon S3.  An already configured NetBackup environment is used to add in an Amazon S3 storage server, disk pool, and storage unit. The Master/media server is running on SuSE 11 SP3. In the video, a windows policy and a linux policy will be configured to use ...
updated video 29 Sep 2015
This is an introductory video that demonstrates how to install NetBackup 7.7 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: 7.7 NetBackup Software License keys space on the system for the installation files and for your catalog. This could be a ...
updated video 06 Aug 2015
This video demo is an overview of the configuration of the Storage Lifecycle Policies and then the Policy needed for NetBackup Replication Director for cDOT in the 7.7 release. It also briefly covers restores. This release was GA in July 2015. This is one of a series of configuration videos for Replication Director for cDOT in 7.7. Please be sure and watch the other videos as well.
new idea 27 May 2016
We spent several days debugging failed backups of two new Win2K8R2 media servers. Once we involved our Veritas RPS he solved the issue in under 20 minutes - disks on each of the media servers that were 64 TBs in size. We had to change a Registry Key to notify NetBackup of this fact. Once we were pointed to the issue, I search the bpbkar logs and found the messages: 12:18:19.314 [10928.2296] ...
updated idea 27 May 2016
With the advent of the new security EEB, that requires EEB installation on clients, it would be nice to have EEB checking either as a master support binary, or available in the JAVA GUI.
new idea 27 May 2016
Script output contains a timestamp at the beginning of the script (e.g. "Restore started Wed May 18 10:54:46 2016") Need the equivalent line at the end of the script ("Restore completed Wed May 18 XX:xx:xx 2016) This is needed so that our DBAs can estimate restore times for operations such as migrations.
new idea 25 May 2016
As NetBackup images in Catalog is the most critical part of NetBackup. There is an option in the GUI under catalog where any of the admin can easily expire the images by accidently by right clicking. Image expiration in production environment is very dangerous part and allowing bulk expiration through GUI is not acceptable to any of the origination. As we have known NetBackup for command ...
new idea 20 May 2016
I thought it always did this, but clearly have been mistaken, especially since the release of BE 2015 FR4. It would be useful to allow a job stage to remain 'On hold', when the job stage is 'Run Now', so that the status of the job stage, doesn't change. Probably via an extra dialog window 'This job stage is set to 'on hold' would you like to retain that status' - Yes/No - with No being the ...
new idea 16 May 2016
The OpsCentre application allows alert policies to be configured, which you can send to an external email address. It is possible to enumerate preconfigured email addresses within the application by looking at the various recipient fields on the "Email Recipients" page within the Manage / Alert Policies / Actions section of the application. Coupled with the current reflected cross-site ...
new idea 12 May 2016
Please do a better job of filling tapes by honoring the MPF setting after EOM is reached. I have many more partially filled tapes in a given pool than the MPF setting.  This is a problem for us:  See Case # 21336283 - "Stale active media". This technote describes the problem: http://www.veritas.com/docs/000042403: "Symantec plans to honor MPF setting if ...
new idea 12 May 2016
Hi Guys, Today we had an issue with Symantec backup exec 15 FP4 - we could not create Pool of disks from two different kind of USB. We had an old (2weeks old) external USB device that was detected by Windows 2012 R2 as Local disk and another new one that windows detected as Cartridge Disk. We where able to add them as backup disk destination but in the Pool Creation we could not be able to ...