OST to TAPE Direct Duplication is not working properly after upgrading to NetBackup 7.5.

Problem

OST to TAPE Direct Duplication is not working properly after upgrading to NetBackup 7.5. 

Error Message

No errors are seen; the job details will simply show duplications going over the network rather than using Direct Copy to Tape.

 

Cause

Prior to 7.5, all optimization checks (optimization) or NDMP Direct Copy were done post SLP batching in bpduplicate.  Logic added to nbstserv to do this check instead triggered this problem.

Solution

The formal resolution for this issue (Etrack 2719199) is included in the following release:

  • NetBackup 7.5 Maintenance Release 4 (7.5.0.4)

Information on NetBackup 7.5.0.4 is available in the Related Article linked below.

For NetBackup 7.5.0.3, please access the Related Article linked below to obtain a hotfix containing a fix for this issue.


Applies To

NetBackup 7.5, 7.5.0.1 or 7.5.0.3 Quantum DXi configured as VTL with a physical library attached to use Path to Tape/NDMP Direct Copy.

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