A collection of system administration hints and tips, tricks and articles for the Symantec Netbackup product suite in all its variants.

Netbackup 7.6.1 Maintenance Release 1 now available

posted on 2nd Mar, 2015

This release contains over 300 fixes including resolutions for commonly downloaded EEBs, customer escalations, and critical internally found defects.

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Netbackup Key Management Service (KMS) command line examples

posted on 20th Nov, 2014

KMS is integrated into Netbackup in such a way so as to eliminate difficulties in using Netbackup from a system management perspective.

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Resolving OST backup failures

posted on 21st Feb, 2014

This article lists steps on how to resolve data domain connection failures with OST allowing storage partners to deliver backup and recovery solutions

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Netbackup Catalog overview

posted on 20th Feb, 2014

The Netbackup catalog is the internal database that contains information about Netbackup backups and configuration.

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How to configure robots for NDMP devices

posted on 23rd Oct, 2013

The Netbackup NDMP extension with a tape device attached to the NAS device allows a NetBackup Master Server to backup/restore files from a NAS device.

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Troubleshooting Netbackup frozen media issues

posted on 6th Aug, 2014

Frozen media is the media that Netbackup does not use for backups. Netbackup stops directing the backups and the archives to frozen media.

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Enterprise Media Manager (EMM) troubleshooting flowchart

posted on 27th Sep, 2012

The information presented in this Process Flow is specific to troubleshooting situations where EMM is reported as being down.

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Configure KMS encryption on a UNIX Netbackup server

posted on 8th Sep, 2012

This article provides the necessary actions needed to install and configure Key Management Service (KMS) encryption on a UNIX Netbackup master server.

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