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Setting up a secure, automated hard drive backup for DNS-321

My company currently has a d-link DNS-321 hard drive. I want to have it automatically back itself up onto one or more other external hard drives (that need to be purchased). I would like the solution ...
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If I deactivate a policy in Netbackup, do the retention periods still apply to existing backup images?

Using NetBackup 6.5.6 on Windows 2003. If I deactivate a policy, do the retention periods still apply to existing backup images?
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Brick-level backup and restore with exchange 2007

In the company I'm working for, we use exchange 2007 and backup it using netbackup. The backup is a daily complete backup of the information store and the direct corollary of this is that restores ...
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Netbackup refuses to use tapes in library

Sometime over the Thanksgiving holiday, my Netbackup installation decided that it no longer liked the tapes in my library. It had worked fine a week ago with no changes that I can think of, besides ...
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Mac Network Backup

I have a network of Mac laptops and Mac Minis. I also have an old G4 running HornWare SharePoints that allows me to use my Drobo as a network share (AFS). Time Machine does not appear to support ...
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NetBackup prefers “Scratch” tapes over dedicated tapes

I have a NetBackup 6.0MP7 installation running on Windows Server 2003. It functions as the only Master Server and Media Server. I swap a full set of tapes in and out every week, but leave a set of ...
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Amanda, Bacula, BackupPC Which has a reliable windows client?

I wish to setup an automated backup system for three Windows XP machines in the same building to a Linux server out on the WAN. I visit each machine every few months and make a disk image for a bare ...
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Has anyone switched from Netbackup to Acronis?

We're a site with over 100 servers and we're considering a switch from traditional file-level backups (using Netbackup) to block-level (using Acronis). Of course, with this, we're also considering a ...
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Switch from Solaris to Linux cut backup speed 80%. Help me get the old speed back?

First a quick overview of the environment: NetBackup running on Windows Servers (6.5.4 if you care) with LTO3 drives. The backup target used to be a Solaris 9 server, on Sun hardware, with Veritas ...
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How to Exclude Certain Full Backups in Netbackup as Basis for Differential?

I run a full backup of certain servers every month to a tape for off site-backup in Netbackup 6.0. The off-site backup is a different schedule and uses a different Volume Pool. When this off-site ...
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NetBackup Multiplexing for Oracle RMAN Backups

My question is... what multiplexing factor in NetBackup is recommended / do you use for Oracle RMAN backups over 1Gb/s management network to LTO3? JB Background: With enterprise backup tools like ...
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How well does backupexec work with Linux and archive format?

Having read this server fault question , people said that Backup Exec's Linux support is not as good as Netbackup. Has anyone had a good amount of experience with using backup exec with Linux, if so, ...
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Symantec NetBackup vs. Backup Exec - who wins!

Symantec sell two, fairly similar, backup products - we're a NetBackup house but should I be looking at Backup Exec? Who would win in a fight and why? :)