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Can I format a Veritas cluster shared volume from windows?

We have a Microsoft Failover Cluster with dynamic disks managed by Veritas Storage Foundation. Today the sysadmins added a new disk for SQL Server but the cluster size on the volume was wrong, so I ...
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Veritas and VNX LUN Expansion

I have an EMC VNX Storage array and a front end Linux server running Veritas. A 4TB lun has been assigned from a diskpool on the VNX and presented to the server where Veritas has split it out into ...
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VERITAS Backup Exec does not accept tapes

VERITAS Backup Exec 8.60 Rv 3878 does not accept brand new Sony SDX3-100C tapes using a Compaq AIT 50 GB tape drive. I want to introduce new tapes to an ancient backup system as described above on a ...
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How to tell if linux disk IO is causing excessive (> 1 second) application stalls

I have a Java application performing a large volume (hundreds of MB) of continuous output (streaming plain text) to about a dozen files a ext3 SAN filesystem. Occasionally, this application pauses for ...
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Netbackup. How to move frozen tape to bad_tapes pool

In the backup server one of the tape has frozen and I want to move this frozen tape to bad_tapes pool. Please let me know how to do this. I am using veritas netback
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VxFS on both Solaris and RHEL?

I'd like to know if VxFS could be used in order to share a volume ( on a SAN mounted using FC) between a RHEL (5 or 6) and Solaris (11) host ? What I'm trying to achive is to shared a volume (from a ...
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Veritas Cluster Server for HA for regular user processes

In the past I have used Veritas Cluster Server for HA clusters of Sybase and other databases at large financial institutions. Now I am going to have locally written processes that could benefit from ...
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vxprint equivalent in Solaris volume manager

vxprint -m -g command in vxvm give lot of inofrmation about the volume like rid , pub offsets etc. Is there a command in solaris volume manager to get the such information? and vxprint -F %len -g ...
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remove path from VxDMP

Due to some temporary parallel cabling, VxVM 5.0 began to use two paths to a 3510 disk array: # vxdmpadm getsubpaths NAME STATE[A] PATH-TYPE[M] DMPNODENAME ENCLR-NAME CTLR ATTRS ...
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Veritas cluster 5.0 mp3 failover policies

Dear ServerFault users i've got a question here. My setup is following: Two node cluster, one service group which consists of 4 tiers of resources. Group is activated and probed on both nodes and ...
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Solaris to Linux conversion: Use VxFS or GFS?

We're a Solaris shop looking at RedHat Enterprise Linux and one of the things we're wondering is if we should keep Veritas Volume Manager + FileSystem or go with LVM+ext3 or RedHat's preferred cluster ...
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Lost P/W Tape Backup

We need to perform complete restore to critical server using tape backup (Veritas). Found out that former IT director put p/w on tape and we cannot locate or figure it out. Options for recovery?
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BackupExec - write a yearly backup to multiple tapes in a library?

I have BackupExec 12.5. I have about 25 servers that need to be backed up to tape. I already have the tape library "partitioned" into the 12 tape slots for normal backups, so it isn't just a single ...
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help me setup Veritas 9.1

So we are running with veritas 9.1 with exchange agent, and I am having issues setting it up. I tried following the manuels, but I do not believe I have archived the backup-setup that I want. I do ...
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Veritas BackupExec 9.1 on Windows 2003 R2 x64

Will Veritas BackupExec 9.1 install (and work) on Windows Server 2003 R2 x64? I know the Agent is supported but I need to install the Veritas Backupexec 9.1 for Windows Server.
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How to repair a Veritas tape that has been overwritten a bit?

I meant to restore some files, but I forgot that there was a monday backup job just waiting for tape loading. So veritas 10d started to write over my tape and that valuable data is now gone. The ...
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How to get drive info from the solaris commandline for veritas netbackup

We use Veritas Netbackup to control our L180 tape robot at $WORK, but I'm getting some weird results from the GUI. So in the age old struggle for truth.. it's back to the commandline. Unfortunately, ...
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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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Network tape restore is faster than disk to disk copy

How can this be? Running a cp or rsync (with -W --inplace) takes two hours for 93Gb; a tape restore over the dedicated backup network is 41 minutes. Tape restore is 50 Mb/s; disk to disk was ...