If you have no catalog backup at all, and you lose your entire Master, the
only way (realistically) to get the catalog back is to use the IMPORT option
on the NetBackup GUI to import each and every one of your tapes.
It is time consuming to say the least, but it will rebuild your catalog for
Read up on "Importing Tapes" in the NetBackup Manuals. It is a fairly easy
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: manoj AT india.infogain DOT com [mailto:manoj AT india.infogain DOT com]
> Sent: Monday, December 10, 2001 9:48 PM
> To: veritas-bu AT mailman.eng.auburn DOT edu
> Subject: [Veritas-bu] Catalog problem!!!!!!!!!!
> Hi everyone!
> I wanted to know,If I don't have any database backup
> catalog and my hard disk or O.S.(using veritas netbackup 3.2 on Solaris
> and Sun E250) crashes,then what is the solution?Without catalog,can I
> the data stored in my DAT and successfully restore it?If this is
> possible,kindly upgrade my knowledge..........
> Thanks & Regards,
> Veritas-bu maillist - Veritas-bu AT mailman.eng.auburn DOT edu