The Late Breaking News Bulletin has been created in order to provide customers updates on Documentation and Known Issues discovered post release. These documents attempt to highlight the most "common" known issues and concerns reported by customers.
Note: On May 5, 2019, NetBackup 7.7.x will reach End of Standard Support and Extended Technical Support (ETS) will be required to continue receiving support. Please contact Veritas Support to purchase ETS.
Note: The current version of NetBackup is 8.1. If you currently have a support subscription with Veritas, an upgrade may be available for no additional charge. You may verify your eligibility and download the current version of NetBackup at our Entitlement site. If you have additional questions or need assistance please contact Veritas Support. Note that Extended Technical Support (ETS) will be required to receive support for all NetBackup versions 7.7.x and older. Please contact Veritas Support to purchase ETS.
Guidelines regarding the availability of EEBs/Hotfixes for NetBackup can be found here:
Installation and Upgrade Checklist:
An Installation and Upgrade Checklist is available for NetBackup 7.7 on the SORT website to determine requirements for master, media and clients:
SORT also provides the ability to audit EEBs/Hotfixes in your environment to determine if they are resolved in a current version of NetBackup. You can access the EEB Auditor on SORT at the link below.
Known Issues: Please select the hyperlink on each topic for more information on each issue.
Notification of new NetBackup alerts
Appliance-specific issues are collected in the NetBackup 5xxx Appliance series Late Breaking News:
Please review the NetBackup 7.x Upgrade Portal for additional information on how to perform a 7.7 upgrade:
(ET 3866417) After upgrading Exchange 2013 to Cumulative Update 11 (CU11), Exchange backup may fail with either status code 69 or 130.
alert: VMware Backups with Block Level Incremental or Changed Block Tracking can return incorrect changed sectors in ESXi 6.0.
Fixed in 7.7.1: (ET 3801698) Security Advisory: SYM15-010: A potential for Server Reflected Cross-Site Scripting exists in NetBackup OpsCenter versions through 7.7.
Fixed in 7.7.1: alert: (ET 3842436) If communication between the OpsCenter 7.7 server and NetBackup master server is interrupted during collection of job data, there is a potential for skipped data after the collection is resumed.
Fixed in 7.7.1: In NetBackup versions 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124 and 7.7, nbemm and nbftconfig may randomly core dump when running nbftconfig.
Fixed in 7.7.2: alert: HotAdd backups using a Windows Virtual Machine VMware Backup Host may get stuck in a loop when more than five concurrent operations are occurring from the same backup host.
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