NetBackup Documentation 8.1

NetBackup Documentation 8.1

Article: 100040277
Last Published: 2019-04-24
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Product(s): NetBackup

Click the following link to see NetBackup Appliance documentation.

New Documentation Site 

Veritas has a new documentation site that provides HTML books and PDFs filtered by product and release:

NetBackup documentation is available at the following location:

The NetBackup documentation site shows the most recent release and all types of documentation by default. Browsing filters are available in the left pane. For NetBackup 8.1, 8.0 and later releases, documentation is available in HTML and PDF formats. For earlier releases, documentation is available in PDF format. Compatability Lists and Supplemental Content are available in PDF format.

NetBackup 8.1

NetBackup 8.1 PDFs in a single .zip file
NetBackup Self Service 8.1 PDFs in a single .zip file

Except where noted, links below are to HTML books; you can access the PDF by clicking the PDF icon at the upper right of the HTML book.

Release Notes

NetBackup Release Notes 
NetBackup Read This First for Secure Communications
NetBackup Emergency Engineering Binary Guide (PDF)


NetBackup Administrator's Guide, Volume I 
NetBackup Administrator's Guide, Volume II


NetBackup Upgrade Guide 
NetBackup Upgrade Quick Start Guide 
NetBackup Installation Guide 
NetBackup LiveUpdate Guide

New Workloads

NetBackup for MySQL Administrator's Guide
NetBackup for Hadoop Administrator's Guide 
NetBackup for Nutanix Acropolis Hypervisor Administrator's Guide


NetBackup Device Configuration Guide

Administration of Options

NetBackup AdvancedDisk Storage Solutions Guide 
NetBackup Bare Metal Restore Administrator's Guide 
NetBackup Cloud Administrator's Guide 
NetBackup Deduplication Guide 
NetBackup OpenStorage Solutions Guide for Disk 
NetBackup for VMware Administrator's Guide
NetBackup Plug-in for VMware vSphere Web Client Guide
NetBackup Plug-in for VMware vCenter Guide
NetBackup for Hyper-V Administrator's Guide 
NetBackup Add-in for Microsoft SCVMM Console Guide
NetBackup WebSocket Service (NBWSS) Reference Guide
NetBackup for NDMP Administrator's Guide 
NetBackup SAN Client and Fibre Transport Guide 
NetBackup Snapshot Client Administrator's Guide 
NetBackup Replication Director Solutions Guide 
NetBackup Vault Administrator's Guide #160;
NetBackup Vault Operator's Guide 
NetBackup OpsCenter Administrator's Guide 
NetBackup OpsCenter Performance and Tuning Guide 
NetBackup OpsCenter Reporting Guide 

Administration of Database Agents

NetBackup for DB2 Administrator's Guide 
NetBackup for Enterprise Vault Agent Administrator's Guide 
NetBackup for Informix Administrator's Guide 
NetBackup for Lotus Notes Administrator's Guide 
NetBackup for MariaDB Administrator's Guide
NetBackup for Microsoft Exchange Server Administrator's Guide 
NetBackup for Microsoft SQL Server Administrator's Guide 
NetBackup for Microsoft SharePoint Server Administrator's Guide 
NetBackup for Oracle Administrator's Guide 
NetBackup for PostgresSQL Administrator's Guide
NetBackup for SAP Administrator's Guide 
NetBackup for Sybase Administrator's Guide


NetBackup Troubleshooting Guide 
NetBackup Status Codes Reference Guide 
NetBackup Logging Reference Guide

Other Documents

NetBackup Commands Reference Guide 
NetBackup Security and Encryption Guide 
NetBackup Clustered Master Server Administrator's Guide 
NetBackup in Highly Available Environments Administrator's Guide 
NetBackup Network Ports Reference Guide 
NetBackup Getting Started Guide 
NetBackup Backup, Archive, and Restore Getting Started Guide
NetBackup Backup Planning and Performance Tuning Guide (PDF-last updated for NetBackup 7.6)

NetBackup Self Service

NetBackup Self Service Release Notes
NetBackup Self Service Configuration Guide
NetBackup Self Service Installation Guide

Note: An Installation and Upgrade Checklist is available for NetBackup 8.x on the Services and Operations Readiness Tools web site to determine 8.x requirements and documentation for master server, media servers, and clients:

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