There is a potential for data loss.
VMWare images were written to a Storage Lifecycle Policy (SLP) that was configured with a retention level of 3 (1 month) on both the backup image and replicated image. However when the image was imported on the target it was given a 1 week retention level.
The formal resolution for this issue (Etrack 3983008) is included in the next release of NetBackup version 8.3.
There is an Appliance 3.1.2 / NetBackup 8.1.2 Hotfix available (Etrack 3981646) at the link located in the Related Downloads section.
There is also a NetBackup 3.2 / 8.2 HotFix bundle available (Etrack 3997921) at the link located in the Related Downloads section.
The deliverable is a binary for bptm. It needs to be installed in the source domain on every media server that performs VMware backups that are to be replicated by AIR.
Was this content helpful?
Rating submitted. Please provide additional feedback (optional):