Veritas NetBackup™ Upgrade Guide
- About changes in NetBackup 8.1
- Planning for an upgrade
- Master server upgrade
- About mounting the NetBackup software media
- Media server upgrade
- MSDP upgrade for NetBackup
- Appendix A. Reference
About the NetBackup 8.1 Upgrade Guide
The NetBackup 8.1 Upgrade Guide is provided to help assist you plan and accomplish your upgrade to NetBackup 8.1. This guide is updated periodically to provide you with the most up-to-date information. You can obtain the latest version of this guide on the NetBackup 8.1 Upgrade portal, at the following link:
The Veritas Services and Operations Readiness Tools (SORT) is also a valuable resource for upgrade preparation. More information about SORT is available.
The NetBackup 8.1 upgrade guide provides an upgrade path from NetBackup version 7.7.x through 8.0. If you want to upgrade from NetBackup versions older than 7.7.x, you must first upgrade to NetBackup 8.0. Please refer to the NetBackup 8.0 Release Notes and the NetBackup 8.0 Upgrade Guide for details. These documents provide additional information about upgrade steps and requirements that are necessary for a successful upgrade.