Veritas NetBackup™ Appliance Release Notes

  • Modified Date: 2017-06-27

NetBackup 52xx hardware features

This release supports the 52xx hardware architectures for the appliance. You can configure these architectures in any of the following modes:

  • An appliance master server

  • An appliance master and media server

  • An appliance media server only

The 5240 is the latest of the 52xx hardware architectures. NetBackup 5240 Appliances support appliance software version 2.7.3 or higher.

For the latest NetBackup Appliance compatibility information, refer to the NetBackup Hardware Compatibility List posted on the following site:

http://www.veritas.com/docs/000033647

Note:

Starting with appliance software version 2.7.1, references to "52xx" exclude the NetBackup 5200. That model is not supported beyond software version 2.6.1.2 and does not support the Linux RHEL operating system or any other associated appliance hardware or software functionality.

All 52xx appliance architectures support the following features and functionalities:

  • Dual processor, Quad Core, Intel-based systems.

  • Each has a number of hot swap external drives.

  • Fibre Channel connectivity that supports external tape drives.

  • The base configuration supports a Gigabit Ethernet network.

  • High-performance hardware RAID controller.

  • Each uses NetBackup as their code base.

  • RHEL operating system (provided by Veritas).

  • Each can run the latest version of NetBackup Appliance software.

  • Each supports Media Server Deduplication Pool (MSDP) storage on master and media servers. MSDP offers up to the maximum available storage capacity on a 52xx appliance.

The NetBackup 5220 and 5230 Appliances use the Intel X520 SR2 10 Gb Ethernet card either as standard on the systems or an option.

The NetBackup 5240 Appliance use the Intel X710 10Gb Ethernet card either as standard on the systems or an option.

The NetBackup 5240 Appliance contains eight internal storage disk drives with a total formatted storage capacity of 4 TB to 27 TB, depending on the configuration.

The NetBackup 5230 Appliance contains eight internal storage disk drives that provide a total formatted storage capacity of 4 TB to 14 TB.

The NetBackup 52xx Appliances can be used with attached Veritas Storage Shelves for additional storage.

Table: NetBackup 5240 Appliance version 3.0 storage capacity options shows the available, formatted storage capacity of the NetBackup 5240 Appliance, with or without attached storage shelves.

Table: NetBackup 5240 Appliance version 3.0 storage capacity options

Appliance available storage capacity

Storage shelf available storage capacity

Appliance and one storage shelf available storage capacity

Appliance and two storage shelves available storage capacity

Appliance and three storage shelves available storage capacity

Appliance and four storage shelves available storage capacity

4 TB

49 TB

53 TB

103 TB

152 TB

201 TB

Table: NetBackup 5230 Appliance version 3.0 storage capacity options shows the available, formatted storage capacity of the NetBackup 5230 Appliance, with or without attached storage shelves.

Table: NetBackup 5230 Appliance version 3.0 storage capacity options

Appliance storage drive capacity

Appliance available storage capacity

Storage shelf drive capacity

Storage shelf available storage capacity

Appliance and one storage shelf available storage capacity

Appliance and two storage shelves available storage capacity

Appliance and three storage shelves available storage capacity

Appliance and four storage shelves available storage capacity

1 TB

4.55 TB

2 TB

24 TB

28.55 TB

52.55 TB

*

*

1 TB

4.55 TB

3 TB

36 TB

40.55 TB

76.55 TB

112.55 TB

148.55 TB

3 TB

13.65 TB

2 TB

24 TB

37.65 TB

61.65 TB

*

*

3 TB

13.65 TB

3 TB

36 TB

49.65 TB

85.65 TB

121.65 TB

157.65 TB

* If required, 2TB storage drives can be provided.

For more information about the hardware architecture of NetBackup Appliances, see the NetBackup Appliance and Veritas Storage Shelf Product Description documents.

NetBackup 52xx hardware features

This release supports the 52xx hardware architectures for the appliance. You can configure these architectures in any of the following modes:

  • An appliance master server

  • An appliance master and media server

  • An appliance media server only

The 5240 is the latest of the 52xx hardware architectures. NetBackup 5240 Appliances support appliance software version 2.7.3 or higher.

For the latest NetBackup Appliance compatibility information, refer to the NetBackup Hardware Compatibility List posted on the following site:

http://www.veritas.com/docs/000033647

Note:

Starting with appliance software version 2.7.1, references to "52xx" exclude the NetBackup 5200. That model is not supported beyond software version 2.6.1.2 and does not support the Linux RHEL operating system or any other associated appliance hardware or software functionality.

All 52xx appliance architectures support the following features and functionalities:

  • Dual processor, Quad Core, Intel-based systems.

  • Each has a number of hot swap external drives.

  • Fibre Channel connectivity that supports external tape drives.

  • The base configuration supports a Gigabit Ethernet network.

  • High-performance hardware RAID controller.

  • Each uses NetBackup as their code base.

  • RHEL operating system (provided by Veritas).

  • Each can run the latest version of NetBackup Appliance software.

  • Each supports Media Server Deduplication Pool (MSDP) storage on master and media servers. MSDP offers up to the maximum available storage capacity on a 52xx appliance.

The NetBackup 5220 and 5230 Appliances use the Intel X520 SR2 10 Gb Ethernet card either as standard on the systems or an option.

The NetBackup 5240 Appliance use the Intel X710 10Gb Ethernet card either as standard on the systems or an option.

The NetBackup 5240 Appliance contains eight internal storage disk drives with a total formatted storage capacity of 4 TB to 27 TB, depending on the configuration.

The NetBackup 5230 Appliance contains eight internal storage disk drives that provide a total formatted storage capacity of 4 TB to 14 TB.

The NetBackup 52xx Appliances can be used with attached Veritas Storage Shelves for additional storage.

Table: NetBackup 5240 Appliance version 3.0 storage capacity options shows the available, formatted storage capacity of the NetBackup 5240 Appliance, with or without attached storage shelves.

Table: NetBackup 5240 Appliance version 3.0 storage capacity options

Appliance available storage capacity

Storage shelf available storage capacity

Appliance and one storage shelf available storage capacity

Appliance and two storage shelves available storage capacity

Appliance and three storage shelves available storage capacity

Appliance and four storage shelves available storage capacity

4 TB

49 TB

53 TB

103 TB

152 TB

201 TB

Table: NetBackup 5230 Appliance version 3.0 storage capacity options shows the available, formatted storage capacity of the NetBackup 5230 Appliance, with or without attached storage shelves.

Table: NetBackup 5230 Appliance version 3.0 storage capacity options

Appliance storage drive capacity

Appliance available storage capacity

Storage shelf drive capacity

Storage shelf available storage capacity

Appliance and one storage shelf available storage capacity

Appliance and two storage shelves available storage capacity

Appliance and three storage shelves available storage capacity

Appliance and four storage shelves available storage capacity

1 TB

4.55 TB

2 TB

24 TB

28.55 TB

52.55 TB

*

*

1 TB

4.55 TB

3 TB

36 TB

40.55 TB

76.55 TB

112.55 TB

148.55 TB

3 TB

13.65 TB

2 TB

24 TB

37.65 TB

61.65 TB

*

*

3 TB

13.65 TB

3 TB

36 TB

49.65 TB

85.65 TB

121.65 TB

157.65 TB

* If required, 2TB storage drives can be provided.

For more information about the hardware architecture of NetBackup Appliances, see the NetBackup Appliance and Veritas Storage Shelf Product Description documents.

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