Veritas NetBackup™ Release Notes
- About NetBackup 8.3
- New features, enhancements, and changes
- NetBackup 8.3 new features, changes, and enhancements
- Operational notes
- NetBackup installation and upgrade operational notes
- NetBackup administration and general operational notes
- NetBackup administration interface operational notes
- NetBackup Bare Metal Restore operational notes
- NetBackup Cloud operational notes
- NetBackup with Veritas CloudPoint operational notes
- NetBackup database and application agent operational notes
- NetBackup internationalization and localization operational notes
- NetBackup for NDMP operational notes
- NetBackup Snapshot Client operational notes
- NetBackup virtualization operational notes
- Appendix A. About SORT for NetBackup Users
- Appendix B. NetBackup installation requirements
- Appendix C. NetBackup compatibility requirements
- Appendix D. Other NetBackup documentation and related documents
In NetBackup 8.3, role-based access control (RBAC) allows more granular permissions, improved flexibility, and greater control. The design of RBAC is based on Access Control Lists (ACLs) and it closely follows the ANSI INCITS 359-2004 standard. Earlier design of RBAC enforcement was dynamic in nature, whereas the new RBAC is static in its configuration.
By default, only the "Administrator" role is created, which has all privileges for RBAC. An "Administrator" must sign into the NetBackup web UI to configure any custom roles, such as a workload administrator or a backup administrator.
Note the following RBAC enhancements to NetBackup 8.3:
The installation checks for pre-NetBackup 8.3 RBAC principals, roles, and object groups.
Existing API key users must be assigned to a new RBAC role.
Tools are available to migrate the Backup administrator role and create a new Security administrator role with the users that had the old RBAC Security administrator role. Other roles must be reconfigured manually.
More information about the RBAC tools is available:
RBAC roles utility. Provides the latest role definitions for the new RBAC capabilities that are introduced in NetBackup 8.3.
User migration tool. Options include the ability to convert the Backup administrator role and to create a new Security administrator role and re-add any users that had the pre-8.3 Security administrator role.