Veritas NetBackup™ Upgrade Guide
- About changes in NetBackup 8.2
- Planning for an upgrade
- General upgrade planning information
- About upgrade tools
- Upgrade operational notes and limitations
- Master server upgrade
- Media server upgrade
- MSDP upgrade for NetBackup
- Client upgrade
- NetBackup Deployment Management with VxUpdate
- Appendix A. Reference
About planning a NetBackup 8.2 upgrade
The currently installed version of NetBackup affects the upgrade process for the NetBackup 8.2 upgrade. Upgrades from any version of NetBackup must plan for the NBDB database rebuild and the MSDP rolling conversion. Table: Required upgrade tasks based on currently installed version has additional information about what tasks you must perform for the upgrade.
Table: Required upgrade tasks based on currently installed version
Versions that must perform the task
NBDB database rebuild
All versions must perform the NBDB database rebuild.
All versions that use MSDP must perform the MSDP rolling conversion.
Before you begin an upgrade, Veritas recommends that you review the NetBackup Release Notes document that is included with your media kit or the electronic product image files. This document describes important changes in NetBackup 8.2 that you should be familiar with before you upgrade.
To help ensure a successful upgrade to NetBackup 8.2, you should visit the SORT page and the NetBackup Upgrade Portal and for complete upgrade details:
NetBackup Upgrade Portal: