Veritas NetBackup™ Installation Guide

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Product(s): NetBackup (9.0)
  1. Preparing for installation
    1. General installation information
      1.  
        Available NetBackup installation methods
      2.  
        About compatibility between NetBackup versions
      3.  
        About NetBackup software availability
      4. How to install NetBackup
        1.  
          About the NetBackup preinstall checker
        2.  
          About the NetBackup Product Improvement Program
      5.  
        Creating the user account to support the NetBackup web server
      6. About storage device configuration
        1.  
          Locating supported robot types
      7.  
        About security certificates for NetBackup hosts
      8.  
        Environment variable for certificate key size
      9.  
        Restrictions on the NetBackup installation directory
      10.  
        NetBackup database is not supported on the btrfs file system
    2. Installation operational notes and limitations
      1.  
        Java GUI and JRE installation optional for some computers
      2.  
        Enable 8dot3 name file setting for NetBackup master servers that support NAT
      3.  
        NetBackup servers must use a host name that is compliant with RFC 1123 and RFC 952
      4.  
        Host ID-based certificate is not deployed during installation on 8.1 media server or client host with dual stack configuration
      5.  
        NetBackup 8.2 and later RHEL 8 installation issue
      6.  
        NetBackup 8.2 and later SUSE 15 installation issue
      7.  
        External certificate authority certificates supported in NetBackup 8.2 and later
      8.  
        SCCM and Chef deployment tools and documentation now available
    3. SORT information
      1.  
        About Veritas Services and Operations Readiness Tools
      2.  
        Recommended SORT procedures for new installations
      3.  
        Recommended SORT procedures for upgrades
    4. Veritas NetInsights Console information
      1.  
        About Veritas Usage Insights
      2.  
        Best practices for Veritas Usage Insights
  2. NetBackup licenses
    1.  
      About NetBackup license requirements
    2.  
      About license key entry
    3.  
      Frequently asked questions about license keys
  3. Installing server software on UNIX systems
    1. Installation requirements for UNIX and Linux
      1.  
        Do not mix non-English versions of Windows and UNIX platforms unless master and media servers are NetBackup appliances
      2.  
        NetBackup installations on environments that run different versions of UNIX-based operating systems
      3.  
        Special installation guidelines for Solaris systems
      4.  
        Special installation guidelines for UNIX clustered environments
    2.  
      How the installation script works
    3. Installing NetBackup master server software on UNIX
      1.  
        Continuing with NetBackup software installation
    4. Installing NetBackup media server software on UNIX
      1.  
        Silently installing NetBackup media server software on UNIX and Linux
    5. About pushing client software from a master server to clients
      1.  
        Installing client type software on a master server
  4. Installing server software on Windows systems
    1.  
      Installation and upgrade requirements for Windows and Windows clusters
    2.  
      Requirements for Windows cluster installations and upgrades
    3.  
      Performing local, remote, or clustered server installation on Windows systems
    4.  
      Post-installation tasks for NetBackup cluster environments
    5.  
      Verifying Windows cluster installations or upgrades
    6.  
      Installing NetBackup servers silently on Windows systems
  5. About the administrative interfaces
    1.  
      About the NetBackup web user interface
    2.  
      About the NetBackup Administration Console
    3.  
      Installing the NetBackup Administration Console
    4.  
      Installing multiple versions of the NetBackup Administration Console on Windows
    5.  
      Removing earlier versions of the NetBackup Administration Console on Windows
    6.  
      About the NetBackup Remote Administration Console
    7.  
      Installing the NetBackup Remote Administration Console
  6. Installing NetBackup client software
    1.  
      About NetBackup client installation
    2. About NetBackup client installation on Windows
      1.  
        About Windows client installation methods and requirements
      2.  
        Installing NetBackup Windows clients locally or remotely
      3.  
        Installing NetBackup Windows clients silently
      4.  
        How to configure NetBackup clients
    3. About NetBackup client installation on UNIX and Linux
      1.  
        About UNIX and Linux client installation methods
      2.  
        Installing UNIX clients locally
      3.  
        Install of the UNIX and Linux client binaries with native installers
      4. About remote installation methods for UNIX/Linux clients
        1.  
          Installing client software with the ssh method
        2.  
          Installing client software with the sftp method
      5.  
        Adding a UNIX/Linux client after initial server installation
  7. Configuring NetBackup
    1.  
      About NetBackup startup and shutdown scripts
    2. About NetBackup server configuration
      1.  
        Starting the NetBackup Administration Console
      2.  
        About the Device Configuration Wizard
      3.  
        About the Volume Configuration Wizard
      4.  
        About the Catalog Backup Wizard
      5.  
        About the Backup Policy Configuration Wizard
  8. Upgrading NetBackup software
    1.  
      About upgrading NetBackup
    2.  
      About the NetBackup 8.x Upgrade Portal
  9. Removing NetBackup server and client software
    1.  
      About NetBackup server software removal on UNIX systems
    2.  
      About NetBackup client software removal on UNIX and Linux systems
    3.  
      Removing NetBackup from UNIX and Linux servers and clients
    4.  
      About NetBackup server software removal on Windows systems
    5.  
      Removing NetBackup server and client software from Windows servers, clusters, and clients
    6.  
      About removal of the Java Console state data from Windows servers and Windows clients
    7.  
      Removing a clustered media server by migrating all data to a new media server
  10. Reference
    1.  
      Generate a certificate on the inactive nodes of a clustered master server
    2.  
      About the NetBackup answer file
    3.  
      Persistent Java Virtual Machine options
    4.  
      About RBAC bootstrapping
    5.  
      NetBackup master server web server user and group creation
    6.  
      About the NetBackup Java Runtime Environment
    7.  
      Add or Remove Java GUI and JRE after install
    8.  
      Using NetApp disk arrays with Replication Director
    9.  
      Security updates to the NetBackup database
    10.  
      Size guidance for Veritas NetBackup master server and domain
  11.  
    Index

A

about
Backup Policy Wizard, About the Backup Policy Configuration Wizard
client installation, About NetBackup client installation
client installation on Linux, About NetBackup client installation on UNIX and Linux
client installation on UNIX, About NetBackup client installation on UNIX and Linux
client installation on Windows, About NetBackup client installation on Windows
license key entry, About license key entry
Linux client installation methods, About UNIX and Linux client installation methods
NetBackup 8.x Upgrade Portal, About the NetBackup 8.x Upgrade Portal
NetBackup catalog backup configuration, About the Catalog Backup Wizard
NetBackup Linux client removal, About NetBackup client software removal on UNIX and Linux systems
NetBackup Remote Administration Console for Windows, About the NetBackup Remote Administration Console
NetBackup server configuration, About NetBackup server configuration
NetBackup UNIX client removal, About NetBackup client software removal on UNIX and Linux systems
preinstall checker, About the NetBackup preinstall checker
push client software, About pushing client software from a master server to clients
remote installation methods for Linux clients, About remote installation methods for UNIX/Linux clients
remote installation methods for UNIX clients, About remote installation methods for UNIX/Linux clients
startup and shutdown scripts, About NetBackup startup and shutdown scripts
storage device configuration, About storage device configuration
UNIX and Linux installation requirements, Installation requirements for UNIX and Linux
UNIX client installation methods, About UNIX and Linux client installation methods
Veritas Services and Operations Readiness Tools, About Veritas Services and Operations Readiness Tools
Windows client installation methods, About Windows client installation methods and requirements
Windows client system requirements, About Windows client installation methods and requirements
about NetBackup removal
on UNIX systems, About NetBackup server software removal on UNIX systems
access control
remove files, Removing NetBackup server and client software from Windows servers, clusters, and clients
adding Linux clients, Adding a UNIX/Linux client after initial server installation
adding UNIX clients, Adding a UNIX/Linux client after initial server installation
authentication certificates (see security certificates)

B

backup
online, hot catalog, About the Catalog Backup Wizard
backup policies
guidelines for creating, About the Backup Policy Configuration Wizard
backup policy
backup types, About the Backup Policy Configuration Wizard
create, About the Backup Policy Configuration Wizard
Backup Policy Wizard
about, About the Backup Policy Configuration Wizard
backup types
backup policy, About the Backup Policy Configuration Wizard
barcode rules
cleaning media, About the Volume Configuration Wizard
bp.conf file
installation script, How the installation script works

C

catalog backup configuration
NetBackup wizards, About the Catalog Backup Wizard
certificates (see security certificates)
cleaning media
barcode rules, About the Volume Configuration Wizard
client installation
about, About NetBackup client installation
methods for Linux, About UNIX and Linux client installation methods
methods for UNIX, About UNIX and Linux client installation methods
methods for Windows, About Windows client installation methods and requirements
client installation methods
for remote Linux clients, About remote installation methods for UNIX/Linux clients
for remote UNIX clients, About remote installation methods for UNIX/Linux clients
client installation on Linux
about, About NetBackup client installation on UNIX and Linux
client installation on UNIX
about, About NetBackup client installation on UNIX and Linux
client installation on Windows
about, About NetBackup client installation on Windows
client software
install locally on Windows, Installing NetBackup Windows clients locally or remotely
client type software
install on master server, Installing client type software on a master server
client_config script, Installing client software with the sftp method
clients
about remote installation methods for Linux clients, About remote installation methods for UNIX/Linux clients
about remote installation methods for UNIX clients, About remote installation methods for UNIX/Linux clients
adding after initial install, Adding a UNIX/Linux client after initial server installation
loading onto server, Adding a UNIX/Linux client after initial server installation
pushing software to, Adding a UNIX/Linux client after initial server installation
cluster
private network, Performing local, remote, or clustered server installation on Windows systems
Cluster Administrator console
verify Windows cluster installation or upgrade, Verifying Windows cluster installations or upgrades
cluster group
configuration, Performing local, remote, or clustered server installation on Windows systems
install new, Performing local, remote, or clustered server installation on Windows systems
cluster group name, Performing local, remote, or clustered server installation on Windows systems
cluster installation and upgrade
requirements, Requirements for Windows cluster installations and upgrades
cluster installations
post-installation tasks, Post-installation tasks for NetBackup cluster environments
cluster installations or upgrades
verify Windows, Verifying Windows cluster installations or upgrades
compatibility
NetBackup-Java, About NetBackup client installation on UNIX and Linux
configuration
master and media servers, About NetBackup server configuration
NetBackup servers, About NetBackup server configuration
configuration guidelines
NetBackup Enterprise servers, About NetBackup server configuration
configure
cluster group, Performing local, remote, or clustered server installation on Windows systems
NetBackup catalog backup, About the Catalog Backup Wizard
NetBackup storage devices, About the Device Configuration Wizard
NetBackup volumes, About the Volume Configuration Wizard
Windows client, How to configure NetBackup clients
configure catalog backup
guidelines, About the Catalog Backup Wizard
configure storage devices
for the operating system, About storage device configuration
continue installation
after master server installation, Continuing with NetBackup software installation
create
backup policy, About the Backup Policy Configuration Wizard

F

frequently asked questions
license keys, Frequently asked questions about license keys

G

Getting Started
NetBackup wizards, About NetBackup server configuration
guidelines
configure catalog backup, About the Catalog Backup Wizard
device configuration, About the Device Configuration Wizard
for creating backup policies, About the Backup Policy Configuration Wizard
robot inventory, About the Volume Configuration Wizard
standalone drive inventory, About the Volume Configuration Wizard
gunzip command
UNIX client installation, About NetBackup client installation on UNIX and Linux
gzip command
UNIX client installation, About NetBackup client installation on UNIX and Linux

H

hosts file, Installation requirements for UNIX and Linux
how to install
sequence for new installations, How to install NetBackup
how to start
NetBackup Administration Console, Starting the NetBackup Administration Console

I

install
multiple versions of NetBackup Administration Console, on Windows, Installing multiple versions of the NetBackup Administration Console on Windows
multiple versions of NetBackup Administration Console, restrictions and guidelines, Installing multiple versions of the NetBackup Administration Console on Windows
NetBackup Administration Console, Installing the NetBackup Administration Console
NetBackup Remote Administration Console, Installing the NetBackup Remote Administration Console
new cluster group, Performing local, remote, or clustered server installation on Windows systems
install locally
client software on Windows, Installing NetBackup Windows clients locally or remotely
install locally on Windows
server software, Performing local, remote, or clustered server installation on Windows systems
install NetBackup clients
locally, Installing UNIX clients locally
install on clustered Windows environments
server software, Performing local, remote, or clustered server installation on Windows systems
install on master server
client type software, Installing client type software on a master server
install remotely
Windows client software, Installing NetBackup Windows clients locally or remotely
install remotely on Windows
server software, Performing local, remote, or clustered server installation on Windows systems
install silently
Windows client, Installing NetBackup Windows clients silently
install UNIX client
sftp method, Installing client software with the sftp method
ssh method, Installing client software with the ssh method
install_client_files script, Installing client software with the ssh method, Installing client software with the sftp method
installation
methods for Linux clients, About UNIX and Linux client installation methods
methods for UNIX clients, About UNIX and Linux client installation methods
methods for Windows clients, About Windows client installation methods and requirements
UNIX clients locally, Installing UNIX clients locally
installation guidelines
Solaris systems, Special installation guidelines for Solaris systems
UNIX clusters, Special installation guidelines for UNIX clustered environments
installation requirements
UNIX and Linux systems, Installation requirements for UNIX and Linux
Windows systems, Installation and upgrade requirements for Windows and Windows clusters
installation restrictions
Windows client, About NetBackup client installation on Windows
installation script
bp.conf file, How the installation script works
server installation, How the installation script works
services file, How the installation script works
inventory
robot, About the Volume Configuration Wizard
standalone drive, About the Volume Configuration Wizard
IPv4 clusters, Performing local, remote, or clustered server installation on Windows systems
IPv6 clusters, Performing local, remote, or clustered server installation on Windows systems

M

master and media servers
configuration, About NetBackup server configuration
master server
continue installation after, Continuing with NetBackup software installation
install client type software, Installing client type software on a master server
software installation, Installing NetBackup master server software on UNIX
media server
software installation, Installing NetBackup media server software on UNIX
methods
for Linux client installation, About UNIX and Linux client installation methods
for UNIX client installation, About UNIX and Linux client installation methods
for Winodws client installation, About Windows client installation methods and requirements
mixed version support
NetBackup 8.x, About compatibility between NetBackup versions

N

NBUPlugin
determining the version, Using NetApp disk arrays with Replication Director
upgrading, Using NetApp disk arrays with Replication Director
NetBackup
how to install, How to install NetBackup
NetBackup 8.x
mixed version support, About compatibility between NetBackup versions
NetBackup Access Control
remove files, Removing NetBackup from UNIX and Linux servers and clients
NetBackup Administration Console
about, About the NetBackup Administration Console
how to start, Starting the NetBackup Administration Console
install, Installing the NetBackup Administration Console
install multiple versions on Windows, Installing multiple versions of the NetBackup Administration Console on Windows
remove multiple versions on Windows, Removing earlier versions of the NetBackup Administration Console on Windows
NetBackup catalog backup configuration
about, About the Catalog Backup Wizard
NetBackup client software
add a UNIX client type, Adding a UNIX/Linux client after initial server installation
install locally, Installing UNIX clients locally
NetBackup Electronic Software Distribution (ESD) images, About NetBackup software availability
NetBackup Enterprise servers
configuration guidelines, About NetBackup server configuration
NetBackup Product Improvement Program, About the NetBackup Product Improvement Program
NetBackup Remote Administration Console
installation, Installing the NetBackup Remote Administration Console
NetBackup Remote Administration Console for Windows
about, About the NetBackup Remote Administration Console
NetBackup scripts
startup and shutdown, About NetBackup startup and shutdown scripts
UNIX, About NetBackup startup and shutdown scripts
NetBackup server configuration
about, About NetBackup server configuration
NetBackup server software
about removal on UNIX, About NetBackup server software removal on UNIX systems
NetBackup servers
configuration, About NetBackup server configuration
remove software, Removing NetBackup server and client software from Windows servers, clusters, and clients
NetBackup storage devices
configure, About the Device Configuration Wizard
NetBackup upgrades, About upgrading NetBackup
NetBackup volumes
configure, About the Volume Configuration Wizard
NetBackup wizards
backup policy configuration, About the Backup Policy Configuration Wizard
catalog backup configuration, About the Catalog Backup Wizard
device configuration, About the Device Configuration Wizard
Getting Started, About NetBackup server configuration
volume configuration, About the Volume Configuration Wizard
NetBackup-Java
compatibility, About NetBackup client installation on UNIX and Linux
Network Information Service (NIS), Installation requirements for UNIX and Linux
new installations
sequence, How to install NetBackup
NTFS partition, About Windows client installation methods and requirements

O

online, hot catalog
backup, About the Catalog Backup Wizard
operating system
configure storage devices for, About storage device configuration

R

recommended installation procedures
Veritas Operations Readiness Tools, Recommended SORT procedures for new installations
recommended upgrade procedures
Veritas Operations Readiness Tools, Recommended SORT procedures for upgrades
remote
about installation methods for Linux clients, About remote installation methods for UNIX/Linux clients
about installation methods for UNIX clients, About remote installation methods for UNIX/Linux clients
remote installation
about methods for Linux clients, About remote installation methods for UNIX/Linux clients
about methods for UNIX clients, About remote installation methods for UNIX/Linux clients
UNIX client, About UNIX and Linux client installation methods
Windows client, About Windows client installation methods and requirements
remote UNIX client installation
sftp method, Installing client software with the sftp method
ssh method, Installing client software with the ssh method
remove
server software in clusters, Removing NetBackup server and client software from Windows servers, clusters, and clients
Windows Java Console, About removal of the Java Console state data from Windows servers and Windows clients
Windows server software, About NetBackup server software removal on Windows systems
remove files
access control, Removing NetBackup server and client software from Windows servers, clusters, and clients
remove multiple versions on Windows
NetBackup Administration Console, Removing earlier versions of the NetBackup Administration Console on Windows
remove NetBackup
from Linux clients, Removing NetBackup from UNIX and Linux servers and clients
from Linux servers, Removing NetBackup from UNIX and Linux servers and clients
from UNIX clients, Removing NetBackup from UNIX and Linux servers and clients
from UNIX servers, Removing NetBackup from UNIX and Linux servers and clients
remove NetBackup software
about Linux clients, About NetBackup client software removal on UNIX and Linux systems
about UNIX clients, About NetBackup client software removal on UNIX and Linux systems
Windows client, Removing NetBackup server and client software from Windows servers, clusters, and clients
remove software
NetBackup servers, Removing NetBackup server and client software from Windows servers, clusters, and clients
requirements
cluster installation and upgrade, Requirements for Windows cluster installations and upgrades
licenses, About NetBackup license requirements
requirements for server installation
Linux, Installation requirements for UNIX and Linux
Red Hat Linux, Installation requirements for UNIX and Linux
restrictions and guidelines
install multiple versions of NetBackup Administration Console, Installing multiple versions of the NetBackup Administration Console on Windows
robot
inventory, About the Volume Configuration Wizard
robot inventory
guidelines, About the Volume Configuration Wizard
robot types
locate supported, Locating supported robot types

S

scripts
client_config, Installing client software with the sftp method
install_client_files, Installing client software with the ssh method
install_client_files using sftp, Installing client software with the sftp method
install_client_files using ssh, Installing client software with the ssh method
security certificates
for NetBackup hosts, About security certificates for NetBackup hosts
sequence
for installations, How to install NetBackup
server installation
installation script, How the installation script works
requirements for Linux, Installation requirements for UNIX and Linux
requirements for Red Hat Linux, Installation requirements for UNIX and Linux
server software
install in clustered Windows environments, Performing local, remote, or clustered server installation on Windows systems
install locally on Windows, Performing local, remote, or clustered server installation on Windows systems
install remotely on Windows, Performing local, remote, or clustered server installation on Windows systems
remove in clusters, Removing NetBackup server and client software from Windows servers, clusters, and clients
server software removal
on UNIX systems, About NetBackup server software removal on UNIX systems
servers
silent installation on Windows, Installing NetBackup servers silently on Windows systems
services file
installation script, How the installation script works
sftp method
install UNIX client, Installing client software with the sftp method
remote UNIX client installation, Installing client software with the sftp method
silent installation on Windows
servers, Installing NetBackup servers silently on Windows systems
silent Installations
Windows client, About Windows client installation methods and requirements
software installation
master server, Installing NetBackup master server software on UNIX
media server, Installing NetBackup media server software on UNIX
SORT
Veritas Operations Readiness Tools, Recommended SORT procedures for new installations, Recommended SORT procedures for upgrades
Veritas Services and Operations Readiness Tools, About Veritas Services and Operations Readiness Tools
ssh method
install UNIX client, Installing client software with the ssh method
remote UNIX client installation, Installing client software with the ssh method
standalone drive
inventory, About the Volume Configuration Wizard
standalone drive inventory
guidelines, About the Volume Configuration Wizard
startup and shutdown
NetBackup scripts, About NetBackup startup and shutdown scripts
startup and shutdown scripts
about, About NetBackup startup and shutdown scripts
storage device configuration
about, About storage device configuration
storage units
define, About the Device Configuration Wizard
subnet mask, Performing local, remote, or clustered server installation on Windows systems
supported robot types
locate for this release, Locating supported robot types
system requirements
Windows clients, About Windows client installation methods and requirements

U

uninstall
Windows Java Console, About removal of the Java Console state data from Windows servers and Windows clients
Windows server software, About NetBackup server software removal on Windows systems
UNIX
NetBackup scripts, About NetBackup startup and shutdown scripts
UNIX and Linux installation requirements
about, Installation requirements for UNIX and Linux
UNIX and Linux systems
installation requirements, Installation requirements for UNIX and Linux
UNIX client
about removing PBX, About NetBackup client software removal on UNIX and Linux systems
local installation, About UNIX and Linux client installation methods
push installation, About UNIX and Linux client installation methods
remote installation, About UNIX and Linux client installation methods
UNIX client installation methods
about, About UNIX and Linux client installation methods
UNIX clients
installation methods, About UNIX and Linux client installation methods
installing locally, Installing UNIX clients locally, Adding a UNIX/Linux client after initial server installation
remove NetBackup from, Removing NetBackup from UNIX and Linux servers and clients
UNIX servers
remove NetBackup from, Removing NetBackup from UNIX and Linux servers and clients
upgrade portal
about NetBackup 8.x, About the NetBackup 8.x Upgrade Portal
upgrade to NetBackup 8.x
about the upgrade portal, About the NetBackup 8.x Upgrade Portal
user account
web server, Creating the user account to support the NetBackup web server
user permissions
user-directed operations, About NetBackup client installation on Windows
Windows client, About NetBackup client installation on Windows
user-directed operations
user permissions, About NetBackup client installation on Windows

V

verify
Windows cluster installations or upgrades, Verifying Windows cluster installations or upgrades
verify Windows cluster installation or upgrade
Cluster Administrator console, Verifying Windows cluster installations or upgrades
Veritas Operations Readiness Tools (SORT)
recommended installation procedures, Recommended SORT procedures for new installations
recommended upgrade procedures, Recommended SORT procedures for upgrades
Veritas Services and Operations Readiness Tools (SORT)
about, About Veritas Services and Operations Readiness Tools
versions, determining NetApp NBUPlugin, Using NetApp disk arrays with Replication Director
virtual host name, Performing local, remote, or clustered server installation on Windows systems
virtual IP address, Performing local, remote, or clustered server installation on Windows systems
volume configuration
NetBackup wizards, About the Volume Configuration Wizard

W

web server
user account, Creating the user account to support the NetBackup web server
Windows
clustered install, Performing local, remote, or clustered server installation on Windows systems
local install, Performing local, remote, or clustered server installation on Windows systems
remote install, Performing local, remote, or clustered server installation on Windows systems
remove or uninstall Java Console, About removal of the Java Console state data from Windows servers and Windows clients
remove or uninstall server software, About NetBackup server software removal on Windows systems
remove or uninstall software, Removing NetBackup server and client software from Windows servers, clusters, and clients
silent install, Installing NetBackup servers silently on Windows systems
verify cluster installation, Verifying Windows cluster installations or upgrades
Windows client
configure, How to configure NetBackup clients
install silently, Installing NetBackup Windows clients silently
installation restrictions, About NetBackup client installation on Windows
local installation, About Windows client installation methods and requirements
remote installation, About Windows client installation methods and requirements
remove NetBackup software, Removing NetBackup server and client software from Windows servers, clusters, and clients
silent installation, About Windows client installation methods and requirements
user permissions, About NetBackup client installation on Windows
Windows client installation methods
about, About Windows client installation methods and requirements
Windows client software
install remotely, Installing NetBackup Windows clients locally or remotely
Windows client system requirements
about, About Windows client installation methods and requirements
Windows clients
installation methods, About Windows client installation methods and requirements
system requirements, About Windows client installation methods and requirements
Windows systems
cluster installation and upgrade requirements, Requirements for Windows cluster installations and upgrades
installation requirements, Installation and upgrade requirements for Windows and Windows clusters