Veritas NetBackup™ LiveUpdate Guide
- About NetBackup LiveUpdate
- NetBackup LiveUpdate operational notes
- Setting up a LiveUpdate server
- Updating servers and clients
- About LiveUpdate logs
- Appendix A. Reference
Copying NetBackup LiveUpdate formatted packages to your LiveUpdate server
Before you can run a LiveUpdate policy successfully, you must copy the NetBackup LiveUpdate formatted packages to your NetBackup LiveUpdate server. You can obtain the packages by using one of the following methods:
Download from Support website (release updates and hot fixes
NetBackup LiveUpdate release update packages are different from the typical NetBackup release update packages. The LiveUpdate agent can only download and install the packages that are signed and formatted specifically for LiveUpdate. NetBackup LiveUpdate package names start with
Copy files from DVD (major and minor releases)
Copy the contents of the NetBackup LiveUpdate formatted clients DVD to the desired location on your NetBackup LiveUpdate server.
Use the following procedures to copy NetBackup LiveUpdate formatted packages to your NetBackup LiveUpdate server.
To download NetBackup release updates or hot fixes to your NetBackup LiveUpdate server
- On your NetBackup LiveUpdate server, log on as the administrator.
- Open your Internet browser and enter the following address:
- Enter the following in the Knowledge Base Search box:
In the Enter keywords or phrase box enter liveupdate download links.
In the Add a product for best results box, enter NetBackup Enterprise Server.
- Click the magnifying glass to run the search.
- In the search results, click the hyperlink that corresponds to the correct version of NetBackup for your environment.
- On the page of download links, scroll down until you reach the LiveUpdate section of the tech note.
- Follow the appropriate links to download the LiveUpdate packages for the required platform.
To update any UNIX hosts, you must download all UNIX release update files.
To update Windows hosts, download the appropriate release update files for your hardware versions.
- Decompress the files into a directory on your LiveUpdate server.
To copy NetBackup LiveUpdate formatted packages from a NetBackup DVD
- Insert the DVD with the NetBackup LiveUpdate formatted packages into a drive on your NetBackup LiveUpdate server.
- Copy all files on the DVD to the desired location on your NetBackup LiveUpdate server.