Veritas NetBackup™ Getting Started Guide

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Product(s): NetBackup (8.2, 8.1.2)

Recommended SORT procedures for upgrades

Veritas recommends current NetBackup users perform the three procedures that are listed for an initial introduction to SORT. The tool has many other features and functions, but these serve as a good introduction to SORT for users who already use NetBackup. In addition, the procedures provide a helpful base of knowledge for other SORT functionality.

Table:

Procedure

Details

Create a Veritas Account on the SORT webpage

See “To create a Veritas Account on the SORT page”.

Create a system-specific upgrade report

See “To create a system-specific installation report for Windows”.

See “To create a system-specific installation report for UNIX or Linux”.

Review the future platform and feature plans.

Review the hot fix and emergency engineering binary release auditor information.

See “To review future platform changes and feature plans”.

To review future platform changes and feature plans

  1. In your web browser, navigate to:

    https://sort.veritas.com/netbackup

  2. Find and select the NetBackup Future Platform and Feature Plans widget.
  3. Select Display Information.
  4. Review the information provided
  5. Optional - sign in to create notification - Click Sign in and create notification.

To review hot fix and emergency engineering binary information

  1. In your web browser, navigate to:

    https://sort.veritas.com/netbackup

  2. Find and select the NetBackup Hot Fix and EEB Release Auditor widget.
  3. Enter the hot fix or emergency engineering binary (EEB) information.
  4. Click Search.
  5. The new page shows a table with the following columns:

    Hot fix of EEB Identifier

    Shows the hot fix or EEB number that was entered on the previous screen.

    Description

    Displays a description of the problem that is associated with the hot fix or EEB.

    Resolved in Versions

    Provides the version of NetBackup where this issue is resolved.