Backup Exec 15 revision 1180 Feature Pack 2 Release Notes

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Backup Exec 15 revision 1180 Feature Pack 2 Release Notes

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Feature Pack 2 (FP2) contains added platform support, critical updates, and enhancements for Backup Exec 15 revision 1180.


Backup Exec 15 (FP2) can be downloaded here (T ECH231557)  or under the related documents section.


New features/enhancements are included in this release
 

- Support for Microsoft Exchange 2016
- Support for Exchange 2016 on Hyper-V and VMware virtual machines
- Backup Exec Cloud Connector
- IP-Less Dag Support for Exchange 2013 and 2016
- Windows 10 Client without SDR
- Exchange 2013 CU9
- vSphere 5.5 Update 3
- vSphere 6.0 Update 1

 

For more information on what’s new in Backup Exec 15 FP1 please refer to the updated Readme document that is available here.


IMPORTANT Note: If you are upgrading from a previous version of Backup Exec or installing for the first time, please be sure you have the latest Backup Exec 15 installation media with FP2 embedded (Backup_Exec_15_14.2_FP2_MultiPlatforms_Multilingual.zip).


Prerequisites
- Administrative privileges are required to install this Feature Pack.
 

Post requisites
- A full backup is recommended after installing this Feature Pack.
- Remote Agent for Windows Servers will need to be updated after installing this Feature Pack.
- Remote Agent for Linux/Unix/Macintosh Servers (RALUS/RAMS) will need to be updated after installing this Feature Pack.  
- Update SDR media.


Known issues resolved


AVVI – VMWARE

-Redirect restore of VMware virtual machine may fail with "0xe000957e - Unable to create the new virtual machine" when network is specified in Restore Wizard. (000024053)
-Agent for VMware backups could fail with error 0xe0009581 when containing multibyte characters in virtual machine inventory name. (T ECH225663)
-Backup of a Domain Controller Virtual Machine via the Agent for VMware may complete with an exception "V-79-57344-38747" if Application GRT is enabled for Active Directory. (000024740)
-Restore of VMware virtual machine to ESXi 6.0 fails with 0xe000957e or 0xe00095a7 if a period '.' is included in virtual machine name. (000025168)
-GRT for dynamic disks on ESXi 5.5 guest is skipped with no errors / no warning messages in joblog. (000025252)
-Redirect restore of VMware virtual machine may fail with "0xe000957e - Unable to create the new virtual machine" when network is specified in Restore Wizard (000024053)
-Backup Exec Remote Agent intermittently crashes on bedsvmvcb.dll when backing up VMware virtual machines. (000025676)

 
CASO
-Unable to remove the Managed Backup Exec Server option when communications have been lost to the Central Admin Server. (000081429)
-Jobs hang stay in running and initializing state when delegated from CAS to MBES (000081552)
-Multiple symptoms are observed if a MBES is once removed from CASO. (000025488)


CORE
-Backup of installation Data folder location with the option "Delete selected files and folders after successful backup" enabled will delete the SSL certificates causing the remote server jobs to fail with trust errors. (000021748)
-Load Failed, The queried backup sets contain two backup sets with the same ID. (000023119)
-Audit log reports the same media is deleted by Data Life-Cycle Management (DLM) on each DLM cycle.(000024433)
-The size of incremental backup sets of System State is displayed incorrectly on Backup Exec Administration Console. (000021948)
-Unable to view large numbers of individual items in backup or restore selections after applying ODP 000024475. (000024712)
-"The automated credentials test failed for the following server or servers." alert appears after upgrading to BE2014 or BE15. (000023042)
-Upgrade from Backup Exec 2014 to 15 will ask to specify SQL Express installation files. (000025343)
-Data Lifecycle Management (DLM) may delete backup sets created by currently running backup job if they are expired during the job (000025239)


EXCHANGE
-Backup Exec Agent for Exchange post-backup catalog job runs very slow (000025448)
-Beremote.exe service crashes with faulting module "KERNELBASE.DLL" when restoring Exchange GRT data. (000081553)
 

HYPER-V
-Restore job of Hyper-V virtual machines created in the drive other than C completes with successful status, but they are not registered in Hyper-V Manager if the drive is offline. (000024827)
-Hyper-V backups of virtual machines complete with exception V-79-57344-38721 - Failed to mount one or more virtual disk images hen run to a B2D location connected without a drive letter. (000024489)

 
LINUX
-Client side deduplication job on a Linux server may hang up when using pre/post commands. (000024623)
-modprobe warnings are logged in /var/log/messages on RHEL5 when a media server connects to Linux Agent. (000025450)

 
ORACLE
-Backup job for multiple oracle servers is successfully completed with exception after rerun. (000024647)
 

SDR
-Simplified System Protection backup fails to create DR file for Hyper-V Cluster Nodes containing CSV volumes. (000025654)
-DR file Creation fails for Hyper-V node(s) due to CSV volume being Offline
 

SHAREPOINT
-No granular restore selections are available after backup of Sharepoint 2013 configured with Host Named Site Collections. (000023986)
-Redirected SQL restore of a Sharepoint content database from a differential backup set fails. (000025220)
-Sharepoint backups fail with error “0xe0000316 - Unable to lock the Microsoft SharePoint Portal Farm. You must unlock the farm topology, and then retry the job.”
 

SQL
-When attempting to backup a Microsoft SQL 2012 Business Intelligence Edition with SQL compression the message "The SQL Compression option is disabled; it is not supported by this version of SQL Server" is logged in the Job Log. (000025622)
-"Log No Truncate" method for SQL backup does not work as expected when the database is corrupted or if database files are missing. (000025681)
-Redirected SQL restore of a Sharepoint content database from a differential backup set fails. (000025220)
 

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