NetBackup 7.7.3 Late Breaking News

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The Late Breaking News Bulletin has been created in order to provide customers updates on Documentation and Known Issues discovered post release.  These documents attempt to highlight the most "common" known issues and concerns reported by customers.

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Guidelines regarding the availability of EEBs/Hotfixes for NetBackup can be found here:


Installation and Upgrade Checklist:

An Installation and Upgrade Checklist is available for NetBackup 7.7 on the SORT website to determine requirements for master, media and clients:


SORT also provides the ability to audit EEBs/Hotfixes in your environment to determine if they are resolved in a current version of NetBackup. You can access the EEB Auditor on SORT at the link below.


Known Issues: Please select the hyperlink on each topic for more information on each issue.

Tech Alerts:
Notification of new NetBackup Technical Alerts


Appliance Issues:
Appliance-specific issues are collected in the NetBackup 5xxx Appliance series Late Breaking News:


Installation Issues:
Please review the NetBackup 7.x Upgrade Portal for additional information on how to perform a 7.7.3 upgrade:


Latest Issues:
New! (ET 3912471) Downloadable Fix Tech Alert: VTS17-004 – A Hotfix is now available for NetBackup and NetBackup Appliances

(ET 3915496) Downloadable Fix Tech Alert: Although a SQL instance is skipped, the backup completes successfully with status code 0 reported.

(ET 3913549) Downloadable Fix Tech Alert: Impact of CVE-2017-5638 on OpsCenter Server

Fixed in 8.0: (ET 3898616) Downloadable Fix: Status 156 when performing Shadow Copy Component backups on cluster passive node

Fixed in 8.0: (ET 3905488) Tech Alert: Restores from non-optimized backups of NTFS Deduplication volumes may appear to succeed, but the restored data is corrupt.

Fixed in 8.0: (ET 3902757) Tech Alert: NetBackup VMware backups may remove existing snapshots.

Fixed in 8.0: (ET 3890720) Downloadable Fix Tech Alert: In NetBackup 7.7.x, System State restores fail when attempted from synthetic full backups.

(ET 3890058) Downloadable Fix: A hotfix is available for OpsCenter 7.7.3 which resolves multiple issues.

This EEB contains fixes for the following issues:

Fixed in 8.0: (ET 3870838) NetBackup OpsCenter report either shows client names as a numeric value, blank or merged with other values.

Fixed in 8.0: (ET 3875845) After Upgrading to OpsCenter 7.7.2 or 7.7.3, the VM (Virtual Machine) Data Collector Fails

Fixed in 8.0: (ET 3889309) Downloadable Fix: Unable to save report in OpsCenter

Fixed in 8.0: (ET 3890743) Downloadable Fix: OpsCenter sends false alerts and may show false H/W status (HDD, FAN, Temperature etc.) of NetBackup Appliance on 2.7.x.

Fixed in 8.0: (ET 3890236) Downloadable Fix: NetBackup 7.7.2 NDMP accelerated backups can fail with status 13

Fixed in 8.0: (ET 3890255/3893300) Downloadable Fix: Unable to edit backup window on calendar-based schedule in Java GUI.

Fixed in 8.0: (ET 3891282) Backups using MSDP storage can encounter long delays at the end of the job.

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