Updates, Patches and Late Breaking News for NetBackup 8.0

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This article contains information about the latest Alerts, releases notifications, patches as well as known issues for NetBackup 8.0.  We recommend that you frequently check this article for updates.

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Veritas Technologies LLC issues alerts for issues involving potential data loss, security vulnerabilities or other critical issues often requiring immediate action. Below you will find links to the latest Alerts for NetBackup:
Article Title Article Number Type
  When writing Accelerator enabled client images using the NetBackup S3 connector, some objects may not be committed to cloud storage despite the backup job exiting successfully with Status 0 100000482

Data Loss

  When NetBackup expires Accelerator enabled backup images stored on S3-compliant cloud storage units, more data than what is expected is removed from the storage unit; some images cannot be fully restored.


Data Loss

After a full VM restore, data from an FAT32 drive may not be available.


Data Loss

Backing up data which resides on a CIFS mounted NetApp filer may result in data loss under certain circumstances.td>


Data Loss

Oracle restore against MSDP image backed up via OIP fails due to a permission issue. 000127111 Data Loss
Moving files between folders on the same drive during an archive of that drive may result in a backup not containing all archived files. 000127270 Data Loss
Restores fail on backups of a Hyper-V guest where that guest has a disk type that is a "fixed size" VHD. 000127368 Data Loss
Performing a differential backup on a Windows ReFS (Resilient File System) can result in data loss. 000127110 Data Loss
 VTS17-004 – A Hotfix is now available for NetBackup and NetBackup Appliances 000126389 Security
Although a SQL instance is skipped, the backup completes successfully with status code 0 reported. 000125842 Data Loss
 Impact of CVE-2017-5638 on OpsCenter Server 000125967 Security

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Major and Minor Releases

NetBackup 8.0 is now available.   Release Date: December 5, 2016.

New Product Releases / Service Packs (Downloads) are available via the MyVeritas web site.


See the Related Article, Veritas Entitlement Management System Guide, for more information on licenses and downloads.

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Release Updates

There are no release updates for NetBackup 8.0 at this time.

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Known Issues

Please review the Release notes for NetBackup 8.0 for a listing of known issues:
See: NetBackup  8.0 Release Notes

The following entries have been reported as defects by our Support team:

Article Title Article Number Status
  Downloadable Fix NetBackup GRT Restore Browse Fails with "no entity was found" for Exchange 2016 CU5 000126742 Resolved
VMware Linux client backups with ext3/4 filesystems consume excessive amount of memory on NetBackup appliance backup host 000125566 Working
After upgrading to NetBackup 8.0, the Java Console displays "Status Code: 130 System Error Occurred" 000125019 Will not change

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See the Related Articles for a link to the complete set of NetBackup 8.0 Documentation.

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Related Articles

NetBackup Documentation 8.0

Updates, Patches and Late Breaking News for NetBackup 8.1 and NetBackup 8.1.1

Veritas Entitlement Management System Guide

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