Updates, Patches and Late Breaking News for NetBackup 8.1, NetBackup 8.1.1 and NetBackup 8.1.2

Updates, Patches and Late Breaking News for NetBackup 8.1, NetBackup 8.1.1 and NetBackup 8.1.2

Article: 100040027
Last Published: 2019-06-05
Ratings: 29 6
Product(s): NetBackup

Description

This article contains information about the latest Alerts, releases notifications, patches as well as known issues for NetBackup 8.1.x.  We recommend that you frequently check this article for updates.

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Alerts

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:

Note:  On May 5, 2019, NetBackup 7.7.x will reach End of Standard Support and Extended Technical Support (ETS) will be required to continue receiving support. Please contact Veritas Support to purchase ETS.

Note:  The current version of NetBackup is 8.1.  If you currently have a support subscription with Veritas, an upgrade may be available for no additional charge.  You may verify your eligibility and download the current version of NetBackup at our Entitlement site. If you have additional questions or need assistance please contact Veritas Support. Note that Extended Technical Support (ETS) will be required to receive support for all NetBackup versions 7.7.x and older. Please contact Veritas Support to purchase ETS.

Article Title Article Number Type
NetBackup 8.1.2: Unable to boot a restore of a Win2012 R2 Virtual Machine with MBR dynamic boot disk (with System Reserved partition) 100045664 Data Loss
NDMP Accelerator backup contained unavailable backup selection path may produce a corrupt backup, from which restore or verify cannot be performed. 100044613 Data Loss
Veritas End of Life (EOL) announcement for NetBackup with HP-UX and AIX Master/Media Servers 100041478 Information
Differential backup with "Use Change Journal" and "Allow multiple data streams" settings for non-ASCII path name may result in data loss 100044060 Data Loss


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Major and Minor Releases

NetBackup 8.1 was made Generally Available on September 26, 2017.

Downloads:

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

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Release Updates

NetBackup 8.1.2 was made Generally Available on September 17, 2018

NetBackup 8.1.1 was made Generally Available on February 16, 2018.

nbdeployutil - Overlap detection feature for NetBackup versions 7.7.2, 7.7.3, 8.0, 8.1, and 8.1.1
https://www.veritas.com/support/en_US/article.100040123

Downloads:

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

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Known Issues

Please review the Release notes for a listing of known issues.
See: NetBackup 8.1 Release Notes
See: NetBackup 8.1.1 Release Notes
See: NetBackup 8.1.2 Release Notes



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

Article Title Article Number
NetBackup 8.1.2 EEB Hotfix for Issue related to Etrack 3976070, VIrtual Machine will not boot after restore 100045660
Tomcat and nbwebsvc certificates are not renewed automatically on the master server with non-English locale. 100044601
HotFix EEB: Configure Oracle 18c for backup with NetBackup 8.1.1 client 100044406
NetBackup 8.0 MSDP Pre-Fingerprint conversion EEB to remediate 8.1+ upgrade conversion performance degradation and excessive space consumption 100044312
NetBackup 8.1.2 upgrade failure at nbcheck - EEB for Etrack 3959505 100044220
NetBackup 8.1.2 MSDP EEB HotFix 100044088
Apache Struts vulnerability in NetBackup OpsCenter - CVE-2018-11776 100043979
The NetBackup install and upgrade Web Services validation tool, nbdiagutil 100039978
NetBackup Master Server Policy Execution Manager (nbpem) and Client fixes to address issues when Daylight Savings Time (DST) changes take place at midnight 100043984
NetBackup 8.1.1 MSDP EEB Bundle 3942191 100043461
NetBackup 8.1.1 Differential Backup EEB 3953554 100043898
Upgrades to NetBackup 8.1.1 or NetBackup Appliances 3.1.1 may fail near the end of installation during the attempt to update the NBDB database. 100042241
VMware snapshot job fails with error code 4277 if the datastore name contains a colon character 100041422
NetBackup Deduplication Engine (spoold) crashes after upgrade to NetBackup version 8.1 or NetBackup Appliances 3.1. 100041057
Slow performance when upgrading to NetBackup 8.1 or NetBackup Appliance 3.1 with MSDP storage 100041390
NetBackup 8.1 Storage Lifecyle Policy (SLP) configuration screen will report error "network read failed(42)" or "premature eof encountered(233)", if the storage unit group is used for any SLP operations. 100041101
A NetBackup 8.1 hotfix is required for Enterprise Vault 12.2 compatibility. 100040487

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Documentation

See the Related Articles for a link to complete sets of NetBackup 8.1, 8.1.1, 8.1.2 Documentation.

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