How to provide NetBackup support for Windows Server Semi-Annual Channel

How to provide NetBackup support for Windows Server Semi-Annual Channel

Article: 100041472
Last Published: 2019-01-15
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Product(s): NetBackup

Support for Windows Server Semi-Annual Channel (SAC) starts with NetBackup 8.0

This support is offered with limited functionality and may not support all the combinitaions as supported with the Long-Term Servicing Channel (LTSC) product like Windows Server 2016.

Please refer NetBackup Software Compatibility List for supported feature list: https://www.veritas.com/support/en_US/article.000033647

Known limitations are listed below.

Microsoft SAC Build NetBackup Version NetBackup Feature Limitations
Windows Server, version 1709 8.0 Hyper-V

Restore using WMI method are not supported to default location. "C/ProgramData/Microsoft/Windows/Hyper-V/Virtual Machines/"

Workaround is to restore VM to alternate location.

Windows Server, version 1803 8.1.1 Hyper-V

Restore using WMI method are not supported to default location. "C/ProgramData/Microsoft/Windows/Hyper-V/Virtual Machines/"

Workaround is to restore VM to alternate location.

Windows Server, version 1809 8.1.2 Hyper-V

Restore using WMI method are not supported to default location. "C/ProgramData/Microsoft/Windows/Hyper-V/Virtual Machines/"

Workaround is to restore VM to alternate location.

For more information refer Microsoft documentation: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/get-started/semi-annual-channel-overview

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