A VxFS issue may cause silent data corruption on NetBackup appliances

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Severity

High

Description

A VxFS issue may cause silent data corruption on NetBackup appliances with the following software versions:

  • 2.7.1
  • 2.7.2
  • 2.7.3
  • 3.0

Using the writev() call with a VxFS filesystem results in null data being written to the file, which can cause silent data corruption. No error messages are generated with this occurs.

Action Required

To prevent data from future silent data corruption, install the appropriate EEB (for your version).  For more information and the EEBs, refer to the related article.

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