Symantec NetBackup 7.0 Late Breaking News
Installation and Upgrade Checklist:
An Installation and Upgrade Checklist is available for NetBackup 7.0 on the Veritas Operations Services website to determine 7.0 requirements for master, media and clients:
NetBackup 7.0 Documentation for Known Issues pre-release:
Symantec NetBackup (tm) 7.0 Release Notes
NetBackup 7.0 Additional Operational Notes
NetBackup 7.0 Upgrade Portal
NetBackup Deduplication: Additional Usage Information
(ET1997084) BUG REPORT: NetBackup database validation may fail after an upgrade to NetBackup 7.0.
(NEW) (ET2137282) Full validations of the NetBackup Relational Database (NBDB that includes the EMM data) fail.
(ET2085566) BUG REPORT: After an update of the OpenStorage (OST) plug-in to version 184.108.40.206, NetBackup may report status code 129 and "EMM status: Insufficient disk space or High Water Mark would be exceeded Disk storage unit is full(129)" more frequently due to a change in the method of calculation of free space on the storage unit.
(ET2072855) When exclude lists using wildcards are used on NetBackup 7.0 clients on UNIX/Linux, extra files and directories may be incorrectly excluded from a backup.
Downloadable Fix: http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH136812
(ET 1984226) BUG REPORT: Use% in nbdevquery is incorrect when using Media Server Deduplication disk pools
Downloadable Fix: http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH134983
(ET2027506) DOCUMENTATION: Issues resolved in the NB_7.0_ET2027506_1_355094.zip NetBackup 7.0 Hotfix for Java Consoles
Downloadable Fix: http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH130743
(ET2002620) On master servers of certain UNIX operating systems, calendar schedule changes for recurring days of the month do not properly configure in NetBackup 7.0. This can result in missed backups.
Downloadable Fix: http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH129834
(ET1953176) A potential data loss issue has been discovered when backing up any DFSR (Distributed File System Replication) data in NetBackup Enterprise Server 7.0GA via Shadow Copy (with the DFS replication service running).
Downloadable Fix: http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH126230
(ET1955375) Microsoft Exchange 2010 DAG backups fail with a status 26 or Microsoft Exchange 2010 standalone backups fail with a status 103.
Downloadable Fix: http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH129188
(ET2000644) BUG REPORT: Restores of individual email messages from GRT enabled Exchange Information Store backup sets in NetBackup 7.0 fail with "The underlying connection was closed: Could not establish trust relationship for the SSL/TLS secure channel" reported if the Exchange Client Access Server has Secure Socket Layer certificates installed.
(ET2083495) During a Windows backup in NetBackup 7.0, catalog entries are made for open files which are skipped during backup. This can give an impression that these files are available for restore when they are not.
(ET1952907) BUG REPORT: If client side encryption is enabled for any XBSA based database agent backup policy, the backup fails in NetBackup 7.0
(ET1985939) BUG REPORT: SharePoint Agent: Unable to backup "Global Settings" within NetBackup 7.0
(ET1996352) BUG REPORT: SharePoint Recovery Assistant (SPSRecoveryAsst.exe) crashes when attempting to recover Web Application.
(ET1977037) A critical issue has been discovered in NetBackup Enterprise Server 6.5GA and higher when performing optimized duplications. Duplications may report as successful, but a buffer overrun can cause an image copy to be created that cannot be restored without a special procedure.
(ET1987535) BUG REPORT: NetBackup SQL, Oracle database agents and user initiated backups are failing with exit status code 41 after upgrading to NetBackup 6.5 or 7.0.
(ET1976324) DOCUMENTATION: Issues resolved in the bundle for VMware backups included in Etrack 1976029
(ET1952223) A critical issue has been discovered when upgrading Veritas Backup Reporter (VBR) to OpsCenter Analytics. If VBR is uninstalled after upgrading to OpsCenter 7.0, OpsCenter services will not start. Additionally, user credentials must be recreated for VxAT user accounts.
(ET1988980) After a user logs off of an OpsCenter server, some of the OpsCenter services stop.