July 17, 2012: Version 1 of the EEB (v3) released
September 17, 2012: Version 2 of EEB (v4) released
February 28, 2013: EEB removed
Note: This hotfix is no longer publicly available, as all of its fixes are included in the NetBackup 220.127.116.11 Maintenance Release. If any of these issues are experienced in a NetBackup 7.5.0.x environment, the supported resolution is to apply the maintenance release.
The following Etracks are fixed in the nbpem EEB (Emergency Engineering Binary) for NetBackup 18.104.22.168 attached to this document:
(ET 2746427) Calendar Schedules will be rerun multiple times in the backup window in 7.5 if the Backup window spans midnight and the backup starts prior to midnight and finishes on the next day.
(ET 2836015) VIP Jobs fail after midnight with 196 error if its parent started before midnight.
(ET 2836502) VIP child job fail and exceed failure history. Then parents restart continually and fail with 196 status until the window actually does close.
(ET 2854621) nbpem assert/core dump on upgrade
(ET 2874026) nbpem core dumps every few hours
Additional information on some of these specific issues can be found in the Related Articles linked below.
Note: All of this issues are also resolved in the NetBackup 22.214.171.124 Maintenance Release. Information on NetBackup 126.96.36.199 is available in the Related Article linked below. Symantec recommends upgrade to 188.8.131.52 rather than applying this EEB to 184.108.40.206 as upgrade will provide additional fixes, enhancements and stability improvements which are not in this EEB.
Symantec Bug ID: ET 2838857
Installation Location: master server
Please follow the EEB Installer instructions available on http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH64620
Please choose the appropriate platform after download:
eebinstaller.2838857.4.AMD64.exe Windows x64 Installation
eebinstaller.2838857.4.x86.exe Windows x86 Installation
eebinstaller.2838857.4.linuxR_x86 RedHat x64 Installation
eebinstaller.2838857.4.linuxS_x86 Suse x64 Installation
eebinstaller.2838857.4.hpia64 HP-UX Itanium Installation
eebinstaller.2838857.4.rs6000 AIX Installation
eebinstaller.2838857.4.solaris Solaris SPARC Installation
eebinstaller.2838857.4.solaris_x86 Solarix x64 Installation
4193435542 6338048 AMD64/nbpem.exe
4224186812 5035520 x86/nbpem.exe
1060858272 105885904 hpia64/nbpem
196410236 12690651 linuxR_x86/nbpem
268187804 12749863 linuxS_x86/nbpem
771237746 54713716 rs6000/nbpem
3675114609 22141776 solaris/nbpem
236777447 27841312 solaris_x86/nbpem
Recommended service state: Shutdown services on the master server before applying