Backup Exec 2012 revision 1798 Service Pack 2

Problem

Backup Exec 2012 revision 1798 Service Pack 2

 

Solution

This Service Pack (SP2) contains added platform support, critical updates, and enhancements for Backup Exec 2012 revision 1798.

 

New features/enhancements are included in this release

• Protection of Windows® Server 2012 servers using the Agent for Windows. This includes support for:
  ⁃ Microsoft data Deduplication-enabled volumes (backs up and restores data in non-deduplicated data format)
  ⁃ New ReFS (Resilient File System)
  ⁃ Windows Recovery Volume (WinRE)
  ⁃ New Hyper-V version
  ⁃ Updated Failover Clustering (CSV)
  ⁃ Native 4K (Advanced Format) drives
  ⁃ Online restore of computer and system components

• Updated protection of SQL to include:
  ⁃ SQL 2012 SP1
  ⁃ SQL 2008 R2 SP2

• Protection of Exchange 2013 (Non-GRT only)
• Support for Exchange 2010 SP3
• Protection of SharePoint Server 2013 (Non-GRT only)
• Support for VMware® vSphere® 5.1
  ⁃ VMware ESX™ 5.1 and vCenter™ 5.1

 

For more information on what’s new in Backup Exec 2012 SP2 please refer to the updated Readme document that is Available Here and the Release Notes.

 

IMPORTANT NOTE: If you are upgrading from a previous version of Backup Exec or installing for the first time, please be sure you have the latest Backup Exec 2012 installation media with SP2 embedded (the downloaded file will have SP2 in the filename). To obtain the latest install media, have your serial number available and go to MyVeritas portal (See http://www.veritas.com/docs/000100418) to download.

 

 

Affected versions

Backup Exec 2012 revision 1798  32bit Media Servers
Backup Exec 2012 revision 1798  x64bit Media Servers
Backup Exec 2012 revision 1798  32bit Agent for Windows Servers
Backup Exec 2012 revision 1798  x64bit Agent for Windows Servers
Backup Exec 2012 revision 1798  32bit Remote Administration Console
Backup Exec 2012 revision 1798  x64bit Remote Administration Console
Backup Exec 2012 revision 1798  Remote Media Agent for Linux Servers (32bit Linux Platforms) - BERMALS
Backup Exec 2012 revision 1798  Remote Media Agent for Linux Servers (64bit Linux Platforms) - BERMALS

  

Release Notes
Service Pack 2 Release Notes:  (TECH208600)

 

Installation Guide

This installation guide contains general information for installing Backup Exec product updates as well as special instructions for configurations including Agent for Windows Servers, Remote Agent for Linux/Unix/Macintosh Servers (RALUS/RAMS), Clustered Backup Exec, Central Admin Servers (CASO)installations. http:\\www.symantec.com\docs\TECH179999

 
 
Uninstalling this Service Pack
This Service Pack cannot be uninstalled.
 
 
File Information
The date and times in the file list are in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel. 
 
 
Backup Exec 32bit and 64bit Media Servers and Remote Administration Consoles
Under "C:\Program Files\Symantec\Backup Exec\" (By default)
 
 
Backup Exec 32bit and 64bit Agent for Windows Servers
Under "C:\Program Files\Symantec\Backup Exec\RAWS" (By default)
 
See Attachement: TECH203155_FileVersions.xls
 
 
NOTE: The File Information Spreadsheet attachement contains tabs for each platform supported.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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