NetBackup 7.7 Late Breaking News


The Late Breaking News Bulletin has been created in order to provide customers updates on Documentation and Known Issues discovered post release.  These documents attempt to highlight the most "common" known issues and concerns reported by customers.

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Guidelines regarding the availability of EEBs/Hotfixes for NetBackup can be found here:

Installation and Upgrade Checklist:

An Installation and Upgrade Checklist is available for NetBackup 7.7 on the SORT website to determine requirements for master, media and clients:


SORT also provides the ability to audit EEBs/Hotfixes in your environment to determine if they are resolved in a current version of NetBackup. You can access the EEB Auditor on SORT at the link below.


Known Issues: Please select the hyperlink on each topic for more information on each issue.

Tech Alerts:
Notification of new NetBackup Technical Alerts


Appliance Issues:
Appliance-specific issues are collected in the NetBackup 5xxx Appliance series Late Breaking News:


Installation Issues:
Please review the NetBackup 7.x Upgrade Portal for additional information on how to perform a 7.7 upgrade:


Latest Issues:

(ET 3866417) After upgrading Exchange 2013 to Cumulative Update 11 (CU11), Exchange backup may fail with either status code 69 or 130.

Tech Alert: VMware Backups with Block Level Incremental or Changed Block Tracking can return incorrect changed sectors in ESXi 6.0.

Fixed in 7.7.1: (ET 3801698) Security Advisory: SYM15-010: A potential for Server Reflected Cross-Site Scripting exists in NetBackup OpsCenter versions through 7.7.

Fixed in 7.7.1: Tech Alert: (ET 3842436) If communication between the OpsCenter 7.7 server and NetBackup master server is interrupted during collection of job data, there is a potential for skipped data after the collection is resumed.

Fixed in 7.7.1: In NetBackup versions, and 7.7, nbemm and nbftconfig may randomly core dump when running nbftconfig.

Fixed in 7.7.2: Tech Alert: HotAdd backups using a Windows Virtual Machine VMware Backup Host may get stuck in a loop when more than five concurrent operations are occurring from the same backup host.

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