Hotfix NB_JAV_6.5.3.1.winnt.IA64.exe provides an update to Veritas NetBackup (tm) Enterprise Server / Server 6.5.3 Java on IA-64 Windows 2003/XP platforms.

Problem

Hotfix NB_JAV_6.5.3.1.winnt.IA64.exe provides an update to Veritas NetBackup (tm) Enterprise Server / Server 6.5.3 Java on IA-64 Windows 2003/XP platforms.

Solution

JAV 6.5GA Pack NB_JAV_6.5.3.1 README February 13, 2009
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This Hotfix provides an update to Veritas NetBackup (tm) Java for 64-bit Windows.

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I. NEW FEATURES AND PLATFORM PROLIFERATIONS
II. KNOWN ISSUES
III. DOWNLOAD INSTRUCTIONS
IV. INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
V. UNINSTALL INSTRUCTIONS
VI. CURRENT HOTFIX INDEX
VII. HOTFIX CONTENT
Conventions
Current Hotfix
NB_JAV_6.5.3.1
Release Update History
NB_JAV_6.5.3
NB_JAV_6.5.2
NB_JAV_6.5.1




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I. NEW FEATURES AND PLATFORM PROLIFERATIONS
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For information about new features and proliferations, refer to the
NetBackup 6.5.3 online Release Update Readme and the NetBackup 6.5.3
Documentation Update document on the Symantec Support Web site.

http://entsupport.symantec.com/docs/305408




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II. KNOWN ISSUES
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+ (ET1514231) If uninstalling NetBackup Java from a host that is also a
NetBackup server, the uninstallation process may result in one or more
NetBackup services being taken offline. To correct this issue, run bpup.exe
from the netbackup\bin folder of your installation directory. This command
restores the services to the running state.





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III. DOWNLOAD INSTRUCTIONS
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Download instructions:
1) Download the NB_JAV_6.5.3.1.winnt.IA64_<6 digit number>.exe file
into a temporary directory.

where <6 digit number> is an internal tracking identifier

2) Extract the NB_JAV_6.5.3.1.winnt.IA64_<6 digit number>.exe
by double-clicking on it.

This will create a number of files that include:
IA64.README
and
Setup.exe




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IV. INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
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** The content of this online Readme supersedes the information in the Readme
contained in the download. **

Installation steps:

1) Close all NetBackup Java Windows.

2) Run Setup.exe (Double-click on the icon from File Manager or Explorer or run
it from the command prompt)

3) Examine the <TEMP>\NetBackup Install.Log file to ensure that no errors took
place during the installation.

4) Remove the temporary directory created in the download instructions.

Note: If you are installing the Release Update using the silent install
script, please review the <TEMP>\MaintenancePack.Log after the installation is
finished, a reboot maybe required to complete the installation of the Maintenance
Pack. A search of the log for the key words "in use" will indicate which files
were busy during the installation.




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V. UNINSTALL INSTRUCTIONS
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**Important notices regarding un-installs on Windows**
Only the last Release Update installed on a Windows system
can be un-installed.

If uninstalling NetBackup Java, uninstall all NetBackup Java Release Updates
first.

1) Close all NetBackup Java Windows.

2) Go to Add/Remove programs dialog box and select correct Pack to be uninstalled.




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VI. CURRENT HOTFIX INDEX
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This section contains a master index for all Windows packages of Etracks that
have been fixed in this release, sorted according to the containers that
they comprise.


NB_6.5.3.1.IA64
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1476452 1443700 1476457 1476459 1476454 1476436 1480329 1483219 1488529 1487540
1507022

NB_JAV_6.5.3.1.IA64
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1487543




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VII. HOTFIX CONTENT
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This section contains the Release Update conventions, content, and historical
content that is applicable to the release.

Conventions:
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The following list describes the conventions used in the subsections that
following this section. Each item listed in the Current Release Update
subsection describes a feature, enhancement, or issue fixed with this Hotfix.

Description
Describes a particular problem contained in this release update.

** Description **
Describes a problem that can lead to potential data loss. Please
read these problem descriptions carefully.

Workaround
Any available workarounds to a problem are also listed. Workarounds can be
used INSTEAD of applying the patch, however, Symantec strongly recommends
the "best practice" of being at the latest available patch level.

Additional Notes
Any additional information regarding a problem is included.



Current Hotfix Update
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Each item listed in this section describes a feature, enhancement, or change
that comprises this Hotfix. Please read this section thoroughly to understand
the contents of this update.

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Etrack Incident = ET1487543

Description:
A change has been made to ensure forward compatibility in the
NetBackup-Java Administration Console between NetBackup 6.5.3 and future
triple-dot releases, (for example, 6.5.3.1).

This change does not provide forward compatibility between double-dot
releases, (for example 6.5.3 will not be forward compatible with 6.5.4,
and 6.5.3.1 will not be forward compatible with 6.5.4.1).
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Release Update History
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For a complete accumulative list of all 6.5.x Release Update information
contained in previous releases refer to the NetBackup 6.5.3 online Readme.






Terms of use for this information are found in Legal Notices.

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