Veritas NetBackup™ Appliance Upgrade Guide
- About upgrades to NetBackup appliance software version 3.1.1 and the Red Hat Enterprise Linux operating system
- Upgrade planning
- Pre-upgrade tasks
- Performing the upgrade
- Methods for downloading appliance software release updates
- Post upgrade tasks
Supported upgrade paths
Direct upgrade paths
NetBackup 5220, 5230, 5240, or 5330 appliances with version 2.7.x, 3.0 and 3.1
NetBackup 5240 appliances with versions 2.7.3, 3.0 and 3.1
NetBackup 5340 appliances with version 3.1
Two-step upgrade path
Any NetBackup 5230 and 5330 appliances with versions earlier than 2.7.1 must be upgraded twice to get to version 3.1.1. It is recommended that these systems first be upgraded to version 3.1, and then upgraded to version 3.1.1.
For appliances with versions earlier than 2.7.1, refer to the following document for upgrade instructions: NetBackup Appliance Upgrade Guide - Software Releases through 18.104.22.168 - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) Operating System. Then use this document to upgrade to the latest Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) supported appliance software version.