Veritas NetBackup™ Upgrade Guide
- About changes in NetBackup 8.1.2
- Planning for an upgrade
- Master server upgrade
- Media server upgrade
- MSDP upgrade for NetBackup
- NetBackup Deployment Management with VxUpdate
- Appendix A. Reference
- About the NetBackup web user interface
Requirements for Windows cluster installations and upgrades
In addition to the normal server requirements, NetBackup cluster installations require special considerations.
The following describes the guidelines for NetBackup cluster installations and upgrades on Windows systems:
Table: Windows cluster requirements for installation and upgrade
Server operating system
To perform clustered installations, you must have administrator privileges on all of the remote nodes in the cluster. Veritas recommends that you keep a record of all nodes in the cluster and what software exists on each node.
NetBackup virtual name and IP address
Have the virtual name and IP address for NetBackup available. You must provide this information during installation.
Operating system on nodes
All clustered nodes must use the same operating system version, service pack level, and NetBackup version. You cannot run mixed server versions in a clustered environment.
Cluster support changes for media servers
Clustered media servers are not supported.
Windows Server Failover Clusters (WSFC)
Cluster Server (VCS) clusters
Cluster node device configuration and upgrades
When you upgrade clusters, the