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Backup Exec 21.2

Cumulative Patch

Abstract

Update for Backup Exec 21.0 and 21.1 to 21.2 R2

Description

Update for Backup Exec 21.x to 21.2 R2

Engineering versions 21.0.1200.0000 and 21.0.1200.1204, and 21.0.1200.1899 to 21.0.1200.1930

 

New features/enhancements are included in this release 

  • Enhanced Forever Incremental Backups
  • New Cloud-Based Help
  • New Instance-Based Licensing Messages
  • SQL In-Memory OLTP support
  • S3 Cloud Connector Utility

 

Issue(s) resolved

  • Data corruption is observed for a Hyper V and VMware Virtual Machine backup that has dynamic, GPT disk having EFI and boot volume configured together. (100050298)
  • Fixed an issue where after an upgrade or patch update rolls back unable to open the Backup Exec console. “Windows cannot access the specified device path or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item".
  • Fixed an issue where the VFF Virtfile Driver does not rollback after an installation rollback.
  • Fixed an issue that initiated a Backup Exec 21.2 Patch update rollback if logged on as a non-BESA (Backup Exec Service Account) user during patch update. 
  • Fixed an issue with Backup Exec repair installation error "Arithmetic operation resulted in an overflow".
  • Google Cloud backups V-79-8192-1037 Backup to Google Cloud Storage fails with error "0x2000040d - S_TF_NO_TAPE_PRESENT". (100049830)
  • Unable to detect IBM COS cloud buckets after configuring "Compatible-with-S3"
  • AWS Storage Tier "Property is not getting set for Glacier & Deep-Archive".
  • Tape devices offline on a Windows 2008 R2 SP1 and Windows 2012 Backup Exec Server after updating to 21.2 (100021683)
  • Backup Exec Server service terminates unexpectedly on Non-English Operating system after installing Backup Exec 21.2.
  • After upgrading to Backup Exec 21.2 scheduled jobs run but are no longer displayed under “Job History".
  • After upgrading to Backup Exec 21.2 E-Mail Notifications are no longer received.

 

Affected versions

  • Backup Exec 21.0 revision 1200 x64bit Media Servers
  • Backup Exec 21.0 revision 1200 32bit Agent for Windows Servers
  • Backup Exec 21.0 revision 1200 x64bit Agent for Windows Servers
  • Backup Exec 21.0 revision 1200 x64bit Remote Administration Console
  • Backup Exec 21.0 revision 1200 Remote Media Agent for Linux Servers (32bit Linux Platforms) - BERMALS
  • Backup Exec 21.0 revision 1200 Remote Media Agent for Linux Servers (64bit Linux Platforms) - BERMALS ​​​​

 

Prerequisites

  • Administrative privileges are required to install this Feature Pack. 
  • Backup Exec 21.0 or 21.1
  • Execute the Installation or patch update logged on as the Backup Exec Service Account or a member of the Administrator group with rights to the SQL instance.

 

Post requisites

  • A full backup is recommended after installing this Feature Pack.
  • Remote Agent for Windows Servers will need to be updated after installing this Feature Pack.
  • Remote Agent for Linux/Unix Servers (RALUS/RAMS) will need to be updated after installing this Feature Pack.  
  • Update SDR media.
  • Veritas recommends to reboot the system(s) after applying a Hotfix or Feature Pack.

 

Uninstalling this Update

This Update cannot be uninstalled.

Update files

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Applies to the following product releases

Knowledge base

207
2021-11-18

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