How to determine the version of the VERITAS NetBackup software on the client

Article:TECH1027  |  Created: 1999-01-09  |  Updated: 2013-10-24  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH1027
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Issue



How to determine the version of the VERITAS NetBackup software on the client

Solution



UNIX
       
A version text file is located in the directory structure of the NetBackup software on the client.

This file is located in the following NetBackup directory:
/usr/openv/netbackup/bin/version
       
Novell Target
       
BP.INI has a version entry that is completed during the installation of the software:
SYS:\OPENV\NETBACK\BP.INI
       
       
Novell Non-Target
       
The version is listed under the Help menu in the main browser window.

     
Windows

A version text file is located in the directory structure of the NetBackup software on the client.

This file is located at the following path:
<install_path>\VERITAS\NetBackup\bin\version.txt
It is also possible to attain the version from the registry.
See registry key below:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VERITAS\NetBackup\CurrentVersion

Here is a screen shot of the registry:
 



MAC
       
In MacOS 9.x, the version is in the title of the NetBackup folder and in a version file located in the Configuration folder in the NetBackup Install folder inside the NetBackup Admin folder.

In MacOS X, follow the UNIX instructions above.        
       



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180019


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