Release Update NB_SNC_6.5.6.tar provides an update to Veritas NetBackup (tm) Enterprise Server Snapshot Client 6.5 for HP-UX, Solaris, and Linux platforms.

Article:TECH129346  |  Created: 2010-01-27  |  Updated: 2010-01-06  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH129346
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Technical Solution


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Issue



Release Update NB_SNC_6.5.6.tar provides an update to Veritas NetBackup (tm) Enterprise Server Snapshot Client 6.5 for HP-UX, Solaris, and Linux platforms.

Solution



SNC 6.5 Pack NB_SNC_6.5.6 README                        May 4, 2010
Requirement: NB_CLT_6.5.6
SeqNumber: 20100504
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This Release Update provides an update to Veritas NetBackup(tm) Snapshot
Client (SNC).

For additional information about new platform proliferations, new features
associated with this release, end-of-life notifications, known issues, and
the current Release Update content, refer to the following TechNote on the
Symantec Support Web site:

   http://entsupport.symantec.com/docs/341279

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PACK DEPENDENCIES
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    -- NB_CLT_6.5.6_<6 digit number>.tar must be installed before this
       Release Update is installed.

    -- Installation of this Release Update requires version 1.6.4.43 of the
       NB_update.install script.



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I. INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
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As root on the NetBackup Server with NetBackup for Snapshot Client:
1) Close the NetBackup user interfaces.
  - Make sure the NetBackup server has no active jobs running (for example,
    backups, restores, or duplications).

  - If a database agent is being used, such as Oracle, ensure that the database
    services are stopped.

2) Install Release Update binaries.

      cd /tmp
     /bin/sh NB_update.install

3)  Update the NetBackup Snapshot Client clients, which should
   include the NetBackup master server, with the new Snapshot Client
   software.

   Distribute the NetBackup Snapshot Client software to all currently
   defined clients by executing the following command:
   
      /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/update_clients -Install_SNC <hardware> <os>

   where <hardware> <os> is one of the following:

       HP9000-800 HP-UX11.00
       HP9000-800 HP-UX11.11
       HP-UX-IA64 HP-UX11.23
       Linux  RedHat2.4
       Linux  RedHat2.6
       Linux  SuSE2.6
       RS6000 AIX5
       Solaris Solaris8
       Solaris Solaris9
       Solaris Solaris10



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II. UNINSTALL INSTRUCTIONS
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Note:  This will ONLY uninstall the Release Update from your local machine.

   1)  Close the NetBackup user interfaces.

       Make sure the NetBackup server has no active jobs running (for example,
       backups, restores, or duplications).

       If a database agent is being used, such as Oracle, ensure that the
       database services are stopped.

   2)  Change directory to the patch save directory.  
       Substitute the release update name for ${PACK} in the following command:

         cd /usr/openv/pack/${PACK}/save

   3)  Run the un-install script:

         ./NB_update.uninstall

   4)  Verify that the release update uninstalled successfully by checking
       /usr/openv/pack/pack.history.

   5)  If update_clients was run after the release update was originally
       INSTALLED, run it again after that release update is successfully
       UNINSTALLED.

   6)  If necessary, restart the NetBackup and Media Manager daemons:

         /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/bp.start_all


Attachments

NB_SNC_6.5.6_351585.tar (30.6 MBytes)


Legacy ID



351585


Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH129346


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