7.6 Late Breaking News
|Article:TECH199999|||||Created: 2012-11-21|||||Updated: 2014-10-24|||||Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH199999|
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The Late Breaking News Bulletin has been created in order to provide customers updates on Documentation and Known Issues discovered post release. These documents attempt to highlight the most "common" known issues and concerns reported by customers.
Guidelines regarding the availability of EEBs/Hotfixes for NetBackup can be found here:
Installation and Upgrade Checklist:
An Installation and Upgrade Checklist is available for NetBackup 7.6 on the SORT website to determine 7.6 requirements for master, media and clients:
SORT also provides the ability to audit EEBs/Hotfixes in your environment to determine if they are resolved in a current version of NetBackup. You can access the EEB Auditor on SORT at the link below.
NetBackup 7.6 GA Download Information
Known Issues: Please select the hyperlink on each topic for more information on each issue.
Appliance-specific issues are collected in the NetBackup 5xxx Appliance series Late Breaking News:
Please review the NetBackup 7.x Upgrade Portal for additional information on how to perform a 7.6 upgrade:
Following an upgrade to NetBackup OpsCenter 7.6, some historical data may be lost due to a change in the Data Purge setting for Backup Job data.
OpsCenter 7.6 upgrades fail when language packs or maintenance releases have been installed on top of version 7.1 or version 7.5.
(ET 3447902) Installation of NetBackup 7.5 or 7.6 hangs at the PDDE phase on some versions of AIX.
(ET 3460169) BMR boot server upgrade to 18.104.22.168 does not clean-up old wim images
(NEW) (ET 3612347) After upgrading to NetBackup 22.214.171.124, VMware Restore Wizard may fail to retrieve resource pools and datastores if the VM being restored is part of a vApp and no resource pools exist.
(ET 3624717) <<Fix Downloadable>> BMR restores fail for backups taken after 7th September, 2014 when using non-Windows Master Servers.
Tech Alert: (ET 3628786) Impact of "Shell Shock" bash bug and associated CVEs on NetBackup and NetBackup Appliances
Tech Alert: (ET 3595508) In NetBackup 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52 and 184.108.40.206, Exchange 2007 database restores fail when system files and log files for a storage group reside on different volumes.
Tech Alert: (ET 3538035 / 3487431) <<Fix Downloadable>> bpbkar process hangs or core dumps for NetBackup VMware jobs on Linux backup hosts.
(ET 3555635) <<Fix Downloadable>> Accessing Vault Management via Java Console after upgrading NetBackup to version 220.127.116.11 or 18.104.22.168 generates error message "Access Denied. You do not have permission to perform this operation or access this resource."
Tech Alert: (ET 3570647) <<Fix Downloadable>> When Auto Image Replication is configured in NetBackup 7.6.0.x, import jobs may fail intermittently with a status code 226 (the entity already exists) reported.
(ET 3584557) <<Fix Downloadable>> OpsCenter 22.214.171.124 is consuming a large quanity of memory.
Tech Alert: When using NetBackup for VMware, if BIOS UUIDs are not unique, results of VIP queries filtering on custom attributes may be unpredictable.
When using NetBackup for VMware, if BIOS UUIDs are not unique, results of VIP queries filtering on custom attributes may be unpredictable.
NetBackup 126.96.36.199 is now available!
NetBackup 7.6 Maintenance Release 3 (188.8.131.52) includes fixes for the issues marked below (including all fixes contained in the NetBackup 184.108.40.206 maintenance release) and additional fix content. All customers are encouraged to apply the 220.127.116.11 maintenance release as part of normal maintenance. ALL issues listed below this header are resolved in NetBackup 18.104.22.168.
Fixed in 22.214.171.124: Tech Alert: With a Solaris SPARC NetBackup master and Linux or Windows media server, there is a potential for full restores of a VM with independent disks to fail.
Fixed in 126.96.36.199: (ET 3524778) NetBackup for Microsoft Exchange restore of an Exchange 2013 database to a Recovery Database (RDB) fails if the restore is attempted from an image where the passive copy was backed up. If the active copy was backed up, the restore works properly.
Fixed in 188.8.131.52: (ET 3526998) After applying 184.108.40.206 or 220.127.116.11 the nbpem process is asserting in LastBackupData::getWindowTimes
Fixed in 18.104.22.168: NetBackup GRT browse of Exchange mailbox with special characters in its name fails with "WARNING: unable to obtain list of files using specified search criteria" reported.
Fixed in 22.214.171.124: (ET 3480594) <<Fix Downloadable>> Tech Alert: When using NetBackup to protect Windows 2012 NTFS Data Deduplication volumes, restored DFSR (Distributed File System Replication) data may be corrupt.
Fixed in 126.96.36.199: (ET 3500731) <<Fix Downloadable>> NB_188.8.131.52_ET3500731_1.zip is a Hotfix for NetBackup 184.108.40.206 for Hyper-V to support single file restores in Windows 2012 R2 U1 environments.
Fixed in 220.127.116.11: (ET 3387634) Tech Alert: When adding new schedules to a NetBackup synthetic policy on Windows, the include file list may be incorrect for future backups.
Fixed in 18.104.22.168: Tech Alert: When /usr/openv is in the exclude list of a Linux backup host, VMware backups will appear to complete successfully but will not contain any data.
Fixed in 22.214.171.124: True Image Restore with move detection should not be enabled in NetBackup policies where Accelerator has already been enabled.
Fixed in 126.96.36.199: (ET 3413692) NetBackup for Microsoft Sharepoint 2010 Agent backups fail with status 13 when using SQL 2012 backend - bpbkar32.exe crashes
Fixed in 188.8.131.52: Performance decrease for Incremental schedule types after upgrading to NetBackup 7.5
Fixed in 184.108.40.206: (ET 3387593) NetBackup 7.5/7.6 additional tuning for Sybase to allow thread optimization
Fixed in 220.127.116.11: (ET 3349473) Replication Director for VMware Snapshots may fail if the Master Server is a Windows Clustered Master
Fixed in 18.104.22.168: (ET 3372109) NetBackup backup of DFSR data is slow.
Note: The following hotfixes for 22.214.171.124 are no longer available:
Fixed in 126.96.36.199: (ET 3409704) Tech Alert: In NetBackup 7.6, a catalog backup will skip the contents of the db\images directory when it is set as a volume mount point or directory junction.
Fixed in 188.8.131.52: (ET 3415800) After upgrading to 184.108.40.206/220.127.116.11, VMware backups via SAN may fail with Status 130 due to bpbkar core dump
Fixed in 18.104.22.168: (ET 3387595) After upgrading to NetBackup 7.5 (through 22.214.171.124) or 7.6, the Activity Monitor displays either job status and details such as queued or active job even though details shows job has completed.
Fixed in 126.96.36.199: (ET 3385162) After upgrading to Netbackup 188.8.131.52 or 7.6, bpbkar32.exe may fault on Windows 2003 clustered servers.
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