7.6 Late Breaking News

Article:TECH199999  |  Created: 2012-11-21  |  Updated: 2014-07-09  |  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:

 http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH146232

 

 


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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:
 https://sort.symantec.com/home

 

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.
 https://sort.symantec.com/netbackuphfauditor


Solution



NetBackup 7.6 GA Download Information
 http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH205704

 

Known Issues: Please select the hyperlink on each topic for more information on each issue.

Appliance Issues:
Appliance-specific issues are collected in the NetBackup 5xxx Appliance series Late Breaking News:
 http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH145136

 

Installation Issues:
Please review the NetBackup 7.x Upgrade Portal for additional information on how to perform a 7.6 upgrade: 
 http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH74584

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.
 http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH214231

OpsCenter 7.6 upgrades fail when language packs or maintenance releases have been installed on top of version 7.1 or version 7.5.
 http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH211070

(ET 3447902) Installation of NetBackup 7.5 or 7.6 hangs at the PDDE phase on some versions of AIX.
 http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH214505

(ET 3460169) BMR boot server upgrade to 7.6.0.1 does not clean-up old wim images
 http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH215828

 

Latest Issues:
(NEW) 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.
 http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH216739

(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.
 http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH216367

(ET 3500731) <<Fix Downloadable>> NB_7.6.0.2_ET3500731_1.zip is a Hotfix for NetBackup 7.6.0.2 for Hyper-V to support single file restores in Windows 2012 R2 U1 environments.
 http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH217531

NetBackup 7.6.0.2 is now available!
 http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH214999

NetBackup 7.6 Maintenance Release 2 (7.6.0.2) includes fixes for the issues marked below and additional fix content.  All customers are encouraged to apply the 7.6.0.2 maintenance release as part of normal maintenance.  ALL issues listed below this header are resolved in NetBackup 7.6.0.2.

Fixed in 7.6.0.2: (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.
 http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH216322

Fixed in 7.6.0.2: 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.
 http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH215894

Fixed in 7.6.0.2: True Image Restore with move detection should not be enabled in NetBackup policies where Accelerator has already been enabled.
 http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH216391

Fixed in 7.6.0.2: (ET 3409704) <<Fix Downloadable>> 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.
 http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH215597

Fixed in 7.6.0.2: (ET 3413692) NetBackup for Microsoft Sharepoint 2010 Agent backups fail with status 13 when using SQL 2012 backend - bpbkar32.exe crashes
 http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH214203

Fixed in 7.6.0.2: (ET 3415800) <<Fix Downloadable>> After upgrading to 7.6.0.1/2.6.0.1, VMware backups via SAN may fail with Status 130 due to bpbkar core dump
 http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH214512

Fixed in 7.6.0.2: Performance decrease for Incremental schedule types after upgrading to NetBackup 7.5
 http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH210401

Fixed in 7.6.0.2: (ET 3387595) <<Fix Downloadable>> After upgrading to NetBackup 7.5 (through 7.5.0.6) 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.
 http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH210574

Fixed in 7.6.0.2: (ET 3387593) NetBackup 7.5/7.6 additional tuning for Sybase to allow thread optimization
 http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH210414

Fixed in 7.6.0.2: (ET 3349473) Replication Director for VMware Snapshots may fail if the Master Server is a Windows Clustered Master
 http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH212318

Fixed in 7.6.0.2: (ET 3385162) <<Fix Downloadable>> After upgrading to Netbackup 7.5.0.6 or 7.6, bpbkar32.exe may fault on Windows 2003 clustered servers.
 http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH209546

Fixed in 7.6.0.2: (ET 3372109) NetBackup backup of DFSR data is slow.
 http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH210794





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