BUG REPORT: When using the NetBackup Java GUI, selecting or changing a storage unit (to override the policy storage unit) within the schedule of a policy causes the retention level to reset to Level 1

Article:TECH206786  |  Created: 2013-05-31  |  Updated: 2014-05-06  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH206786
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Technical Solution


Issue



When using the NetBackup Java GUI, selecting or changing a storage unit (to override the policy storage unit) within the schedule of a policy causes the retention level to reset to Level 1 (default; 2 weeks).


Environment



This issue affects the Java-based NetBackup Administration Console (both Windows and UNIX/Linux) of the following versions:

  • NetBackup 7.5 GA through 7.5.0.7

Note: The Windows Remote Administration Console ("Windows GUI") is not affected by this issue.


Solution



The formal resolution for this issue (Etracks 30782033352684) is included in the following release:

  • NetBackup 7.6 GA (7.6.0.1)

This release is now available - download and README information is available by following this hyperlink:
 http://go.symantec.com/nb

Workaround:
Note the current retention level prior to making changes, then correct the retention field prior to saving changes.


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Using the NetBackup Java GUI, selecting or changing a storage unit (to override the policy storage unit) within the schedule of a policy, causes the retention level to reset to Level 1 (default 2-weeks).


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When using the NetBackup Java GUI, selecting or changing a storage unit (to override the policy storage unit) within the schedule of a policy, causes the retention level to reset to Level 1



Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH206786


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