After upgrading to Netbackup 7.5.0.6 or 7.6, bpbkar32.exe may fault on Windows 2003 clustered servers.

Article:TECH209546  |  Created: 2013-08-12  |  Updated: 2014-02-26  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH209546
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Issue



After upgrading a Windows 2003 MS clustered client system to NetBackup 7.5.0.6, the bpbkar32.exe process may crash. 


Error



The Windows Application Event log may show an error such as:
Application Error E1000 Faulting application bpbkar32.exe, version
7.500.613.610, faulting module bedsnt5.dll, version 14.1.1003.0, fault address
0x000000000005debc.

The bpbkar log ends abruptly with messages similar to the following:
10:03:20.414 AM: [844.5448] <2> ov_log::V_GlobalLog: INF - 'C:\' NTFS:
{ENCRYPTION.EN_US} {COMPRESSION.EN_US} {SUPPORTS_ATTRIBUTES} {DATES.EN_US} {ACCESS DATES}
{DATA_SECURITY} {UNICODE.EN_US} {CASE_PRESERVING} f=0x0B111479 x=0x06000000
10:03:20.477 AM: [844.5448] <2> ov_log::V_GlobalLog: INF - GetServerType for
local machine
10:03:20.477 AM: [844.5448] <2> ov_log::V_GlobalLog: INF - 'D:\' NTFS:
{ENCRYPTION.EN_US} {COMPRESSION.EN_US} {SUPPORTS_ATTRIBUTES} {DATES.EN_US} {ACCESS DATES}
{DATA_SECURITY} {UNICODE.EN_US} {CASE_PRESERVING} f=0x0B111479 x=0x06000000
10:03:20.539 AM: [844.5448] <2> ov_log::V_GlobalLog: INF - GetServerType for
local machine
10:03:20.539 AM: [844.5448] <2> ov_log::V_GlobalLog: INF - ERROR:
GetVolumeInformation returned 21 (0x15). Bitlocker Check returned 0


Environment



This issue only affects NetBackup 7.5.0.6 and 7.6.  Other versions are not affected.

This issue was reported on Windows 2003 clients which were MSCS clustered.


Solution



ETA of Fix:
Symantec has acknowledged that the above mentioned issue (Etrack 3251213) is present in the current version(s) of the product(s) mentioned at the end of this article. Symantec is committed to product quality and satisfied customers.

The resolution for this issue is included in following release:

  • NetBackup 7.5 Maintenance Release 7 (7.5.0.7)

NetBackup 7.5.0.7 is now available - download links and additional information can be found in the Related Article linked below.

This issue was scheduled to be addressed in the following release:

  • NetBackup 7.6 Maintenance Release 2 (7.6.0.2)

When NetBackup 7.6.0.2 is released, please access the following link for download and README information:
 http://go.symantec.com/nb

Please note that Symantec Corporation reserves the right to remove any fix from the targeted release if it does not pass quality assurance tests or introduces new risks to overall code stability. Symantec's plans are subject to change and any action taken by you based on the above information or your reliance upon the above information is made at your own risk.

Workaround:
If this issue is experienced with NetBackup 7.5.0.6 or 7.6.0.1 and upgrading to a version where this issue is resolved is not an option, the Attachments contain replacement libraries which will resolve this issue - please apply the appropriate hotfix to any affected clients.

Symantec Bug ID: ET 3251172 (7.5.0.6), ET 3385162 (7.6.0.1)

Installation Location:  client

Installation Instructions:  Please follow the EEB Installer instructions available on http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH64620

NetBackup 7.5.0.6:

Package Contents:
Please choose the appropriate platform after download:

eebinstaller.3251172.3.AMD64.exe             Windows x64 Installation
eebinstaller.3251172.3.x86.exe               Windows x86 Installation

Checksums:
479860713 2945024 AMD64/bedsnt5.dll
1963489367 1980416 x86/bedsnt5.dll

NetBackup 7.6.0.1:

Package Contents:
Please choose the appropriate platform after download:

eebinstaller.3385162.1.AMD64.exe             Windows x64 Installation
eebinstaller.3385162.1.x86.exe               Windows x86 Installation

Checksums:
3951846050 2995712 AMD64/bedsnt5.dll
2213180017 2289664 x86/bedsnt5.dll

Recommended service state: To ensure proper .dll replacement, all client services should be stopped before installing this EEB.
 


Attachments

NB_7.5.0.6_ET31251172_3.zip is an Emergency Engineering Binary (EEB) replacement for bedsnt5.dll on NetBackup 7.5.0.6 for Windows clients.
NB_7.5.0.6_ET3251172_3.zip (1.7 MBytes)
NB_7.6.0.1_ET3385162_1.zip is an Emergency Engineering Binary (EEB) replacement for bedsnt5.dll on NetBackup 7.6.0.1 for Windows clients.
NB_7.6.0.1_ET3385162_1.zip (1.8 MBytes)


Supplemental Materials

SourceETrack
Value3251213
Description

bpbkar32.exe faults after upgrade to Netbackup 7.5.0.6. Application event log reports faulting module bedsnt5.dll




Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH209546


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