VERITAS Storage Exec (tm) 5.3 - Hotfix 7

Article:TECH43203  |  Created: 2006-01-24  |  Updated: 2006-01-24  |  Article URL
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VERITAS Storage Exec (tm) 5.3 - Hotfix 7


To which versions of VERITAS StorageCentral (tm) can this update be applied?

This hotfix can only be applied to the following versions of Storage Exec:

VERITAS Storage Exec 5.3 Build 2190 (English editions and Japanese editions)

What issues does this hotfix resolve?

This hotfix resolves the following issues:
  • Implements changes Microsoft has established for rules governing "filter drivers."

Which files does this hotfix update?

After installing the hotfix, the attributes of the installed files will change as indicated in the table below. Note that the date and time are stored in universal time. The date and time of the files on the server where the hotfix was installed will be converted to local time. Use the Date and Time tool provided by Windows to determine the difference between universal time and local time.

Hotfix 7 updates the following files in addition to those files updated by Hotfix 1 through 6.

FilenameDateTimeVersionSize KB
QaFilter.sys8-12-0510:32 AM5.3.2190.792

See the Related Documents section below for details on Hotfixes 1 through 6.

How to install this hotfix:

1. Close Storage Exec if it's open
2. Run SE2190RHF7.exe (this is the default name of Hotfix 7 when it is downloaded)
3. Follow the instructions in the installation wizard
4. A reboot of the system is required after installing this hotfix.

Note: A prompt requesting a reboot may not be displayed, but a reboot is required.

How to uninstall this hotfix:
Once this hotfix has been installed,  it cannot be uninstalled without uninstalling the entire Storage Exec 5.3 application.


SE2190RHF7_278523.exe (31.3 MBytes)

Supplemental Materials

DescriptionQAFilter.sys needs to account for new changes to Microsoft I/O filter driver rules

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