This patch provides security fixes to the PureDisk operating system, PDOS. PDOS is the operating system component of Symantec's Veritas (tm) NetBackup PureDisk Remote Office Edition software. This patch requires you to have installed 6.0 MP1 for PureDisk Remote Office Edition.

Article:TECH48719  |  Created: 2006-01-09  |  Updated: 2006-01-24  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH48719
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Environment

Issue



This patch provides security fixes to the PureDisk operating system, PDOS. PDOS is the operating system component of Symantec's Veritas (tm) NetBackup PureDisk Remote Office Edition software. This patch requires you to have installed 6.0 MP1 for PureDisk Remote Office Edition.

Solution



NB_PDO_60_MP1_S01                                           15 August 2006
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This patch provides security fixes to the PureDisk operating system, PDOS.
PDOS is the operating system component of Symantec's Veritas NetBackup PureDisk
Remote Office Edition software.

Please read this entire document before installing.
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Pack Dependencies
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-- Install NB_PDE_60_MP1_283808 before you install this patch (which can be found
 below, in the "Related Documents" section.

-- If you also plan to install NB_PDE_60_MP1_P01, be aware that the order in
  which you install the NB_PDE patch and this NB_PDO patch does not matter.
  You can install the NB_PDE patch first, or you can install the NB_PDO patch
  first.  However, install these two patches in sequence.  The installation
  instructions for each patch require you to perform a disaster recovery
  backup.  You do not need to perform a disaster recovery backup for each
  patch if you install the second patch shortly after you install the first
  patch.

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I.  PRIMARY MAINTENANCE/UPDATE LIST
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This patch script upgrades your kernel version to 2.6.5-7.267 as per the Novell
Security Update Advisory described at
 http://support.novell.com/techcenter/psdb/e793251698757eb4bf71b0822baf6a5b.html

This kernel upgrade is intended for standard PDOS installations where no custom
modifications or custom drivers have not been applied.

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II.  KNOWN ISSUES
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None.

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III. DOWNLOAD INSTRUCTIONS
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1. Download the patch by clicking below on the "Download Now" link.

2. Use rcp or scp to copy the downloaded file, NB_PDO_60_MP1_S01_284638.tar,
to the /root directory of the PureDisk node that is hosting the SPA.

3. Log on to the node that hosts the SPA as user root.

4. Type cd /root to go to the /root directory.

5. Type the following command to verify the integrity of the patch:

md5sum /root/NB_PDO_60_MP1_S01_284638.tar

This command computes the md5 checksum of the patch file.  The md5
checksum of the patch file must match:
709af297234874a95d2336fa2288ae23
           If you obtain a different checksum, the patch was corrupted during download. Try to download the
patch again.

6. Type the following command to extract the README file:

tar -C / -xf /root/NB_PDO_60_MP1_S01_284638.tar README.txt

NOTE:  This patch must be applied to all servers running NetBackup PureDisk Remote Office Edition.
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IV. INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
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1. Log out from the Web UI

2. Type the following command to unpack the patch software:

tar -C / -xf /root/NB_PDO_60_MP1_S01_284638.tar

3. Type the following command to run and install the patch:

sh /PdosKernelUpgrade-1.1.sh

4. Run the following command to verify that the new kernel installed correctly:

rpm -qa | grep kernel

If the command returns a version number of 2.6.5-7.267, then the kernel
was upgraded successfully.

5. Reboot your system.

6. Perform a disaster recovery backup.

Use the instructions in the PureDisk Remote Office Edition Administrator's
Guide that is posted as a Related Document at the following site:

 http://support.veritas.com/docs/281792

This backup preserves both the databases and the content router data.

NOTE1: As of the MP1 release, the disaster recovery backup procedure differs
from the procedure that existed in previous releases.  If you are not
familiar with the MP1 disaster recovery backup procedure, see the Veritas
NetBackup PureDisk Remote Office Edition Administrator's Guide posted to the
web site noted previously in this step.


Attachments

NB_PDO_60_MP1_S01_284638.tar (220.6 MBytes)


Legacy ID



284638


Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH48719


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