Welcome to the Veritas NetBackup (tm) 6.0 Upgrade Portal!

Article:TECH49138  |  Created: 2008-01-07  |  Updated: 2008-01-07  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH49138
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Welcome to the Veritas NetBackup (tm) 6.0 Upgrade Portal!


Many improvements have been made to the Veritas NetBackup product that make it much more robust to meet the needs of our customers, including several core architecture changes. Because of these changes and the number of new features that NetBackup now offers, Symantec encourages the upgrade of any systems running a pre-6.0 version to the latest version of NetBackup 6.0.
Since the release of 6.0GA, a number of additional steps have been identified as critically important to the upgrade process. These steps are crucial and must be verified and/or performed before the actual installation of NetBackup 6.0. These additional steps are primarily intended to address many environmental and functional issues that typically did not surface in earlier versions of NetBackup. As a result, Symantec has created a more comprehensive upgrade guide for customers to follow when upgrading to NetBackup 6.0. Some of the added topics include:
  • Information on where to locate minimum system and environment requirements
  • A checklist of items and procedures that should be verified and backed up prior to beginning an upgrade
  • A detailed walk through of the upgrade process, that provides the appropriate upgrade information in existing NetBackup documents and published TechNotes.
As NetBackup 6.0 continues its life cycle, Symantec will continue to update this document as new steps and procedures are discovered

6.0 Manuals and Documentation can be found here:

A 6.0 Release Impact Bulletin can be found here:

A list of software alerts may be found here:

In addition, the TechNotes, guides, and other information found below, in the Related Documents section will also provide a wealth of other insightful information once you have successfully migrated to 6.0.

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