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Netting Out NetBackup

Announcing the SORT 3.9 Release

Created: 25 Jun 2013 • Updated: 25 Jun 2013
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The Symantec Operations Readiness Tools (SORT) team is pleased to announce the latest version of the SORT tool, now in production.  This release keeps pace with the latest NetBackup family compatibility lists and release-related information.  The following list details the highlights specific to NetBackup:

General

  • A new widget added on the My SORT and SORT for NetBackup pages titled “NetBackup Future Platform and Feature Plans” which includes email notification capability when the information is updated
  • Support for NetBackup and OpsCenter 7.5.0.6 maintenance release added to the Installation and Upgrade Checklist and Custom reports. 
  • Support for Windows 8 and Windows 2012 added to the Installation and Upgrade Checklist and Custom reports. 
  • Support for NetBackup Appliance 2.5.3 release added to the Installation and Upgrade Checklist reports.  Available on the 2.5.3 GA date
  • Support for NetBackup Appliance 5230 product added to the Installation and Upgrade Checklist reports.  Available on the 2.5.3 GA date
  • Minimum memory requirements for media servers, clients, and OpsCenter servers added to the Installation and Upgrade Checklist and Custom reports
  • Updates from changes to all NetBackup compatibility lists (Operating System (SCL) and associated features, Hardware (HCL), etc.) now included
  • Updates for the Hot Fix / EEB Release Auditor now included

Installation and Upgrade Custom Report

  • Support for NetBackup and OpsCenter 7.5.0.6 maintenance release added
  • Support for the Windows 8 and Windows 2012 platforms as clients (in 7.5.0.6) added
  • New check and reporting of minimum memory requirements for media servers, clients, and OpsCenter servers added
  • Latest NetBackup and OpsCenter hot fix information now included
  • Updates for the Hot Fix / EEB Release Auditor now included

Installation and Upgrade Checklist

  • A new sub-section added  to the Encryption and Security Solutions section of the Installation and Upgrade Checklist report for the Symantec Security Information Manager
  • Minimum memory requirements for media server, clients, and OpsCenter servers now included.
  • Enhanced usability for ‘notes’ in the various sections of the HCL: Usage now matches the PDF version of the HCL
  • Latest NetBackup, PureDisk, NetBackup Appliance, PureDisk Appliance and OpsCenter hot fix information now included
  • Support for NetBackup & OpsCenter 7.5.0.6 maintenance release added
  • Support for Windows 8 and Windows 2012 added
  • Support for NetBackup Appliance 2.5.3 release added
  • Support for the Ubuntu 12.10 platform added

Please visit the SORT landing page to take this great tool for a test drive:

https://sort.symantec.com/netbackup

Steve Murphy
Symantec NetBackup Support