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NetBackup 7.5.0.6 (NetBackup 7.5 Maintenance Release 6) is now available!

Created: 20 Jun 2013 • Updated: 25 Jun 2013 • 5 comments
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I'm very pleased to announce that the next Maintenance Release for NetBackup 7.5 is now available!

NetBackup 7.5.0.6 is the sixth maintenance release for NetBackup 7.5.  It is a cumulative release containing fixes and content from 7.5.0.1 through 7.5.0.5. In addition, this release contains almost 600 additional fixes (bringing the total fixes in 7.5.0.6 to over 1700!) including the most commonly downloaded EEBs, several customer escalations, and internal engineering defects.

NetBackup 7.5.0.6 includes the following proliferations and enhancements:

  • YES, Windows Server 2012/8 is now supported!
  • db2 10.1 (snapshot support; streaming support was added in 7.5.0.5)
  • Exchange 2013
  • Hyper-V 2012
  • SharePoint 2013
  • SAP HANA client support - see this blog post for more information

To download 7.5.0.5, please visit the following page:

NetBackup 7.5.0.6 Download Links
 http://symantec.com/docs/TECH204644

This is a MAINTENANCE Release for NetBackup (as opposed to a Release Update) - it can ONLY be applied on top of NetBackup 7.5.  (If you are currently running 7.0, 7.0.1, 7.1, or 7.1.0.x, you will need to upgrade to 7.5 before you can apply 7.5.0.6.)

Please note that maintenance releases are CUMULATIVE - that means that 7.5.0.6 contains all product fixes included in 7.5.0.1, 7.5.0.2, 7.5.0.3, 7.5.0.4 AND 7.5.0.5.  If you are currently running NetBackup 7.5, you may apply the 7.5.0.6 maintenanace release without installing 7.5.0.1, 7.5.0.3, 7.5.0.4 or 7.5.0.5.  In fact, if you are still running NetBackup 7.5, we would HIGHLY encourage applying 7.5.0.6!

To check to see if your particular Etrack is resolved in NetBackup 7.5.0.6, please refer to these Release Notes:

NetBackup 7.5.0.6 Release Notes
 http://symantec.com/docs/DOC6396

The NetBackup 7.5 Late Breaking News has also been updated to reflect newly released fixes in 7.5.0.6 for some of our highest visibility issues:

NetBackup 7.5 Late Breaking News
 http://symantec.com/docs/TECH178334

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StefanosM's picture

already running 7.5.0.6.

No problem so far

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Mux's picture

When do you think symantec will release v 2.5.3 for Netbackup Applaince 5220? So that the applaince can have 7.5.0.6.

Thanks

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etjny's picture

Same here.  Eagerly awaiting the upgrade for our 5220 currently at 7.5.0.2.  Any release date?

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Umair Hussain's picture

2.5.3 was being released along with 1.4.4 on July 8th, www.symantec.com/docs/DOC6492 and DOC6430.

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Mux's picture

Thanks for the update.

Is there any way to get notification when any update for a product is released?

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