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Netting Out NetBackup

NetBackup (NetBackup 7.6 Maintenance Release 3) is now available!

Created: 30 Jul 2014 • Updated: 01 Aug 2014 • 2 comments
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I’m extremely happy to announce that NetBackup is now Generally Available!

NetBackup is our latest maintenance release for the NetBackup 7.6 line.  This release contains fixes to 336 issues (bringing our total over 900!) including resolutions for most commonly downloaded EEBs, customer escalations, and critical internally found defects. also provides several critical security fixes and many high-demand proliferations to our customers. The significant content of this release is:

Over 200 customer-related defect fixes, including three issues highlighted in the 7.6 Late Breaking News


  • SharePoint/Exchange 2013 GRT
  • MSDP/Client Dedupe for Windows 2012 R2
  • SQL 2014
  • VDDK 5.5 U1


  • NBU Support Utility Updates
  • JRE update (7u51)

To download, please visit the following page:

NetBackup Download Links

This is a MAINTENANCE Release for NetBackup (as opposed to a Release Update) - it can be applied on top of NetBackup 7.6 GA or  (If you are currently running 7.0, 7.0.1, 7.1, 7.1.0.x, 7.5 OR 7.5.0.x, you will need to upgrade to 7.6 GA before you can apply

To check to see if your particular Etrack is resolved in NetBackup, please refer to these Release Notes and our updated EEB guide:

NetBackup Release Notes

Symantec NetBackup 7.6 Emergency Engineering Binary Guide

The NetBackup 7.6 Late Breaking News has also been updated to reflect newly released fixes in for some of our highest visibility issues:

NetBackup 7.6 Late Breaking News

Bookmark the NetBackup Product Landing Page to have these links and many more useful links handy:

Note: The next NetBackup Appliances release ( should be available next Monday, 4 August. | APPLBN | 75LBN

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Wes T. Gator's picture

How long until the appliances see the update as available?  Is there a way to force them to check?

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CRZ's picture

Shouldn't be too long after it's posted, but remember it won't be posted until Monday. | APPLBN | 75LBN

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