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Comparison of Netbackup Versions.

Created: 02 May 2012 • Updated: 10 May 2012 | 5 comments
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Hi All,

I had given a task to take a presentation and training on below mentioned topic

"Comparison between 5.x, 6.x, and 6.5 against 7.x in details"

Can you please send me any documents / links for this topic.

And suggest me Important topics which I can cover in the training.

My alloted duration is 1hr.

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revarooo's picture

NetBackup 5.x is not supported any longer.

Old Connect forum on the matter of 5.x and 6.x differences

NetBackup 7 - whats new

NetBackup 6.5 Documentation

NetBackup 7.5 Documentation

Full list of documentation for NetBackup available here:

Marianne's picture

"Quick and easy" : 5.x no longer supported.
6.x will be EOSL in October. So - neither of them worth a mention!

Concentrate on 7.x - herewith version comparison for 7.0. 7.1, 7.5:

If you really HAVE TO cover 5.x and 6.x - give revaroo the 'solution' nod!

Supporting Storage Foundation and VCS on Unix and Windows as well as NetBackup on Unix and Windows
Handy NBU Links

Amarnath Sathishkumar's picture

Is there any comparison table available for explaining the features.

Amarnath Sathishkumar

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Yogesh9881's picture

there is NO any comparison table available for explaining the features.

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V4's picture

i found below comparison matrix which differentiates 5.x ,  6.x and 7.x

Refer pg. 3

Hope that helps

b-nbu_7_whats_new_version_matrix_DS_20971020.en-us.pdf 94.5 KB