For people who use Linux Red Hat rather than SUSE, is it planned to support this OS as a backup hosts ?
I believe SLES is supported with appliance (as per abdul's recent blog of his series)
May be RHEL is under roadmap
What do you mean by a backup host?
If you mean a Media Server then it is already supported for 64 bit 4x (AS / ES - not 7.5), 5x and 6x (ES)
Or do you mean some sort of appliance?
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I think he means VM backup host....
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I dont think it will happen for a long time, if at all, as the vSphere API depends on a lot of things but the fibre transport is also important.
They were able to do it for the appliances as the HBAs are known and fixed so that allowed then to code it all (did the Appliance training a little while ago and this was discussed)
It maybe that they produce something for specific versions of RHEL with a specific HBA - a little like they have done for Fibre Transport requirements.
Hope this helps - sorry for missing the point initially.
May be Abdul comes up with some insight on this.
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"The issue will be fixed in a future release of NetBackup."
Good to see this!
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So nobody thinks that "Red Hat" could be supported as "VMware backup hosts" in one of the next NBU 7.5 maintenance pack !