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Needing to install NBU 7.5 client on RedHat 2.6.09

Created: 09 Nov 2012 • Updated: 28 Nov 2012 | 5 comments
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We are trying again to get our Linux server NBU Client installed. We have not had any luck installing NBU since 6.5.4

I am running and downloaded the 7.5 Client installs. The Unix Admin has tried loading them and he reports it is syaing - incompatable. We are using RedHat 2.6.09

We are going to be doing an upgrade on the software on the Linux box and would like to have a backup before this happens...


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Will Restore's picture

Please elaborate on "incompatable".  We upgraded from 6.5 to 7.0 to 7.1 without issue.

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pmc214's picture

I am thinking we have versions of RedHat that are 32bit...... when did compatability end for 32 bit? 7.0?

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"In the NetBackup 7.0 release we have dropped support for 32-bit binaries on Unix and Linux platforms unless otherwise noted in this compatibility list.

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pmc214's picture

So theoretically we have to go back to 6.5.4 ??? on the 32 bit unix and it is compatable with our server install to capture backups, no?

We have RedHat client 2.4 and 2.6. kernekls

sazz.'s picture

Yes you can backup the 6.5.4 from 7.5 master/media servers