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Netbackup for SharePoint 2013?

Created: 17 Dec 2012 • Updated: 18 Jul 2013 | 6 comments
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Hello,

I'm working with a client who's using Netbackup 7.5, and they're looking at implementing SharePoint 2013.  Does Netbackup 7.5 currently support SharePoint 2013, or is there a roadmap that gives a general idea of when SharePoint 2013 will be supported by Netbackup (7.5 or later)?

 

Thanks!

Zach

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Will Restore's picture

SharePoint 2013 is in early release so can't imagine NetBackup supports it today though I'm sure their engineers are working on it! 

 

update: Alex's blog refers to support from Enterprise Vault and I expect similar support from NetBackup

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/blogs/enterprise-vault-support-exchange-server-sharepoint-server-and-office-2013

 

 

Will Restore -- where there is a Will there is a way

captain jack sparrow's picture

Symantec generally takes 90-120 days to certify support on new products. I believe MS wave 2013 are just reached to RTM so we should expect certified support by Feb-Mar 2013. May be we get netbackup 7.6 ;-)

 

 Cheers !!!

CJS

 

Nauset's picture

We are currently running SharePoint 2010 GRT backups on Netbackup 7.5.0.4.  Our SharePoint team is currently testing SharePoint 2013 in a sandbox environment for rollout later in the year.  What are our options for running GRT backups with SharePoint 2013. I have been doing a lot of searching but not finding much info on the topic. Thanks

Dyneshia's picture

Sharepoint 2013 is expected to be supported 7.5.0.6 and 7.6

You can subscribe to :    http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH126904  to be alerted when it is supported.

I belive the ETA for 7.5.0.6 is sometime this summer, however there has been no offical release date from Symantec as of yet.  Currnelty 7.6 is out on beta.  Please go to :

https://symbeta.symantec.com/callout/?callid=0A794...  

or

https://symbeta.symantec.com/login.html

For more info pPlease see :

http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH74757 -
NetBackup Product Lifecycle and End of Support Life (EOSL)

http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH59978  - Master NetBackup Compatibility Lists
 

Nauset's picture

Thanks for all the great info. Looks like our 2013 rollout is planned for Oct so that gives us time to plan for a NB upgrade

Dyneshia's picture

UPDATE : 7.5.0.6 was released and Sharepoint 2013 is supported.   Please note : GRT is currnelty not supported for 2013 .

Please see this blog regarding 7.5.0.6 - It contains the download links, release notes, and hand MS 2012 info.

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/blogs/windows-2012-support-netbackup

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