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Support for Windows 2012 and MS SQL 2012

Created: 03 Jan 2013 • Updated: 06 Feb 2013 | 3 comments
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I have checked through the recently latest scl found that windows 2012 is still no supporting netbackup client but MS SQL 2012 is.

May i know when will be the Windows 2012 been supported and is there any workaround to backup Windows 2012 using the currently version ?

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Ashish-Sharma's picture


You can test NBU 7.6 Beta testing:

Customers can register for beta tests at .

Check this thread

Thanks In Advance

Ashish Sharma

Mark_Solutions's picture

It should be Q2 of 2013 for 2012 client support

You can back it up if virtualised using a vSphere backup - this works successfully but is unsupported - but I guess if you have it and have to back it up at least you have a method! (you would need to restore individual files elsewhere as you cannot install a client onto it as yet)

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Will Restore's picture

Curious, folks are rushing into production with no shakeout? I expect we will try 2012 next year after some of the bugs have been found. ;)

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