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Baremetal Windows 2008 client support for NetBackup 7 please

Created: 11 Feb 2010 • Updated: 01 Nov 2010 | 4 comments
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I believe NetBackup 7 should include support for a Windows 2008 client.  I don't understand why Symantec does not support bare metal restore for a Windows 2008 client in NetBackup 7.0GA.

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AmolV's picture

Support for Win2K8 requires use of Win-PE 2.1 (BMR uses Win-PE from MSFT to setup the basic restore environment)
So in 7.0 GA, Win-PE 2.1 migration has been completed first.
Support for Win2K8 could now be expected in the next major patch after 7.0 GA.

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Reagan's picture

I'm not sure what Win-PE-2.1 is, so I'll be keeping my eye out.  Hopefully the next major 7.0 patch will come out soon.

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Marek Kedzierski's picture

BMR support for Windows 2008 will be included in NB 7.0.1 (beta program starts soon)

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mrinal.sarkar6200's picture

Hi,

I am too having the same problem.......

May i know that that error you all people were getting while doing BMR backup.

Thanks.

Certified Symantec Professional.

Work mostly with Netbackup, Backup Exec, Storage Foundation, DLO and System Recovery

Mrinal Sarkar

Howrah, India

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