When /usr/openv is in the exclude list of a Linux backup hosts, VMware backups will appear to complete successfully but will not contain any data.

Article:AL1550  |  Created: 2014-04-04  |  Updated: 2014-11-04  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/AL1550
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This is to inform you that Symantec Corporation has just issued a Software Alert.  This is a critical technical issue for:

  • NetBackup for VMware through on Linux backup hosts
  • including NetBackup Appliances 2.5.2 through when the Appliance is used as the backup host

To read this document, please access the link below.

This Software Alert was delivered because product quality and responsiveness to customers are consistent Symantec Corporation hallmarks.  Any issue that could potentially affect the integrity of data in your environment, no matter how rare, is viewed as extremely serious.

Thank you for choosing Symantec.

Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/AL1550

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