Backup & Recovery

Hi

i wana share the SOP Made by us to upgrade  the Netbackup Server Upgradation from NB 6.5..4 to NB 7.6.0.4 

Current configuration:

OS: Suse linux 10 sp2 64 bit

NB Version : 6.5.4

Upgrade configuration:

OS Upgraded: Suse Linux 11 sp2 with same hostname and IP Address

NB Version ; 7.6.0.4

 

1) OS Installation on New Server (SLES 11 SP2) with the same hostname and IP Address
2) Netbackup Server Upgrade from 6.5.4 to 7.1.0.4 on existing server
3) Stop all backup jobs and disable backup policies
4) Take online catalog backup
5) Stop Netbackup Services
6) Unmount the SAN partition from the exisiting Netbackup Server
7) Unmap the Netbackup LUN's from the storage to exisitng Netbackup Server
8) Install the same Netbackup version 7.1.0.4 on new server with SLES 11 SP2 
9) Zone this Netbackup Server with the NetApp storage
10) Map the Netbackup LUN's with the new server
11) Mount the SAN partition on the new server
12) Restore the catalogs
13) Verify all backup policies and catalog data
14) Run test manual backups and restores to verify
15) After successful UAT, Upgrade Netbackup 7.1.0.4 to Netbackup 7.5
16) Run test manual backups and restores to verify
17) After successful UAT, Upgrade Netbackup 7.5 to Netbackup 7.6
18) Upgrade Netbakcup patch 7.6.0.4

Symantec Documentation :

Upgrade Portal on Support:
http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&key=15143&channel=TECHNICAL_SOLUTION&bas...

Upgrade checklist can be found here:
https://sort.symantec.com/checklist/install

Don't forget to get the latest release of the software from Fileconnect:
https://fileconnect.symantec.com/licenselogin.jsp?localeStr=en_US

Additional patches or hotfixes (EEB) can be found here:
http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&key=15143&channel=TECHNICAL_SOLUTION&bas...

7.x Upgrade Portal

 Article:TECH74584 | Created: 2009-01-17 | Updated: 2014-11-19 | Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH74584