I’m extremely happy to announce that NetBackup Appliances 188.8.131.52 is now Generally Available!
NetBackup 184.108.40.206 is the latest update for NetBackup 52xx Appliances and the equivalent Appliance patch release to NetBackup 220.127.116.11. It can be applied in an upgrade to Appliances running ANY 2.5.x or 2.6.0.x version.
This release includes all 568 fixes included in the NetBackup 18.104.22.168 release, including resolutions for most commonly downloaded EEBs, customer escalations, and critical internally found defects.
The 22.214.171.124 release also contains:
- Customer High Impact Fixes including:
- Network setting retained during factory reset
- Allow eth0 configuration (was restricted in 126.96.36.199)
- No NetBackup restart with storage resize
- Multi-stream backups for migration tool fixed
- Clean job cancellation for migration tool
- SNMP packages added back to allow SNMP daemons to run on Appliance
- Support for VMware Dynamic Multi-Pathing (DMP)
- Multiple Security Improvements - most notably, removal/update of all OpenSSL components potentially affected by "Heartbleed"
- Install/Upgrade client patch size reduction and direct upgrades from 2.5.x to 188.8.131.52
- CallHome/Supportability enhancements including:
- Improved monitoring of BBU/SuperCap status
- Additional CallHome data including the list of installed EEBs and NetBackup version information.
- CallHome performance improvement through lesser round trips (increased packet size from 8KB to 256KB).
- Disk SMART errors in the support logs for improved diagnostics
To download 184.108.40.206, please visit the following page:
NetBackup Appliance 220.127.116.11 Release
To check to see if your particular Etrack is resolved in NetBackup 18.104.22.168, please refer to these Release Notes:
Symantec NetBackup 52xx Appliance Release Notes - Release 22.214.171.124
The documentation pack for this release can be found here:
Complete Symantec NetBackup 52xx Appliance Documentation Set - Release 126.96.36.199
The NetBackup Appliances Late Breaking News can be found here:
NetBackup 5xxx appliance series Late Breaking News
Bookmark the NetBackup Appliances Common Topics page to have these and many more useful links handy:
Finally, more information on this release can be found by accessing the NetBackup 188.8.131.52 release announcement, which is also available here on Connect: