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NetBackup (NetBackup 7.1 Maintenance Release 3) is now available!

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I'm very pleased to announce that a new Maintenance Release for NetBackup 7.1 is now available!

NetBackup is the third maintenance release on NetBackup 7.1.  This release contains several new proliferations as listed below:

  • Support for vSphere5
  • Support for SharePoint 2010 SP1 and Exchange 2010 SP2
  • Client support for Mac 10.7
  • Master and media support for AIX 7.1
  • NBSL changes to gather hardware information from appliance media servers attached to NBU7.1.x master servers

Along with above mentioned proliferations, several customer issues and internal engineering defects were fixed covering:

  • Resolution of Deduplication issues around data inconsistency, stream handler, GRT and high memory consumption during backups
  • Resolution of performance issues experienced by customers in BMR pre-restore environment since 7.0.X
  • Restore related issues in BMRon windows and HP ‘G’ series hardware
  • Upgrade to Tomcat version in OpsCenter
  • Other miscellaneous fixes across NetBackup product

To download, please visit the following page:

NetBackup Download Links

This is a MAINTENANCE Release (as opposed to a Release Update) - it can ONLY be applied on top of NetBackup 7.1.  (If you are running 7.0 or 7.0.1, you will need to upgrade to 7.1 before you can apply

Please note that maintenance releases are CUMULATIVE - that means that contains all product fixes included in, AND  If you are currently running NetBackup 7.1, you may apply the maintenanace release without installing or  In fact, if you are still running NetBackup 7.1, we would HIGHLY encourage applying!

To check to see if your particular Etrack is resolved in NetBackup, please refer to these Release Notes:

NetBackup Release Notes