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NetBackup (NetBackup 7.6.1 Maintenance Release 2) and NetBackup Appliances are now available!

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I’m extremely happy to announce that NetBackup and NetBackup Appliances are now Generally Available!

NetBackup is our second maintenance release for the NetBackup 7.6.1 release update. This release contains fixes to over 550 issues including resolutions for most commonly downloaded EEBs, customer escalations, and critical internally found defects. also provides several critical security fixes and many high-demand proliferations to our customers. The significant content of this release is:

  • Over 100 customer-related defect fixes, including four issues highlighted in the 7.6.1 Late Breaking News
  • Proliferations and Features:
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7- Oracle 11g R2 & 12c R2
    • BMR - Windows Server 2012 R2 Client/Boot Server
    • Exchange 2013 CU7
    • SharePoint 2013 support for SQL 2014
    • Windows 2012 R2 Update 3
    • Exchange 2007 SP3 RU16
    • Exchange 2010 SP3 RU8
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1 (Client)
    • CentOS 7 (Client)
    • OEL 6.6 (Client)
    • OEL 7 (Client)
    • SUSE 12 (Media Server, MSDP, Cloud)
    • SAP HANA SPS 09 SUSE 11 SP3
    • SAP HANA SPS 09 RHEL 6.5
    • Ubuntu 14.10
    • Domino SLES 12 (Domino 9.0.1 FP3 IF1)

To download, please visit the following page:

NetBackup Download Links

This is a MAINTENANCE Release for NetBackup (as opposed to a Release Update) - it can ONLY be applied on top of NetBackup 7.6.1 or (If you are currently running 7.0, 7.0.1, 7.1, 7.1.0.x, 7.5, 7.5.0.x OR 7.6.0.x, you will need to upgrade to 7.6.1 GA before you can apply

This is a CUMULATIVE release - it contains all previous fixes and you will not need to apply if you intend to apply

To check to see if your particular Etrack is resolved in NetBackup, please refer to these Release Notes and our updated EEB guide:

NetBackup Release Notes

Symantec NetBackup 7.6 Emergency Engineering Binary Guide

The NetBackup 7.6 and 7.6.1 Late Breaking News has also been updated to reflect newly released fixes in for some of our highest visibility issues:

NetBackup 7.6.1 Late Breaking News
 Short link:

NetBackup 7.6 Late Breaking News
 Short link:

Bookmark the NetBackup Product Landing Page to have these links and many more useful links handy:

NetBackup Appliances is the equivalent patch release for NetBackup 52xx (and new 5330!) Appliances. It can be applied in an upgrade to Appliances running ANY 2.5.x or 2.6.0.x version.

To download, please visit the following page:

NetBackup Appliance Release

More information on can be found at the following locations:

NetBackup Appliances Release Notes

Complete Symantec NetBackup Appliance Documentation Set - versions

The NetBackup Appliances Late Breaking News can be found here:

NetBackup 5xxx appliance series Late Breaking News
 Short link:

Bookmark the NetBackup Appliances Common Topics page to have these and many more useful links handy:


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