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This is an introductory video that demonstrates how to install NetBackup 7.7 on SuSE 11 SP3. The video runs through the very basics of the installation and then launching of the GUI just to get first time NetBackup users started.


Basic Prerequisites for your installation:

  • 7.7 NetBackup Software
  • License keys
  • space on the system for the installation files and for your catalog.
    • This could be a separate mount point for /usr/openv or a link to a mount point with enough space.


For disk space considerations check out the Getting Started Guide -

For general installation information check out the Installation Guide -


Additional Guides can be found here -


 An Installation and Upgrade Checklist is available for NetBackup 7.7 on the Symantec Operations Readiness Tools web site to determine 7.7 requirements and documentation for master server, media servers, and clients: