2021-09-07NetBackup 9.1.0.1 was generally available on September 7th, 2021!
2021-07-29SORT 6.0 is available on July 29, 2021!

On July 29, 2021, SORT delivered another release with new capabilities to improve user experience.

Highlights:

  • Refreshed landing page to easily access SORT News
  • Updated 'CONTACT US' page to guide you for differernt types of questions
  • Updated NetBackup API documents for jumping among multiple versions
  • Updated Appliance Compatibility List for supporting NetBackup Appliance 4.1/Flex Scale 1.3, 1.3.1
  • Supported NetBackup 8.3.0.2
  • SNMP MIB File for Flex Appliance can be found at Product Utilities

For InfoScale:

  • Enhanced Vxexplorer workflow for collecting performance logs
  • Vxfsstat can collect logs based on selected mount points
  • Allow to set the time duration for collecting Firstlook logs
  • Fixed the disk layout issue in Risk Assessment checks of SORT Data Collectors

For NetBackup, please refer to the separate news for details.

2021-07-29NetBackup 8.3.0.2 was generally available on July 29, 2021!
2021-07-19NetBackup Appliance 4.1 and Virtual Appliance 4.1 was generally available on Jul 19th, 2021!
  • SORT Installation and Upgrade checklist (http://sort.veritas.com/checklist/install) has been updated to support NetBackup Appliance 4.1 (Appliance 5240,5250,5330,5340,5350) and Virtual Appliance 4.1 (vSphere 6.5,vSphere 6.7,vSphere 7.0)
2021-06-07NetBackup 9.1 was generally available on June 7th, 2021!
2021-05-17New NetBackup 5350 Appliance now available!

 

Be sure to reference the new family of NetBackup Appliances on Veritas.com and visit Sales Central to learn more about the new NetBackup 5350 Appliance.

2021-04-06SORT 5.7 is available!

On Apr 5, 2021, SORT delivered another release with new capabilities to improve user experience.

  • Delivered the new License Calculators: InfoScale Core Plus on-premise and InfoScale Core Plus for Cloud
  • Added Core Plus licensing report in the generated reports by SORT Data Collectors
  • Enhanced Vxexplorer
  • Enabled the notification for Appliance Compatibility List update

For InfoScale

For NetBackup/NetBackup Appliances

  • Added support for NetBackup 9.0 / OpsCenter 9.0
  • Added support for NetBackup 9.0.0.1 / OpsCenter 9.0.0.1
  • Added support for NetBackup Appliance 4.0
  • Added support for NetBackup Virtual Appliance 4.0
  • Enhanced NetBackup Database and Application Agent Compatibility Checker to add a new “SQL Server Version” column for Enterprise Vault.
  • Added a new NetBackup 2038 Conversion Time Checker
  • Added a new check to estimate image upgrade time both in the Windows Data Collector and in the Perl Data Collector

If you have any comments or suggestions, please feel free to reach SORT by clicking 'CONTACT US' in the navigation menu.

2021-03-29NetBackup 9.0.0.1 was generally available on Mar 29, 2021!
  • NetBackup 9.0.0.1 was generally available on Mar 29, 2021.
  • SORT web (https://sort.veritas.com/netbackup) has been updated to support NetBackup 9.0.0.1.
  • Our data collectors have been updated to support NetBackup 9.0.0.1. Please go to https://sort.veritas.com/data_collectors to download them.
    NetBackup 9.0.0.1 and later versions support the expiration dates that extend beyond the year 2038.
  • To ensure compatibility with previous NetBackup versions, all items with an infinite expiration date are updated to reflect the new infinite expiration date value. This conversion may extend the time that is required to complete the upgrade. Please go to https://sort.veritas.com/utility/netbackup/conversion to download it.
2021-03-01NetBackup Appliance 4.0 and Virtual Appliance 4.0 was generally available on March 1st, 2021!
  • SORT Installation and Upgrade checklist (http://sort.veritas.com/checklist/install) has been updated to support NetBackup Appliance 4.0 (Appliance 5240,5250,5330,5340) and Virtual Appliance 4.0 (vSphere 6.5,vSphere 6.7,vSphere 7.0)
2021-01-01NetBackup 9.0 was generally available on January 1, 2021!
  • NetBackup 9.0 was generally available on January 1, 2021.
  • SORT web (https://sort.veritas.com/netbackup) has been updated to support NetBackup 9.0.
  • Our data collectors have been updated to support NetBackup 9.0. Please go to https://sort.veritas.com/data_collectors to download them.
  • NetBackup 9.0 and later versions support the expiration dates that extend beyond the year 2038.
    To ensure compatibility with previous NetBackup versions, all items with an infinite expiration date are updated to reflect the new infinite expiration date value. This conversion may extend the time that is required to complete the upgrade. Please go to https://sort.veritas.com/utility/netbackup/conversion to download it.
2020-10-14NetBackup Appliance 3.3.0.1 and Virtual Appliance 3.3.0.1 was generally available on October 5th, 2020!
  • SORT Installation and Upgrade checklist (http://sort.veritas.com/checklist/install) has been updated to support NetBackup Appliance 3.3.0.1 (Appliance 5230, 5240,5250,5330,5340) and Virtual Appliance 3.3.0.1 (VMware vSphere 6.0,vSphere 6.5,vSphere 6.7,vSphere 7.0)
2020-09-14NetBackup 8.3.0.1 was generally available on September 14, 2020!
2020-07-29SORT 5.6 is available!

On July 29, 2020, SORT delivered another release with new capabilities to improve user experience.

  • Enhanced EOSL page for displaying the product version by GA date
  • Enhanced the notifications for specific articles and added new articles

For InfoScale

  • Enhanced Vxexplorer for troubleshooting
  • Enhanced Ansible module page for multiple platforms
  • Allow to submit multiple kernels in one kernel request at Kernel Lookups
  • Added InfoScale OS Support cadence link on SORT Kernel Lookups
  • Able to show Download Center patch link in the patch detail page if there is

For NetBackup/NetBackup Appliances

  • Added support for NetBackup 8.3 / OpsCenter 8.3
  • Added support for NetBackup Appliance 5250
  • [Checklist] Support windows semi-annual release 1909 for NBU 8.1.2 and later
  • Added custom report support for NetBackup 8.3 / OpsCenter 8.3
  • Fixed issue for NetBackup's EEB notifications about editing directly in notifications details page

If you have any comments or suggestions, please feel free to reach SORT by clicking 'CONTACT US' in the navigation menu.

2020-07-29NetBackup 8.3 was generally available on July 29, 2020!
2020-04-13SORT 5.5 is Available.

On Apr 13, 2020, SORT delivered another release with new capabilities to improve user experience.

  • Kernel Lookups enables you to subscribe the kernel update notifications, which notify you with the latest qualified kernels by mails
  • Kernel Lookups enhances the kernel request form, to quickly respond to your requests. Please note that you have to contact Tech Support to open a case if you don't find the platform/product versions in the selection list.
  • Documents extends the notifications for specific articles (e.g. Late Breaking News). You can access Specific Articles Notifications directly by going to https://sort.veritas.com/spec_doc
  • Enhances NBU API documents  with categories list, which can easily go to components of APIs.
  • Adds Update Date for Appliance Compatibility List
  • Fixes of InfoScale Install/Upgrade Checklist patch/document sections
  • Back Exec new landing page is available on SORT

If you have any comments or suggestions, please feel free to reach SORT by clicking 'CONTACT US' in the navigation menu.

2019-06-30SORT 5.1 is available!

On Jun 30, 2019, SORT delivered a release with the following features and enhancements.

  • Allowed to view and find out the VxVM disk group versions and VxFS disk layout versions. You can access this new feature at KNOWLEDGE BASE > Disk Group / Disk Layout Versions
  • Allowed to subscribe patch notifications for Appliances/Information Studio. Go to DOWNLOADS > Appliance / Information Studio Patches for this
  • Allowed to provide feedback on specific sections in HTML documents on SORT.  These HTML documents on SORT start with https://sort.veritas.com/doc_viewer/#/content..
  • New Checks are added for Install/Upgrade Reports for NetBackup in SORT Data Collectors (Windows and Unix) . You can download the tools from DOWNLOADS > SORT Data Collectors
  • Required login for downloading patches
  • Support NBU API documents in Swagger on SORT Documents
  • Support Windows Semi-Annual Release for NetBackup in Windows Data Collectors
  • Continued to update InfoScale/SFHA Future Platform and Feature Plans

NetBackup 8.2 Support

2019-06-28NetBackup 8.2 was generally available on June 28, 2019!

For more information regarding NetBackup 8.2, please visit https://www.veritas.com/protection/netbackup.

 

2019-03-28SORT improvement on March 28

SORT delivered the following update today:

  • Enterprise Vault can be found under 'PRODUCTS' navigation
  • Enterprise Vault.cloud can be found under 'PRODUCTS' navigation
  • Removed Categories from SORT Documents filters so that you can get all the documents for specific product version/platform in just one page.
2019-02-27Flex Appliance 1.2 is Generally Available on Feb 26

Flex Appliance 1.2 is Generally Available on Feb 26, 2019. You can find SORT Support for it.

For Flex Appliance 1.2 new install ISO, go to Veritas Entitlement Management System(VEMS) by clicking the Veritas Support 'Licensing' option.

2019-01-24SORT 5.0 is available

On Jan 24, 2019, SORT delivered a release with the following features and enhancements.

  • Reorganized SORT Navigations and refreshed the landing pages to improve user experience for locating SORT features and capabilities. 
  • Added videos about the update of SORT. To start to use SORT, you can watch the videos. More videos about how to use SORT will be published later.
  • Enabled the direct access to product landing pages to find out SORT features for each product. You can access it by clicking the product in the navigation 'PRODUCTS' or 'Supported Products' in the landing page.
  • Added Latest News in SORT landing page.
  • Centralized patches on SORT, including NetBackup hotfixes downloads at NetBackup Hotfix Lookup
  • Ease the way to subscribe notifications for documents in Documents 
  • Enhanced NBU/NBUA EEB Notification Feature by sending notifications only when the EEB# is valid and has changes.
  • Supported Windows Server 2019 for Windows Data Collector and Install&Upgrade Checklists for NetBackup
  • Polished NetBackup Operating System Compatibility checker's style to reduce click efforts and  consistent with DB checker.