2022-06-28NetBackup 10.0.0.1 was generally available on June 27, 2022!
2022-06-28SORT 6.3 is available!

On Jun 27, 2022, SORT delivered another release with the following update.

For InfoScale:

  • Enhance VCS command collection in Vxexplorer
  • SORT UNIX Data Collector - Vxexplorer enhancements
    • Be able to generate SUMMARY file for VCS commands
    • Be able to generate SUMMARY file for Solaris ZFS information
    • Be able to genearate SUMMARY file for Veritas DMP related information
    • Capture 'virtinfo -c' in ldom_folder for Solaris SPARC
  • Allow to modify the log folder in Windows Data Collector GUI version

For Appliances:

  • Updated Appliance Compatibility List for Access Appliance, NetBackup Appliance
  • Be able to export Appliance Compatibility List as PDF file

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

 

2022-05-09Access 8.0 and Access Appliance 3350 were generally available on May 2nd, 2022!

Access 8.0 and Access Appliance 3350 were generally available on May 2nd, 2022!

2022-04-25NetBackup Appliance 5.0 and Virtual Appliance 5.0 was generally available on April 25th, 2022!
  • SORT Installation and Upgrade checklist (http://sort.veritas.com/checklist/installhas been updated to support NetBackup Appliance 5.0 (Appliance 5240,5250,5330,5340,5350) and Virtual Appliance 5.0 (vSphere 6.7,vSphere 7.0)
2022-03-29SORT 6.2 is available!

On Mar 28, 2022, SORT delivered another release with the following update.

Highlights:

  • Added NetBackup SaaS Protection product landing page
  • Updated SORT Documents for the product releases, including
    • NetBackup 10.0
    • NetBackup SaaS Protection 1.0
    • NetBackup Flex Scale 3.0
    • NetBackup IT Analytics 11.0
    • Resiliency Platform 10.0

For InfoScale:

  • Integrated AIX TL at Kernel Lookup
  • Vxfsstat can collect logs based on selected mount points
  • Added SLES Linux in SORT Kernel Request page as part of self certification process
  • Added Auto-certification Matrix in Kernel Lookup to help understand the auto-certification and self certification process
  • Fixed the links under Summary section in Risk Assessment Checklist reports
  • Removed HAFD from the Risk Assessment check names
  • Skipped SFRAC checks when it's not configured for Risk Assessment in UNIX Data Collectors
  • Added haimfconfig as part of Vxexplorer
  • Captured logs for Vanilla Kubernetes and RedHat OCP 4.x environment in Vxexplorer

For NetBackup Flex Scale 3.0:

  • Updated Products and Platforms Lookup for Flex Scale 3.0
  • Updated Appliance Compatibility List for Flex Scale 3.0
  • Updated Documents for Flex Scale 3.0

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

2022-03-29NetBackup 10.0 was generally available on March 28, 2022!
2021-12-14SORT 6.1 is available!

On Dec 13, 2021, SORT delivered another release with supporting InfoScale 8.0. You can find the updates by quick access to https://sort.veritas.com/prod_land?prod=infoscale

  • Documents for InfoScale 8.0
  • Products and Platfroms Lookups for InfoScale 8.0
  • HCL Update for InfoScale 8.0
  • Support InfoScale 8.0 in Install and Upgrade Checklist
  • Support InfoScale 8.0 in Risk Assessment Checklist
  • Support InfoScale 8.0 in SORT Data Collectors
  • Add log collections for InfoScale for containers

 

2021-11-29NetBackup Flex Scale 2.1 was generally available on Nov 15, 2021!

NetBackup Flex Scale 2.1 was generally available on Nov 15, 2021. The following capabilities on SORT have been updated for it.

See NetBackup Flex Scale 2.1 Updates:

  • Immutable architecture to protect data and infrastructure
    • Ransomware Immutability with Sec-17a Cohasset assessment
    • Enhanced STIG rules to meet public sector compliance requirements
    • Security hardening with SELinux, IDS, and IPS support
    • External Key Management Server support
    • External Certificate Authority support
    • FIPS support for operating system layer
  • New deployment option to make the scale-out transition smooth:
    • Media server only deployment option to integrate with existing domain
  • Workload and use case Enhancements:
    • VMware stun-free backup support
    • Universal shares
    • VRP integration
    • Cloud point and FlexSnap integration
    • Aptare Integration
    • Ability to add external media server for SAN/FC transport support
  • Scale-out and resiliency enhancements:
    • Self-managed Catalog – restore catalog from checkpoints using web UI
    • Disaster Recovery: Rolling upgrade improvements and DR management using UI
    • Performance enhancement with distributed rebuilds and IA enhancements
    • Active-Active DR support
  • Supportability and telemetry
    • Telemetry collection & NetInsights Integration
    • Smartmeter integration
    • Flex Scale BETB license enhancements: license enforcement and reporting
    • SDKs to automate most common Flex Scale operations
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.