Veritas™ Services and Operations Readiness Tools (SORT)

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  • NetBackup Future Platform and Feature Plans

    To better help customers plan for upcoming changes to the support status of older product functionality, features, hardware, OS, and 3rd party software products in NetBackup, Veritas will provide advanced notification as listed below. Veritas intends to list items that will no longer be supported in the next release of NetBackup. If possible, these items are listed at least six months before that release.

    The information below lists certain features, functionality, 3rd-party and Veritas products, applications, databases, and OS/Platforms. Veritas intends to replace them with newer and improved functionality, or in some cases, discontinue without replacement. The last release of NetBackup to proliferate support of the item is provided. Technotes listed in the Notes column contain additional details about available replacement options. Where a major, minor or release update version is specified, the feature or platform is supported through the last Maintenance Update (patch) of that release. Where 'All' is specified, there is support for all versions or variations of the family of the relevant or supported platforms.

    Check this site frequently for updated information for NetBackup. If an item listed below will cause significant business impact, contact your Veritas Sales Account Team. Please note that the official NetBackup Support Lifecycle for your existing NetBackup product version will not be affected or altered in any way. For the official Veritas Support Lifecycle Policy of all NetBackup versions, see https://www.veritas.com/content/support/en_US/terms/support-fundamentals.html.

    Information in the following table contains plans starting with NetBackup 7.5.
    The table was last updated on 2017-05-25.
  • Product Documentation

    Select your product, version, platform, document type, and document language to display a list of applicable documentation.

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  • NetBackup Hot Fix and EEB Release Auditor

    Product:
    Enter hot fix or EEB identifiers:
       (last updated on May 08, 2017)
  • Custom Reports Using Data Collectors

    Get sample reports about your systems and Veritas enterprise products.
  • Installation and Upgrade Checklist

    Enter your product and environment information to create an Installation and Upgrade checklist.

    Product:

    Product version you are installing or upgrading to:

    Platform:

    Processor:

    Product version you are upgrading from (optional):

    View sample Installation and Upgrade checklists for Veritas enterprise products.
  • Risk Assessment Checklist

    Enter your product and environment information to create a Risk Assessment checklist.

    Product family:

    Product:

    Product component:

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    Product version:

    Check category:

  • Array-Specific Modules

    Latest | Most downloaded | ASLs/APMs notifications
    VRTSaslapm Linux (Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6) 2017-04-14
    VRTSaslapm Linux Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 2017-04-14
    VRTSaslapm Linux Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 2017-03-17
    VRTSaslapm AIX (6.1, 7.1) 2016-12-05
    VRTSaslapm AIX (6.1, 7.1) 2016-12-05
  • NetBackup Status Code Lookup

  • SFHA Future Platform and Feature Plans

    To better help its customers to plan for these upcoming changes to the support status of these items in the Products, Veritas will provide advanced notification as soon as possible as listed below. Veritas intends to list the older product functionality, features, hardware, OS, and 3rd party software products that will no longer be supported in the next release of the Products. If possible, these items are listed at least six months before that release.

    Check this site frequently for updated information for the Products. If an item listed below will cause significant business impacts, contact your Veritas Sales Account Team. Please note that the official Storage Foundation/Veritas InfoScale /NetBackup Support Lifecycle for the existing version of the Products won't be affected or altered in any way. For the official Veritas Support Lifecycle Policy of all versions of the Products, see https://www.veritas.com/content/support/en_US/terms/support-fundamentals.html.

    The table was last updated on 2016-07-29.
  • Patch Lookup

  • Error Code Lookup

  • Veritas Services and Operations Readiness Tools News

    [ 2017-05-08 ] Enhancements for NetBackup in SORT 4.4

    NetBackup Solutions:

    • Consuming SCL footnotes referencing specific OS TL or SP or patch levels and version of the product when supports starts
    • Checks for required OS patches/hot fixes being contained in a Windows service pack
    • New Snapshot Client section in the NetBackup Installation & Upgrade checklist report with Arrays focus
    • Splitting out the three NetBackup OST Secondary Storage Solutions into separate index items
    • My SORT Overview page now contains the NetBackup compatibility checker widgets
    • New NetBackup Knowledge Base tool for quicker access to product hot fixes
    • Expanded query syntax for the NetBackup Hot Fix and EEB Release Auditor widget - EEB installer file name
    • Support for Ubuntu 16.04 custom reporting for NetBackup
    • Support for CentOS 6 & 7 custom reporting for NetBackup
    • See separate NetBackup SORT news announcement for additional details
    [ 2017-05-02 ] New SORT 4.4 Release

    On May 1, 2017, SORT delivered a release with the following features and enhancements. 

    General:

    •  Deduplicated the log collection in Vxexplorer for improving efficiency
    • Windows Data Collector included the fix to avoid crash while running licensing report in specific case 
    •  Patch Finder(https://sort.veritas.com/patch) allows to download patches directly in the main page of patch finder
    • Licensing report adds a new tab report called Renewal Current Licensing to provide capability of updating license model accordingly

    Veritas Resiliency Platform 2.1/2.2 Solution:

    Access 7.2.1:

    HyperScale for OpenStack 1.0:

    NetBackup Solutions:

    • Consuming SCL footnotes referencing specific OS TL or SP or patch levels and version of the product when supports starts
    • Checks for required OS patches/hot fixes being contained in a Windows service pack
    • New Snapshot Client section in the NetBackup Installation & Upgrade checklist report with Arrays focus
    • Splitting out the three NetBackup OST Secondary Storage Solutions into separate index items
    • My SORT Overview page now contains the NetBackup compatibility checker widgets
    • New NetBackup Knowledge Base tool for quicker access to product hot fixes
    • Expanded query syntax for the NetBackup Hot Fix and EEB Release Auditor widget - EEB installer file name
    • Support for Ubuntu 16.04 custom reporting for NetBackup
    • Support for CentOS 6 & 7 custom reporting for NetBackup
    • See separate NetBackup SORT news announcement for additional details
    [ 2016-12-19 ] New SORT Release

    On Dec 18, 2016, SORT delivered a release with the following features and enhancements. The in-time product release support has been delivered successfully and can be found in previous announcements.

    General:

    Veritas InfoScale Solutions:

    • Kernel Lookups (https://sort.veritas.com/kernel) can be accessed from navigation and show the support date and patches if there are for specific kernel. Enhanced the kernel search by entering kernel versions
    • Included all SFHA/InfoScale products under what-if analysis in SORT Licensing reports
    • InfoScale 7,2 release (refer to previous announcement)

    Access 7.2:

    • Refer to the previous announcement

    HPEHVC 2.0:

    • Refer to the previous announcement

    Data Insight 5.2:

    • Refer to the previous announcement

    NetBackup Solutions:

    • Kept current with updates to all the NetBackup Compatibility List changes
    • Included all the available hot fixes for NetBackup and OpsCenter
    • Kept our Future Platform and Feature Plans data up to date with latest information
    • NetBackup Software Compatibility Checkers (https://sort.veritas.com/nbu_checkers/nbu_checkers) integrated Software, Database and Application Agent.
    • NetBackup & Opscenter 8.0 support
    • NetBackup Appliance 3.0 support
    • NetBackup Appliance 5240 support
    • New Client Platforms for NetBackup support
    • See separate NetBackup SORT news announcement for additional details
  • Patches

  • Notifications

    Get email notifications about new patches, hardware compatibility lists (HCLs), high availability agents, Array Support Libraries (ASLs)/Array Policy Modules (APMs), NetBackup Future Platform and Feature Plans, NetBackup hot fix/EEB releases, and documentation.

    • Patch name: vcs-rhel6_x86_64-VRTSllt-6.0.3.100
      Release type: Patch
      Release date: 2013-05-22
      Details: Detailed info
      Download: FTP
      Patch name: vcs-sles10_x86_64-VRTSllt-6.0.3.100
      Release type: Patch
      Release date: 2013-05-22
      Details: Detailed info
      Download: FTP
      Patch name: vcs-sles11_x86_64-VRTSllt-6.0.3.100
      Release type: Patch
      Release date: 2013-05-22
      Details: Detailed info
      Download: FTP
  • License Calculators

    License calculators for the InfoScale/Storage Foundation family

    Server Tier
    Entitlement Calculator
    SPVU Calculator

    SPVU pricing meter is not applicable for Veritas InfoScale 7.x versions and beyond. If you want to convert your existing Storage Foundation SPVU entitlement to InfoScale Per Core entitlement, please switch to the 'InfoScale Entitlement Calculator' tab.

    * Required

    * Platform:

    * Processor Make/model:
    e.g. ITANIUM, OPTERON, POWER, SPARC, and XEON. View all processors.
    How to find Processor Make/Model?

    Host environment:

    * Number of cores to license:

    To determine the total core count:
    • Enter the exact number of cores used.

    Calculation Results
    Processor Make - Model Core/ Processor Number of Cores SPVUs SKUs To Buy Host environment

    Use this screen to calculate the cores you need to convert your existing Storage Foundation SPVU or OS Edition tier license entitlement to InfoScale Per Core entitlement. The calculation helps enable compliance analysis for the Per-Core pricing meter of the Veritas InfoScale product family. It also helps you determine the InfoScale product entitlement after the transition to the InfoScale product family. InfoScale products for Unix may also be licensed by Server Tier. Storage Foundation Server Tiers directly map to the same Server Tier for InfoScale. If you want to identify your server tier, please switch to the 'Server Tier' tab.

    * Required

    * Platform:

    * Product:

    * Tier Type:

    Calculation Results
    Platform Current Product name SPVU OS Edition tier Entitled InfoScale Product InfoScale Entitled Cores


    Note: For Solaris x86-64, there is only InfoScale Availability install base.

    * Required

    * Server Make - Model or Uname / Model String:

    e.g. IBM POWER 750, HP INTEGRITY BL860C, ORACLE SPARC T4, SUN M5000
    How to find Server Make/Model?`

    * Max cores in the server:

    Calculation Results
    Server Make - Model Model String Server Tier

    SPVU pricing meter is not applicable for Veritas InfoScale 7.x versions and beyond. If you want to convert your existing Storage Foundation SPVU entitlement to InfoScale Per Core entitlement, please switch to the 'InfoScale Entitlement Calculator' tab.

    * Required

    * Processor Make/model:

    e.g. ITANIUM, OPTERON, PENTIUM, and XEON.
    View all processors.
    How to find Processor Make/Model?

    * Number of processors to license:

    Calculation Results
    Processor Make - Model Core/ Processor Number of Cores SPVUs SKUs To Buy
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    Server Uname Cores
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