Veritas™ Services and Operations Readiness Tools (SORT) is a set of web-based tools that optimizes the end to end experience for Veritas products. SORT offers information for understanding products, eases installation and upgrade, improves operational efficiency, recommends configurations to align to best practices, and enables you to manage the products proactively.

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Prepare for your next installation or upgrade, identify risks, and obtain product inventory
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2021-11-29
NEW!   NetBackup 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
2021-09-07
NetBackup 9.1.0.1 was generally available on September 7th, 2021!
2021-07-29
SORT 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.

2021-07-29
NetBackup 8.3.0.2 was generally available on July 29, 2021!
2021-07-19
NetBackup 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)

Supported Products

To maximize the benefit of using Veritas products