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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Data Collectors

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SORT 7.0 is available!

SORT has delivered a new release with the following update.

For InfoScale

  • Updated text and menu order in Windows Data Collectors
  • Fixed core count in AIX in UNIX Data Collectors
  • Updated text in Kernel Lookup page

For NetBackup

  • [Web] Supported NetBackup Appliance 5.3
  • [Web] Added text view for Key feature history page:
  • [Web] Remove EOLed OS from Checklist: Windows 8
  • [Web & DCs] Removed EOSLed version from Checklist and DCs: NetBackup/OpsCenter 7.7.3/8.1/8.1.1 and NetBackup Appliance 3.1/3.1.1
  • [Web & DCs] Supported NBU
  • [DCs] Extended Check - include the following checks from nbcheck :
    • last catalog backup check
    • missing_binaries_noncritical
    • ea_check
    • selinux_status_check
    • look_for_permissions
    • file_max_check
    • db_files_check
    • acl_support_check
  • [DCs] Removed obsolete check: NetBackup PureDisk software
  • [PerlDC] Integrated NetBackup UTF-8 Checker Tool for Red Hat and SUSE Linux
  • [PerlDC] Supported new platforms : Alma Linux 9/8, BC-Linux Euler 21.10, BC-Linux BC-Linux 8.2, Red Hat 7/8/9 Power,  SuSE 12/15 Power, Red Hat 8 z/arch?SuSE 11 z/arch
  • [PerlDC] Fixed the issue for NBU installed directory: use original path as installed path installed of attaching 'openv' separately
  • [PerlDC] Extended check for file_max_check and look_for_permissions Description issue is fixed

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NetBackup was generally available!
NetBackup Appliance 5.3 was generally available on November 27th, 2023!
SORT 6.8 is available!

SORT has delivered a few updates in the latest release.

  • Refreshed SORT UI and landing page
  • Simplified SORT Data Collectors page
  • Added feedback feature specific for InfoScale Install/Upgrade Checklist reports
  • Provided a way to request solutions for Appliance UMIs
  • Be able to import a file with a list of hosts when running WinDC CLI

For NetBackup, please refer to separate news for details.


NetBackup 10.3 was generally available!
  • NetBackup 10.3 was generally available.
  • Other updates
    • A new section named "Snapshot Manager for Cloud" is added to Install and Upgrade Checklist. And a new category "Snapshot Manager".
    • Attached SCL's "Kubernetes Compatibility" to "NetBackup for Kubernete" section in Install and Upgrade Checklist.
    • Page for Key Features of History Releases is added to NetBackup landing page.
    • Windows Data Collector supported domain environment support for wsl_account check and Account Privilege Check. For details, please refer to Read Me.
    • Linux Data Collector has accommodated WEBSVC_GROUP and WEBSVC_USER for wsl_account check, supported Ubuntu 23.04 and GNU/Linux 12 from NetBackup 10.0, added Analytics Collector Check. For details, please refer to Read Me.