Veritas™ Services and Operations Readiness Tools (SORT)

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SORT for NetBackup

SORT provides information on whether your environment is compatible with a NetBackup installation or upgrade, and gives you links to the latest documentation and software.


NetBackup news


[ 2016-02-03 ] SORT 4.0 Enhancements   >
[ 2015-09-28 ] Updates and New SORT Features for NetBackup   >
[ 2015-07-07 ] Updates and new SORT features for NetBackup   >
[ 2015-04-27 ] Updates and New SORT Features for NetBackup   >

Getting Started

Products and Platforms Lookups

View available products and versions by the selected platform, or view the supported platforms by the selected products and versions.

Documents

Get Veritas documentation for your product, platform, and language. Filter documents by products, product versions, platforms, platform versions, and languages. Document types include:

  • Compatibility lists
  • Manual pages
  • Product guides
  • Support articles and alerts

Learn more product information by videos.

NetBackup Future Platform and Feature Plans

View the future plan of the InfoScale and SFHA, and the NetBackup product family. The product families keep adding supports for new features, platforms, operating systems, databases, and applications. To better serve customers, the product families also stop supporting the obsolete features, operating systems, databases, applications, integration between products, and the hardware declared as EOSL (End of Support Life). By subscription, you can receive notification when the future support plan is updated.

Installation and Upgrade

Installation and Upgrade general checklists

Identify risks during operations, and get configuration recommendations based on the Veritas product and platform you specify. It provides recommendations about availability, configuration, utilization, performance, and best practices.

Installation and Upgrade custom reports by SORT data collectors

Download and run SORT data collectors to generate Installation and Upgrade custom reports. The Installation and Upgrade custom reports identify installation and upgrade requirements to tell whether your systems are ready for installation or upgrade. You can upload the Installation and Upgrade custom reports to the SORT websites, where you can view, analyze or share them in a richer HTML format with others.

SORT data collectors gather information about systems in your network. It uses this information to generate the custom reports which contain a list of passed and failed checks and their corresponding details. Download SORT data collectors here.

NetBackup Software Compatibility Checker

Drill down to find what versions of NetBackup support various versions of the following operating systems.

NetBackup Hot Fix and EEB Release Auditor

NetBackup Planned Future Technology Improvement and Discontinuation Notification

Manage Risks

Risk Assessment general checklists

Identify risks during operations, and get configuration recommendations based on the Veritas product and platform you specify. It provides recommendations about availability, configuration, utilization, performance, and best practices.

Risk Assessment custom reports by SORT data collectors

Download and run SORT data collectors to scan your systems and generate Risk Assessment custom reports for identifying risks. Risk assessment custom reports check availability, configuration, utilization, and performance of your system, and recommend best practices for your configurations.

Download SORT data collectors here.

Notifications

SORT notifications are the automatic emails that can alert you about news about:

  • Array Support Libraries (ASLs)/Array Policy Modules (APMs)
  • Hardware compatibility lists (HCLs)
  • High availability agents (InfoScale, VCS, VCSOne, and ApplicationHA)
  • Patches
  • Product documents
  • InfoScale & SFHA Future Platform and Feature Plans
  • SORT releases

Product End of Support Life (EOSL)

Search for product lifecycle information. Filter EOSL information by product and product version, and display:

  • Platform
  • Country
  • End of Support Life Date
  • End of Limited Support Date
  • Release Date

NetBackup Status Code

Search status codes on the support website.

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