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Release Notes for DPX 4.4.0 patch 25 (DPX 4.4.1)

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Summary
Whats new
  •  Support XFS File System for Block Backup on Red Hat 7.2 and above.(DPC-23411)
  •  Support for Microsoft SQL Server 2012 SP3. Limited Block level support for AlwaysOn. File level support for configuration without AlwaysOn.(DPC-27729)
  •  Support for DB2 v10.5 FP7.(DPC-27751)
  •  DPX Backup Data Growth report. Note: DPX reports are available through Catalogic Marketplace.(DPC-27512)
  •  Provides granular application objects recovery support for Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint, and SQL using Kroll Ontrack tools. Kroll Ontrack PowerControls 7.3 has been qualified with Microsoft Exchange (up to 2016) and  Microsoft SharePoint. Kroll Ontrack PowerControls 8.1 has been qualified with Microsoft SQL (excluding 2016 RC). (DPC-27814)
  •  Support for OEL 7.2 as a basic client. Agentless protection qualified.(DPC-27753)
  •  Support for Debian 8.3 as a basic client. Agentless protection qualified.(DPC-27792)
  •  Qualified Ubuntu 14.04.4 as a basic client.(DPC-27807)
  •  Support for Ubuntu 15.10 as a basic client. Agentless protection qualified.(DPC-27810)
  •  Support Quantum LTO7 device. On Microsoft Windows 2012 R2, Scalar i6000 tape library with a mix of LTO7 and LTO6 drives and media, most of the qualification tests use the LTO7 drive and media, except for some migration tests where the LTO6 drive and media are used as sources. Qualification includes OSS backup, double protection, auto-migrate, twinning, and spanning. An NDMP supporting storage system was not available at  the time of qualification.(DPC-27964)
Improvements
  •  Improvements to the Management Console where selection rules are enforced. A File Backup job allows users to select supported volumes on Microsoft Windows clients, which are not data deduplication enabled. Note  that administrators can use Block Backup to protect Microsoft Windows 2012 or 2012 R2 clients with data deduplication enabled volumes.(DPSUST-2844)
  •  Improvements to the Management Console for DPX Archive Wizard to display job information properly. The Catalog Job window will display manually defined archived job instance with the protected job id of its associated  DPX Block Backup job. The DPX Archive Wizard will not display invalid backup job instances that had been archived or had been protected using NetApp storage.(DPSUST-3415)
  •  Improvement to the Management Console where default device cluster and media pool for a node group are displayed in the DPX Archive Wizard.(DPSUST-3458)
  •  Improvements for Virtualization support of Red Hat 7.x nodes. With this patch update, DPX administrators for those operating systems must download the virt-442-lin ISO image file from Catalogic MySupport site. Place it  with other virtualization ISO files in the misc subdirectory of the DPX product directory. Before attempting virtualization restores, copy the ISO to a datastore accessible to the ESXi server that will host the VMs.(DPC- 27922)    
  •  Improvements to Bexcollect utility. It provides more thorough diagnostics as well as collects logs for Agent-based and Agentless jobs.(DPC-27834)
  •  Improvement to the Management Console where re-running a failed DPX Archive job from the job monitor window is supported.(DPSUST-3414)
  •  Improvements for Bare Metal Recovery support on Linux platforms. The BMR-442-Lin-x64 ISO image file is available from the Catalogic MySupport site.(DPC-18404)
  •  Improvements to Catalog Backup where script files on Linux and batch files on Windows under the DPX bin folder are now protected. (DPSUST-3328)
  •  Improvement to Windows cluster setup verification. See KB 46400 for the usage of the Windows cluster dry run script. Note: The script is available from the Catalogic MySupport site.(DPC-27853)
  •  Improvements to DPX reports to provide node group level selection.(ECC-4909)
  •  Improvements to Open Storage Server (OSS) backups such that volume space checking is done dynamically during all backup jobs and will report warnings and/or failures as determined by thresholds set by users.(DPC-27763)
Bugs Fixed
  • Fixes an issue with Advanced Backup where a job may fail due to a race condition during a table search.(DPSUST-3066)
  • Fixes an issue where an OSS backup fails with a false warning of secondary free space being lower than 20% of the total disk space. (DPSUST-3403)
  • Fixes an issue with Block Backup where a job fails for one cluster node when the BMR/System State/System Table resources are included. (DPSUST-3433)
  • Fixes an issue with the Job Details report where a job schedule may be listed twice. (ECSUST-500)
  • Fixes an issue with DPX Archive where a job may fail intermittently if file history processing takes a long time.(DPC-20691)
  • Fixes an issue with the Management Console where a sysadmin group user was not able to review Condense jobs.(DPSUST-2819)
  • Fixes an issue in the Management Console where the media pool info is saved incorrectly for a migration job and causes the job to fail.(DPSUST-3208)
  • Fixes an issue in the Management Console where editing a NDMP job may fail.(DPSUST-3404)
  • Fixes an issue in the Management Console where "Specify New Path" context menu fails to display in NDMP backup window.(DPSUST-3438)
  • Fixes an issue in the Management Console where saving a DPX Archive job may fail.(DPSUST-3456)
  • Fixes an issue in the Management Console where saving a job at the group level may fail.(DPSUST-3514)
  • Fixes an issue in the Management Console where a DPX Archive job report may fail to open.(DPSUST-3526)
  • Fixes an issue with NDMP Restore where data is restored from hardware encrypted tapes and a false-positive message may be displayed in the job report stating that secure key was not reset for tape drives.(DPSUST-3217)
  • Fixes an issue in the Management Console where numbers are not sorted numerically in the media volume report.(DPSUST-3441)
  • Fixes an issue in the Management Console where re-saving a DPX Archive job may fail.(DPSUST-3498)
  • Fixes an issue with Tape Migration where a job migrating NDMP data may fail with the following error message: "Migrate job did not receive jobid(NNN) taskid(N) node(XYZ) disk ***".(DPSUST-3123)
  • Fixes an issue with Tape Migration where a job may fail with the following error message: "dmdd_get_vjid:: fail to find virtual jobid of [NNN]" in the corresponding DMDD log on the source device server.(DPSUST-3434)
  • Fixes an issue in the Management Console where deleting a VM/VMDK fails if "BMR" is in its name.(DPSUST-3493)
  • Fixes an issue with License where the consumed capacity in license report is not consistent with what is displayed in the DPX License report via Catalogic ECX.(DPSUST-3430)
  • Fixes an issue in the Management Console where OSS backup is counted as NetApp category in the license report.(DPSUST-3481)
  • Fixes an issue with License where NDMP backup jobs may fail incorrectly with license violation error code 374.(DPSUST-3520)
Known Issues
Article TypeRelease Note
Article Number000004910
Last Modified Date3/17/2017 6:14 PM
Created Date3/8/2017 8:13 AM

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