Tag Archive: Patches

May 31

HPE Data Protector A.09.00: Patch release history

Hewlett Packard Enterprise just released the all-new GR patches for Data Protector A.09.09 and I’ve just updated my release history slide to reflect that change. As usual the GR patches contain bug fixes and only a few minor enhancements. Here is a quick list of additions in the release: Firewall-friendly operation (reduce TCP port usage, not …

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Mar 30

Resolving FilterListenerService installation issue

You may run into this non-critical issue during upgrade to Data Protector A.09.09 on Windows Cell Managers in case to the installation was done to a non-default path, e.g O:\Omniback and the VEPA integration is also installed. Error: could not locate INF file ‘C:\Program Files\Omniback\bin\HPEDpHsm.inf’ is displayed during the patch bundle setup High CPU load caused …

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Feb 28

Resolve Cell Manager installation failures on RHEL7

Starting with Data Protector A.09.05 Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0 and 7.1 is now a supported Cell Manager platform. But running the regular installation procedure on a fresh RHEL 7.1 system does not work, even with all requirements met. [root@linux ~]# cat /etc/redhat-release Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 7.1 (Maipo) [root@linux ~]# uname -a Linux jetlnx01.godyo.int …

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Sep 04

Data Protector Quick Fixes

There are situations in which you receive test modules or quick fixes from HP support to resolve a specific issue in your environment. Even if they provide instructions on how to apply them, I found the following general procedure working quite well for Linux clients and cell managers. Upload the fix to the client system …

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Aug 14

Data Protector Push installation for Debian clients

Integrating Debian or Debian-based Linux clients (e.g. Ubuntu) into a Data Protector cell could be a pain, if you have more than a bunch of them. Patch rollout and release upgrades will even take more time if you poke around with alien to convert the Data Protector rpm into deb format. There are some simple requirements …

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Nov 29

Update Host Extensions using VUM

Have you ever wondered what happened to management agents the major server vendors provided in the past for VMware ESX? (e.g. HP Management Agents for VMware ESX) They have been moved into a more standardized framework within ESXi – the so called extensions. Those extensions are bundled with the regular ESXi installation media by most …

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Oct 17

Data Protector patch order

As you hopefully know, there is a specific patch order for Data Protector patches you should follow – especially on Windows CS, because the patches are not only applied to the Installation Server. The general rule of thumb is to apply patches in the following order: CORE CS / Cell Server CC / Cell Console …

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