NetWorker 8.0 SP2 is out!

24/06/2013
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NetWorker 8 SP2 is out there in the fields!

As usual and to make our life a bit exciting, EMC have released the second service pack for NetWorker 8 on Friday the 21th of June 2013. This service pack does not contain any new features, just a long list of fixes.

This service pack release is NetWorker 8.0.2.0 build 235.

Service pack 8.0.2.0 includes generally the following new fixes:

NW117492 Mixed encoding in nsr_render_log output in Japanese
Solution either could not be found or is not available for viewing!

NW139478 The gstd.exe service crashes when accessing device configuration
https://support.emc.com/kb/126694

NW139795 Cloning sessions in NMC display incorrect size and total size when cloning a large amount of data
https://support.emc.com/kb/125452

NW140577 Running the recover command with the -q option creates an unnecessary folder in the original location
https://support.emc.com/kb/126332

NW141067 /nsr/logs/messages stops updating after a successful NMM backup
https://support.emc.com/kb/126950

NW141297 Networker sends cleaning request to a shared tape device even if the device is disabled or in service mode
https://support.emc.com/kb/127192

NW141518 nsrd intermittently core dumps after upgrade
https://support.emc.com/kb/126150

NW141785 NMDA lotus client backups are rejected with incremental backups after the first full backup
https://support.emc.com/kb/126257

NW142397 A nsrvadp_save memory leak occurs with CBT incremental
Solution either could not be found or is not available for viewing!

NW142588 Savegrp hangs when connecting to new clients with incorrect RPC version using SSH
https://support.emc.com/kb/125850

NW142713 Save Set ALL fails when the variable "VSS:VSS_ALLOW_DEFAULT_PROVIDER=yes" is not set on the client
https://support.emc.com/kb/125371

NW143236 After upgrade, NetWorker selects and distributes the first client’s level to other client’s of the same name, instead of adhering to the multiple instances of the client’s schedule
https://support.emc.com/kb/124887

NW143414 A nsrvadp_save.exe hang occurs after upgrading
https://support.emc.com/kb/125613

NW143586 Data Domain Save Set Details report in NMC is missing details for large save sets
https://support.emc.com/kb/125425

NW143616 NDMP History time in NetWorker is very large
Solution either could not be found or is not available for viewing!

NW143843 The inquire command does not work properly in AIX LPAR environment
Solution either could not be found or is not available for viewing!

NW144077 When recovery of a file that already exists in the directory fails, the existing file will be removed with a warning that NetWorker failed to recover the file
Solution either could not be found or is not available for viewing!

NW144433 jbconfig on HP-UX fails if the number of slots is greater than 16383
Solution either could not be found or is not available for viewing!

NW144437 NDMP Monthly (Full backup) Clone hangs while reading the third volume
https://support.emc.com/kb/125428

NW144691 nsrmmd functionality issues occur when NetWorker operating in Legacy mode
https://support.emc.com/kb/126681

NW145040 Unable to scan boost volume from storage node
Solution either could not be found or is not available for viewing!

NW145267 nsrd hangs upon startup on RedHat Linux 6.2 after upgrade
https://support.emc.com/kb/123322

NW145360 jbconfig segmentation fault
Solution either could not be found or is not available for viewing!

NW145558 Deduplication recover generates segmentation fault on Linux
https://support.emc.com/kb/126495

NW145600 The post command starts in the end of the group instead of the end of the client
https://support.emc.com/kb/126480

NW145764 Staging (based on High Water mark) will never trigger and stage save sets
https://support.emc.com/kb/126695

NW145816 Client backup falls silently back to agent-assisted indirect save if storage node cannot be resolved
https://support.emc.com/kb/126420

NW145828 Image level recovery of VM fails when vCenter Server in VADP restore window is auto populated with IP Address
https://support.emc.com/kb/127568

NW145864 Effective permission gets changed after backup and recovery on Linux
https://support.emc.com/kb/126336

NW145874 VADP Incremental backups not backing up files on the E and F drives
https://support.emc.com/kb/126643

NW146027 Raw device cannot be browsed on Windows
https://support.emc.com/kb/126023

NW146028 Under a race condition, savegroup parallelism is ignored
https://support.emc.com/kb/126207

NW146163 nsrjobd consumes 100% CPU and NetWorker server becomes unresponsive
https://support.emc.com/kb/126356

NW146410 nsrvadp_recover hangs during recover of VM with Physical compatibility RDMs
https://support.emc.com/kb/126129

NW146507 Improved error logging required in libDDCL for libDDBoost init
Solution either could not be found or is not available for viewing!

NW146606 ‘Select the client you want to recover from:’ list in Winworkr shows all clients
https://support.emc.com/kb/126339

NW146709 NDMP-DSA backup fails when using the -I option to specify a NetWorker remote storage node
https://support.emc.com/kb/126210

NW146714 After upgrade, Cluster disks are backed up by physical cluster node instead of virtual instances
https://support.emc.com/kb/126248

NW146844 Savefs output is incorrect for NDMP clients when the save set name matches any directory name on the root of the NetWorker server host
https://support.emc.com/kb/126256

NW146938 Problem occurs for save set and browsable recovery after successful NDMP direct backup to DD VTL device
https://support.emc.com/kb/126433

NW146954 Snapshot group status gets set to interrupted if the backup level is “skip”
https://support.emc.com/kb/127376

NW147084 Savegrp fails when moving cluster pkg in under certain circumstances
Solution either could not be found or is not available for viewing!

NW147148 NSRD core dump occurs
https://support.emc.com/kb/126478

NW147315 VADP Full VM recover fails with message “Error writing to VMDK: 0 bytes written instead”
https://support.emc.com/kb/126640

NW147320 After upgrade, cluster client requires require save -c ub backup command to backup virtual drives
https://support.emc.com/kb/126682

NW147574 NetWorker Client interface for MAC does not show backups of other clients for directed recovery
https://support.emc.com/kb/126603

NW147600 Running nsrim -X does not delete expired save set in AFTD
https://support.emc.com/kb/126404

NW147638 Labelling scratch volumes after upgrade fails with “cannot set record size: block size ioctl failed”
Solution either could not be found or is not available for viewing!

NW147898 nsrexecd leaks memory during normal operations
https://support.emc.com/kb/126738

NW147946 nsrmmgd core dumps if two_sided media is set with an odd number of slots
Solution either could not be found or is not available for viewing!

NW147977 CBT incremental backups (nsrvadp_save.exe) hang for mixed cluster size VMs
Solution either could not be found or is not available for viewing!

NW147983 Running nsrpush -i clientname or nsrpush -u -p NetWorker -v {version} clientname can lead to local root privilege issue
https://support.emc.com/kb/126889

NW148169 Nsrjobd consumes 100% CPU, especially when NMC is running
https://support.emc.com/kb/127361

NW148311 NMM save sets cannot be staged successfully from AFTD read-only device
https://support.emc.com/kb/126856

NW148383 VADP backup fails after snapshot creation with “SOAP FAULT (v1.0) End of file or no input: Operation interrupted or timed out”
https://support.emc.com/kb/126537

NW148669 Under certain circumstances, the ASR writer is backed up and restored on a Windows 2008 client, resulting in two writers trying to recover the same files
https://support.emc.com/kb/126857

NW148725 VADP snapshots are not deleted after backup
https://support.emc.com/kb/126793

NW148841 Boost devices are not mounted after upgrading NetWorker.
https://support.emc.com/kb/126689

NW148866 Parameter selection in a custom report is not honored in NetWorker when generating report using gstclreport.bat
https://support.emc.com/kb/127185

NW148885 Storage node receives RPC errors and loss of communication with NetWorker server
Solution either could not be found or is not available for viewing!

NW148933 Data Domain cloning reports success but 0 bytes cloned and DD-AFTD clone fails
https://support.emc.com/kb/126777

NW149149 Possible Data Loss when nsrim (recover space) and backups run in parallel to Data Domain volume
Solution either could not be found or is not available for viewing!

NW149156 Unable to recover NetApp NDMP backup taken with device block size set to 256 KB
Solution either could not be found or is not available for viewing!

NW149185 Save set on disk (DD/AFTD) not readable due to mismatch between size on disk and media database total size
Solution either could not be found or is not available for viewing!

NW149324 nsrscm_filter consistently core dumps on Solaris 10
Solution either could not be found or is not available for viewing!

NW149423 The gstd service hangs when querying clone job properties
Solution either could not be found or is not available for viewing!

NW149434 Unable to stage from two different storage nodes
https://support.emc.com/kb/127115

NW149467 NetWorker recycles full SQL save set even though incremental save sets depend on the full save set
Solution either could not be found or is not available for viewing!

NW149651 NetWorker client incorrectly reports the amount of MB used in nsrlabd
https://support.emc.com/kb/127049

NW150305 After upgrading, NetWorker relabels all the recyclable media and never mount volumes, resulting in tape requests that get queued and never met
Solution either could not be found or is not available for viewing!

NW150322 VADP backup failure results in consolidate error as the VM disk is locked
Solution either could not be found or is not available for viewing!

NW150359 nsrd.exe will not start under VCS in Windows OS when ‘Mount’ type resource is used for shared file system
https://support.emc.com/kb/127249

NW150436 Clone resource cannot set start time to 0AM
https://support.emc.com/kb/164705

NW150484 Unable to read existing label after upgrade, resulting in mount, inventory, scanner and label operations failing
Solution either could not be found or is not available for viewing!

NW150521 VADP backups hang at “state active”
https://support.emc.com/kb/164719

NW150851 nsrvadp_save hangs after upgrading the proxy
Solution either could not be found or is not available for viewing!

NW151098 nsrexecd may core dump if nsrladb peer information is incomplete
Solution either could not be found or is not available for viewing!

LGTpa89142 Savegroup requires time interval option between client retries if backup of a client fails
Solution either could not be found or is not available for viewing!

NW134782 Support required for SAS2 HBA on Solaris 10
Solution either could not be found or is not available for viewing!

NW139888 Requirement to allow non-root users the ability to browse/recover save sets containing ACL/metadata associated with root permissions
Solution either could not be found or is not available for viewing!

NW144226 nsrcpd should run as continuous daemon from start of Software Distribution until shut down
Solution either could not be found or is not available for viewing!

NW146628 No man pages on linuxs390 package
Solution either could not be found or is not available for viewing!

NW149588 Cannot recover OSSR_BCDoc.xml during disaster recovery, fails with error “unable to set ‘compressed’ attribute”
Solution either could not be found or is not available for viewing!

NW150204 Requirement to support IBM SILO library on Linux
Solution either could not be found or is not available for viewing!

NW150714 Adding vSphere 5.0.2 support to VADP solution.
Solution either could not be found or is not available for viewing!

NW151457 Update libDDBoost.so to include BOOST 2.5.2.2 library
Solution either could not be found or is not available for viewing!

If you need a specific OS binary of this release, then make contact with EMC Technical support, and they will for sure give you the right thing you need.

  Or

From EMC new support website “support.emc.com:
https://support.emc.com/search/?text=%22NetWorker%208.0%20SP2%22

After downloading the necessary binary, make sure it is the good build!