describes the symbols that may appear in a summary: Indicates that the item meets the requirements for a NetBackup installation or an upgrade. Green check mark Indicates that a potential issue has been detected that may, or may not cause a problem for a NetBackup installation or an upgrade. Yellow exclamation point Indicates that the item does not meet the NetBackup installation requirements. Any summary report items with a red X must be corrected before you attempt a NetBackup installation or an upgrade. Red X Note: Veritas recommends that you address all items that are marked with a yellow exclamation point and a red X. Then run the Environment Checker again. 7 To save the results file, do one of the following: ■ To save the results file to the default location, leave the check mark for the Save Results To check box. ■ To save the results file to a different location, click Change Path , enter the appropriate location, then click Save . If you do not want to save the results file, click the Save Results To check box to remove the check mark. 8 To exit from the Environment Checker, click Finish . See “About the NetBackup preinstallation Environment Checker” on page 59. See “About Veritas Services and Operations Readiness Tools” on page 9. Requirements for Windows cluster installations and upgrades In addition to the normal server requirements, NetBackup cluster installations require special considerations. The following describes the guidelines for NetBackup cluster installations and upgrades on Windows systems: 62 Installing server software on Windows systems Requirements for Windows cluster installations and upgrades
The source and the destination systems must run Windows 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, or 2012 R2 Server. Server operating system To perform clustered installations, you must have administrator privileges on all of the remote nodes in the cluster. Veritas recommends that you keep a record of all nodes in the cluster and what software exists on each node. Privileges Have the virtual name and IP address for NetBackup available. You must provide this information during installation. NetBackup virtual name and IP address All clustered nodes must use the same operating system version, service pack level, and NetBackup version. You cannot run mixed server versions in a clustered environment. Operating system on nodes Beginning with NetBackup 7.1, you cannot perform a new installation of a clustered media server. You can, however, upgrade existing 6.x clustered media servers to NetBackup 7.7.3 and still keep them clustered. Cluster support changes for media servers ■ The shared disk that the NetBackup Group uses must already be configured in the cluster and online on the active node. ■ Install NetBackup from the node with the shared disk (that is, the active node).
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