This data is invaluable when you want to assess if your systems are ready for

This data is invaluable when you want to assess if

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configurations across UNIX/Linux or Windows environments. This data is invaluable when you want to assess if your systems are ready for an initial NetBackup installation or for an upgrade. Access SORT from the following webpage: 9 Preparing for installation About compatibility between NetBackup versions
Once you get to the SORT page, more information is available as follows: Installation and Upgrade Checklist Use this tool to create a checklist to see if your system is ready for a NetBackup installation or an upgrade. This report contains all the software and the hardware compatibility information specific to the information provided. The report also includes product installation or upgrade instructions, as well as links to other references. Hot fix and EEB Release Auditor Use this tool to find out whether a release that you plan to install contains the hot fixes that you need. Custom Reports Use this tool to get recommendations for your system and Veritas enterprise products. NetBackup Future Platform and Feature Plans Use this tool to get information about what items Veritas intends to replace with newer and improved functionality. The tool also provides insight about what items Veritas intends to discontinue without replacement. Some of these items include certain NetBackup features, functionality, 3rd-party product integration, Veritas product integration, applications, databases, and the OS platforms. Help for the SORT tools is available. Click Help in the upper right corner of the SORT home page. You have the option to: Page through the contents of the help similar to a book Look for topics in the index Search the help with the search option Recommended SORT procedures for new installations Veritas recommends new NetBackup users perform the three procedures that are listed for an initial introduction to SORT. The tool has many other features and functions, but these serve as a good introduction to SORT. In addition, the procedures provide a helpful base of knowledge for other SORT functionality. 10 Preparing for installation Recommended SORT procedures for new installations
Table 1-1 Details Procedure See “To create a Veritas Account on the SORT page” on page 11. Create a Veritas Account on the SORT webpage See “To create a generic installation checklist” on page 12. Create generic installation reports See “To create a system-specific installation report for Windows” on page 12. See “To create a system-specific installation report for UNIX or Linux” on page 13. Create system-specific installation reports To create a Veritas Account on the SORT page 1 In your web browser, navigate to: 2 In the upper right corner, click Register . 3 Enter the requested login and contact information: Enter and verify your email address Email address Enter and verify your password Password Enter your first name First name Enter your last name Last name Enter your company name Company name Enter your country Country Select your preferred language Preferred language Enter the displayed CAPTCHA text. If necessary, refresh the

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