HP Data Protector Release Notes

for the Windows, HP-UX, Solaris, Linux, and other operating systems

Software version: 7.00

Publication date: October 2013


This document is an overview of the changes made to HP Data Protector. It contains important information that is not included in the guides or Help. You can find information about the following in this document:


What's New in This Release?
Supported Environments
Installation Notes
Enhancements and Fixes
Documentation Updates
Local Language Support
HP Software Products Integration
HP Software Support
Legal Notices


What's New in This Release?


HP Data Protector contains new features, feature enhancements, and other changes. The following lists may not be exhaustive. For complete lists, see the HP Data Protector Product Announcements, Software Notes, and References.


New Features


HP Data Protector contains these new features:


Enhancements


HP Data Protector contains these enhancements:


Changes


HP Data Protector contains these changes:


For more information about customer-related enhancements and software fixes, see Enhancements and Fixes.


Supported Environments


HP Data Protector runs in the operating system environments listed in the HP Data Protector Platform and Integration Support Matrix. For more information, see Installation Notes.


Installation Notes


Installation requirements, as well as instructions for installing HP Data Protector, are documented in the HP Data Protector Installation and Licensing Guide provided in PDF (.pdf) format. You can find the guide at this location in the temporary directory where you have extracted the installation packages:


DOCS.


After installation the document can be found at these locations:


Data_Protector_home\docs (on a Windows system)

/opt/omni/doc/C (on a UNIX system)


where Data_Protector_home is the full path of the chosen installation folder (on a Windows system).


Support Matrices


You can find the latest versions of the support matrix documents for this product at this location: HP Software Product Manuals.


Note: Most of the support areas require that you register as an HP Passport user and sign in. Many also require an active support contract. To find more information about support access levels, go to: Access levels.


To register for an HP Passport ID, go to: HP Passport Registration.


Software and Hardware Requirements


Before installing HP Data Protector, make sure that your system meets the minimum requirements with respect to hardware, operating systems, software, and disk space. These are documented in:


Installation Steps


There are two HP Data Protector distribution methods used: electronic and physical. You can obtain the product:


If you have downloaded the installation packages, to install the product, extract them to a temporary directory. To start the installation process, perform the following:


Windows systems:

  1. Open the appropriate subdirectory of the temporary directory (i386 for 32-bit systems, x8664 for AMD64/Intel EM64T systems, or ia64 for Itanium systems).
  2. Run setup.exe.

UNIX systems:

  1. Open a terminal window and change the current directory to <TemporaryDirectory>\LOCAL_INSTALL.
  2. Run omnisetup.sh.

To continue with the installation process on a specific platform, follow the installation instructions for this platform provided in the HP Data Protector Installation and Licensing Guide.


If you have purchased the physical installation media, to install the product on a specific platform, follow the installation instructions for this platform provided in the HP Data Protector Installation and Licensing Guide.


Installation Troubleshooting


If you encounter problems during the installation, see chapter Troubleshooting in the HP Data Protector Installation and Licensing Guide for troubleshooting steps.


Enhancements and Fixes


For lists of enhancements and fixes, see the following documents on the product installation media:


Documentation Updates


The first page of this release notes document contains the following identifying information:


To check for recent updates or to verify that you are using the most recent edition, visit this URL: HP Software Product Manuals.


To retrieve a document, select the:

  1. Product name.
  2. Version list.
  3. Operating System.
  4. Preferred Language.
  5. Document title.
  6. Click Open or Download.

You must have Adobe Reader installed to view files in PDF format (*.pdf). To download Adobe Reader, go to the Adobe web site.


Local Language Support


HP supplies localized software and documentation in these languages:



New features, improvements, and fixes as well as the related documentation updates provided by the Data Protector patch bundle set 7.03 are not localized.


HP Software Product Integration


HP Data Protector integrates with these HP Software products:


HP Software Support


This web site provides contact information and details about the products, services, and support that HP Software offers. For more information, visit the HP Support web site at: HP Software Support Online.


HP Software support provides customer self-solve capabilities. It provides a fast and efficient way to access interactive technical support tools needed to manage your business. As a valued support customer, you can benefit by being able to:


To access the Self-solve knowledge base, visit the Self-solve knowledge search home page.


Note: Most of the support areas require that you register as an HP Passport user and sign in. Many also require an active support contract. To find more information about support access levels, go to: Access levels.

To register for an HP Passport ID, go to: HP Passport Registration.

Legal Notices


© Copyright 2012-2013 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.


Confidential computer software. Valid license from HP required for possession, use or copying. Consistent with FAR 12.211 and 12.212, Commercial Computer Software, Computer Software Documentation, and Technical Data for Commercial Items are licensed to the U.S. Government under vendor's standard commercial license.


The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty. HP shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein.


The information contained herein is subject to change without notice.


For information about third-party license agreements, see the DOCS subdirectory in the temporary directory where you have extracted the installation packages.


Trademark Notices


Adobe® and Reader® are registered trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated.


LiveVault® is a registered trademark of Autonomy Corporation plc.


For other trademark notices, see the HP Data Protector Open Source and Third-Party Software License Agreements document in the temporary directory where you have extracted the installation packages.



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