VMware Consolidated Backup 1.0.2 Release Notes

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VMware Consolidated Backup 1.0.2 | 04/05/2007 | Build 42090

Last Document Update: 04/05/2007

What's in the Release Notes

The release notes cover the following topics:

What's New in the VMware Consolidated Backup 1.0.2 Release

This release of VMware Consolidated Backup, offers the following improvements:
  • VMware Consolidated Backup (VCB) now supports Windows Server 2003 R2 on the proxy server.
  • VCB can now ignore any inactive paths to a SAN LUN. Previous releases of VCB required you to deactivate all inactive paths showing up on the VCB proxy or the backup process could fail. With VCB version 1.0.2, this step is no longer required. Please see http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2195414 for more information.
  • A bug has been fixed that prevented VCB from reporting an error when using the “browse-end” script for several third-party backup software solutions. With the fix, if you specify a wrong backup job name or enter any illegal arguments with the “browse-end” script, an error is reported.

ESX Server, VirtualCenter, and VMware Consolidated Backup Compatibility

This release version requires or functions with the listed version of the following servers:
 VirtualCenter version  ESX Server version VMware Consolidated Backup
2.0.1 3.0, 3.0.1 1.0, 1.0.1, 1.0.2
2.0 3.0 1.0, 1.0.1, 1.0.2

Installation Notes for This Release

Download the VMware Consolidated Backup installation file from http://www.vmware.com/download/vi/. Double click on the downloaded file and follow the prompts to install the VMware Consolidated Backup 1.0.2.

Upgrading to VMware Consolidated Backup 1.0.2

This release supports upgrading from VMware Consolidated Backup 1.0 and 1.0.1. To upgrade, download the executable, double click on the file and follow the prompts for upgrading your VMware Consolidated backup installation.

Known Issues for VMware Consolidated Backup 1.0.2

The following are the known issues when using VMware Consolidated Backup versions 1.0, 1.0.1 and 1.02: