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NetVault Plug-in for NDMP 12.2 - Release Notes

Quest® NetVault® Backup Plug-in for NDMP 12.2

Quest® NetVault® Backup Plug‑in for NDMP 12.2
These release notes provide information about the Quest® NetVault® Backup Plug‑in for NDMP release.

About this release

Quest NetVault Backup (NetVault Backup) Plug‑in for NDMP (Plug‑in for NDMP) is an advanced data protection solution for information stored in network-attached storage (NAS) devices running Network Data Management Protocol (NDMP). It provides backup and recovery options regardless of the NDMP network configuration model in use. The plug-in also offers advanced features, including browsable volume selection and Direct Access Restore (DAR), which lets you find what must be restored to provide rapid time-to-recovery.

Plug‑in for NDMP 12.2 is a minor release, with enhanced features and functionality.

New features

New feature in NetVault Backup Plug‑in for NDMP 12.2: Added support for Incremental Forever Backups with Network Appliance (NetApp) filers. This feature eliminates the NDMP dump-level requirement to perform a Full Backup after reaching dump level 31. (DNNDMP-740)


Added support for performing a restore of a backup taken from NDMP data that does not have file history enabled. You can rename nlist items during a restore.


Added support for NetApp Data ONTAP Release 9.5.


Updated the plug-in to include Incremental Backup information, such as which Incremental Backup job is running, in job logs.


Isilon OneFS

Added support for the following NDMP environment variables: BACKUP_MODE and RESTORE_HARDLINK_BY_TABLE.

DNNDMP-741, NVBU-16859, NVBU-18345

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