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NetVault 12.3 - Release Notes

Quest® NetVault® Backup 12.3, Revision 1

Quest® NetVault® Backup 12.3, Revision 1

About this release

Quest NetVault Backup (NetVault Backup) offers the most advanced, cross-platform data protection capabilities on the market and unsurpassed ease of use, out-of-the-box deployment, and pain-free scalability. NetVault Backup allows you to safeguard your data and applications in both physical and virtual environments from one intuitive user interface and to protect a massive number of servers that contain many petabytes of data. NetVault Backup also features heterogeneous support, so you can safeguard data on a wide range of operating systems, applications, databases, processor architectures, and networked storage devices. Such cross-platform versatility makes it easy for you to tailor NetVault Backup to match the ever-changing and growing landscape of your IT infrastructure.

NetVault Backup 12.3 is a minor release, with enhanced features and functionality. For complete product documentation, visit

New Features


Table 1. Enhancements

Added support for selecting multiple savesets simultaneously and setting them to expire.


Improved the process of mapping drives.


Updated the workflow for creating, updating, and viewing backup jobs and selection sets.

NVBU-13841, NVBU-15931, NVBU-18384

Improved the WebUI by adding Hold Schedule and Resume Schedule buttons on the Job Status page when you view failed backup jobs.


For backups generated using the Plug-in for FileSystem, added a Quick Save option that lets you browse and select one item on the NetVault Backup Server without creating and running a restore job.


Improved the WebUI to include options for selecting or clearing all listed options.


Add a Restore All Using Defaults option to enable faster restores of a saveset.


Improved the WebUI options available for the Manage Job and Job Calendar pages.


Improved the WebUI by adding a Browse button that lets you select a device location while browsing a NetVault Backup Client. You can also create a new folder in the selected location.

NVBU-8013, NVBU-10023, NVBU-18992

Added support for using the catalog search feature with NetVault Backup Plug-in for NDMP 12.2 or later and with any version of Plug-in for SQL Server.

NVBU-17554, NVBU-19207

Improved navigation to NetVault Server Settings page.


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