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NetVault 12.4 - Release Notes

Quest® NetVault® Backup 12.4, Revision 2

Quest® NetVault® Backup 12.4, Revision 2

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

New Features

Added support for Plug-in for SAP HANA and Plug-in for Nutanix. (NV-17, NV-16)


Table 1. Enhancements

Added support for Quest NetVault Backup Plug-in for Microsoft Office 365 version 12.4 or later to Catalog Search.


Improved performance on the Job Status and Manage Devices pages.


Improved navigation to NetVault Server Settings page.


Replaced Oracle JAVA with OpenJDK due to a licensing change from Oracle, which resulted in the addition of an Upgrade button for the catalog search package.


Added UI improvements and changes in the form of an Advance Search Filter for the restore workflow using Catalog Search.


Updated the functionality of the Create Restore Job - Choose Saveset page so that when you click Search All / Search Selected Saveset(s), a details drawer opens instead of a popup.


Added an Advanced Search filter to the Catalog Search feature.


Added a tab in the Create Backup Job process UI to support Distributed Job Options for the VMware Plugin Options. For more information, see the Quest NetVault Backup Plug-in for VMware User’s Guide.


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