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Data Protector 9.09 support matrix and Windows 2016 client problem ....

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Hi. Firstly can anybody point me to the 9.09 specific support matrix?... i'm struggling to find one! - I can find 9.00 and 9.0x but these appear to have been released earlier than 9.09.

Also we're seeing an issue with a Windows 2016 client that I'm hoping somebody can help with. Our Cell manager is at 9.09 and we have just installed the 9.09 disk and general media agent onto a Windows server 2016 client. We've imported the client into DP however it's icon shows a question mark. When we try to create a file system backup we see the list of drives but when we try to expand them we get the error 'data protector cannot browse: invalid directory'. In this backup view the icon is different again and looks like a Linux one. From the client view the Platform is showing as 'microsoft amd64 wNT-10.0-s'. We have some other 2016 servers and haven't seen this issue before so any help would be appreciated!

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Re: Data Protector 9.09 support matrix and Windows 2016 client problem ....

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Thanks for the replies. In the end we uninstalled the 9.09 client agent, re-installed 9.06 and then upgraded to 9.09. No idea why this worked rather than a fresh install of 9.09 but it did! 

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Re: Data Protector 9.09 support matrix and Windows 2016 client problem ....

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michael_d1,

We have DP 9.09 agents on Server 2016 servers with no issues.  The only thing I can suggest is maybe patch level 115 - we have that on the disk and media agents.

Our 2016 servers show up the same way you are indicating - 'microsoft amd64 wNT-10.0-s'.

HTH

Ken

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Re: Data Protector 9.09 support matrix and Windows 2016 client problem ....

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Hello @michael_d1,

Here is the updated support matrices: 

https://softwaresupport.hpe.com/group/softwaresupport/search-result/-/facetsearch/document/KM01029738

The matrices are for DP 9.09_117 at this moment. But 116 patches and 117 are only for VEPA and DR. 

I saw this error in the past, the issue is a mismatch of patches between the CM and the GUI. 

Also, as suggested for @KenKrubsack, update the CM and client to 9.09_115 at least. 

Regards, 

Andres Fallas Salazar
Customer Support Engineer

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Re: Data Protector 9.09 support matrix and Windows 2016 client problem ....

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Thanks for the replies. In the end we uninstalled the 9.09 client agent, re-installed 9.06 and then upgraded to 9.09. No idea why this worked rather than a fresh install of 9.09 but it did! 

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