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How do I install NetBackUp software in solaris?

I'm learning the software and I need to install and practice using it.

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what version of Solaris do you have ? what version of NetBackUp do you want to install? some more details please. – Hanan N. Dec 12 '11 at 8:33

After skimming through the Solaris basics I understand it's something like:

# pkg update
# pkg search netbackup

and then install with

# pkg install <result_pkg>
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Only if netbackup is provided in one of the package repositories you have configured, which given it's a commercial package sold by Symantec, it may not be. – alanc Jan 16 '12 at 16:46

Generally the install process is:


However depending on exactly what you want, there may be more to it. As an example, have a look at this post on the Symantec forums - the OP needed to get the path right.

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