Storage Exec versions to which this hotfix can be applied:
This hotfix can only be applied to the following versions of Storage Exec:
VERITAS Storage Exec 5.3 Build 2190 (English editions and Japanese editions)
The following issues are resolved with this hotfix:
File blocking does not work on mount points
FileScreen Server service stops when content checking files with long names
File blocking policy applied to the root of a drive cannot be changed from Passive to Active
Files updated by this hotfix:
After installing the hotfix, the attributes of the installed files will change as indicated in the table below. Note that the date and time are stored in universal time. When looking at the date and time of the files on the server where the hotfix was installed, they will be converted to local time. Use the Date and Time tool provided by Windows to determine the difference between universal time and local time.
Hotfix 14 updates the following files in addition to those files updated by Hotfix 1 through 13, thus making Hotfix 14 cumulative of all hotfixes through this release.
See the Related Documents section below for details on Hotfixes 1 through 13
Note: After installing this hotfix, Storage Exec will not function correctly if the updated files are manually replaced by the previous version; a practice typically referred to as "back reving".
How to install this hotfix on a Storage Exec 5.3 server:
Note: Be certain to back up the Storage Exec registry: HKLM\Software\Veritas\Storage Exec
If the Storage Exec servers are Microsoft cluster servers:
Follow the steps in TechNote 279695 How to install Storage Exec 5.3 hotfix 14 on a Microsoft Cluster Server
For all other Storage Exec servers follow these steps:
1. Close Storage Exec if open
SE2190RHF14.exe (this is the default name of Hotfix 14 when it is downloaded from the "Download Now" link)
3. Follow the instructions in the installation wizard
4. A reboot of the system is required after installing this hotfix
Note: A prompt requesting a reboot may not be displayed, but a reboot is required.
To install this hotfix on a server which has the Storage Exec 5.3 Remote Administration Console, Remote Server Agent, or Remote Workstation Agent, follow the steps as outlined in TechNote 278677