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Download Information: Version 8.1.12 IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments

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Abstract

This document describes how to download installation images for IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments Version 8.1.12.

Download Description

  • Data Protection for VMware V8.1.12
  • Data Protection for Microsoft Hyper-V V8.1.12


Maintenance Packages via PTF Distribution website

All IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments V8.1.12 maintenance packages can accessed by using the PTF distribution website.

However, these PTF packages require an existing V8.1.x installation on the machine before you apply them, because the PTF maintenance packages do not contain the license enablement files that are required for use of the component. For initial installation of a IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments component on a machine or VM, you have to obtain your packages, with the associated license enablement files, from the Passport Advantage Online website.


Packages via Passport Advantage Online

The Passport Advantage Online website has complete images of IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments V8.1.12 for download. The HTTP link in the section "Download package" directs to the Passport Advantage Online website.

The following platform images are available for download with the V8.1.12 release of IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments:

Image Name Passport Advantage Part Number Platforms Supported
IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments v8.1.12 (Data Protection for VMware)
Linux, Multi-Language
G00KDZX Linux
IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments v8.1.12 (Data Protection for VMware)
Windows, Multi-Language
G00KCZX Windows
IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments v8.1.12 (Data Protection for Microsoft Hyper-V)
Windows, Multi-Language
G00KFZX Windows


 

Prerequisites

For hardware and software requirements supported by IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments in this level, see:


For hardware and software requirements supported by IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments, see: IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments - All Requirements Doc

Featured technical support documents are listed in: Featured Documents for IBM Spectrum Protectâ„¢ for Virtual Environments



 

Installation Instructions

Detailed Installation instructions are available via the Installation and User's Guide for IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments 8.1.12:

  • The Data Protection for VMware documentation is available at this release level and is located in the IBM Spectrum Protect 8.1.12 IBM Knowledge Center in both HTML and PDF formats.
  • The Data Protection for Microsoft Hyper-V documentation is available at this release level and is located in the IBM Spectrum Protect 8.1.12 IBM Knowledge Center in both HTML and PDF formats



 

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Download Package

The provided HTTP link in the following Download Options column directs you to the Passport Advantage Online website. Passport Advantage is a secure website that requires an account ID and password. It has all of the component and platform images associated with IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments 8.1.12 available for download.

You can locate images on the Passport Advantage Online website by using the part number as the search query. For example to locate the IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments: Data Protection for VMware use as search query G00KCZX for Windows and use G00KDZX for Linux.

The provided FTP link in the following Download Options column is to the top-level directory that contains this Fix Pack. The subdirectory structure separates the Fix Pack images by operating system platform, then by available Fix Pack version.

Reminder: These images available via the Data Protection for VMware Maintenance Packages link do not contain license enablement files. You must already have a installed base level package in order to use these packages.



 

How critical is this fix?

Following vulnerabilities are identified in Version 8.1.12 Data Protection for VMware and Data Protection for Microsoft Hyper-V:

IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments: Data Protection for VMware
First Fixing VRMF Level Platform Bulletin Title/Link
V8.1.12 Windows Security Bulletin: Privilege escalation vulnerability in IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client and IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments (CVE-2021-20532)
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6445503
V8.1.12 Linux
Windows
Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilities in IBM Java Runtime affect IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client, IBM Spectrum Protect for Space Management, and IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments (CVE-2020-27221, CVE-2020-14782)
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6445483

IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments: Data Protection for Microsoft Hyper-V
First Fixing VRMF Level Platform Bulletin Title/Link
V8.1.12 Windows Security Bulletin: Privilege escalation vulnerability in IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client and IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments (CVE-2021-20532)
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6445503
V8.1.12 Windows Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilities in IBM Java Runtime affect IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client, IBM Spectrum Protect for Space Management, and IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments (CVE-2020-27221, CVE-2020-14782)
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6445483


For vulnerabilities that are fixed in previous IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments packages see: Flashes, alerts, and bulletins for IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments.



 

Problems Solved

The Update History documents contain a list of all APAR fixed in all 8.1.x levels of IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments:


The Documentation Updates technotes include changes, updates, and other clarifications to the currently available IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments 8.1.x publications, see:



 

Known Side Effects

For known issues and limitations in all 8.1.x levels of IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments, see:



 

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Technical Support

For support, see the website for product:  IBM Support for IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments



 

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Document Information

Modified date:
23 April 2021

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