Deprecation Notice for File Archiver for UNIX Agent

The File Archiver for UNIX Agent is deprecated in this version of the software, and you cannot install it. For more information about the Obsolescence Policy, see Obsolescence Policy.

Effective Release

Version 11

Effect of Deprecation

If you have the File Archiver for UNIX Agent installed on an existing client, you cannot upgrade the client to the current software version. You must deconfigure the File Archiver for UNIX Agent before you upgrade the client.

After you upgrade the client, you can perform recovery operations only with the deconfigured agent.

You cannot perform archive jobs with this agent.


If you want to continue to use the File Archiver for UNIX Agent for archiving and recovery operations, you cannot upgrade the client.


This functionality is now available by using Archiving for UNIX File Systems. No new license is required for archiving for UNIX File Systems. For more information, see Transitioning From a Classic Archiver.