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VMware vSphere Data Protection 5.1 Revised Availability (2036539)
Please be advised vSphere Data Protection 5.1 (“VDP 5.1”) has an integrated email notification system which, once configured, may send server error and status messages to a server that is accessible to EMC, the parent company of VMware and collaborator on VDP 5.1. Some customers may consider this information to be sensitive. A revised version of VDP has been made available with the email notification system disabled.
Note: All messages that were received have been disposed of. Future messages received from this notification system will be immediately deleted. The latest version will not send these email notifications.
A revised version of VMware vSphere Data Protection 5.1 (with the email notification system disabled) has been posted on the vmware.com download site.
All customers that have previously downloaded VDP 5.1 should upgrade using the VMwareVDPUpgradeFrom61to-6.1.80-179.iso.
All new customers should download the latest .ova version that they require. The Build Number will be 220.127.116.11.179 and in the interface: 18.104.22.168.
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