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Backup Exec 3600 Appliance

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3600 appliance opinions

Looking for some real world opinions on the 3600 appliance.     Thinking of using them at several branch offices throughout the country.   work well? ease of setup? what would you do different?  all that stuff!   I am familiar with using BE software....

Resolved! Appliance Best Practices? D2D2Tape?

Hi All,   I have been testing the appliance now for a couple of months and would like a bit of advice please if possible on my backup plan.  We have one appliance and 20 odd Windows Servers 2008R2 on a Vmware platform using iSCSI for the SAN.   I wou...

Resolved! Backupexec 3600 and Vmware Workstation

Hello Everyone,   I've searched everywhere and can't find an answer to my questions about the BE3600. Does anybody know:   1) Will the appliance backup VMware Player, Workstation and MS Virtual PC 2007 VMs that sit on top of Windows 2003/2008 Servers...

marklar by Level 2
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Resolved! Unknown Server - Server Farm 1 appears....

Hello everyone! This might be an easy question and might be basic stuff but I'd like to confirm what i think i know. Setup: Symantec 3600 Appliance, VMware 5.1 - Server 2003 R2 (32bit) running Sharepoint 3.0. So I added my sharepoint server to the li...

tech001 by Level 3
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Resolved! Dedupe Media ran out of space

We ran out of space on our dedupe media because the retention length was 1 year and we couldn't fit 1 years worth of data on the drive.  How can I manually expire all of the backup sets on the hard drive so that I can start re-using space on it again...

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Resolved! Help with backing up VM's

Hello people who are reading this. Here is whats going on. I have 3 servers running vmware ESXi 5.1 and vCenter controlling them. I have a brand new Symantec 3600 Appliance. All the VM's are stored on a SAN connected by iSCSI. Now the old way I've be...

tech001 by Level 3
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Resolved! DR Question

Hi, I have a Backup Exec 3600R2 appliance running all of its own backup jobs successfully, but when I go to our DR site to test recovering servers, how do I recover the appliance itself onto a physical server? Can I create an SDR CD for the appliance...

Resolved! SDR: Recovery shows Backup Sets, but then hangs in loop (3600 R2)

Hi folks, the recovery work beautifully until the point where the actual recovery should start: Server and backups sets are visible and can be marked, but when you start the recovery process, nothing more happens. The Appliance shows a recovery job f...

bert_geiger by Moderator
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Servers are dropped out of reports

I'm at a customer, who has the folling problem: when I plan a new report (i.e. "overnight summary") and select all servers to be included in the report, I can save the report schedule. But when I edit it again, some of the servers are not selected an...

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Resolved! BE Appliances and CASO: SQL access error when making managed Server

Hi folks, I have two 3600 R2's , have promoted one to CAS w/o problem, but trying to make the other a MBES  (steps as outlined in Admin Guide) gives an error after entering the CAS Server: the SQL instance complains about invalid credentials for the ...

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Resolved! Disk expansion supported in Backup Exec Appliance

Assume that Symantec Backup Exec 3600 is the latest appliance available in the market. Kindly provide the following requested information please: - Backup Exec only have 5.5 TB of disk space and new/additional disks cannot be added further in BE 3600...

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Resolved! Backup Encryption Overhead

Hi We are testing backup encription using BUE 2012 3600 appliance and are noticing some significant overheads of the encryption. Can anyone advise it there and any published statistics of what overhead is realisitc.    Applaince is: Windows 2008 Se...

DR Backup Strategy

Hi, We have 2 3600 R2 appliances - one at our Live site and another at DR. We have the following design:   The Live appliance backs up the servers each night and then duplicates the backup sets to DR (DR is the CAS)The DR appliance will act as an of...

SQL Backup Incremental Errro

My BE Appliance keeps reports failed for the incremental job failure ... while the same setting FULL backup is successfully executed everytime.    03 Sep 2013  09:45:22 AM Computer: [SERVER NAME( SERVER_IP)] Monitor: [Event Log Monitor] Description: ...

Resolved! how to configure oracle database using wiht backup exec 2012

hi basically i am new to backup exec 2012 and oracle database. how can i take a full backup of oracle database 10g runing on linux server. we allready install agent and add a linux server in backup exec 2012, we can also veiw all the root file and su...

aslam_m by Level 3
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No address bar in BE2012 appliance Internet Explorer

Dear gurus, Please help me on this, my BE2012 appliance cannot go to internet due to the need for authentication. To do that i need to go to my firewall portal to authenticate. But unfortunately the appliance internet explorer is in limited version. ...

urbansaint by Level 3
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