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How to deploy Backup Exec via the AWS Marketplace

How to deploy Veritas Backup Exec on AWS Marketplace.Veritas Backup Exec provides simple, rapid, and secure offsite backup to AWS for your in-house virtual and physical environments and protects cloud-based workloads in AWS. Veritas Backup Exec helps...

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How to deploy Backup Exec via the Azure Marketplace

How to deploy Veritas Backup Exec on Azure Marketplace.Veritas Backup Exec provides simple, rapid, and secure offsite backup to Azure for your on-premises environments and protects cloud-based workloads in Azure. Veritas Backup Exec helps customers r...

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Useful links for Upgrading Backup Exec

At its most basic, the upgrade procedure for Backup Exec is simply running installation media for the most recent version on an existing Backup Exec server. Backup Exec 15, 16 and 20 can be upgraded to Backup Exec 21 with this method. Article 1000443...

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rdmchugh by Level 1
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Resolved! upgrade from 12.5 to 2010

Hi all,   I'm just looking for an HowTo for an upgrade from 12.5 to 2010 BE. Can't find it here, can anyone help me? PS. Do I have to upgarde the Agents as well? or i can let the old agnets run on the backup clients? Thank you  

mghomer by Level 6
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Resolved! BackupExec 2012 mit Cluster Hyper-V

Hallo, habe einen Cluster mit 2 Konten. In dem Cluster laufen 4 Hyper-V Server. BackupExec 2012 ist auf einem extra Server (reales Blech) installiert, nicht auf einem Clusterkonten!. Wenn ich nun den Cluster sichere werden der erste Hyper-V herunterg...

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Is there any Symantec software to backup applications running on a windows platform ?

Backup Exec 12 - cannot start the device and media service

We have some maintenance this weekend on the backup exec server and it seems that the device and media service won't start anymore.  Attached the dbrecover.log, I can see the MDF and LDF file fine and browse the database using the MSSQL admin interfa...

Move / Run indexer-service.exe from another server

I have Backup Exec 2010 running on a re-purposed server where this is it's sole job (and is backup for domain/network processes).  It is a 2-processor (3 GHz) Dell PowerEdge 1800 with a new RAID card running 6 new fast drives in RAID 1/5.  The system...

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Resolved! Connecting backupexec 2010 R3 clients from 2010R2 Server???

Hi tech Experts, I was wondering if it is possible to Connect Backupexec 2010R3 Client from 2010 r2 Server,I have two media servers(2010 R2 and 2010 R3),I cannot connect 2010 R3 Client from 2010 R2 Media server,it prompts me with Logon Account select...

Resolved! Backup Exec 2012 Small Business Edition - VirtAPI.dll missing

Hi, I have the following error with a newly licensed Backup Exec 2012 (initially installed as an Eval version). Backup- \\BRODYLAW1.brodylaw.local\Microsoft Information Store\Public Folder Database 0349487685 V-79-57344-759 - Cannot complete the ope...

NIBS by Level 3
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Resolved! Exchange backups failing

Hi, I am facing some strange issues when backing up Exchange.The backups are failing on one of the databases. I checked the vssadmin writers using the command in exchange and all of them seem stable. I tried backing up that database seperately and st...

zak2011 by Level 6
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periodo di sovrascrittura

Ciao a tutti, ho un quesito da porre riguardo al periodo di sovrascrrittura dei nastri: se io faccio un' installazione nuova, inizializzo i nastri, creo uno o più set di supporti e gli associo uno o più nastri e fin qui è tutto chiaro. Il problema na...

Question on BE 2012

I just started reading about BE2012. From what I read, I am troubled. I backup 35 servers in 4 jobs. I must be reading wrong. If I go to BE2012 I am going to have to fuss cli commands to setup job to run these 35 servers?? You got to be kidding right...

Resolved! What do you like/dislike in Backup Exec 2012

Reading a lot about this new BE 2012 release here on Connect and on other web-resources I learned that a lot of long-time BE admins not happy with some of new features. On the other hand there are people who like the product. To make clear the pictur...

UFO by Level 6
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Serial number for older bundled Backup Exec 9.2

The site given in the documentation for my bundled copy of Backup exec 9.2 ( does not work for this product any longer.  How can I get a serial number to re-install this product after a server hard drive crash?

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Restored files not showing in share

Was testing restore functionality.  I deleted all files out of my home directory which is located at \\fileserver\Users\cparks and mapped as my U: drive Performed restore from full backup, backup ran successfully.  U: drive is empty, but if I go to \...

Deleting Backup Set From Disk Wants to Also Delete Tape?

I am runnig out of disk space on our disk based storage and wanted to delete a backup set. I was expecting it to want to delete related Incrementals but was surprised that it also wanted to delete the jobs that were duplicated to tape.  Since we want...

Restored VM will not backup

I have a test environment setup with the following: vmware ESXi 5Windows Server 2008R2 with Backup Exec 2012Linux vm Guest I have been able to backup the entire Linux VM using Backup Exec 2012. I have been able to restore the entire Linux VM But, sin...

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Backing up Netgear ReadyNAS NV+

I am using backup exec 2010 I am trying to back up a ReadyNAS NV+ Symantec does not have a Bin yet to back it up.  Any chance anyone has got it to back up without a client?  Woulld Symantec 2012 work better?   This is the error I get. Remote Agent fo...

Resolved! OPP And Append Settings for Baackup

Hi we have Below Servers AD Serverains we want to take backup of our AD Server. we have procured Backup exec 2012 license for AD. we are using tape drive. i have confusion in OPP and APP i have gone through several docs but still has confusion. i wan...

Resolved! BE 2012 VM ESX 5.0.0u1 VSS Quiesce issue

Hi there. I'm getting a failure to back up one of my vmware esx 5.0.0u1 servers.  I added the host as a vmware host and scheduled my backup. Every time I tried to back up it comes back that all of the guests failed to generate shadow compies due to n...

Jordon by Level 3
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