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Backup Exec 22.2 - BETA Program registration is open

We are recruiting for our exclusive BETA Program for Veritas Backup Exec 22.2, and we hope that you will consider joining. The program is tentatively planned to start May 29 and run through June 19, 2023. The actual time commitment that we would requ...

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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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Backup Exec 16 in AWS cloud with agents on local site

Hello,Please help if you can. I currently have an AWS VPC with a bunch of servers. Backup exec 16 is installed on one of those servers and is sucessfully backing up all the other servers in the cloud to an s3 bucket.. Nice!What I want now is for our ...

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Resolved! Remote Agent Credentials

Hello everyone i have created a remote agent for windows 8  but the connection is establishing. Can anyone kinly help me? Plz

MSL6480 path failover BE16

Hi! We installed new tape library HP MSL6480, configured partition on it and LTO7+ Control Path Failover/Data Path Failover. Library connected via FC to SAN Fabrics. In BE servers Device Manager I see 4 medium changers (4 paths for changer) and 28 dr...

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Exchange backup to deduplication storage or not?

I'm wondering what are your thoughts about this process...We currently backup our Exchange 2010 server like so. Full backup (MB database and logs) once a week, send it to our deduplication storage and then, duplicate the job to another deduplication ...

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Resolved! Backup job triggered by client

Is it possible to trigger a Backup Job from a client (a buildserver).I would like to start a vmware backup from a buildserver if a specific build was producted by the buildserver.The client is a VMware Windows 10 mashine. Running on an ESX Server on ...

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incompatible media has been detected in the slot

I am a little confused. I've got a LTO - 6 drive and a stack of LTO - 6 tapes. My drive reads all the LTO - 6 tapes but 3. These three were bought before I bought the LTO - 6 drive (I tried to read them in an LTO - 4 drive) before I realized the limi...

Backup Exec 15 Exchange Backup failed database not mounted

I have recently taken over managing an exchange server and having issues with backups not deleting the log files.  We have a DAG with two servers.  We recently started running out of disk space on the servers.  Exch1 has the Public Folders database a...

Schedule duplicate backup to tape using another MMS

I have two sites and two OST devices in these two sitesSite A has a CASO and MMS. The MMS is connecting to two OST devices.Site B has a MMS. The MMS is connecting to two OST devices and a tape library.I have shared two OST devices between two MMS.I t...

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Resolved! Re-add Tape Drive - Backup Exec 2014 - Server 2012R2

Hi,I had an issue with Backup Exec 2014 where my jobs would always fail. I don't belive there is a physical isue with the device because tapes can inventory and erase, I can see the device in device manager. I cn also backup to USB without issues.I f...

S3 Cloud Storage error

Trying to get a Cloud storage Device setup on BU 15 (version 14.2 rev 1180).Everything works and but at the step when entering server name and logon account I get the message "There are no storage locations found on the server.". If I change the user...

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Running 2 duplicate jobs at the same time from the dedup store.

Quick question about running 2 duplicate jobs at the same time.All of the backup jobs that I'm monitoring are configured as follow.First part : Take full backup of the server, send it to the main dedup storeSecond part, duplicate : Once it's finished...

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VMware template backup

Hello,How can we backup a vmware template with backup exec 16 and vmware 6.5 ? It seems impossible...I can select the template, but all backup try give me the result in attached print screen.All other vm on the infrastructure (also the powered off) b...


I'm trying to backup specific directories on a NAS (EMC Isilon).  I can create and submit a job, manually, via the UI without any problems.However, when doing the same via BEMCLI I get errors trying to create the file selection.Here is the bemcli cmd...