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Backup Exec 22 - Technical Preview Program now open for recruitment

We are currently recruiting customers who are interested in participating in the upcoming Backup Exec 22 Technical Preview Program. The Technical Preview Program for the upcoming release of Backup Exec contains some new features which continue to pos...

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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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Resolved! Problems Restoring BE 2014 Backup Set for Non-Existing Server

I have three backup sets that were created as "snapshots" just to back up certain files on a specific server.The server was "MyServer.domain.local".Since the time that the backups were made, the server and the entire domain were decommisioned. The ne...

Media inconsistency errors over firewall

I am in the process of trialing BE16 and, for the most part, all is going well.  However I've encountered a situation where I have a group of servers hosted in our DMZ that are failing with errors stating that there are media inconsistency errors.  T...

Resolved! Permission denied with NDMP Backup and NETAPP 9.1

Hi,We have a Netapp bay with ontap v9.1.We are running BE 16 rev 1142 (latest update available).We are unable to add our Netapp bay as a "NDMP data server". The error message is always "permission denied".I have enabled debug mode on the filer. The o...

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Validate VM for Recovery fails

Anyone receive this error when trying to validate a VM for Recovery or doing an instant recovery of a VM? - Backup Exec cannot validate virtual machine 'Validate_machinename'.Completed status: FailedFinal error: 0x8007006e - The system cannot open th...

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Upgrading to BE15

I am currently using BE 2010 R3 and would like to upgrade to BE15. 2010 scheduling is done with policies but not in BE15. What happens to all the scheduled backups after upgrading to 15?

Backup Exec 2015 Application Server Recommendations

Hi allCurrently we have the Backup Exec Application server installed on a Physical Server that we are wanting to convert to a Hyper-V Host.The question is, and I am looking for advantages/disadvantages of where the application server would be accepta...

Backup Exec 16 incremental backup too big

Hello!I have a strange behavior in backing up my Vmware Virtual machines.I make a full backup on Friday night with about 1,5TB.On Monday night I make a inkremental backup with about 200GB with seams OK.On Thusday and Wednesday the inkremental backup ...

Symantec Backup Exec 15 Download

Where can I download  the Backexec 15 Bacuse I hade the license file but I lost the IOS file so where can i get the ios file  to download. 

Symantec Backup Exec Unable to login to media server (Wi)

Hi Everyone,after a system restart my symantec backup exec 2010 R3 Stopped working whenever i try to login this window appears i'm using administrator account for login please see the image below.Note: SQLBCKUP is up and running.3 of the services are...

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Full + incremental sets not being groomed by DLM

Good Day,I'm encountering an issue with Full + Incremental backup sets not being groomed properly.  I understand the logic behind DLM and I've been using BE for over 10 years.  Typically focus on full backups only, however due to infrastructure size ...

BE16 Installation Problems - Authentication failing

Okay so i got the task to solve the Problem that we have installing Veritas Backup Exec 16.Everything is fine up until the point the software asks for the Login Credentials for the Local Domain Account to Install the software.We have 2 Administrator ...


Hey. I'm having errors when duplicating a large volume in Azure Storage V-79-57344-34028. I could not find a solution to the problem. Duplication is associated with a basic full backup. Performed tests: simultaneously launched Backup Exec 16 and Micr...

ODBC Access Error

I recently updated one of my backup servers to Backup Exec 2016 and now I get the error message "ODBC Access Error.  Possible lost connection to database or unsuccessful access to catalog index in the database."  I rebuilt the catalog but I'm still r...

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getting an error 1392

Hi, Hyper v backup fails with error 1392Function OpenVirtualDisk is returning error 1392 for incremental backup at catlog updation phase.  I am getting this error only for incremental backup not for full backup.

Duplication fails

Some of my duplaction jobs to dedup storage on a managed backup exec server are periodiclly fails withinal error: 0xe0001203 - An error occurred while creating or accessing the directory specified for this operation. Check to make sure that the B2D f...

inherited expired backup sets are not being deleted

I have backup exec 2015 FP 5 installed.  My media is a fixed disk (NAS). The backup set does not have dependent backup sets but the backup sets are not deleted.The backup exec is configured to delete all expired backups sets. New backups sets are bei...

Uninstall BE 2012 and re-install Question

Because of my license files corrupted. I want to uninstall and reinstall the BE 2012. Can I use back all backuped files?Can I export all backup job and then import it after re-install? If step by step re-setup all job, it is very painful.Do I need to...

How to See What Tape a Backup Set is On

For example, Ive duplicated a backup set to a tape. In the Backup and Restore view, open a server, open backup sets, find a specific backup set. It says 'tape cartridge' but not which tape its on. No info in properties either. I can see what tape it ...

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