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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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Resolved! Duplicate from dedupe device to cloud?

A client is running BE16 FP1, has a dedupe device, and wants me to investigate cloud DR backups. Is it possible to duplicate dedupe backups to cloud storage without rehydrating?TIA

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Restore plain vhdx file Hyper-V virtual disk

Hello,the goal is to get a copy of a huge database. So I'm trying to restore the vhdx virtual disk file to a different folder to use it in a test vm. The restore assistant 'Microsoft Hyper-V data' pretendes to be able to archive it. After a very shor...

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BE 2014 / Job Notification Email not working / Test ok

I am running Backup Exec 2014 [14.1 1786 64bit] version in windows 2008 R2.I have configured backup job with email notification as well, But once the backup job is done But its not sending email notification. In event viewer I can see Event ID 34112 ...

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Media Set : backup exec and windows nt backup

This is regard of backup exec and windows nt backup  media setI tried to change the overwrite period and append period, click apply, go back to other tab, double check, the default value is still there. Does it not able to change?

knizam by Level 2
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Backup Exec V/s DLO

I have a situation I am looking for a solution for backingup Laptop which will be mobile with the sals team who are travelling and back it to the cloud storage.I know BE has windows agent which can be installed on the Laptop and can be backed up to t...

Backup Exec Stopped Services

The backup exec 2014 services always stopped itself at specific time 8pm every night; when i looked at the event viewer it shows event ID 259. By the way the server and the backup software is up to date.Any idea why this is happening.

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Backup Exec 2014 workaround clarification

Hi there,While I've updated BE 2014 to SP2, I cannot update a particular server with the later agent for a little while; until then, I would like to implement the workaround described here:

Tape drive in use

Hi I'v got a problem becouse, my tape drive has status (In use) and i cannot make any backup I try to restart the server, restart the tape drive, pause the server and tape drive in backup exec and nothing helped I'm using Windows server 2008 and syma...

Resolved! How to upgrade BE2012 to BE2016

Hi, we're planning to upgrade our backup software BE2012 to BE2016 what will be  the best practice? How about the license on BE2012 can I use it on BE2016 to no-cost upgrade? Thanks

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Resolved! Problem with SDR and legacy support

Hi,I have 2 servers (Lenovo x3650M3) on 2 different locations, production and backup. Both are almost identical (production have 32GB RAM and backup server have 16GB). Server on production is installed with W2k8r2. Disks are configured with MBR and L...


Resolved! Remote agent re-use between physical and virtual servers

Good Afternoon All,We are going to virtualise their environment in a few months. Following a server failure we've bought into BKUPExec 16 but I'm not getting much luck in finding the most cost efficient licensing options that'll cover us for 5 server...

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Resolved! Snapshot technology error (0xE0008516)

Hello,My company uses Hyper-V and install Symantec Backup Exec 15 on it to backup for FileServer,AD,...  Symantec shows error while backing up  FS2 VM (FileServer) a few days ago.V-79-57344-34070 - Snapshot Technology: Initialization failure on: "VRT...

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Hi,Can we install BE 15 Windoes and Hyper-v Agent on a server 2016?Thanks

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BE 2010 R2 fails to verify exchange

Job Log: BEX_TOMCAT1_03174.xmlFinal error: 0xe0000391 - Backup Exec attempted to back up an Exchange database according to the job settings. The database was not found, however. Update the selection list and run the job again. Final error category: R...

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PSA for veritas technical support

To be distributed to technical support agents: If you enable debug logging in the registry, please remember to turn it off when you are done. There are only so many gigabtyes of logs I am willing to clean up a month after solving our issue. Support i...

migrate DB

Hi,Is it possible to migrate the BE 15 database and import it in BE 16? if it is possible what are the correct steps?Thanks

Shahin by Level 6
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Job Monitor schedules wrong time

Just installed Backup Exec 16 on a newly installed Windows Server 2016 Domain Controller. Getting the same annoying behavior like in my previous installation of Backup Exec 15 on a 2008R2 Server.For scheduled One-Time Backups it is not possible to sc...

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BE15 backup DFSR performance very low

Dear, we are in China, we are using BE 15 running on windows 2012R2 physics server, flash installed, we have a server on VM platform 5.1, this server have a drive attached from a NAS volume, this drive set the DFS replication with another server in E...