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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 wont use tape drive number 2

Hi allI have a server with 2 tape drives, 1 x LTO 5 and 1 x LTO4. Only 1 backup job. backup starts with one of the drives (usually LTO 5) and then when that tape is full it automatically moves on to the LTO4 drive.I start running out of space on the ...

BE 16 license

Hi there,i have installed a BE16 server but need to downgrade it to BE 15 or 2014. I had already applied the license.I should have no issues applying the same license to these lower versions after deinstallation of BE16, is that correct?Thank you.

Job rates slow after updating to FP5

I'm having issues with a couple jobs. Ever since I installed FP5 and related hotfixes, 3 of 10 jobs lost half, and one in particular lost 3/4ths, of their job rate speed.I've updated all of the agents with no issues. Can't be related to updates becau...

BE16 Revision 1142 Hotfix 124683

Running BE16 to backup a Hyper-V-Cluster starts with good performance, creates the avhdx (full backup) and after 20 minutes is down to 500 MB/sec. Cant cancel the job from the console, have to stop serrvices. Disk are connected over fibre-channel.Sea...

Run powershell after job completion

I have been reading the different documents concerning executing a Powershell script after job completion.In the windows "Pre/Post Commands", I have entered:C:\Windows\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\powershell.exe -executionPolicy bypass -noprofile ...

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Appliance BE3600 security hardening?

In the light of the recent outbreak of Wanna Cry / DeCryptor I need to know how to harden security on our BE3600 R2.I know now, that the R2 is out of support - though we have maintenance on the appliance and could upgrade to R4 we're not able to, bec...

Backup exec 2012 not working

Backup Exec V-Ray Edition 2012 not working although we were backing up successfully till about a month ago.Software now errored out with virtual library and library expansion licence needed although we have "licenses for Backup Exec Library Expansion...

older versions of BE

Hi there,i have a client who has servers running on win 2003R2 and 2008R2. Will BE have agents for these machines?If yes, where can i download BE 2014?ThanksALex

Resolved! BEWS 2012 S.D.R will not load my S.D.R. file

Hello All,I have run a full backup with BEWS 2012 and I am trying to create the disaster recovery disk.I opened the create simplified disaster discovery disk wizard but when I get to the option to specify the location of the existing S.D.R. disk file...

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Resolved! dmp files is too large

Hello.It is possible to limit size of dmp files in ...\Symantec\Backup Exec\BEDBG ?When the free disk space comes to an end, after his release files of dmp by weight on 2-5gb, sometimes several files are created.As I have understood, in dmp it is wri...

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Backup Exec Test Procedure

Hi,I have writing the proposal for a customer and I am unable to find the Test procedure of Backup exec 16, Customer must required this process in the proposal, so any one can help me?

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Resolved! Backup exec 15 - problem with restore in CASO environment

Hi,I have following deployment:Physical server with disks that are configured as backup repository. Server hosts CASO.VMware environment and one virtual machine with BE Media server installed.On CASO i created deduplicate disk storage, and shared it ...

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BE 2010 R2 fails to verify exchange

when backing up exchange 2010 it fails during verification with error "Job Log: BEX_TOMCAT1_03163.xmlFinal error: 0xe0000391 - Backup Exec attempted to back up an Exchange database according to the job settings. The database was not found, however. U...

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Simplified Disaster Recovery Disk_Drivers

Hi.  I'm creating a SDR for a W2008R2 Dell PE510 file server running BEX 2014.  I want to make sure it is correct.  I was trying to add Dell network card and SAS controller drivers downloaded from their website and oem#.inf drivers stored on the serv...

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SQL Database used by BE16

Hi,I need to have another application installed on the same host used for BE2016. This brings SQL Server 2014. Is it possible to dump the data, deinstall SQL Express and import the data to SQL Server to use it for BE2016? Regards, Michael!

Byte level incremental

Hi everyone,Can we do a byte incremental backup with last version of backup exec ?Also can we export backup on other support ?Ex: Backup on site A --> Copy on site BBest regardsSorry to my english

Backup Exec Databases

Hello, we recently had a hard drive crash on our CASO server that was housing our BE databases. We have been able to bring up another drive, but we can't get our postgreSQL services or SQL agent (BKUPEXEC) to start anymore. I tried using the install ...

Backup Exec2016 Job history not showing properly

Hi Team,We are facing the Job history problem we have a CASO server and all my jobs are scheduled from CASO server but when my job is completed the report are generating from caso server as a +Recovered type, but same job report are generated success...