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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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How to export backup jobs / configuration ?

Hi,Encountered BEDB problem again.I have to recover BEBD with a blank DB, then created everything (backup jobs / backup sets, etc)Thus I want to know how to export backup jobs / backup sets / etc from BE ?Thanks

Pre/Post script commands for backup on unix and windows

Hello, I've a job with windows and linux servers and i need to stop a mysql database on linux's server.i've configure the job with pre and post command to do this and it's ok.But the log of the job indicate that the script his not found for anothers ...

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Resolved! Backup to Azure storage

Hi. I testing backup to Azure. So I create storage, done backup succsesfuly, it showed me what it backuped 10GB from my VM. But then I checked in Azure in my storege  account there was only few MB on it? So I want ask is really on my Azure storage or...

Backup Exec Extremely Slow Restores

Hi My company are running Backup Exec 2012 14.0 Rev. 1798. It sits on a physical mahcine. The issue we are having is that when we do a restore, from Tape, Disk or iSCSI it takes around 45 minutes before any  data transfering begins. It does'nt matter...

Resolved! Backup VHD for offsite DR thoughts

Have this delima... Small compnay but have an offiste DR location... I want to Backup my Virtuals (VHD's/ Hyper V) and then take them out to my DR site and say put them a restore state if needed. Our "pipe" to the DR location is small and cannot hand...

SQL2008R2 SP3 Backup Exec Database Repository Compatibility

I am not talking about supported databases to backup, I am talking about the BE database itself.The latest software compatabilty list for BE 15 does not list SQL 2008R2 SP3 as a supported database for the Database Repository.  It only shows SQL 2008R...

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Resolved! BE12.5

When looking at the slots view for my library why are some listed in blue and some in black?BE 12.5

Backup to Amazon S3 and restore to EC2

Hello,I want to know if it's possible to do a duplicate to Amazon S3 with BackupExec 2015 (or BackupExec 2016) for disaster recovery and after to restore the sever as EC2 instance.servers are VM on VmWare 5.1.I imagined that during the replication, B...

How to exclude one job from sending failure notification

In CAS, we selected recipients for alert category "Job Failed" in Configuration and Settings -> Alerts and Notifications -> Alert Categories.Please advise how to exlude one job from sending Job Failed log.There are about 100 jobs in the CAS, we don't...

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How to Verify Tape Media Encryption

I got it figured out how to encrypt Duplication job to tape.Now how to i verify the restore process from tape when all i have is the pass pharse.  I want to verify that it works.Dont want to learn i typed in the pass phrase wrong two years from now.

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Backup Exec 16 backup to disk and then to two tapes

Hello! I have question regarding duplicate job configuration.I have Backup Exec 2010 R3, and several policies set to backup data to disk first and then on two tape drives immediately after backup to disk finishes. There is a rule defined which causes...

Backup Exec 15 - Do I need to backup BE SQL Databases for SDR

We have a daily backup job that is set to backup the System State, C: (system) and S: (file storage) drives.  No SQL databases are backed up and SDR has been enabled for this backup job. The job completes nightly without error.In the job configuratio...

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Using Encryption

Got a few question about encryption.How we backup.  B2D first them Dup to LTO6.1: Does BE16 reach out to the server with the agent installed and encrypt the data on on the server that is being backed up?  Or just the BKF files in the BEDATA folder?2:...

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BE 2012 Dedup drive creation issue

I just got handed the task of recreating/fixing a small networks BE jobs. When I go to create a new Deduplication Drive I keep getting an error at the end stating "A deduplication storage folder with that name already exists" no matter what name I tr...

New vCenter Server

HiWe use the Backup Exec VMware Agent to backup the virtual Machines ("over vCenter Server"). Now we would like to migrate to vCenter 6.5. For that we will do a new vCenter Server, then migrate the ESXi Hosts to this vCenter. How does this work with ...

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Backup Exec 14 and Free NAS

Hi all,I want to backup data using Backup Exec 14 on drive that is located on Free NAS.I use Free NAS and connect it to Windows Server 2012 R2 using iscsi. I add hard drive via Disk Management at Windows Server. Drive is accesible and data can be rea...