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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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VM backup problem via VCenter

Hi All,My vm backups sometimes stay in running and I will cause all other backups waiting, so no backup during the night.This thread looks similar:

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BackupExec keeps overwriting my tapes.

HiI'm trying to accomplish the this.- Incremental, every weekday in one single 6Tb tape until it fills.- Full, every saturday in one single 6Tb tape until it feels (we are talking in this moment of 600 Gb of information).The problem is that despite t...

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Symantec Backup Exc 15 license

I have a similar issue to what is described in the article below. I am running Feature Pack 5, and I do not have the same menu options as described in the article.Following the instructions in...

Convert to Virtual from another server

Is it possible to convert a physical machine that was backed up to tape from another BE server to a virtual server from that tape? I can't find anything on that; everything I find is about converting a backup from the same BE server.

Resolved! Domino Backups BE 16

I currently am backing up a Domino server with Backup Exec 15 and have been for over a year. What happens if I upgrade to Backup Exec 16, can I restore my backups? I understand support has been discontinued for Domino, but is the functionality still ...

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Backup Exec 2010 R2 Database Instance

Greetings, I have recently run into a kind of odd occurence. When I run diagnostics on my BE 2010 R2 server I come up with the database server being correct, but Database instance being blank. Now I know that there was a procedure on here that requir...

HP Ultrium 6-SCSI (no media)

Doing a fresh install of Backup Exec 16 with a HP MSL 2024.  Driver sees it as HP Ultrium 6-SCSI.  I've run inventory and still says no media in storage.  There obviously is no tapeinst.exe or other utility.  Any thoughts?

Downgrade BE16 to BE15

We would like to purchase Backup Exec 2015 but I understand this product is no longer available.1. Can I purchase Backup Exec 2016 Capacity Edition Lite – 1TB  and request to downgrade to 2015 version ?. What is the procedure required to apply downgr...

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How can I change my virtfile altitude for 2010 R3 SP4?

As described here ( the Microsoft PSS agent has red-flagged the incorrect virtfile altitude as "a possible reason" the server has sudd...

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PCI DSS v3.2 Compliance & Backup Exec

I recently ran into an issue setting up CASO in our environment because of the PCI DSS standards that were being enforced on our central administration server & managed media server. I was not able to complete the setup until I removed the restrictio...

Help with a restore

 Hi, one of our customers currently has a problem with a restore from 2014 on his old backup server. They are using Backup Exec 2010 R3 (not productive anymore, only used for older restores).The problem is the following: They want to restore a certai...

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Eject tape automatically after all jobs have completed

I have 3 jobs which first backup to disk concurrently and then duplicate to tape sequentially. I want to eject the tape after those 3 jobs write to tape. The content size of all 3 are almost equal, therefore it is difficult to determine the order of ...

Hyper-V incremental restore very slow

Hi,we are restoring after a RAID crash and Restore is very slow. Rate is about 160 MB/minute. We are recovering Hyper-V Backups and have to restore about 3.6 TB!We are directly recovering the Hyper-V Files on the Hyper-V hosts. We also have setup a F...

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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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