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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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I/O error on tape drive dell powervault lto 7

Hi, I have encountered an I/O error when trying to backup the system. The job was cancelled and the tape drive gone offline because of this. I have checked the cable is connected to the PC correctly.  Very limited information I can get from the progr...

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Expired backup sets not deleting after migration

I have recently migrated Backup Exec 21.4 to new hardware (Windows 2019). The new server has a different name. The migration when fine, but the backup sets that expire will not delete. BE is set to delete expired sets and the registry key is also set...

BKF compression algorithm

I m using compression in my bkf file and some of data is compressed and some are not.The shown screen-shot is compressed data of jpg file, so can anyone help me to tell which format so i used to crop the bkf file data of image file. because http://la...

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Import Old Jobs after failed upgrade

We upgraded our backup exec server from version 20.1 to 21.4, upgrade failed, and then the rollback also failed.We were able to finally get 21.4 installed on the server, but it doesn't have any of the old jobs and we'd like to import those, we do sti...

Resolved! Backup-to-disk-to-tape slow

Hello,I hope, I'll get some thoughts about recurring performance problems with backup-to-disk / duplicate-to-tape.The servers we use as backup servers are usually:- HP DL380- 64-128 GB RAM- P408 controller incl. cache/battery  - Boot-RAID 1 with SSDs...

BE Server to a new BE Server

I have searched, but haven't found anything similar to my issue/error.   I am looking to retire a BE server that I inherited to a newer, running an updated windows server OS.Using the migration tools, it complains it doesn't have permissions to the S...


Hello.I want to to restore a specific file using Submit-BEFileSystemRestoreJob. File was backed up several years ago, so there isn't job history for it. Is it possible to restore job history, or restore specific file without job history?

New tapes added but Robotic Library showing old data

Hello, New Systems Administrator here and zero knowledge of Symantec Backup Exec 15. My supervisor purchased new LTO6 tapes for our system. We have used that media type previously. The tapes were added two weeks ago but the console is showing all the...