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Backup Exec 22 - Technical Preview Program now open for recruitment

We are currently recruiting customers who are interested in participating in the upcoming Backup Exec 22 Technical Preview Program. The Technical Preview Program for the upcoming release of Backup Exec contains some new features which continue to pos...

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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! What's happened to RAWSBulkUpdate.exe?

I'm rather disappointed (read annoyed) that the RAWSBulkUpdate.exe utility is apparently not included with Backup Exec 2010 after my upgrade.  This is/was an extremely handy and easy to use application that made it very easy to update the agents on t...

CASO not delegating jobs to managed server

Greetings: I'm in a bit of a quandary: I recently upgraded my 12.5 installation to 2010, and now the jobs that used to run on BOTH servers now are only running on the CASO - with the exception of a new job that I created just the other day.  It runs ...

Hyper-V backups sometimes take a very long time.

I am backing up 5 Hyper-V machines with a total byte count of 239Gig. These are live backups. The VMs are not taken down. Most of the time this backup finishes in 2 hours. However in rare instances it takes a very long time. I have had it take up to ...

Dude16 by Level 4
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Expired media sets don't get deleted

I am doing a "backup to disk" backup with a media set overwrite protection period of 4 weeks. As each media item falls out of its protected period I expect them to be deleted but they don't. I see that they become labeled as overwritable but they kee...

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GRT restore doesn't work from NAS

I am running two "backup to disk" backup jobs a week stagered.  One is to a local USB external drive and one is to a share on a NAS (ReadyNAS 3100). Backups are identical except for the device media target. My backups are 5 Hyper-V machines. Agents a...

Dude16 by Level 4
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R2 Upgrade - Remove LUNs?

I'm about to upgrade BE 2010 to BE 2010 R2.  I am currently using SAN transport mode to backup all of our VMs (vSphere 4.0).  Should I remove the LUNs from the BE server before completing the upgrade.  I'm just having this repeating nightmare that BE...

BE2010R2 duplicating deduplication backups to disk

Hi We've just upgraded to BE2010R2 and have switched to deduplication. The backups appear to work fine to a deduplicated disk device on a secondary storage SATA LUN. However, we used to duplicate the old backups to another backup-to-disk device mount...

BackupExec: E-mail and Pagers Notification Problem

Hello! Please help me in decision of one interesting question. 1) I have installed Symantec Backup Exec R2 on Windows Server 2003 R2 SP2 x64 system under VMWare ESXi 4.0. It installed with no problem.   2) I tried to set up Recipients (create the new...

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BE keeps using the wrong tape from a media set.

I have BE 2010 R2 setup with MONTHLY, WEEKLY, & DAILY media pools.  Have the default (system created) jobs. What happens is the "tape monitor user" forgets to be in the correct tape on Friday (which is are Monthly or Weekly jobs) and on Monday assume...

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Resolved! Issue to install Symantec Backup Exec 11d (7170)

Hi everybody! i got a Problem with my BE 11d. The Services havent started anymore. So i tried to deinstall and reinstall Backup Exec with no luck. The Installation Log says: 09-15-2010,11:08:48 : ERROR: Installation failed with error 1635.   The Ins...

Using Backup Exec 2010 and Netgear NAS Drive

  OK experts, I need some pointers regarding getting the optimal setup configuration for our backup jobs.  My setup: Backup Exec 2010 running on a Windows 2008 server, backing up files/folders, SQL databases and Exchange 2007 (using the agents) to a ...

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Backup 12.5 will not install on server 2003

My original install of 12.5 on server 2003 suffered a corrupted user.config file. I tried copying over the file with a previous version, reinstalling netframework but to no avail. I then uninstalled 12.5 and am now trying to reinstall. I go through t...

Resolved! Backup Data Issue

Hi, My base is w2k8 R2 Std and BE is 2010. All my backup data is being saved at the NAS. I want to know two thing: 1. How to perform incremental backup for a particular day on which the backup has failed? 2. How to add encryption to the backup data o...

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Unable to use offhost backup on W2K8-R2/64bit 0xe0008532

Hello, I am working on this issue for month now and there is still no solution from Symantec. Has anybody worked out a workaround except the suggested one by Symantec not to use off host backup!? Why is there still this misleading description "To use...

reinma by Level 2
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