Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Backup Exec

Discussion Posts

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...

klauskresnik by Moderator
Employee Accredited Certified
  • 0 replies
  • 2 kudos

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...

LilavatiRaykar_0-1619424553997.png LilavatiRaykar_1-1619424554020.png LilavatiRaykar_2-1619424554034.png LilavatiRaykar_3-1619424554046.png

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...

LilavatiRaykar_0-1619423636352.png LilavatiRaykar_1-1619423636355.png LilavatiRaykar_2-1619423636365.png LilavatiRaykar_3-1619423636369.png

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...

step upgrades.jpg
rdmchugh by Level 1
  • 0 replies
  • 9 kudos

Complete DR Test, Server not trusted error ...

Hi folks, I am testing a complete DR failure scenario at the moment and am having trouble restoring a number of virtual machines backed up by BackupExec.  We have a full backup fo the virtaul centre server and its virtual machines, I have catalogued ...

Probs by Level 2
  • 7 replies
  • 0 kudos


Hello all,we plan to migrate our CASO environment from Backup Exec 2010 to Backup Exec 2015 FP5At the moment our scheduling is be triggered via UC4 and "bemcli" commands.How can we do this in the future after migration - bemcli doesn´t exist anymore....

Raimar by Level 4
  • 3 replies
  • 0 kudos

Unable to view all Job History correctly - BE15-FP5

Having upgraded from a very stable Backup Exec 2015-FP4 to FP5, im suffering from being unable to view all my Job History.When i scroll down to the bottom Im getting the errors as shown in this document

Resolved! Not able to add File Server

Hello all,I'm using Backup Exec 15 and I'm trying to add a File Server to be able to backup some information we have and I went through this step by step, logged with the correct username and p...

Backup Exec Maintenance license renewal

Hi , I am looking for solution to import the maintains license on backup exec console , since the separation VERITAS is provide single license for Maintains as well as for BE server. Basically customer buys maintenance license every year and import s...

Nishant_p by Level 4
Partner Accredited
  • 1 replies
  • 0 kudos

BackupExec 15 job Active Queued forever (Server 2012 R2)

I am backing up VM's thru vcenter (5.5).  One job will never start.  It will take a snapshot of the VM and then becomes "Active: queued" indefinitely.  I tried everything, to the point of eventually wiping the entire system and reload from the OS, in...

lbarbee by Level 1
  • 2 replies
  • 0 kudos

Terminated Backup Set Corrupted Backup Exec 2014

Hello,We have to restore some files from a back-up tape (2014) and after an Inventory and Catalog it shows that there must be 1.17TB on the tape.If I want to restore the files "Backup Sets" only shows  a data size of 65GB and if i double click it doe...

Dedup backup initiated from caso is really slow

Hello,the situation is as follows:2 * BE15 managed server, local storage used as dedup-storage (shared to CASO)1 * BE 15 CASO, local storage used as dedup.Backup jobs defined on MBES to the local dedup-storage on the MBES runs at about ~ 3,200 MB/mTh...

Backup EXEC 2012 Tapes Ejecting

Hello All,I have Backup Exec 2012 Version 14.0 Rev. 1798 on Windows server 2012.   I have about 20 jobs running at the end of the month to HP Storage Works LT0-6.Problem is that some jobs complete and and eject the tape forcing a new tape to be used ...

Restore from production- to test environment

Hello,We are struggling with restoring backups from a production system (backup server & vmware ESXi 5.5 hosts) to our test environment (different backup server & vmware ESXi 5.5 hosts). Our systems are physically separated for security reasons, and ...

runeron by Level 2
  • 3 replies
  • 0 kudos

Beckup exec 15 and sql server 2008 enterprise

i have a problem with Backup exec when i try to backup a server sql 2008 enterprise with agent, the process is too slow, different instead with the old version of symantec backup where the same job is too fast with the same settingmy windows version ...

llv by Level 3
  • 1 replies
  • 0 kudos

Tape duplication requests wrong media

Hi,We are experiencing a weird behaviour with some duplicate jobs in Backup Exec 2014. This ocurrs randombly, and the issue is that the duplicate job requests a media that has nothing to do with what it is supposed to duplicate.Sometimes the duplicat...

gabrever by Level 3
Partner Accredited Certified
  • 6 replies
  • 0 kudos

VM backup Success with exception

Hi, Currently I installed Backup Exec 15 to protect Hyper-V environment. 1 VM guest is having isssue backup success with exception. HIS inside the virtual machine do not match the version expected by the Hyper-V Host.The VM guest is Windows 2012 R2 a...

MSI_iqbal by Level 5
Partner Accredited Certified
  • 1 replies
  • 0 kudos

Backup Exec turning off Virtual Machines

We're running BackupExec 2012 R3 on a Server 2008 physical box. Most of our other servers are running as VMs on a pair of Hyper-V machines (Server 2012) that replicate to one another.  We have AOFO turned on and set to Automatically select open file ...