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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! Setting LTO Tape sub-levels needed?

Hello, Have Backup Exec 12.5 SP3 and am using LTO 4 Tapes but I'm getting around a 1.1 -1.3 compression ratio with hardware and software compression enabled - Apparently this is normal but I was expecting more. The tapes are being indentified as LTO...

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Verify speeds

I backup a 2003 server with an iscsi storage device of about 490GB.  For the backup I get upwards of 1.5GB/min.  The question I have is in regard to the verify phase.  The verify starts and at best I'm getting about 500MB/min which ties up the drive ...

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NTFS USN/Change Journal

How is the NTFS USN/Change Journal used for backups?  Be as detailed as possible. Is the last USN saved after a successful snapshot?  Is a USN saved after each full and each incremental/differential?  Do the full and incremental/differential share t...

Backup Exec Job engine won't start NDMP error

Brand new installation of BE 2010. Firewall service is turned off on 2008 R2 server. Getting Event ID 58117 error "Backup Remote Agent server service did not start. App failed to listen on NDMP Tcp/IP port. Ran net stat nothing is using port 10000 an...

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backup exec 2010: exchange 2003 backup hangs at loading media

am backing up Exchange info store to a removable-backup-to-disk(1TB) folder. have verified that logon account for exchange mailbox is correct.  am using GRT. BE job transfered apprx 6.5 GB , created an IMG file, then half an hour after the backup be...

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Resolved! Mac OSX 10.6.4 connectivity and agent

Greetings! Took the plunge, and we finally upgraded from BE 10d to 2010. Partly for the Windows 7 support, but also to finally be able to backup the Macs! Mac OSX 10.6.4 version. Participating in the domain (unlocked, joined, etc). Unlocked the loc...

SLES 11 and Backup Exec 12 (workaround)

Recently, we updated our main production database server from SLES 10 SP2 to SLES 11 SP1. While careful precaution was taken to ensure that everything worked, we overlooked compatability with Backup Exec during the process. As a result, the agent wo...

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beremote segfaulting on Ubuntu Lucid Lynx 64bit

Hi all, I was recently upgrading my Ubuntu 64bit Server from 8.04 LTS to 10.04 LTS. beremote/VRTSralus was working fine on 8.04 64bit - but after the upgrade it stopped working. I read across several postings but couldn't find a way to solve my pro...

Administrator Guide

From page 264, "About the differential backup method:" "Differential backups include all files that have changed since the last full or incremental backup. The difference between differential and incremental backups is that incremental backups inclu...


I have a time consuming job, almost 40 hours to complete. I want to know if I can partition this job in three different jobs to run simultaneously. The remote agent support this? Thanks.

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Resolved! Is DLO into DeDuplication folder possible?

Anyone with experience of Backup Exec 2010 out there? I want to backup data from our laptops into a DeDuplication folder. I have created a DeDuplication folder but when I go to create the 'DLO Storage Location' I cannot see how to point it at the D...

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.DR File required is not updated

Backup- \\SERVERNAME\ The .DR file that is required for Intelligent Disaster Recovery is not updated. Backup- \\SERVERNAME\Shadow?Copy?Components - VSS Writer File System The .DR file that is required for Intelligent Disaster Recovery is not up...

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Backup exec 2010 AVVI slow performance.

Hi, All, I saw some discussion about Backup Exec 2010 AVVI slow performance. I did experience same issue. Tech support really doesn't give much help, I want to try my luck here to see if anyone has fix the problem. Here is my configuration Backup ...

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