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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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rdmchugh by Level 1
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Resolved! Resource credentials BEWS 11d

We’re retiring a Server 2003 box that hosts Backup Exec 11d. There’s an LTO drive connected.  Before we pull the plug, I’d like to copy a couple files from a backup tape to a drive on my PC.  The backup is of an old email server & the tape is nine ye...

Restore files from a network-connected device

Hello! We have a lot of files with .bkf extension, in a hard drive Iomega StorCenter NAS, which we access via local network using IP ( These files belong to a series of backups made with a Backup Exec installed on another server.Now we ...

Ralus Unable to browse root partition

Hy,I am having a problem with my RALUS agent on a Redhat Enterprise. When i try to validate credentials, i have success validating server but unable to browse root partition on that server. When i try to validate credentilas beremot shutsdown on the ...

npratas by Level 2
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Backup exec job engine failed to start

BackupExecJobEngine service hangs at 'Starting'. Earlier the problem started when the job was stucking at 'Active: Running' completes some 10 GB to the drive and hangs there. Then i restarted the services where this resulted in BackupExecJobEngine se...

NAS Unable to configure

Hi,We have a NAS (EMC that runs on ONE FS), we created a share and tried adding the share with BAckup Exec.we get a message stating that Unable to configure storage with error parameter is incorrect.Steps that we tried:• Confirmed other folders with ...

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Email Alerts

How do I setup email alerts for failed backup jobs? I am using a Windows 2005 server. We have exchange server for our emails. Thanks

Is there anyone stuck on 2010 R3 who cannot upgrade to BE16?

Hi Alll,I am a Veritas Engineer with the Backup Exec product and this post is not a technical problem or solution. Instead, we are looking for customers who are on 2010 and cannot upgrade to the latest version. Maybe because you are on 2003 where upg...

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Resolved! Backup Exec 15: Erase tapes with failed jobs

I was just hired to take over responsibility for the backup system (among other things) at my new company, mostly because the previous guy had things very messed up.  Now I've inherited a pair of Backup Exec 15 servers (one CAS and one managed) with ...

Uninstall Backup Exec 15

How do I uninstall this manually so I can reinstall?I backed up everything and I tried to uninstall from add/remove and it won't let me. Does Veritas have a app to uninstall this like the clean tool for SEP or is there anything I can do like registry...

Cluster Backup Question

Hello,I was wondering what the guidance is on backing up clustered VMs in terms of which Hyper-V host to select for the backup jobs.Should you spread the jobs out evenly among the clustered hosts, or just put them under the Cluster object itself in b...

End date of license is not match

Hi,I am trying to renew license for Backup Exec 15. End date of license until 2017, but end date displayed in Backup Exec portal is 2016, match with the old license that I have.So what's wrong?

Overwrite Protection and multiple jobs to single tape

G'day All.We have an implementation of BE2010 utilising a single LTO3 drive for daily incremental, and weekly and monthly full backups. We are currently using multiple jobs with different selection lists to capture different data areas for our backup...

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Resolved! V-79-57344-3862 and V-79-57344-33037

Version 13.0 is not listed here and I don't know what "2008 Not Applicable" means. I run on Server 2008 R2 and it's been working for years. I just ran into one issue that is probably not related to the OS but my understanding of Backup Exec.I backup ...

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Backup Exec 2012 Stops Working on Next Full Backup/Drive Swap

My client is using Backup Exec 2012 and is setup with a full backups on Thursdays and incremental backups on Friday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday. They have three external drives that get swapped before the next full backup. The backups will stop when ...

Resolved! GRT using the Virtual-Based Backup method

Hello,I have a cluster with 3 Hyper-V hosts and some VMs. I only need GRT backups on a few of the VMs on the cluster, but when I use the virtual based backup method and use the cluster server object as the virtual host the VM is associated with it do...