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Backup Exec 22.2 - BETA Program registration is open

We are recruiting for our exclusive BETA Program for Veritas Backup Exec 22.2, and we hope that you will consider joining. The program is tentatively planned to start May 29 and run through June 19, 2023. The actual time commitment that we would requ...

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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! Backup plan

We have a group of servers that we want to backup using backup exec. Our backup window is quite short so we are backing up to disk and then backing up these disk folders to tape. What I want to implement is a two week rotation using the backup to dis...

Resolved! Restoring data

 Hello I have a client that has been backing up data, we went to do a restore, and it is not working. I see media sets that I can catalog, then restore from, but I put in a tape from the beggining of last year and it does not see it, how do I restore...

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Resolved! I lost the Exchange's component

Hello, I started from here : without changing password, path or installing an update the backup of my "first storage group" stopped working. I got an error like (sorry I didn't get it in english) : AOFO is use for saving "\\SERVER\Microsoft Informat...

Resolved! Backup Faild ! "Media Not appendable"

 Hi Everyone, I have one Problem in my Symantec BE 12.5. usually it shows me Backup Failed due to media is not appendable. Actually I am using 4 Tapes for Daily Backup (Sun-Wed) and 4 Tapes for weekly Backup (every Thu), I am using 400/800 GB Native...

Resolved! Backup Exec 2010 & Exchange 2003

Hi, We are currently trialling Backup Exec 2010 having previously used BE 12.5. Since the upgrade (incl agents on servers) the Exchange 2003 GRT backups have been running v.slowly when backing up the exchnage storage groups, typically sitting around...

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Backup Exec 9.1 not backing up all files

I have a problem. I deleted a folder that was important. I tried to restore the file from a backup and found out that the backups did not back up all the files and folders that I had selected. Important Information: Windows server 2000 SP4 Backup Exe...

BE 12.5 on Server 2008

Alright, I've searched the forums.   I've Googled the issue endlessly.  I'm at the end of my rope here. We're currently running BE 11d on a Server 2003 machine.  We recently freed up a server that's running Server 2008 and I thought to myself, "What...

Confused ?

I am currently running Backup Exec 12.5.  Here is my issue, I had to call them because of an issue and while I was talking on the phone to the tech guy, he ask me did I have a license for IDR.  I replied yes and asked him why was I asked this questio...

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Resolved! BE 12.5 and Exchange

Dumb question maybe but I just want to be sure.  Windows 2003, Exchange 2003, Backup Exec 12.5.  When I select the information store I know it's also getting the transaction logs and flushing the old ones.  I'm being asked to make sure it is also bac...

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BE 2010 trial Exchange 2007

When trying to backup Exchange with BE 2010 Trial getting the following error: Job ended: 15 February 2010 at 18:40:58 Completed status: Failed Final error: 0xe000fe7c - Database was not found and could not be backed up. Please make sure database ex...

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Can't get USB HDD to show in media

I'm somewhat of a noob with backup exec.  I have 12.5 installed on server2008 R2 standard.  I have G-Technology drives by Hitachi connected.  They are 500GB drives formatted with NTFS and I can see and interact with them normally in the OS.  However,...

Resolved! Upgrade from 2010 Beta to 2010 Trail

Hi I have 2010 Beta installed, and would like to upgrade it to the trail version I have just downloaden. But when I run the setup it tells me that I can't upgrade frem 13 to 13. How should this be done, so I keep my Deuplication Storage? /nOrphf

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Backup job size impossibly large

Using Backup Exec 12.5 on Windows Server 2008. I have a backup job that, upon completion, is showing a byte count of slightly over 2 TB.  I fail to see how this is possible, as this job is backing up only the majority of folders on one hard drive on...

Resolved! BE2010 DEDUPE job wont show ratio

clean install on a 64bit '08 DC Set up a testjob - worked fine - 2nd run had a compression for like 3k:1 but when i did a testrun of SYSTEMSTATE *.* / SUBDIR - success - ok - but it wont show any dedupe rate. not the 1st 2nd nor 3rd run will. fie...

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Resolved! Failed to mount virtual hard disk

Backup job for hyper-v virtual machines completed with exceptions. it gives me (failed to mount virtual hard disk............) i am using BE 2010 and it is installed on windows 2008 R2 with Hyper-V role.

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Resolved! Error when upgrading database when upgrading to BE 2010

Hi, I have had this issue on 2 occasions now, but learnt my lesson after the first time. When upgrading the DB, the upgrade fails (yet the BE 2010 upgrade succeeds), with the following error: Backup Exec Device and Media Manager - Database upgrade ...

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BackupExec 12.5: ADS 2008R2

Hi guys I can't find any suitable technical information about, but .... Does BackupExec 12.5 SP3 will work with a w2k8r2 - ADS 2008 r2 backup? (yes, I've already the activedirectory agent in use for w2k3r2 ad servers - work fine, but can i use the ...

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