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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! 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

nOrphf by Level 3
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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...

aschoeggl by Level 3
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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.

Ahmad_Matar by Level 3
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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 ...

CraigV by Moderator
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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 ...

ipstyle by Level 3
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Windows 2000 - Windows 2008 File Server

Hi All, We'll be putting in a new File Server soon with 2008 running on it. We currently have a Windows 2000 file server that is protected with Backup Exec 12.5. We were going to back up all the data and just restore it to the new server. This shou...

Resolved! question about restoring BE

I have backup exec set to backup to an shared folder on another computer. But with multiple backups over a few weeks I have many files. for every backup I have a .BKF file which is the large data I suppose because it is huge. and I have a IMG folder....

Resolved! what driver should I install for Medium changer device?

Hi, I run BE 2010 with Overland auto loader. The backup rate is very slow such as 5 MB/min. It will fail on big amount data, but backup small data OK. I have latest symantec driver for tape drive, latest driver for SCSI card, but for Medium charger ...

mindy by Level 3
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Resolved! BE - no idle device is available

Hi, in my veritas backup exec i have experience a message whenever i tried to run a job it says ready; no idle device is available. I tried to reboot the server , autoloader but the problem is still there. Is there any other workaround for this? Than...

Resolved! BE not working after restart

Hi, I restarted my server without switching on the backup exec. I found that when i tried to do inventory, it says Ready; no idle devices are available. Is this due to the fact that i started the server first than started the autoloader? Please advic...

Resolved! backup exec 10.1 not backup all the data

I'm using BE10.1, it was working fine for a long time, but now its not backing up all the data. its a travan tape drive with 20/40 tapes it use to backup 35GB now its ejecting the tape at 29 the tape drive compression is enabled but i think backup ex...

Resolved! Backup Exec v8.6 with v10d

Hello, I have a server running BE 8.6 and it is only backing up itself. The job takes over 20hr to finish since it runs onto two tapes. We have since built another server & it uses  v10d. I want to put the second tape in this server and split the j...

Resolved! BE 9

My backup jobs are not running from 2 weeks. All the scheduled backups stay in the que daily. I have 122T autoloader. My initialization, inventory and unlocking are successfull. Also the tape under devices section as online. I upgraded the firmware o...

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Live Update

Hi! I am updating Backup Exec 12 through live update from tools menu but whenever it downloads and installs any update, Backup Exec services stop and then i have to restart the services manually. Is it a normal behaviour or what is the proper way to...

Resolved! BE Quickstart using NAS as target device

There have been questions as to whether the quickstart edition of BE allows backing up of NAS devices.  I want to use a NAS as a destination target, not back it up.  I currently have the trial edition of BE 12.5 installed on an XP workstation backing...