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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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Symantec Backup Exec Sizing Tool

 HI All I am looking for a sizing tool for Symantec Backup Exec? Something like the following: enter current size of server hard disks. enter compression Ratio = Size of base then add estimate growth of data per day = Size of incremental t...

Backup Exec 12.5 Keeps Ejecting Tape asking for 2nd Media

Does anyone have any ideas on this one? The backup job is only 125 GBs and the tapes (Ultrium 2) support up to 195 GBs. Backup runs for several hours back up most of the data and ejects at the end requesting the 2nd tape. The first media shows th...

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Resolved! Verifying after a backup

Hi guys, I've been backing up data from our servers and the last couple of times it does the backing up part but just stops at Verify and the device is Queued, but the the network boxes i'm backing up to are online and working fine i can browse to...

Tapeunit spits out tape before backup

Hello, At my work, we backup on a daily basis. We use Backup Exec 10d for Windows Servers and a Dell Tapeunit (13 months old). The last 5 weeks we have a problem with the tapes we use on Tuesday. 5 weeks ago I checked (on Wednesday) if the backup...

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Hi All, Media server is running 12.5 with SP3. Backing up 2xMicrosoft 2008 R2 Hyper-V servers running a couple of VM's each. Have the Hyper-V agent and selected all resources for backup on the host machines. Have the Remote Agent installed on t...

Backup Exec 11d random Jobs hang

Hello, we have a Veritas Backup Exec 11D. Since some weeks, random jobs starts to hang. The Job is starting but doesnt backup anything and keeps running and running. The jobs are configured to abort after 5hours when not completed, but even tha...

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Backup Exec 12,5 doesn't finish backup job on RDX disc

Hi all I have a Dell server witch RDX drive and Backup Exec 12,5 QuickStart Edition. I configured schedule to make full backup from monday to friday. I also set the eject media after backup completes option. The problem is that the backup job doesn't...

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Can you change Byte Count column to mega or giga bytes?

Hi folks. Is it possible to make the Byte Count show megabytes or gigabytes instead of pure byte counts? I find it incredibly annoying to manually convert those very long numbers to megabytes. Backup Exec version is 12.5. Thanks in advance.

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LiveUpdate does not work with BE V12.5

Hi We have a newly installed SBS 2008 Std edition with BE 12.5 for SBS. BE (Version 12.5 Rev 2213) When I run LiveUpdate, I get the message: "There are no products on this computer that can be updated by LiveUpdate" "Click here for more infor...

Snapshot was canceled by user - Altiris Recovery Solution 6.2

I am getting erros from a number of computer while trying to take a snapshot using the Altiris Recovery Solution 6.2.  The error states that "Snapshot was canceled by user", but it was not.  It happens right after, or right before, the data transfer....

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BE 2010 does not restore Hyper-V R2 Clustered VM's correctly

The VM data is restored (VHD and support files), but it does not register the VM with the Hyper-V / Cluster service.  End up having to recreate the VM structure (RAM, Network, etc.) and then add the VHD as existing drives.  It could be possible I ...

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Backup Exec 10.x directory restore from tape

HI, I am not at all familiar with Veritas/Symantec BE. We have picked up a nonbooting Dell server that had a degarded RAID. The client worked with Dell support to force a drive online and now the %sysroot%/system32 folder is empty. There are tapes...

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Backup Exec 2010, Anyone receive upgrade notification e-mails?

BackupExec 2010 was supposed to be released yesterday I thought, 2/1/2010, but I haven't received the upgrade e-mail. I have a valid maintenance/support agreements for my licences. I just got off the phone with 800.721.3934 and they said Backup Exec ...

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IDR Restore Test Failed

Hi, I am testing the IDR restore and have come across the following problem after the disk has been formatted: "the following value in the .SIF file used by setup is corrupted or missing value 0 on the line in section [SourceDisksFiles] Setup canno...

Resolved! BE 12.5, SP3 - Exchange Recovery Point Fails

Current Setup:  BE 12.5, SP3, hotfixes: 334837, 327039, 337202, 336087. Windows Server 2003. Exchange full backup works fine, no errors. When the CPS tries to run I get the following error: Completed status: Failed Final error: 0xe000fea9 - ...

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