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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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rdmchugh by Level 1
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Job Rate reduces to ~20mb/min after library replacement

I'm currently having a really strange issue with a Backup Exec 12 connected to an Overland ARCVault LTO3 tape library over SCSI. A few days ago, I loaded some new tapes into the library so BE could use them. As the library was doing its own internal ...

How to backup to tape from Exagrid with BE 12.5

Hi-- We are trying to run a backup job to tape of our vRanger backups that are initially made to our Exagrid data deduplication server.  We are unable to access the shares from the Exagrid device through backup exec.  We have tried setting up the sh...

Mkfeff by Level 2
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Full Backup of Exchange Server

We are putting in a new Exchange Server (Exchange 2007 on Windows 2008) and BE 12.5 using the Exchange Agent.  The recommendation is to do a full backup of the server.  Are there any issues backing up the entire server and the info store in the same ...

IT_Steve by Not applicable
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BEWS 12.5 And Virtual Machines

Hi all, I'am using BEWS 12.5 with SP3 and Hotfix 338037and I'am facing some problem with AMVS. This is the situation : First Site :   - Windows 2003 server enterprise edition with last updates   - MS Virtual Server 2005 R2   - AMVS Deployed on 5 ...

Joe1602 by Level 3
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Get Notifications for Missed Jobs in Backup Exec

I am running Symantec Backup Exec 12.0 Rev. 1364. I had a library issue and a job hung then the following 5 jobs were missed. Is there a way I can setup notifications on missed jobs? It doesn’t create an alert or event so I am unable to set it up tha...

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I am using the version of Backup Exec 12.5 and I have problems once they install the agent desktop and laptop option on the computer (XP Professional),. Perform the following steps. 1. We configure and install a VPN connection (Fortigate) to the com...

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B2D2T slow, large file to tape fast

Hello Everybody, i have a funny sympthom which i do not understand. I backup Virtual Machines to a local SATA Array on Media Server, this produces very large files. And i use the same sata array as B2D Device for Backup Exec 12.5 Sp2. When i run ...

Paraphrasing answers

I follow a couple of tech support fora.  For Symantec, I followed both this forum and the Anti-virus forum.  I don't know why, but perculiar to this forrm: There are users in this forum who feel a need to give an answer which just paraphrase an answe...

pkh by Moderator
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Resolved! connect 2 tape library (Sun Storedge L20)

To all, Wish to know if it is possible to connect 2 physical tape library to 1 Server and backup exec can run 2 jobs simultaneously with each of the tape library attached? Reason being is my backup windows is increasing and by connecting 2 tape libr...

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