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Backup Exec 22 - Technical Preview Program now open for recruitment

We are currently recruiting customers who are interested in participating in the upcoming Backup Exec 22 Technical Preview Program. The Technical Preview Program for the upcoming release of Backup Exec contains some new features which continue to pos...

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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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Hardware crash - Restore Exchange 2003 Information Store

Hello, Recently a customer of ours had a critical hardware failure on their Exchange server. The whole RAID array was destroyed and we had to put up a new server. The system is up and running, the email was cached to clients, so we didn't do any res...

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Resolved! CPS showing massively wrong file size...

I have Backup exec 12.5 running with CPS on a windows 2008x64 server. The CPS feature is working well except this morning I checked my available disk space. Amazingly I found that I was lacking space over the course of minutes. I drilled down through...

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Resolved! Restore To USB external harddrive

 Hi, I have recently done a backup and would like to restore the data to an external USB hard drive.   The problem I am facing is that when creating a restore job, there is no section the select where you want to restore to.  I am using Backup Exec ...

Resolved! Query about compression ratios

Hi all A few days ago my overnight backups started to fail and BE 12 is asking for another tape. I'm using LTO2 200/400 tapes with software compression and encryption. I'm only backing up about 230GB of data so I was a little surprised to be runnin...

Ailean by Level 2
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Resolved! Exchange not working after Backup is done

Hello All, I have a very weird problem and I need your help urgently. My client is running Symantec Backup Exec 10 d on Windows Small Business Server 2003 SP2.  When the backup software runs is stops exchange to do the backup and when the backup is...

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The System State file could not be backed up

 We are running Backup Exec 8.6 on w2k server. Whenever we back up a remote w2k server's system State, we get the following error and the backup stops. Any suggestions? Unable to open the item \_SharedHardlinkData_\0.0.0 - skipped. An error occurred...

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Backup Exec 11d: No compression (at all) on new tapes

Hi all, I am running out of ideas here. We got Backup Exec 11d and Dell PowerVault 124T LTO3 tape libraries. We have a full backup running during the weekend and the job runs fine when I use older tapes (all of them were used before) it uses compress...

Combining BEv9.0 Catalogs

Hello. Don't know if it's possible... Running 2 Backup Servers with their own DLT8000 Tape Drives. Would like to use only one place to search catalogs for files to restore. You can change the location of the catalogs through the BE App's Options, so...

Backup EXEC 12.5 to Backup ORACLE 9i ERROR

ORACLE 9i in windows 2003; Backup EXEC 12.5 I get the following error messages: Copyright (c) 1995, 2002, Oracle Corporation. All rights reserved. # ----------------------------------------------------------------- # RMAN command section # ----...

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v9 BE on Novell 5.0 Can't Schedule

 Over the weekend the novell 5.0 server that is running BE v9 crashed.  I do not think the crash is related to the actual backup program at all.   When the server came back up, BE loaded up normally (Both the regular program and the Java applet for ...

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Is there a way to backup these files?

 Using Backup Exec 9.0 Small business server suite and remote agent on a win2000 pc running a software app called elephant. This needs to be backed up, the option backup open files with a lock is set but get this in the logs: Backup - \\ROCKETAC02\C...

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Windows Server 2003 backup error: a000fed1 HEX

 When backing up a few (not all) of the Windows Server 2003 machines in our domain, we see this error reported in the event log: Final error code: a000fed1 HEX Final error description: A failure occurred querying the Writer status. Has anyone else...

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Hello, we recently implemented a SAN

 Hello, we recently implemented a new SAN backup with a new 60 tape library.  I am trying to automate the import, export and inventory functions using bemcmd.  However, BU Exec 8.6v3878 always prompt's with an alert to "Please insert media into the p...

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How do you achieve the backup device claimed speed rate?

 I just got an ADIC Faststor 2, 8 tape autoloader.  The data sheet claims 900MB/Min but in my test runs I'm finding I can only get ~100MB/Min backing up files on the local computer. The PC doing the backup is a "White Box" computer; Windows 2000 SP4...

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IDR Diskettes.

 The scenario: Server A running Veritas 9.0, backing up its own data and Echange data and files from Server B.  I am creating the IDR diskettes... but what should I do for server B? 1.  Only Create the diskette <serverb>.dr? or 2.  Start the IDR W...

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Services Account on SBS

On page 74 of the Administrator's Guide, it reads: "Due to security implementations in Microsoft Small Business Server, the service account must be Administrator." How is this possible when SBS 2008 SP2 disables the Administrator account by default...

Differential backups with CPS selections

We recently installed CPS and we're replicating data from a file server. When we run a differential on the CPS destination, it seems to include all the data so it seems to be a full backup, not a differential. Do differential backups on CPS selecti...

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12.0 with SP4 - bemcmd and beserver crashing

 We have a server that is running Backup Exec 12.0 with SP4 applied.  We run bemcmd from several vbscripts in order to get data about jobs to provide to another application.  After bemcmd runs a few hundred times, it will crash.  Any try to run it ag...

Backup Exec SBS Edition support for remote media server?

We're looking to virtualize our MS Small Business Server which is currently running Backup Exec 12.5 for SBS and has a directly connected tape drive.  We want to move the tape drive to a separate physical server and leave Backup Exec server running o...

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Creation of Intelligent Disaster Recovery ISO file fails

I am attempting to create an ISO file using Backup Exec version 12 SP 4, but it fails with "The operating system version seen on the CD or Path does not match the operating system of the selected computers".  I WAS able to create an ISO file for a se...

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