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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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rdmchugh by Level 1
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Symantec Backup Exec 12.3

Hi, I newly installed backup exec 12.5, with 8 tapes HP robotic, and configured the backup successfully, now after I replaced all tapes and I want to create a new backup policy from the scratch, I’m not able to import the new tapes to the Scratch Med...

akidmx by Level 2
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New Backup scenario - opinions please!

Hello All, I'm a newbie here and I want to backup my servers in my network but I need some help please. We upgraded from SBS2000 to EBS2008 system ( managemente server, security server, exchange server+secondary domain controler + SQL server) and a...

gaiex by Level 3
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Restoring data from a duplicate backup set

What am I doing wrong? We recently implemented a new D2D2T system.  The D2D is a HP D2D 2504 which uses deduplication.  From a full backup to the D2D we make a duplicate backup set to tape using an HP 1x8 G2 autoloader.  We use BE 12.5 on Windows 200...

Managing Media

A collegue and myself are trying to figure out the best way to manage our media, and realize media sets will be the best. However, we are not exactly sure what to set them as. This is our setup. We have a tape for each day fo the week: M T W TH F ...

EvanNY by Level 4
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BacupExec 10d - Pending Alerts email

I have inherited BackUp Exec 10d from an employee who left the company. He had configured BackUp Exec to send emails every 1 minute when there are pending alerts that need to be addressed. I have searched all over, but cannot find out how to change t...

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Drop in compression ratio

We are using BE 12.0 rev 1364 SP4 + Hotfix 312831.  Up until 12/3/09 we were consistently getting compression ratios between 1.3:1 and 1.4:1.  Starting on 12/4/09 the compression dropped on all backups tapes to either 1:1 or 1.1:1 causing the bcakup ...

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BackUp Exec 12.5 backing up Netapp FAS2020

We are currently running Backup Exec 12.5 on a Windows 2003 server. We use this to backup a Netapp FAS2020 but keep getting the following error message: (Server: "BACKUP-SERVER") (Job: "Netapp01 and Netapp02 Incremental-Netapp Incremental-Netapp In...

BE 11.0 7170 for Windows Server 2003

Hi Full backup skips *.edb, *.log, *.chk and EventCons files with below errors. Unable to open the item C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Microsoft\Microsoft Operations Manager\EUMEA\EventCons - skipped. Unable to open the item C...

Afrika by Level 2
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Resolved! Restoring 3TB of data from tape to disk.

Just wondering if anyone here know a quick/easy method for what I need to do. I need to restore 3tb of data from my tape on to disk and give the hard drives to my client to view the data. Obviously I can restore all the data onto a file server and f...

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Location of Backup Exec files

I'm wondering if there is a document that tells you where each file for Backup Exec is installed.  I know that several of the files are located in a backup exec directory, but I was wondering what files are installed in the c:\windows and c:\windows\...

Understanding weekly based schedule

Running BENT 9.1 on windows server 2003 Old backup schema was a "monthly" rotation of tapes.  Friday is full, M-Tr is a Daily.  Last Friday of the month pulled from rotation.   We had 5 weeks of tapes.  Green = week 1, Yellow = week 2, Blue= week 3,...

how to delete source after backup

I am trying to use Backup Exec for a specific task of archiving a folder to an external hard drive and delete the source files once it is done. Is it possible? Thanks.

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Loading Media

I am getting a "loading media" message on the job status of Veritas Backup Exec 9.1 and it never changes. I have cleaned my drive and inventory is sucessful. Below is status of the media from yesterday. General ...

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Resolved! BE looses logins when rebooting server ???

Dear all, Is it a bug in Backup Exec or am I doing something wrong ? When I set up the tasks I have to choose the login to be used on each server. Then it work for some day, until a reboot (WIndows updates and so on) And then all jobs fails !!! Wh...

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Job History Recovery

I am running Backup Exec 12.5 rev 2213. I had "Keep Job History" set to 6 months. Unfortunately, now I need to go back more than 6 months. Is there a way to recover Job history from more than 6 months ago? I have all the necessary backups but what do...

Problems restoring from duplicate backup set

We recently began using a Disk to Disk to Tape solution.  We back up to a HP D2D device which emulates a 1x8 auto-loader, and then that backup job is duplicated to tape for off-site storage.  We use BEWS 12.5 with the Library Expansion Option.  Recen...

Backup Network Share

Hi Experts I would like to backup a network share using backup exec but i receive the following error messages. Click an error below to locate it in the job log Backup- XXXXXXV-79-57344-3844 - The media server was unable to connect to the Remote Ag...