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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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Resolved! Vertias exchange - BE 9.1

I'm thinking for a different way of taking backups. I do not need to do brick level backup anymore with msexchange (since CPU utilization is very high) I need to use msexchange2003 recovery storage group. when an exchange restore is performed(in ve...

Resolved! BackupExec 10 to 10.1Upgrade

Can anybody tell me, is the upgrade from BackupExec for Windows version 10 to version 10.1 or (10d) a free upgrade? If so can somebody point me in the right direction as I am losing the will to live trying to navigate around the website! Fred

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Resolved! Changed admin password

hi all, We recently changed our admin password on our network.  I also went in and changed the Logon Account password on my Backup Exec 9.1.   All of our servers, except one, have backed up fine since then.  Our only NT 4.0 server will not backup.  I...

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Resolved! BE 9 for SBS failing to cancel jobs

I am using BE 9 for SBS with (obviously) Windows 2000 SBS.  I am backing up everything under windows (System State, Drives, Mailboxes for Exchange, etc).  It seems to finish the windows portion of the backup but fails to backup the Novell server over...

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Resolved! Backup Exec 10d cannot eject media from autoloader

Hi, I have recently installed a HP Storageworks 1/8 Tape Autoloader and I'm using BE10d. I have opted to have Backup Exec eject media when the job completes, but it fails to do so.We only use 1 tape per backup, so multiple tapes are not a concern at...

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Resolved! unable to create selection list

I have a restore job that I need to do. Got to get at one directory.  I can see the directory, but when creating the restore job I get "unable to create selection list". I am in the process of re-cataloging the media which is currently on 8.5 hrs. An...

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Resolved! ERROR 1065 DB does not exist

Hi,  I am installing backup exec 9.1 on an intel server and everything appears to install properly and the install in fact completes.  However, when I try to start the program it tells me it has not connected to the media server.  After looking into ...

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Resolved! Backup Excec 10 for Windows - access denied

Hi, Backup exec 10 running on W2003 server (no sp1) with Exchange server 2003, SP1. For exchange's backup, I got plenty of calendar entries that BE 10 cannot backup with access denied. I refer to veritas docs tid266075 & checked that the BE10 log...

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Resolved! Need to backup the BE 12 server

Does anyone know a way to backup BE server? Our trial license is expiring. I have lots of jobs and schedules, I need to save them. Your help on this will be very highly appriciated. Thanks. Romy

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Unable to perform weekly backup

I am using Backup Exec ver 11D, build 7170 on an HP Proliant machine using a HP DAT72 USB external tape drive on a Windows 2003 (32 bit) server platform Had the backup set to start at 10pm last night (17 Dec 2009) and should have been done this mor...

BE 10.1: "Please insert overwritable media..." - but I can't!

I use Backup Exec 10.1 with a tape loader. Occasionally, a backup job produces more data than there are tapes in the machine. When this happens, BE says something like, "Please insert overwritable media using the import command". The trouble is, whil...

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Backup Exec 12 - remote tape library

Hi, May Backup Exec Server 12 use a tape library HP Ultrium (as a storaging library) installed into a PC in the same Subnet of the BE Server? Thank you

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Backup Exec ver10d falsly reports corrupt files in backup

I have a problem that has just started occuring on an F&P server that uses Backup Exec ver 10d to backup to LTO3 drives in that the backup sems to randomly report files as being corrupt, and hence does not back them up. The following nights backup ma...

Resolved! Backup to Disk folder problems with NAS

We have two identically setup NAS boxes that we are/want to rotate on a weekly basis for non-critical backups. The NAS box is turned off at night and taken offsite. I have set a share on both called 'backup' and created a B2D folder pointing to \\na...

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BE 12.0 and Domino 8.5 - Any luck backing up?

Greetings, my first time posting on here.  I've tried searching and found quite a few topics on getting 12.5 to work with Domino 8.5, but nothing really on 12.0.  I know Domino 8.5 isn't supported by 12 but we pushed a Domino 8.5 install onto our pro...

Resolved! Backup Exec 10.1 jobs stalling

I have about 7 backup jobs scheduled to run on a quantum superloader library. There seems to be one job per day that begins, and gets some byte count but does not complete and continues to elapse time.  Other jobs are missed because of this.  I have...