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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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Resolved! Backup-To-Disk Configuration

Hello, After a clean install of Sym BE 12.5 we're looking to configure a single scheduled nightly full backup.  We have created a media set which currently have been changing the settings for OPP and AP because we cannot get the backup to perform ev...

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Resolved! new tape is overwrite protected? huh?

 Why do my new tapes become overwrite protected when I put it into my "Full" media set (3 weeks, not appendable).  It is using Backup exec 10 on a Dell Powervault 132t.  LTO2 tapes. (I can't write to it until 3 weeks after the allocation date which i...

Bkeith by Level 3
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Resolved! Backup Exec server service does not start

I recently upgraded our BE for Windows Servers version 9.0 to 9.1 on our Windows 2000 Server, patched to Service Pack 3 - the upgrade went smoothly, with no problems, and had been backing up using 9.1 with no problems. This morning I restarted the s...

Resolved! Best way to backup SQL and files at the same time

Hi All, Got the following scenario at a client: 1. VMware solution with multiple VM servers, 1 of which is a Navision server (VMware backups are not needed here though). 2. Stand-alone HP ProLiant DL165 G5 server with an HP StorageWorks 1/8 G2 auto...

CraigV by Moderator
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AOFO: Initialization failure on one of our servers...

I'm using v 12.0 and this is only occurring on one of our servers. The backup is still completing successfully though. V-79-57344-34110 - AOFO: Initialization failure on: "\\server\E:". Advanced Open File Option used: Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy Se...

Resolved! Backup over fiber

We're using Backup Exec 12.5 SP2 on a media server which is connected to the SAN through fiber over a fiber switch. All the other servers that we have are backed up by this media server via remote agents. Some of these server are also connected on th...

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Resolved! AD Restore to different hardware simulation

Hi, I have built a windows 2003 server on different hardware from what AD is running on now.  After I install  backup exec 9.1 ( for now ) to a different location I proceed to do a full restore in AD non-authoritative mode.  once that is done I repla...

Romy by Level 3
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Resolved! Remote agent won't install

 All of a sudden I can't backup one of our servers, the job log says that remote agent is not installed or configured correctly on the remote system. Everything looked the same and I verified that it wasn't touched. I uninstalled it and when I tried ...

Smithc by Level 3
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Active File Exclusions for Exchange and AOFO

Greetings, I have a GFS rotation policy enabled for B2D backups.  I have two selection lists that i use to create jobs:   One for the Exchange Agent (full IS with GRT), and one for everything else including the file system data (C: and D:). I am no...

BH by Level 3
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Resolved! the job was delayed

I have several jobs and it is running well 99% time. one or two times the full backup spent more than 24 hours and I configured daily backup with 24 hours. so if the job was not finished with 24 hours, all the others were delayed and then missed. So ...

MyLee by Level 4
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Resolved! Backing up Mysql on Version 9.1

 I'm new to veritas and mysql.  I know in arcserve you have to have the sql agent installed to backup a full sql database.  I have selected the data folder to be backed up but noticed that none of the .mdb files are getting backed up.  I'm assuming t...

Andrewg by Level 3
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Resolved! I cant start BE services

 hi, I' having trouble starting backup exec services, I'm using ver 10, I have all the dependencies started. I changed the services from the ones that start automaticlly I changed to manual, and started them. The ones that were manual I restarted and...

Alex_w by Level 3
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Resolved! BackupExec Password change

 Hi, I was trying to use SAM (Security Account Manager) to administer password on some of the network services that run on all our servers. This works fine apart from BE. I can change the passwords easy enough for each of the services, but there a...

AndyTh by Level 3
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Resolved! Error 4818 Event ID 57860

We got the Veritas BE 10 runing perfectly. But every night when the backup system works it generate an error in the event viewer and here below is a copy of it.. We tried to contact Dell because we just bought our server from them including the Verit...

SaleemK by Level 3
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Liveupdate error for BEWS 11d update to BEWS 12.5 version.

Why do I get a LiveUpdate Error/ LiveUpdate Warning regarding "Update BEWS 11.0.7170 HOTFIX 56 (32-BIT) failed to install and Update was installed successfully, but requires a reboot to complete the installation".? I wonder why those error and update...

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Best Practice: BackupExec v12.5 backup --> SAN --> USB HDDs

I'm looking for some input on what would be considered "best practice" in terms of setting up backups from BackupExec v12.5 so that they go first of all to our SAN and then we take a 2nd copy offsite via USB HDDs. As things stand currently, the serv...

Frosty by Level 3
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Resolved! Backup through firewall

My Backup Exec server is protected with Windows Firewall on one of the interfaces. When I try to backup through that interface I receive an error message. If i turn off the firewall everything works fine.  Anyone have any ideas on how I should confi...

FredB by Level 3
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