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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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Resolved! BE 7 on NT 4.0 eerver fails

hi friends,  Nothing has changed on the server in quite some time.  Nt 4.0 Server. When you run either a manual backup OR the daily scheduled backup, it acts like it is going to run, and then says Device Paused.  We have tried different media as wel...

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Resolved! Backup exec 9 to backup network drive

hello,  I have a new customer who tells me their tape drive used to backup files on a second server in their office. I cannot figure out how they had this working OR if it really worked that way. BE 9 does not show the network drive nor under Windows...

Resolved! No media in the drive

hi guys,  Running BE12 on a Win 2003 server. HP Proliant server with a one slot internal tape drive. I have run a successful backup before but since that I did two things, I labelled all the tapes with the Backup Exec function and I physically added ...

Can't get VIM Notification working

Hi I've having this problem with a install of Backup Exec 12.5. I'm attempting to use Lotus Notes (VIM) for notifications, as the bserver crashes when using SMTP. Everytime I click OK after configuring VIM I receive an error message stating "The VI...

Resolved! Backup Exec 9.1 on Windows NT 4 Server

 Hi, I have just installed backup exec 9.1 on one of our Windows NT servers. The BACKUP EXEC SERVER service will not start (beserver.exe). It generates a message saying "The instruction at "0x10023798" referenced memory at "0x00000000". The memor...

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Resolved! Backing up Exchange 2007 SP2 w/BackupExec 12.5

My BE server is Windows Server 2008 R2 and my Exchange 2007 SP2 server is Windows Server 2008. I read the instructions here: and it tells me to install the Exchange 2007 Management tools on the BE ...

Slow Data Transfer Rate in Trial Version of BU

I downloaded the 60 day trial of Backup Exec to test to see whether we should switch to it from Acronis True Image 9. There are a lot of features in BU I really like and I am almost ready to make the switch but I am a very concerned about the slow da...

Resolved! BE and ntbackup question

I have inherited a server with Windows Server 2003 with Exchange 2003 and Backup Exec 10d (without the Exchange option).  Whoever set this up before, set it up to shutdown Exchange, run the backup, then restart Exchange.  Normally when Exchange serve...

Resolved! BE 2010 / VMWare Option Full and Incrementals

I have a question about the documentation. In the admin guide, page 1339, it says that if you use vCenter, you can only use the "Full" backup method. In my case, I've got a media server running vCenter. Does this mean that I can't do incremental "Fu...

Resolved! Backing up clustered SQL databases

I need to setup some SQL backups in a two node clustered environment.  My question is do I need to install the remote agent on each node?  Also as far as licensing, would I need to have a SQL license for each individual node, or just get one for the ...

Back-up Exec 12.5 Issue

We are have been running BE12.5 on Windows Small Business Server for several years.    Recently the application stopped responding.     All the services are running, but when you open the application and try and do anything,  like set-up back-up sele...

Resolved! License to Backup a Shared Folder on a Windows Server

We currently have One Windows Server 2003 SBS with Backup Exec for Windows Small Business Server Edition 11d Standard. We are planning on adding a new server hardware to house the user files in a Shared Folder, we will need to backup that specific fo...

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Resolved! Configuring Backup-to-Disk media

I’m switching over from using tapes to using backup-to-disk. I'd like to be able to go back four days (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu) and four weeks (1 Fri ago, 2 Fri ago, 3 Fri ago . . .) How do I setup my backup-to-disk folders? Right now I have 1 job, 1 b...

Resolved! Backup to Removable Disk: Physical Volume Not Found

  Hi guys, When I try to setup up a Removable Disk Backup (to replace tapes), all runs fine except each day the Backup Exec services on the server have to be restarted for it to find the USB drive. This is very well while I set it up but I don't wa...

Media Full - will not overwrite

I've been backing up and rotating 50 tapes. All of a sudden I'm getting an error message saying my tape from 12/2008 cannot backup because it's full and there is overwrite protection on it. I check my overwrite protection options and it's 3 weeks. Wh...

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deduplication tools

Dear All  meber one my client is looking for deduplication tools  for storage analysis tool from Symatec . some one told me that it Available at site but could not find it . your response will be highly appreciated  .   Warm Regards Girijesh

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Backup Exec 12.5 Windows 7 Support.

Hi, Can anybody tell me when Windows 7 will be supported by Backup Exec 12.5 SP2? Or do I have to do my backup another way? If you know then please reply. It should be a centralised solution for backing up my clients. Best Regards Morten Wiingree...

Symantec AVVI - Slow backup

Hello all, we are using Symantec AVVI with a 2GB/s Fibre Channel adapter. We decide to backup over SAN. But the backup job is running with an average speed of 450 MB / min. only a little bit faster as the backup over network. Where I can do some fin...