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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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backup exec2015 sp3

Dear good afternoon, I have a problem to backup my server file server, I explain, now finally has been added another file servser so there are 2 file server now but that case has been added a DFS service for high availability, without But when I run ...

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Resolved! Backup Exec 15 Feature Pack 4 upgrade issue.

I am trying to install Backup Exec 15 Feature Pack 4 (I have Capacity License).  I downloaded the DVD from the Veritas Licensing Portal (, extracted the ISO and mounted the DVD.  When I try to i...

System recovery 2010 boot disk Download

Where can I download a boot disk for Backup Exec System Recovey 10? I have a customers server where the RAID has failed and I have to restore the system fro backup Exec System Recovery but they moved recently and they cant find the disk.

relhok by Level 3
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Client Initiated Backup

We are a small school that has been using Backup Exec for a number of years to backup our Windows servers.  We use roaming profiles so that user data is backed up to the servers.  I now have a staff member using a laptop and taking it home often.  I ...

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BackupExec Management Service was unable to start

Hi, We're using Backup Exec 2014 on Windows Server 2008 R2. Until now, we've been using the built-in domain administrator account as the BE service account. However, we're trying to change to a dedicated service account.  This is a member of domai...

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Upgrading 2014 license

Hi. I have a BExec Capacity Edition license for 2014. Is this usuable with BExec15, or do i have to get it upgraded to the 15 version?   Thanks

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NDMP Backup and Restore for NetApp Cluster Data ONTAP 8.3.1

Hello All we have an NetApp FAS2552 Cluster Ontap Box Version 8.3.1P1. we have backup exec 2015 and we have configured NDMP backup for CIFS shares which is on NetApp box. we have configured Node scope mode fro the backup and we are facing the bell...

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Only full backups with dedup

I'm about to backup a couple of servers over a wan link just using fullbackup jobs and client-side depuplication , no incremental just full backups. pros and cons ?   Patrik  

Can't backup SQL 2012

Dea All, I am using Symantec Exec 2010 R2 and now am just upgrade my SQL from 2008 R2 to 2012 R2, after the upgrading my SQL I facing a problem which can't select my SQL instance ( please find my attachment file for more detail about message error)....

again Quantum Superloader 3 with DLT tapes

Hi, i have Quantum Superloader 3 with DLT tapes, which is connected to server HP DL380 G5 via SCSI Ultra320. I found out that this combination doesn't work on Windows Server 2008, and the solution is: - switch to Windows Server 2003, because it us...

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Licensing - explain

I have a question about Symantec licensing, can any one explain what service include it with this license, SYMC SYSTEM RECOVERY SERVER 2013 R2 WIN PER SERVER BNDL STD LIC EXPRESS BAND S ESSENTIAL 12 MONTHS Is it must purchase agent license for one ...

Backupexec 2015 on virtual windows server 2008 R2

Hi Team,   We have ESX server 5.5, on which three Windows servers 2008 R2 running, Can one of the Windows Server 2008R2 can be used for installation of Backupexec 2015 and connect to the tape library Dell Powervalut 2000.   Can you please suggest...

Resolved! Backup Exec 2014

Hi Team,   Just need to clarify 1 point.As per my assumption if the media is Overwritable and append period is not appendable.Tht media can be utlized to overwrite backups to it.   Example:   1)Label:ABC123 2)Media Set:Monthly 3)Overwrite pro...

Backup Exec 15

I have backup(DATA and CATALOG Folder) of my Backup Exec 15(with FP3) Old Server which is installed on windows server 2012 R2.And i also have .bkf file from SDR backup of one of the Server. Now i have installed Backup Exec 15(withFP3) on another mach...

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Resolved! Performing a backup over a WAN with limited bandwidth

I'm attempting to backup a server at one of our offices to our backup server at our main office. The connection between the offices is a 15Mbps. Although I can do the entire backup via the WAN it is obviously taking a very long time to complete the i...

Deduplicating Backup Exec BKF Files

We store our Backup Exec 2014 backups locally on a Windows Storage Server 2012 NAS and then duplicate to tape. I am thinking about enabling Windows deduplication on the NAS to make better use of the space available for backups. Other than increasing ...

Resolved! Where can I get my BE2010 license file from?

Hope someone can help or give me some guidance. A server with BE 2010 installed stopped working correctly (BE not the server in this case) and I need to reinstall BE2010 though I don't have my BE2010 license file (.SLF). I've looked on the server an...

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Backup of an Oracle database fails with an error "Unknown CORBA exception. Unable to contact the media server. Confirm that the Backup Exec Job Engine service is running on the media server"

Hello good day! I have problems when trying to backup a database, you have other copies rare esque database similarly scheduled and done well, but this gives me error. Create a laboratory, reinstall the Symantec Backup and create the job to copy the ...