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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! What type of media (media type) have my cartridges

Hey guys, i am installing first time BE with a Tape Library. My configuration a TS3500 with 3592-E07 Drives with the matching cartrides "3592 Advanced Cartridge 4 TB Native Generation 3 IBM High Performance". I bought  10 new cartrides with a new B...

Cannot Restore Mailbox .PST to Different Location

HI,  I'm running Backup Exec 15 Feature Pack 4. I have windows server 2012 with exchange 2013 server installed. I'm trying to restore mailbox as PST to different location; the error is as follow: V-79-57344-759 - Unable to complete the operation. T...

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Resolved! View Backup Job Data if Backup Server crashed

Hi All, I am using Backup Exec 15 in my environment. The backup task will store the backup file on my external NAS storage.   1. If my backup sever crashed, is it possible to retrieve those backup file data from a newly installed backup server?  ...

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How To Generate Job History From Tape

I have one problem. I want to generate report Jan 2016 but database only keep history for 2 month. Can we get/generate  Job history(Jan 2016) from the media tape?  For info this tape no recycle/overwirten  tape, Its set "Keep Data Infinitely-Do Not ...

hafizal by Level 2
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Encryption Ransomware Restore

Our server got hit with ransomware, when trying a restore no files are showing up to restore. Did the encryption infect the database that stores the files to restore so nothing can be displayed?

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Migrating Backup Exec from VM to physical server

Hello, I am having an issue with migrating over my Backup Exec installation from one system to another. It is currently running on a VM and I want to migrate it over to a physical server that is going to be more robust. They are both running on Serv...

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latest SQL server

I have SQL Server 2005 installed on my backup server running on Server 2008 R2 64 bit.  My BE version is 2010 R3.  What is the latest version of SQL that is compatible with what we have?

jga by Level 3
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Boot Failure following manual Restore, spldr fails to load

I had to restore a Windows 2008 R2 machine.  The machine was backed up with Backup Exec 12.5.  I used BE 2010 R3 per a Veritas KB article.  Did a manual restore of C: drive, System State, Shadow copy.  Excluded SQL.   Backup Exec reported it complete...

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Annoyances with Backup Exec

Hi, I am trialing backup exec and so far things are okay but I am annoyed by a few things and I wondered if anyone has fixed them yet? 1) I enabled FIPS encryption globally, some systems (for unknown reasons) cannot use FIPS encryption so every time...

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Differential Backup

Hi,   We have BE 15, and we have different job, one job running a full back-up once a month and other job run a Differential Backup every day. yesterday we get 500 gb data that we must add it to our backup jobs, I cannot add it directly to the Dif...

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Superseded Jobs - Highest Priority

Hello, I have a problem with my backup jobs where The jobs are not running and are showing as superseded. The issue relates to Differential Jobs. I have a Full back up of my Main Data Server that runs over the weekend. Differential Jobs are the...

Exchange 2010 GRT Backups (GRT) Background Processing

Hello all, Upon looking through the forums it seems a great deal of people are experiencing issues with backing up Exchange after upgrading their Backup Exec to Feature Pack 4. Allow me to add to this list with my own issue. My configuration is as ...

Older Agents

As an auditor I have noticed that some agents are listed as 14.0 or 14.1. If we are currently using 14.2 what, if any, impact could there be?

Freeze / stuck to one tape

Hi all, I experiance a really enoying problem with Backyp Exec 15: I have some jobs that freeze without any error during backup (mainly simple file backup from windows server to tapes) If i don't cancel them they keep runing for days and never end...

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Tape media labels overwriting

I'm having a very odd issue. I've done a fresh install of BE15 on Windows Server 2008 R2 with a new Quantum LTO-7 Drive and new Quantum LTO-7 tapes.  I'm trying to get all my media labeled. I've created one custom media set called LTO-7 Dailies and ...

BackupExec 12.1.6 not using entire tape

Support, This has been an on-going theme with this product for years. Not a criticism but an observation. I am a Commvault guy by trade. However, this piece of software, BE12, I have worked for in previous iterations years ago. My primary issue isn'...

Duplicating Exchange backup sets to tape is extremely slow

I have a fairly simple setup where I do a full Exchange (2013) backup once per week with nightly incrementals in between. The Exchange data is backed up over the network to local disk storage on the backup server, then duplicated to tape. GRT is enab...

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Re-cataloging a tape of virtual machines

Most of our backups are virtual machine backups that are then duplicated to tape. I recently had to re-catalog one of or older tapes and Backup got errors indicating that it didn't have enough room. I need to figure out how much room I need, hence th...

Backing up to 'All Devices' does not work

We have a Dell Tape Library that has 2 drives that can be backed up to at the same time. And, we have a dozen jobs that run in the span of a weekend. My quandary is the 'Job Setup' properties and the Destination for 'Device and Media', th...

Remove Specific Folders From Backup Sets?

Hello all,   I'm working with a client who has a specific need for 2 years worth of retention for *almost* all of their backup sets. ~7 months ago, we configured a job to capture their critical data with a 2 year retention period. For the last 7 m...