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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! VM Backup failed

Hi all, Greetings! I've encoutered this kind of issue Completed status: Failed Final error: 0xe00084f4 - An unknown error has occurred. Final error category: System Errors For additional information regarding this error refer to link V-79-57344-3...

J_Huggins by Level 6
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tape cannot be overwritten

Hi Veritas support, After upgrading BE2010 to BE15 FP3, there is one tape in scratch media but cannot be used. Tried to erase the tape with below error. Please advise. Thanks Final error: 0x13 - The media is write protected. Final error category: ...

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Problem with selecting Backup Exec server in job definition

We are hard to select the server in "Backup Exec server or Backup Exec server pool" in storage tab when creating new job defnition. When we click the drop down list and try to select the server , seems the window will be refreshed and it always go ba...

SymQNA by Level 5
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Backup Properties - Unable to view local shares

I have a server that can't view it's local backup property shares. I triple checked the account used for the credentials which are all correct. This account is also successfully backing up other servers. Oddly enough it's backing up its self but can ...

Backup Exec 12.5 - Backups are Failing

Errors: Backup- \\CDPHMR.HEALTH.COC.LOCAL\AISSQL V-79-57344-65055 - AOFO: Initialization failure on: "CDPHMR.HEALTH.COC.LOCAL". Advanced Open File Option used: No. Snapshot provider error (0xE000FE1F): The device cannot be found. ...

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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...

Anahaym by Level 2
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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...