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Backup Exec 22.2 - BETA Program registration is open

We are recruiting for our exclusive BETA Program for Veritas Backup Exec 22.2, and we hope that you will consider joining. The program is tentatively planned to start May 29 and run through June 19, 2023. The actual time commitment that we would requ...

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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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email notification doesn't work

I didn't receive email notification from backup exec and I realized that the user password used for SMTP was the old one, so it was correct to not receive messages. Now I put the correct password but I still don't receive any email notication. Maybe ...

Problem with VCB and Backup Exec 12.5

 Hello. I've got a problem backing up my VMs with VCB. I've got a VCB proxy with Backup Exec 12.5 connected to a SAN Fibre-Channel. The software has always let me to back my VMs up, but now I'm always getting this error: Error: Failed to open the...

Resolved! Active Directory on Backup Exec Server

We would need to install an additional Active Directory server, is it possible to install it on the Backup Exec Server  (12.5 on a windows 2003 32bit) ?

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RD1000 with Backup Exec

after extensive research I finally got my backup to work correctly with the rd1000 backup device. I wanted to share this info to help others not spend 3 days for a total of 20hrs trying to do this. check out these 2 links. This link will show you h...

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Backup exec 8.6

hi guys, I have installed backup exec 8.6 in windows server 2000. And I have created a daily backup, it has to overwrite the media. I have removed the media ovewrite protction (NONE). But when the backup job starts, it gives an alert messages "Over...

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Resolved! Older tape was ignored

Before my backup job last night, I have two overwriteable tapes, Tape A ( Label: 000001L3, allocation date: 1 Oct, slot 2) and Tape B (Label: 000002L3, allocation date: 30 Sep, slot 6) in my library.  These are in the same media set that is used by m...

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Backup Exec 12: Backup to disk and tape rotation scheme

My company has a REO 1.9TB appliance and an ARCVault 24 tape library for backup.  I'm looking for the most efficient way to perform differential backups that would first get put to the disk appliance at night and then shot to tape the following day. ...

Resolved! Backing up NAS box via BE 12.5 using Share

Hi Can someone help. I am trying to backup a NAS box using a share and the job keeps failing with " The job failed with the following error: Authentication failed on connection to the server. Make sure that the user account has the appropriate permis...

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Low Job Rate on both Tape and B2D backups

A new tape drive was recently installed on one of our servers, and the job rate dropped from ~200 to ~50MB/s. A few weeks ago, we added a different job to backup on a local, external HD, and this backup has been slow since day 1(the tape backup was ...

Setup of backup Exec 12.5 for Windows server to use a physical tape drive on the domain server from a SQL server within the domain

I purchased two servers from dell, one to use as the Primary DC and the other as a SQL Server on the domain.  I was sold via Dell, Backup exec 12.5 for windows servers, BEWS 12.5 agent for MS SQL, and remote agent for windows and continuous protectio...

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Active Directory

I am trying to backup active directory. when i choose the server it says Failed to Access DC01   Access Denied I am trying with the admin account (domain admin, enterprice admin, schema admin) System logon is the main domain account Backup Exec ...

A memory allocation request failed

When running one of my daily backups, I get this error every day: Job ended: Wednesday, October 07, 2009 at 11:18:29 AM Completed status: Failed Final error: 0xe0008442 - A memory allocation request failed. The computer may be running low on virtual...

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NameDevice NameJob TypeJob StatusPercent CompleteStart TimeEnd TimeElapsed TimeByte CountJob RateError CodePCI Backup Selection List-PCI/PCC Daily Incr Weekly Full-Daily BackupDailyBackupFailed 10/6/2009 10:00:02 PM10/7/2009 1:11:56 AM3:11:5454,051,5...

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BackupExec RALUS 12.5 Install Error on Linux

Hi Experts,  I just have pasted the error that I was getting while RALUS agent installation on Linux. Why this happens? Please help to resolve this. The OS is RHEL 5.3 / 64bit. I have the RALUS agent media I copied the RALUS64 folder from the med...

BackupExec 10d to 12.5 re-install, what files to save?

Ok, so I really do not feel it is necessary to save media sets and all that jazz. I am in a new environment that needs updated drastically and do not need So if I want to save two of my most recent backups what all do I need to do to keep two tapes r...

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Slow Exchange Backup

I'm getting a backup rate of only 55-75MB/min on the Exchange server. The other servers have a rate in the 700mb/min range. I'm using BackupExec 12.5 in a Windows 2003 environment. I've tried updating the NIC drivers, installing all the hotfixes, res...

Resolved! Exclude Attachments or Folder from Exchange Backup

I am using BEX v12 with an Exchaneg Agent and I was wondering if there is a way to exclude certain attachment types or Inbox folders from user's mailbox. I read the documenation and it mention that it is possible when you do a legacy backup of mailbo...

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Resolved! Backup CIFS share differential with NDMP on NetApp

Hi all There are severeal threads dealing with problems of differential backups...maybe already too many... So here is the environment: - BackupExec 12.5 rev. 2213 - Storage NetApp FAS2050, Ontap - HP MS2024 library, 2 drives (FC) - NDMP is...

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