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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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Resolved! File format and naming

Where can I locate documentation about the file format and naming used by Backup Exec (various versions)? Given a directory containing a backup (incremental or set of indepentent recovery points) can I see from the file names if the backup was compl...

BackupExec 15 Database was offline.

Hi all, Current, I cannot connect with BackupExec 15 console on Windows Server 2012 domain controller. When I open BackupExec 15, It have some error. "The BackupExec Management Service was unable to start The BackupExec database was offline. Plea...

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SAN Transport Mode not working

Hello, i have a VMware HA Cluster. All ESXi 5.5 Servers are connected over 8GB/s FC SAN with Datastores hosted on two Storages (HP EVA and 3PAR 8200). All Datastores are presented to my both Backup Exec Media Servers (one Central BE Server for Job...

Simultaneous B2D2T jobs?

Would like for someone to clarify best practice as far as running two B2D2T jobs simultaneously. Media Server-Server 2012 R2 (fully patched)    BE 15 FP3 (media server is dedicated to BE) 3 target servers - 1 plain-jane file server. (no issues here...

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Agent installation keeps failing W2K12R2

Hi, My name is Frank, I'm having some difficulties to configure BE15. I just installed BE15 on the host server (W2K12R2, not member of domain) and allowed the port 10000 from the host towards the Virtual Machines (W2K12r2 and W2K12 some are member ...

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Resolved! Error applying SP4 to BackupExec 2012

Hello! I get the following error when trying to apply SP4 to BackupExec 2012 installation on Windows Server 2008 R2. SQL database is on separate SQL server. 03-19-2016,18:04:38 : VSR-SIST 03-19-2016,18:04:38 : DRIVER={SQL Server};SERVER=VSR-SQL;Tr...

Slow Backups to 3Tb RDX

I have a 2012 R2 server running a SATA Tandberg RDX drive in a Hp Gen8 server. Latest Firmware, Latest Version of BU exec. With 2 Tb Cartridge we achieve a transfer rate of 2500 Mb per minute. With a 3Tb Cartridge we acheive a transfer rate of les...

Resolved! Backup Exec FP3 - CSV's running out of space due to checkpoints

We installed BE2015 FP3 to support our exchange email backups. Veritas in there wisdom turned on a "faster processing" feature for VM's backups by default. We were not made aware of the implications of FP3 and when our existing VM backups ran check...

Jobs hang while backing up Vmware shapshots

Hello, We're having problem with Backup Exec 15. When I'm backing up VM from VMware vCenter very often the Job hangs forever. Everytime Backup Exec creates a new VMware snapshot successfully. But the problem occurs when it starts coping snapshot to...

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Want solutions for cleanup or delete a PDVFS in logs

Hi,   I used BE.15 on Windows 2012R2. I want a solutions for delete or cleanup a PDVFS .LOG in C:\Program Files\Symantec\Backup Exec\Logs\PDVFS\ Because it's too big folder (about 70 GB.). And drive C: almost full.   Thank you.   Sattaya.   ...

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Incremental Backups not Running until Full backup is complete

Hello, I am new with this BE backup system and need your professional advice. We do our Full backups every Sunday and our Incremental backups from Monday - Saturday. Our Full backups takes 3 to 4 days to complete (with verification) and the Increm...

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Hi, I am new to backups all my duplicate jobs are failed with error e000e020 - The job was scheduled to run, but the availability window closed before the job could start. There may not have been any destination devices available during the window,...

Encryption Keys

Hi! Greetings! I'm finished upgrading my BE14 to BE15. My problem is.. I've forgot my Encryption Key, there is another possible way to gain another Encryption Key? Hoping someone can help me in my problem.   Thanks in advance! J.Huggs

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migrate backup exec MMS to another MMS

i have backup exec 15 CASO server and my MMS is backup exec 2012 and i am planning to migrate that MMS to another server in the same CASO and keep the old data (the catalog is distributed) any idea how to do this (it's a file server migration infact)...

VM backup fails unable to open disk with SSL error

I just updated from Backup Exec 2014 to 15 FP3. Before the upgrade all backups were being performed fine, after the upgrade none of the vmware backups are working now. I get the following error on every one: V-79-57344-38277 - Unable to open a disk ...

Error when Backup Exec requests tape insert

We just recently switched over to Backup Exec 2015 from Backup Exec 2010. I'm learning the program but it's taking some time. Reading the manual is really dry and lots doesn't apply to our system.   What we are running into is when I set a job to r...

Resolved! Encryption of Granular Backup Sets on Disk

I was updating a job I created some time back and to my surprise, I received this notification when I went to save it: I backup to disk and take that disk offsite for safe storage.  The fact that GRT essentially disables encryption is news to me a...

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