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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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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...

JarrodC by Level 3
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Hello, i am using BE2012 and just bought a WESTERN DIGITAL network drive MYCLOUD EX4. I am trying to configure the new drive to BE2012 but it always responds this message. "The path appears to be an invalid path. Please ensure the server name and ...

Resolved! vmware backup job stay queued

My new install Backup Exec 15 FP3 on windows 2008 R2 SP1. I try to backup vmware vsphere 5.1 guests. But one vm cannot backup. Job can take snapshot and stay queued forever. I just change transport mode from SAN or NBD but not work. Job stay "qu...

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How to install BE15 on x86 OS

Hi Support, When we are trying to install BE15 on Windows server 2008 standard version SP2 x86 system, we will see the warning "The Backup Exe Server and the Remote Administration console are either not supported on this operating system....". But d...

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DB Encryption Key

On the home screen we were being prompted to export a DB encryption key. I ran through the wizard and picked a location to export it to. The question is now what? It created a .dek file that I cannot open and I have no idea what the key is or what i...

Can't see tape statistics

Hello Guys, I am new to backup exec and backup job as well, I am apologising in advance for my dumb questions. I've got 3 questions. We have a tape library HP MSL4048, I inserted a tape from oct 2015. When I go to backup exec, the tape's status is ...

Resolved! backup performance degrade on extrenal disk

Hi,   My client is running backup exec 2012 on SBS 2011 and backup to external USB disk, I notice after a while the backup speed is degrade considerably, on full backup which normally takes 7 hours when it degrade it can take more than 2 days to co...

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Backup Exec 2010 Will Not Back Up

I am having an issue with Backup Exec 2010 running on Windows Small Business Server 2008. We have been having so much trouble backing up the customers data. It will fail for various reasons, overwrite is not permitted despite the tape having been man...

Resolved! Best config to start a new tape every incremantal backup

Hello   We want to set up a tape backup (Full/incremantal), that each incremental backup will start a new tape and will not appned to the current tape (and never overwrite) What is the best way to configure it? on the Media Set? on the job setting...

Incremental backup configured over Amazon bucket fails

Hello, Here I'll describe my problem in case anyone can help me. I have a Windows 2012 R2 Server with Backup Exec 2015. Months ago I configured my backup jobs as follows: One monthly job that makes a complete backup to a shared folder which is in ...

Read tape wrote with backup exec

Hi, I've got a customer who backups his files on tape with Backup Exec. Now he want to store his tape on our company and he want us to be able to read those tapes which lead me to this questions:  1) Is it possible to buy a backup exec licence to ...

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Backup Exec cannot backup itself

The Backup Exec 15 running on Windows Server 2008R2 cannot backup itself. Jobs always fail.     Job Completion Status: Job ended: Monday, March 14, 2016 at 12:40:20 PM Completed status: Failed Final error: 0x8004230c - 0x8004230c (2147754764) ...

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Disk appears offline

Hello,   Got a bit of an annoying issue with backup exec 2014. We have a physical server (2012R2) running Backup Exec connected to a Dell Dr4100 Dedup storage. We are seeing quite a few "The disk is offline" errors in the Backup Exec eventlog, the ...