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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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Installing new Backup Exec 12 server but can't seem to install

Hello, I'm looking at moving backup exec to one of our new servers. We currently run backup exec 12 on the old server and i can't seem to allow the other server to install on the same SQL server as it says its in use. I would like to keep the old dat...

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I am using LTO2 tapes with Backup Exec 12.5 and choosing the option "Hardware Compression, if not, Software Compression" as the option for compression. I am probably pushing the limits of compression with the amount of data sent to tape (we really ne...

[Symantec][Backup Exec Catalog Driver]

Alright here is the situation and I have seen 1-2 messages on the Symantec forum with regards to this item, but sadly the recommended solutions did not work. When I try to restore individual mailboxes (or messages for a mailbox) form our Exchange 200...

ldenes by Level 3
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Remote Agent License Verification

Running Backup Exec 11d Small Business Premium Edition. Is there a way to verify the proper Remote Agent licenses are installed or does this version come with it? I currently have multiple Windows systems running the Remote agent and have not had any...

CASO - Installation Questions

Hi All, I am new to BackupExec. I have been asked to implement CASO for Backupexec 12.5.I need to monitor approximately 70 servers. Please let me know what is the preferred hardware and software for CASO. Additionally, I have the following questions,...

Using multiple pre/post commands

I recently installed a HP AIO 600 server and upgraded to Backup Exec 12.5.  I am trying to backup the ISCSI targets that the AIO creates according to HP this is the guide to backup the targets

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DLO Error- A domain is required. Solved, but a question remains.

Hi,We've had Backup Exec Version 10.1 for years, and have successfully used DLO for a long time.Recently, we noticed that upon setting up new users, their DLO would show as disabled.  When logging into the server,  I would then recieve a message sayi...

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Save catalogs while upgrading to 12.5

We're moving from Backup Exec 10 to 12.5. Instead of upgrading, we want to do a new install on a fresh server. Is it possible to somehow copy catalogs over so that we can do restores from previous backups immediately? Here's what we're going to attem...

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restore a file from tape

I am new to Backup exec 12.5. We have configured our servers to back up using D2D2T and when I backup the files to tape I now need to recover a file off of a tape. I can not find any documentation on how to restore a file from a tape back to my serve...

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scheduling a backup job in 12.5

Every time I try and schedule a job Backup exec locks up. I can manually do a backup anytime during the day. I have registered the pvcalendar.ocx and it still locks up. I have also upgraded to .NET 3.5 SP1 and still have a problem. I have installed t...

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Exceptionally long backup job times

One of our servers' backup job is running very slow.  Does anyone know where there might be a log that will give me minute detail showing me where the slowdown on that server might be?  Backups are being run from a separate server to a Quantum LTO3 S...

IDR can't find network B2D folders

Hello, I'm using Backup exec 12.0. I want to restore a Windows 2003 SBS server with IDR. When i have to connect to a B2D folder he can't find any network place. When i search the network i only see Workgroup and no domains or other servers. When i wa...