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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! Migrating the SQL Express DB to another SQL DB instance ?

People, At the moment my Backup Exec 15 database is running on  Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Express Edition (32 bit) (SP2) - 10.50.4000.0  which I'd like to migrate it into Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Standard Edition (64-bit) (SP2) - 11.0.5343.0  ...

Resolved! Sharing the Same Drive for B2D and DEDuplication

I have a new Server 2012R2 running BE2015. I have two 10TB Volumes(drives) for backups.  there is also a seperate OS drive. I want to run B2D and DeDuplication jobs to the each of the volumes. Then put both in a disk pool. This would allow for me...

Resolved! Agent Needs the Server to Reboot? WHY?

This is crazy. I have my new BE2015 server online and i started the migration of the agents from BE2012 to BE2015. It is 100% un-acceptably that a reboot it required.  IT will takes months to do the migration if i have to schedule a reboot for ever...

Resolved! First tape in set ignored

I set up a duplicate to tape job with 5 tapes in a library. The first tape was ignored, so everything was written to tapes 2-5. Fortunately, I really only needed 4 tapes, but when I use 4 tapes next time, I want to make sure they are all used properl...

Resolved! BU Exec In use problem

Hi,   we have an issue with BU Exec 2010 r3 and our HP MSL2024 tape drive. Recently our nightly backups have been randomly failing with an error indicating the drive cannot read the media.  One night we will not have an issue, the next night it w...

Resolved! VSS Frustration

Hello all, I'm running a variety of Backup Exec software solutions and run into this problem with every version. VSS Writer errors - I have tried changing the options for Advanced file open portion of the backup and have found I see better results...

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Resolved! Getting path information with Get-BEDiskStorageDevice

Hello, We are adding support for our network documentation tool, to be able to document BackupExec. Using the cmdlet Get-BEDiskStorageDevice is it possible to get the UNC or local path information for disk based storage? I see you can use this wit...

Linux agent backing up a mounted NTFS volume

I will have some dual-boot workstations, both of whose OSes will need to be backed up. If the Linux instance mounts the Windows NTFS disk in its fstab, would the Linux agent of Backup Exec be able to grab content on the NTFS volume?

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Resolved! Backup to NAS on different network segment as SBE server?

Hi ALL. My SBE 2015 ( server and NAS ( to witch backups are done are on one network segment ( I'm backuping server (S1) on other network (  My NAS has two NIC - one for network and other...

Resolved! Can't find files to restore from a differential backup

We have recently implemented Backup Exec 15 and I am still familiarising myself with the application.  I have had a couple of instances where a user has asked for a single file to be restored that was both created and deleted between full backups. In...

Resolved! Hot Add

I have CAS and managed server.  Managed server is VM (Vmware). When  i run job, job  running to nbd. ESXi host viewed my MMS and backuping servers, but job NOT running hot add. Why?  Backup running to Datadomain, version SBE 2010 R3 with last updat...

Resolved! How to count the agent number

Hi symantec support Please advise how to count the DB agent/ file agent /linux agent on BE2010 and BE15,so that I can know how many license I need to purchase? By report? How ? version 2010 and 15

Resolved! Synthetic Backup using BE2015

Hello All I just want to check a concept about Synthetic Backups on BE 2015. I'm using VMware 6 (ESXi and vCenter) and backup the VMs weekly with GRT not enabled. One of the VMs is a file Server which I backup daily (FULL and DIFF). The Questions a...

Resolved! Advanced Disk Option, and Clustered DFSR

DFSR and ADBO We are looking to deploy a W2K12R2 DFSR cluster and wanted to know if there are any issues with using iSCSI MS Clustered DFSR and the Advanced Disk Based Options with BE2014 - anything to know prior to deployment/ any gotchas?   Is t...

Resolved! How to Skip unavailable server/source in backup exe

Hello, I have an issue in backup exe I have the backup jobs that includes backup from few different servers. It works fine in normal situation, however when there is any problem with any of the servers the job will be terminated. Another words, ...

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Resolved! Error Add windows system

Hi all, Recent I've two server run window server 2008, install backup 2010 r3. I meet issue about Add Windows System error while add on BackupServer. Pls help me fix it. P/S : I've reinstall BackupAgent on remote server, in publishing tab: it's ok...

Resolved! Job default settings not working?

In Backup Exec 2014, I've set up job defaults under Configuration and Settings for Duplicate to Tape jobs. My D2T jobs aren't scheduled, so I'm creating them from jobs in my job history by right clicking the desired job and choosing "Duplicate to Tap...