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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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VMware NBD over a dedicated backup network

Has anyone been able to set up VMware NBD backups in Backup Exec to use a dedicated backup network? The SAN transport method is not an option for us and we would like to see if using our dedicated 10Gb backup network would speed things up considerabl...

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Unexpected reboots starting after upgrade to Backup Exec 21.2

Wanted to share this in case others have this problem.After upgrading to BackupExec 21.2 we started getting unexpected reboots during some backups. It wasn't a problem previously and even upgrading to BackupExec 21.3 didn't resolve this problem thoug...

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Backup Failed for HYPER-V Host server full and Diff

Job ended: Monday, October 4, 2021 at 3:59:31 AM Completed status: Failed Final error: 0x20 - The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process. Final error category: Other Errors For additional information regarding thi...

Resolved! Cant open SQLSERVER 2019

Using VERITAS BE 20.5 to expand the instances of SQL SERVER 2019 this message is display "A network connection to the server could not be established." The backup files run correctly but the DB backup return me this error: "Snapshot technology error ...

Veritas system recovery 16 Progress and performance setting

Hi,Setting up a backup job for a machine that I would like to dial back the performance to reduce network loading.  Prior versions, if I remember correctly, allowed me to move the performance slider back as a setting for the backup job.  I cannot fin...

Backup exec hanging occassionally

We have an occasional issue with our Backup Exec 20 where it seems to hang on discovering resources. Last friday the first job of the day started as scheduled... however it hang on Active: Discovering resources and then hours later when the next 2 jo...

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BKF files

Hello,i have some .bkf file on my storage, the files were created by BE14.I have re-installed BE14 after a crash.When i do an inventory and catalogue on the storage, the .bkf files doesn't appere in BE console.Same issue with BE20.What can i do to co...

No resources?

I'm beyond frustrated trying to figure this out.BE 21 is installed on Server 2016, and the Agent is installed on both Server 2016 and Server 2019.BE can see them and install the Agent on them no problem.Agent Utility has no issues.In BE, I can see th...


Has Verify proven useful to anybody in the past 5 years ?

I have a mixture of backup-to-disk and backup-to-tape jobs. Verify has run on every backup job for the past 15 years. I have never had Verify alert me to a problem. I am thinking Verify is now an unnecessary insurance policy that requires time, and t...

Backblaze S3 compatible service supported?

Hi, I noticed that in Backup Exec we can backup to the Cloud via S3 or AzureDoes the S3 support also include S3 Compatible services like Backblaze? Just curious if anyone has done so or know if it works 

opendedupe configuration dont help increase performance

backupexec 21 with opendedup running very low compare to directly to cloud, backup direct to cloud about 4.000+ MB /minute compare to backup to opendedup with cloud volumes only 400MB / minutes. that running in the same time in the same BE Server and...

BackupExec 20 Auto Rollback to 16

HelloI Was a strange auto rollback to BackupExec 163 days ago i update od drive D bexec from 16 to 20Today I restarart server and I was a BackupExec 16 ! (all files have a old date), but all otgers files in drive D loks fine.In my drive D i find log ...

Catalog error: ODBC access error.

I recently accidentally deleted a backup job. My initial fix was to re-create the job, but when I realised that the job wouldn't run until the next full backup at the weekend and I need it to run before then (too much data to run a full backup midwee...

Exchange 2016 CU21 compatibility

Having to post this here since support can't help and told me to.Does anyone have any news/update as to when CU21 for Exchange 2016 will be supported? I'd like to upgrade sometime soon.  Thanks

Duplicate a B2D backup on LTO after several weeks

Hello,I try to make a powershell script but I don't find any command to list the media set of disk storage ? I want to duplicate the media set on disk after several weeks to make some place on the disks and put them on LTO media like a cold storage. ...

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Simple Tape rotation question

I just took over the Backup Exec environment and had a simple question about tapes and rotating them through the system.  We do a monthly backup and those tapes are kept for 2 years per our retention rules.  So I have older tapes that are cycling out...