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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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BE 15 FP2 backups wrong size

Hello! I've installed a new version of BackupExec 15 FP2 a few days ago and make backups some fileservers. And what i've got is (look at backups sizes at right corner): But here are the actual sizes by job's log: Clusterfs1 - full - 150 GBClust...

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Resolved! Device capacity/data

We decided to label some old tapes on Friday before the full backup because the 'Used Capacity/Data' never makes any sense and trying to fathom out how many tape are being used isn't easy in Backup Exec. So we started by labelling the tapes - which g...

Resolved! How do I stop a missed job being rescheduled?

We have a scheduled daily backup that runs to a NAS unit at 04:00. If for any reason, a backup gets missed, I do NOT want it rescheduled as it is throwing out the whole backup routine. How do I stop a missed job being rescheduled?

Resolved! Two backups at the same time causing VSS errors

Hi We have an MSL 4048 with 2x LTO 5 tapes ,if i set two jobs to run simultaneously  One starts at 9:00 PM and will end around 10:00PM and the other starts at 9:30PM and will end around 10:30PM The jobs will finish with this exception: V-79-1000...

Resolved! Backup Exec 15 - Licensing Capacity Edition

Hi, Can someone explain to me this ‘Front-end terabyte’ is defined as the size of the protected uncompressed data   For example if I got 2 servers Server 1 = 500 GB used with 2 TB free Server 2 = 500 GB used with 2 TB free   So these means Fr...

Resolved! low disk space error in symantec backup exec 2014

how to fix the low disk space error in symantec backup exec 2014,,,All of my drive having plenty of space.but symantec backup exec showed me low disk space....i checked NAS but nothing.

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Resolved! BE 12.5 IDR DC not the only DC

Hard drive failure, replaced, and performed an IDR of the server.  I have not connected the server back into the network yet.  It is a DC, but not the only DC, so I just need an non-authoritative restore for this DC.  Does the IDR automatically resto...

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Resolved! Backup Failure

I would like to apolagize if this is a stupid question. I took over support for one of our locations a few months ago, so I don't have  alot of experience with BackupExec 11d. Last month our backups started failing. The tapes we were using were old, ...

Resolved! Backup Exec 15 Performance Slow

Hi, we're another struggler w/ Backup Exec's performance.  Brand new fresh install of Windows 2012 R2, Backup Exec 15, Dell PowerEdge R430, internal RAID5 (or 6 I don't recall what the Perc on it had available), dual port SAS 6Gbps card to Dell TL21...

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Resolved! Hardware Compatibility question with BE15

Hi,   I have autoloader Dell 124T with IBM Drive LTO-4 (SCSI) is it supported with backup exec 15 ? From Hardware support list (PDF file) drive and library should be SAS interface   Thanks

NDMP_Restore Error

Hi All, Am facing ndmp restoration issue... while restoring its written 900 GB post that failing kindly suggests below were the details 11/06/2015 14:48:48 - begin Restore 11/06/2015 14:48:50 - Info bprd (pid=27708) Found (61) files in (2) imag...

Resolved! How do I activate my trial version of BackupExed?

I had to reinstall my BE 2012 and I have all my licenses but I don't know how to activate the BE Server License.   Trial Version must still be in control because I cannot add my licenses for Agent for Applications and Databases.   How do I activate t...

IT94 by Level 2
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Resolved! Change server in backup job

In our enviroment we add a second IP to certain servers in a other VLAN Now the backup must run on that IP so the traffic will pass in a other VLAN. We can't use the host-file for this change because there is running other software on this server, s...

Resolved! Issues on Catalog and encryption Backup exec 2012 sp4

i have 2 backup servers in 2 different sites. backup server A has all it's backup to tapes configured with an encryption i created. i sent 1 tape from backup server A to backup server B to restore some files, ran an inventory and catalog, inventory w...

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Resolved! old tapes

Hi, I have some random older tapes sitting around (from before my time) and was wondering if there is a way to simply browse through them to see if there is anything important on there before being destoyed. Thanks - N

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Full Backup Not Truncating Logs SQL Simple Recovery

I have a backup exec server running BE 2014 backing up databases on a SQL 2008 server. There are a few databases that have large transaction logs on them that aren't shrinking. All of these databases are in simple recovery mode. When I run dbcc login...

Resolved! BE 2015 FP2 - Sharepoint 2013 with SQL 2012 Always On

Hi, We have backup exec 2015 FP2 and a sharepoint 2013 farm using a sql 2012 backend, utilising always on using a listener name. How do we go about backing this up? At the moment we are having to use sql to backup to a unc path and then back that u...

Resolved! Hyper-V with no shared storage - Backup

Hi all, I have two physical Hyper-V host servers but no shared storage in play, i.e. the VMs VHDK virtual disks reside on an internal volume inside the Hyper-V hosts on which they are running. Best practice for SDR (Simplified disaster recovery) of...