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Backup Exec 22.2 - BETA Program registration is open

We are recruiting for our exclusive BETA Program for Veritas Backup Exec 22.2, and we hope that you will consider joining. The program is tentatively planned to start May 29 and run through June 19, 2023. The actual time commitment that we would requ...

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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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FreeBSD 6.2 Remote Agent install

is there any way to install the remote agent for unix systems on freebsd? Any special steps needed outside what the BE11D manual states for normal unix/linux clients? Will I experience performance issues, etc?Thanks.

Backup Exec Job Engine hangs, here we go... again

Hi,I "upgraded" to 11d a few weeks back and have applied all of the latest so-called hotfixes. After perhaps the most painful upgrading & licensing experience I have ever dealt with in my 15 years of network administration I finally got things runnin...

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AOFO and windows vista

I just updated backup exec on my windows 2003 server with sp2 to build 7170.The advanced open file option would not install. Is this normal behavior for this build?I tried the local install but it did not work either. I can backup my single vista wor...

Locking robotic

Is there any way to prevent BES 11d from locking the robotic magazine?  I would like the device to handle this.  Presently we have to unlock it in BES & then unlock it at the device.

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Recover XP PC with IDR

I am trying to use IDR to recover a PC with Windows XP on it.The bootable CD completes and the PC reboots to the Disaster Recovery Wizard.I put in the diskette with the IDR and I choose Automated and use the original config in the Modify Hard Disk La...

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Drive or tape issues

I am running the latest for 11d.  I have a 24 slot tape library...HP's MLS5000 series.  I have 2 SDLT tape drives in it.  I just recently upgraded to version 11d as a clean install, but also just inserted all new tapes into the library after I did th...

21hrs for 72gb backup?

Hi, We recently implemented a BE 11d backup solution here(we previously had nothing)and we have noticed that for our measly 72gb of data across 3 servers (largest sharebackup up is 55gb) it is taking 21hrs to complete. The backup process is started a...

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Orcale Backup Problem

Hello We have an Orcale Server, which we will call "Server O"   We are backing up the following componets with the Remote Agent. C:\ Drive - just OS and softwareE:\   We also have a F:\ Drive where the Orcale database is located at  We are backing up...

Best way to backup millions of empty folders?

We have a directory structure that a program creates for a index so to speak.  This has grown to over 2.6 million directories containing around 5.3 million files.  These are also all very small files and tons of folders are even empty.  Total data is...

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Enter Device Username & Password

I'm using BackupExec for NetWare. I've setup a backup job to backup certain folders and files on a Windows server. I'm using the BackupExec java client on my Windows PC. Whenever I try to modify this job and change what files or folders to backup it ...

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Is is possible to put the backup exec media server in a domain and backup non-domain servers?  We have a new media and want to put it in a domain and needs to backup servers not in a domain.

Failed to verify the shadow?Copy?Components

Hi everybody,Recently the backup jobs failed to complete. The weird is that the backup of whole system and data it finished ok, but when it comes to second part, to verify the backup,The tape ejected instead to process verification of the data.The op...

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Tape Library Drivers

Running Windows Server 2003 (Enterprise) Fully PatchedBE 11d Fully Patched.Tape library is an HP 4 chassis MSL6030 with 8 SDLT600 drives.Using the Symantec drivers for the drives.I don't understand why, if I start multiple jobs, one will start and as...

Sharepoint 3.0 Support???????

Symantec - what is your new target for providing Sharepoint 3.0 support?  The old target was Q1 - I don't believe you made that one.  Based on several comments, there appear to be people waiting for this support. Thanks - Joe

IMHO, Don't Upgrade to Windows Server 2003 SP2!

If you are running Backup Exec 11/11d on a machine running Windows Server 2003, I suggest you do not ugrade to Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2! I am having multiple problems with Backup Exec 11 (although not the latest build that just came out) in...

CASO, BE 10.x and NetBackup 6.0

Hi there, Hoping someone can help with several questions: We have NetBackup v6.0MP3 covering our datacentre SAN / Blades and central infrastructure, and BE 10.1 installed on 28 local office servers around the country.  We have email alerts on all BE ...

Low disk space error message + how to move media

I'm experiencing the the Low disk space message on my backup to disk folder.  I actually did run out of space due to two folders in the same drive.  I cleared out the older folder and restarted the server, but have been unable to clear the error mess...