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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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Upgrade Backup Exec to 21

I installed Backup Exec 16 to my server.And I would like to upgrade it to 21. I have created a VM to test the upgrade processing. I used the trial versions to test the upgrade. It didn't have any error.However, It showed a message that "Entitlement I...


BE 20.6 Not Backing up moved files

Hi,Backup Exec is not backing up files that have been moved; when doing an incremental backup.Scenario:I have a backup job that performs a full backup on Friday and differentials on Mon-Thur of a file server. That server does not have a full selectio...

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Cannot add Microsoft hyper-v host - connection state closed error

Using Veritas backup exec on Vmware i am unable to add my microsoft hyper-v host server in backup exec . the error message displayed is Cannot insert a resource container - DataAccessBEServer ResourceContainer_Insert: ExecuteReader requires an open a...


Resolved! Updated to BE21 now certain services won't start.

Background:We have a legacy standalone BE server with two autoloading tape drives attached to it with YEARS of backups. We recently configued a new virtualized server with disc to disc backups in our HC3 (hyperconverged) environment, and used our per...

NFR License Expiration

Backups are failing becuase our license expired.  Our non-profit purchased a NFR license for Backup Exec 20 last year through TechSoup.  When I purchased the license, it was decribed as this...12951-M1 - BACKUP EXEC SERVER ED WIN ONPREMISE NFR PERPET...

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Resolved! backupexecmanagementservice.exe consumes all available RAM

I have a recent problem starting to occur on Backup Exec 2016.  The Backupexec Management Service starts consuming all the RAM, then it fills the pagefile.sys which consumes all capacity on my C drive.  The service normally runs at @100k RAM, but whe...

Backup Definition Properties Selection list blank

Backups have been going fine for years and I haven't had a reason to go in to this section of Backup Exec in a while. Recently I realised that I had the incremental tapes storing for 2 weeks and decided to switch it to 1 to be in line with my other b...

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Optimum installation on DC or File erver

All,I inherited an environment which has a Windows Domain, that is running the backup exec software and a Windows File Server, running the agent, which has the storage attached.  Is there a performance hit due to the software running on the machine w...

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Backup Exec Not Recognizing Tape Media

I'm new to Backup Exec and am having trouble getting our backups working. We use NDMP to backup NetApp to a robotic tape library. Under the Media Properties of the tape drive it states "There is no media in the drive." When I try to run a job it gets...

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Symantec Backup Exec 2012 ISO required to download

Dear Team,I am using Symantec Backup Exec 2012. System has crashed. I dont have iso to reinstall. i have the key with me.Please Provide the ISO Link for Download 32bit or 64bit.  If you Provide atleast  2010 ISO it may good. i have to retrive the dat...

How can I test the software encryption key pass phrase?

I am in the process of upgrading the server that Backup Exec runs on. I created the Software Encryption Key a while ago. I am not 100% sure I remember the pass phrase. The only way I saw that I can test to see if I have the right pass phrase is to de...

Resolved! Backup Exec 16 rev.1142 will not start

Hi, my Backup Exec 16 will not start (has being running flawlessly since installation). Pop's up with "Backup Exec has stopped working". Details.: Event Name - CLR20r3 - no help checking online for a solution.  Application Error Message in the Window...

Exchange Vm Snapshot Backups

Dear Team,Recently I have upgraded by Backup Server to Version 20. Currently 90 percent of environment is running vm Snapshot Backups.I have 3 Exchange Servers in DaG, currently I am doing agent based backup for Exchange-Dag and my current full backu...

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Hello All,I need help, I got the error message attached to this message while trying to perform a inventry and catalogue now, while trying to restore folders from a tape. I will appreciate your help

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Resolved! Veritas 16 Tapes Media Type

Hi all, what would be a correct setting for Media Type on Tapes that are being used to duplicate BE jobs? I have currently "End marker unreadable" warnings as you can see on the screenshot below. Would files/systems from those tapes still be restorab...

Job creation question

Hi,I have 4 Full/diff jobs that write to a pool of 15 tapes,  I create my jobs Week1, week2 and week3 and week4, the Full backup is run every friday and diff backup every monday to thursday.When schdeduling the diff backup I use the Month and then se...

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