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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...

klauskresnik by Moderator
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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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Deduplication Option for BE2014 - 64 TB Limit?

Hi All, I've read the following KB article - From it I'm infering that there's a 64 TB limit on the deduplication folder in BE2014. Can someone confirm this? Is there any word on what the limit might be in B...

Renaming Tape Drive

Hi, after a fresh install of Backup Exec 2014 SP2 installed on Windows Server 2012 R2 I try to rename the tape drive. When I click on "Apply" I get the error:   An error has ocurred because the server has received incorrect or invalid data. The s...

Can´t backup off line databases

HI all. I have a BE2014 SP2 installed on Windows 2012 R2 Standart and set backup job to my dabases on SQL Server 2012. However, I can´t backup some databases and the job log is this     This databases are our DRP site, and it´s necessary set st...

Sym_Anglo by Not applicable
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Resolved! Remove backup jobs and all associated data

Hi dear BE forum,   I have some old backups jobs that were running on a specific device. I'd like to get rid of everything regarding the jobs: BE data, actual B2D files, the BE device...   I am not sure on how to do this properly, coul you guide ...

simcts by Level 2
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VMWare VMDK backup slow

Hi, We need help or advise with the following. Whe are looking for a new backup software solution We have a trail version running Backup Exec 2014 on windows 2012 R2 We need: Data 2 disk duplicate 2 tape We have:  full flash SAN 10Gb controlle...

mvdijck by Level 3
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Resolved! GRT Backup einer VM mit SQL in Hyper V Cluster

Hallo, ich habe einen Backup-Job, in dem ich eine VM innerhalb eines Hyper-V-Cluster mit GRT sichere. Innerhalb der VM läuft ein MS-SQL2008. Das Backup läuft durch, jedoch mit der Ausnahme, dass eine GRT-Sicherung nicht möglich war. Fehler V-79-5734...

Cox4a by Level 3
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Resolved! Unable to discover SQL 2014 in Symantec BE 2010

Hello I hope you are all having a good day Dears, Can you advise if there is a hot fix solution to let the backup exec 2010 to discover SQL instances 2014   as per this link

Resolved! Wiederherstellung virtueller Maschinen

Hallo, mich würde es interessieren warum es bei Symantec noch immer nicht die Möglichkeit gibt, virtuelle Maschinen aus dem Backup anzustarten um sie in sekundenschnelle wiederherzustellen wie es schon bei vielen anderen Anbietern funktioniert. Bei ...

sam36 by Level 4
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BE2014SP2 Small Business Edition Agent License Problem

We've installed a Small Business Server 2011 in a virtual Machine (Microsoft Hyper-V engine running with Windows Server 2012 R2). Physical Machine with an installed Backup Exec 2014 SP2 refuses to recognize the Small Business Server. Therefore the li...

mdbw by Level 2
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Problem de creation de disque de sauvegarde

Bon soir,   j'ai un probeme de creation de disque de sauvegarde   un message d'erreur The backup exec account service does not have read and write permition on the remote computer on which the network share is located   merci de m'aider a resou...

Resolved! RMAN BACKUP - increasing the number of channels

Hi,   I have an rman backup running using backup exec 2014. At the level of the servers, we have 4 available channels. How can i encrease the usage from the backup ex side to use the four channels and not one? Please advise.   Regards

lanloun by Level 4
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Resolved! Backup Exec Agent for Application and Database license

Hi, my customer's backup server is BE2014 SP2 on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Std. They want to add one more client to the backups which is a Windows server (Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Std) with Microsoft SQL databases. My question is: If we need to b...

liuyang by Level 6
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Schedule Export Expired Media in Backup Exec 2014

Hi,   i'm writing because of my recent problems with configuring with scheduling exporting expired media tapes after upgrade to Backup Exec 2014. Everything was fine while on BE2012. According to this KB Article, there should be option in "Storag...

sthEnPL by Level 2
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BE installation issue

good morning Due to an HD issue, I have to reinstall BE 12.5 the installation runs properly until the SQL installation the autorun.inf could not be extract, we can not add .this file anymore to our servers I have tried to install first the SQLSer...

Making a Backup Exec 2014 a managed media server

When I run the install program on this server and try to choose the option to make it a "managed media server", the option is greyed out.   I didn't have this problem on several other standalone servers that were migrated to managed media servers.

Backup Exec 2010 R2 Freezes trying to access remote server

Backup Exec 2010 R2 Server 2008 Standard, all BE updates are current, including remote agents Remote Agents on several servers. I have one server that suddenly cannot be backed up. This server is called RDSERV1.  In the modify backup job screen, ...

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Resolved! Synthetic backup after a Cumulative incremental backup?

Hello, I am using BackupExec 2014 running on a windows 2012 server. I want to create a synthetic backup after a full backup and a culmulative incremental backup.  (Full Backup-> Cumulative Incremental Backup -> Synthetic Backup) But I am unable to d...


Our organization had at least 10 servers, with no past history of VSS writer issues, fail due to writers crashing since upgrading to 2014. Anyone else having similar issues? BE support is of course useless and just tells you to contact microsoft, si...