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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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CATTOOLS output question...

I recently ran a CATTOOLS to export one of my catalog files to a TXT file.  I had no problem creating this TXT file.  My question  revolves around the content of the TXT file it exported.  I searched for a KEY or cross reference, etc but I can't find...

be 2012 mixed environment

i am using BE 2010 R3 currently to backup SQL 2008 db and other 2008 machines. we will be deploying a new machine, running windows 2012, and SQL server 2014.  will my current BE version be able to accomodate the new machine? thanks,

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Resolved! Synology NAS Incremental backups with BE 2014

I saw in some old forum posts (re: BE 2010) that someone was unable to do incremental backups on a Synology NAS because incremental backups were not supported unless an agent could be directly installed.  Have there been any changes to this since 201...

AllisonW by Level 4
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Resolved! Upgrading from BE2012

Hi, Upgrading from BE2012 to BE2014 on an SBS 2011 Standrard server. In the Backup Exec Environment Check 2.0 I get a warning about the following: The Simplified Disaster Recovery feature now requires the Microsoft Windows Assessment and Deployment ...

RLyders by Level 2
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Resolved! Managing large backups over a network

Our current backup scheme is to perform a full backup on weekends and incremental backups during the week. I would like to store these backups off-site but the full backups are several terabytes in size and it would take too long to transfer them ove...

JMCC by Level 2
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BE 2014 - GRT Recovery - Staging

Hey there Bit of a strange issue with Restoring/Staging process in BE 2014. I have done restores from a VM/SAN Transport backup with no issues in the past. However I am doing a restore of a particular server, restoring just a test folder from the C...

Resolved! How to backup files in USB drive ?

Hello ! I'm new in my company and I have never used Symantec Backup Exec 2012 before. One of my mate ask to me to restore a folder from a backup of a few days. I dont want to substitute the current folder but put the restored folder in USB Flash Dr...

Weekly backups failing

Hi All   For the past few weeks my weekly backups are failing and nothing has been changed. The error i rceive after failing is : V-79-57344-65055 - AOFO: Initialization failure on: "Active Directory Application Mode\ADAM Instance ( VMwareVCMSDS )"...

Mboni by Level 3
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Backup Exec 14.1 failed backups when tape full

Hi all,  I'm running Backup Exec 14.1 on Windows 2008 Server 64bit and have a problem with backups failing. When the tape is full, the backup task was failed to backup, can't overwrite the tape. In the Sysmantec setting I config the backup task is ...

Resolved! Reuse old Catalog folder and backup folders

How to reuse old Catalog folder and .bkf files of BE 2010 in BE2014 ? I backup Catalog folder and removed BE2010 on MMS completely. And then reinstall BE2014 on MMS. How to reuse catalog in BE2015 ? And how to reuse the .bkf files in backup folders...

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Resolved! Upgrade of Windows Server from 2003 to 2008

Our client is running a BE ver 12.5 on a Windows Server 2003 and they are planning to upgrade on Windews Server 2008. I believe that BE ver 12.5 also supports Windows Server 2008 and our client is reconsidering to upgrade their BE to the latest vers...

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Resolved! Storage issue on BE2015

In BE2015, to create a Storage, seems it must be set to a volume , like D:\, E:\ drive, cannot be set to a folder path like d:\Backup-Full, or d:\Backup-Diff.  Does it mean we can only create two volume to backup Full and Diff data,  cannot use two f...

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Resolved! Allow Backup Exec to establish a trust with the servers

When installing and adding linux agent and windows agent,what BE will do on the linux agent and windows agent and BE CAS by selecting the option "Allow Backup Exec to establish a trust with the servers" ? Thanks

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Backup Exec 2014 - Checkpoint Restart, restarts whole job

Hey Guys, We have been having trouble with backups being interrupted for very brief periods of time usually right at the end of the backup. < 5 mins for it to restart. When it restarts, it starts from the beginning of the backup. This is quite annoy...

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Resolved! SSMS Database Node Refresh causes Restore to Fail

I have confirmed via testing that clicking on the refresh icon (one or more times) for the database node of a SQL Server instance being observed in SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS 2012) causes a Symantec Backup Exec database restore to fail. When ...

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Resolved! choose specific network for VMWare snapshot?

Our VM guy is asking if there is a way we can segregate the agentless backups from the production network. I may be losing it here but I don't see how I can set that from the Symantec side; I - of course - can pick my own nic but is is possible to pi...

Resolved! Best solution to back up Citrix Xen Server

Hello, I am wondering what the best solution would be for the following:   I have on Citrix Xen Server host that has 7 virtual machines on it.  I am currently using PHD Virtual to back this up to a NAS.  I am looking to move to different software ...