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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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rdmchugh by Level 1
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Resolved! Backup exec 15 - LiveUpdate fails to install updates

Hi,I'm having difficulties installing Feature pack 5 using LiveUpdate ( - URL is dead).I have rebooted the server and doesn't appear to have made a difference. Also cleared Cache from LiveUpdate. This is the erro...

unslog by Level 3
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Correct driver configuration

Hi all,If using BackupExec on an HP server as a broker for Netapp NDMP to Quantum autoloader/tape drives which drivers should I be seeing in Device Manager?My understanding is that the medium changer should be showing Unknown Medium Changer with a Mi...

Worksheet Template for Veritas Backup Exec Projects

Hello Everyone,I am looking for a worksheet template that consists in gathering data about the customer existing platform, features to be deployed, expected configurations , backup strategy, etc.As you already know, such a document is very important ...

Agent license

Hi,We want to upgrade our BE 16 to BE 20.5, we already have our own licenses voor BE 15 agents. I know we have to get a new license for the BE 20 itself, but can we use our current BE 15 Agent licenses? or we have to buy also BE 20 Agent licenses? 

Shahin by Level 6
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How to implement tape rotation with BE 21.0.1200

Hi, I am currently testing Backup Exec V21.0.1200. I would like to implement a data backup on tape and therefore have an LTO-4 tape drive, unfortunately without a tape changer. This means that I have to change the tape manually every day. No problem ...

Resolved! No Option for Incremental Backup Job

Hi Guys,Just installed Backup Exec 21 onto my Backup server and looking to configure it as  a replacement to my old version of ShadowProtect thats been working fine up till now (I depsise their newer version with crappy Linux based management device ...

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Backup Exec requests service restart every day or two

Hey there,We have a deduplication store that is attached to a NAS using iscsi.Every couple of days, backupexec prompts us to restart all of the services and often (not always) the dedupe store is offline untill the restart. I had limited success with...

veritas backup exe not open

HI teami am from fairfield By marriott indore india madhayapradesh. we have a veritask exe open problem please sajest for that.vishwanath patil+91 9301111659    

Renewing backup exec self-signed certificate

A recent security scan showed a self-signed certificate generated by backup exec. This certficate is signed using SHA-1 which is considered weak.Is there a way to get Backup Exec to create a new certificate using SHA256?This is the certificte in ques...

CCWW by Level 4
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How to install Symantec Backup exe agent on linux

Hi,i am trying to install backup exec on ubuntu but getting the following error "RALUS is not installed on this system" can anyone send me a link to download backup exec agent for Linux and also how to get it installed.

Tape keep changing back to overwrite protected

Hi all, I been encountering problem with the backup. We have total 6 tape for backup and 1 cleaning. 3 Tape for backup and 1 cleaning in the magazine. So every week we will cycle 3 of the tape out and insert 3 tapes from last week. So recently my sto...

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Resolved! Incompatible storage media detected in robotic library

Hi, I have a HP MSL 2024. It's been working fine but I'm looking to add more tapes to my rotation. I purchased some LTO6 tapes and put the barcode labels on them. Before this I only had LTO4 and LTO5 tapes. Backup Exec spits out an error stating "inc...

Backing up db and flat files simultaneously.

Hello,I have a 2-tier environment that consists of the following:1 application server (flat files)1 database server (database)Can i back up these two servers simultaneously using backup exec, if so, how would I go about doing this?Thanks,John John  

John_IT by Level 2
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Backup job retention

Hello,two query:in backup exec backup job maximum retention period.and can I one time full bakup and then continue take differential backup for one year. 

AJ6 by Level 2
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Wanted to try out a trial, can't start it up

Hello everyone,The company I work for has asked me to try out a couple of back-up and recovery applications. I wanted to try Veritas Backup Exec out as well so I downloaded the trial. I installed it without any problems whatsoever but when trying to ...