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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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What's wrong with this selection/backup job?

As far as I know the selection file is correct, but it's not working right. I'm trying to write out a selection file and then use bemcmd.exe and it's not working right. As you can see, there are files in the subdirectory that should be backed up, a...

BE Upgrade with new Media Server

Hi,I've carried out a number of successfull in-place upgrades of Backup Exec, but I need some advice on the following scenario please:-My customer wants to upgrade from BE v9 to v10.d - but not an in-place upgrade. They've purchased a new server that...

Unable To Use New LTO LIbrary

I have recently added a new LTO library to my backup server. The library (ADIC) shows up on the Devices tab under Robotic Libraries. I can see all the slots (24), and I can see which slots have tapes loaded in them. However, I am unable to label t...

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Mailbox(es) Backup VERY Slow

I've already spent HOURS troubleshooting this issue, have logged one support call and spent time with a 'technician' on the phone, but still no resolution. here's the deal, it seems to be a common one.running bews 10d, sav 10, smse 4.6when backing u...

Remote Agents forNetWare

I have recently installed (upgraded) to 10d on a Windows server running Server 2003 and I am unsuccessfully trying to install (push) the remote agents on a NetWare server. The install wizard completes to 100% but the next page states that the install...

Trouble backing up new system

I have added a new machine to our environment and I was unable to back it up last night. I got the error "unable to connect to remote agent". I set veritas to backup the shares of this new system. Should that work or do I need to install the remote a...

Exchange mailbox backup speed issues...

We are backing up the Exchange mail boxes and Exchange public folders on a daily basis "to a disk file".We are looking at ways to reduce the daily backup job time frame and in researching what seems to be taking the most amount of time to back up, it...

USB Attached Removable Media (REV)

Do we have to upgrade from BE v8.6 to use a USB attached Iomega REV on Windows 2000 Server SP4? Windows Explorer can see and use the drive, but BE will not backup to it.Thanks!!

Job Status "Ready"

I have a couple of server that I'm having a problem with.They run Win2000 SP4, BEv.9.0 and v.9.1.The problem iswhen I run a backup job, it hangs with status saying "Out of Time Window". when I run Inventory or Eject or Catalog, Job Status get stuck ...

trouble with catalogs

good day,im having serious troubles with my catalogs using backup exec 8.5. what is happening is that i am doing a monthly archive of old files, on tapes i do not wish to copy over. once the archive is written, it shows up nice and neat in my catal...

Cannot restore to HP Unix using BE9 Rev. 4367

We have an issue with BE9 rev. 4367 only when restoring to HP UNIX.We can take a remote backup from a W2K server of the Unix with the BE9 unixagent installed but can't restore. I always get the error listed below. I went through all the recommended ...

Stuck on PreProcessing

I have one job that keeps getting stuck on preprocessing. it is on a remote server. other jobs on remote servers are fine. this comes on the heals of the backup server crashing. i have recreated the job and set up a new account to run the job. s...

System State selection causes Backup Exec to lock

On one particular Windows 2000 Advanced Server selecting the system state in source selections has started causing Backup Exec to stop responding. Any other folders on that system can still be selected. However backups on this system now fail to run....

Backup to disk

HelloIm going to switch to doing backup to disk and then take bakup to tape of the diskbackup during the day. how do i do this best?Im backing up 4 servers with 200gb data. What maximum backup to disk file size shold i use? is it better to do separat...

Backup to disk slowness question

Hi - I setup a backup to disk solution and am having some slowness problems. Let me explain the setup, then what problems I am seeing.Dell server I installed a Gigabit NIC and used a GB crossover cable to connect to the GB port on an Infrant ReadyNA...

Files much larger on tape

I'm trying to figure out why 7GB of data is taking up 66GB of space on the tape.My vitals:VXA-2 1x10 Packetloader - latest firmware - set to Exabyte 210 emulation.Backup Exec 9.0.4454Windows 2003 ServerVXA-2 tape X23 80GB native.Now for the fun part....

BE 10d questions

Hi guys and gals,We're about to upgrade our backup systems to BE 10d but before we do, I have a few questions. I've been reading around the site and BE 10 seems great.This is our scenario.We have a main site which is running backup's to tape today. E...

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Support for IDR from Windows 2000 to Windows 2003

Are the following scenarios supported on 10.d?A) Master Server Windows 2000 SP4. Media Server Windows 2003 SP1. Backup and Restore on the 2003 (The whole system, with IDR).B) Master Server Widnows 2000 SP4. Remote Agent on a Windows 2003 SP1. Backup ...

Backup exec server service not starting

We recently installed backup exec 10d on to our backup server and everything seemed fine. Then in the last couple of days we installed the CPS component on to it as well which went problem free. Now we can open the CPS console Ok but when trying to o...