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Backup Exec 22.2 - BETA Program registration is open

We are recruiting for our exclusive BETA Program for Veritas Backup Exec 22.2, and we hope that you will consider joining. The program is tentatively planned to start May 29 and run through June 19, 2023. The actual time commitment that we would requ...

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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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Remote Agent for BE10d

Hi Guys,We have an SBS2k3 Server with Veritas BE10d SBS edition and DLO option installed.The DLO licence shows as installed in the "installation &serial number" section.Although I could not successfully remotely push the agent to the PC in question (...


Is there an knowledge based article that explains licensing?ie: For an exchange 2003 cluster how many licenses do we need, 2 remote agents for the cluster, 1 for exchange?Need an article that explains how many licenses we need for the different serv...

Selection list is blank

I am running Backup Exec for Windows version 10.0 I have it installed on a Windows 2003 server. This morning I was attempting to set up a new backup job. I notice that there are not any selections available. The local server itself is listed but ...

Scheduling Jobs and Slow jobs

Using Backup Exec 9.1 on Windows 2003 server. Is there a best practice for scheduling four jobs at night using one tape drive? Currently I have four jobs set up with the same priority with staggered start times (between 1/2 and 1 hour apart). Three n...

SQL Database selection question

Hello,Can anyone confirm that when I add a database to my SQL 2000 server, the new database will be auto selected for backup? I have a selection list that already checks all databases. It appears to be the case, but I want to be sure...Thanks!CJ

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DLO Services has stopped working and won't restart

Hi - I'm getting the message:"Error starting the service Backup Exec DLO Administration Service on HPAHQ1576.The service did not respond to the start or control request in a timely fashion."when I try and start this service as it has stopped and won'...

tape allocation occurs after job starts

I have a job that starts at 7PM, but the inserted tape does not allocate until 7AM, make the job useless since I need to stop the tape at 9AM due to business hours. How do I make the tape allocate when the job starts?I'm running with following optio...

9.0 License Keys

Can anyone point me in the right direction, I have started working for a company who are running V9.0. I need to use the AOFO and the Oracle agent, which I can see from the license invoice were both purchased. I can't put my hands on the actual keys....

10.0 to 10.1 (10.d) upgrade - schema version mismatch

Hi,There are numerous 'schema version mismatch' post on this website, i myself had the exact same problem with BE version 9, which was never fixed and resulted in me re-installing the software from scratch.Was running 10.0.5520 - upgraded to 10.1, up...

One job to back up 3 servers

Am I correct in thinking that if you are using one job to backup several servers, and a problem is encountered, say, can't find directory, on one of the servers, that the entire job fails? What about the other servers? Do they not get backed up? I...

How to remove wrong CPA demo license

I had a CPS server running, with one licensed client, and a working backup job.During an additional configure, the CPS server itself was made an agent (someone tried to run a "local" backup job) During this setup the CPS server was given a demo lic...

manual IDR VS backup sets

Hi everyone !we are testing IDR with Backup Exec for Windows 2003 version 10d but for some reason our latest system state backup of that server is not good.So we decided to go with manual option of IDR to restore an older system state backup and when...

Help w/ Exchange Store Restore to a different folder

I am a consultant for a company who has 2 Windows 2003 Servers. One of these servers houses Exchange (Server 1). The other server is the backup server and is running Veritas Backup Exec for Windows Servers Ver. 9.1 Rev. 4691 (Server 2). I am tryin...

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Media tape reads as total capacity 16TB instead of 4GB

My media server is Windows 2003 Server with Backup Exec 9.1 installed. The Device is an DLT 8 slot 40GB autoloader Power Vault 122T. It works fine. But when I check the properties of the individual tapes in the media sets they show total capacity 16...

MAC Agent - Incremental backup and new files

Hi,We are using Backup Exec 9.1 SP4 on a Windows 2003 server to back up an Apple Macintosh XServe (OS 10.3.9) with an external RAID array.I've installed the Mac Agent on the XServe and overall the backups seem ok.They are running FULL - using modifie...

Can't connect to Remote Agent for Netware

Hi!Im just start to evaluate the last version of BE for Windows and Remote Agent for Netware.I have downloaded BE10d for Windows and installed it on a WinXP-workstation. Then i remote-install the Remote Agent for Netware on a NW6.5 SP3-server.I run c...

Shadow Copy Components hangs with no error message

Hi,I'm trying to backup two servers, and both hangs on Shadow Copy Components. There is no error message in Backup Exec 10d, or Eventlog on Backup and remote servers.It just hangs, state is "Running". I have to stop the BackupExec service to cancel t...