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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 backup of server from workstation.

i am new to backup exec.if i install backup exec on xp workstation...can i backup win 2003 server remoteley? wil this backup AD?2) can i backup exchange 2003 as well? what are the requirements for this.

No appendable media could be mounted

I have a major job that will not run...I have 3 total jobs, first overwrites the tape, second and third Append and Terminate if no appendable media...The third job gives me this errorJob ended: Thursday, March 02, 2006 at 10:51:16 PMCompleted status:...

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Device Paused

First, Let me say I inherit this backup server and I'm new to backup Exec so please be patience with me.When I try to run a backup job, the job status would say "Device Paused".Does anyone know where I should go to start troubleshooting this issue?

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Direct Assist Problems

Direct Assist is not working for me. After I fill out the case information, I received the following message:There was an error loading the VERITAS DirectAssist Agent. This control is required to gather data from your devices. You may still escalate...

Recovery Store Group backup restore

I'm trying to test my backups for the exchange 2003 server. When I run the restore job I get the error message "Completed status: FailedFinal error: 0xa000fe30 - A communications failure has occurred. Connection to the restore target has been lost. ...

file versions

Is there a FAQ or listing anywhere of the most recent file versions for a Backup Exec 9.1 Windows Server 2003 installation? (I've installed everything up to and including SP4a)I have an older DLO client installation with a newer build version than a ...

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Slow restore to Mac OS 10 workstations

I'm hoping someone else has seen and fixed this problem. Tech support seemed to be stumped so I thought I'd try here while I wait for them to call me back.I'm backing up to LTO3 on a Windows XP Pro machine running Veritas 9.1 across a gigibit network...

Backup job causes remote server to lock up

I'm having an issue where one of my file servers locks up hard every night at the end of the backup job that includes it and must be manually reset every morning. The job includes backing up two drives on this particular server, drives C: and E:. If ...

Backup Exec Server Service keeps stopping

Hello - I have just installed Backup Exec 10d on a Windows Server 2003 machine. We are using a Quantum DLT VS160 drive. Every time I start the Backup Exec Server service, I get an error regarding "an unhandled Win32 exception occurred in beserver.e...

Archive DLO data to tape

The is a continuation of the discussion inI am also using 10d with DLO backing up desktops to a NAS. I understand how to use BuExec to backup the data DLO writes to the NAS to tape...

Overwrite Situaation

We have a situation with a Windows 2003 server that can not be connected to our various libraries and must stand alone. We have connected a single stand alone tape drive to the server and run backups to that single drive. It does not contain much dat...

Troublesome Remote Agent

I have a server that has had troublesome Remote Agent installs, and now even after several error Remote Agent install attempts, Veritas still complains that it cannot connect to this server.WHat should I do?

Media Capacity Check is failing

My back-ups are failing so I did a test run and found that the Media Capacity Check and the Media Check were both failing. I downloaded the latest service pack and now the Media Check is a success and I get the following message:Media Capacity Check...

Lotus Domino NTFS Change Journal

Constantly getting Error:0xe00084bf:"A restore job is alread in progress. Rerun your Job after current job has Finished". I followed the steps in Document ID:278559 This worked once but now will not work at all. ...

Backup SQL Server in another domain

We have multiple domains within our network. I want to backup up a SQL server from domain B from BE v10 running in domain A. I've installed the agents on SQL in domain B and can see files, but do not see MS SQL server as an option to back up. I am se...

Exchange Information Store etc not available for selection

Hello,Running 10d on Windows Server 2003 SP1.When we browse to our Exchange cluster to select the Information Store, it does not appear in the selection list for either the Virtual server, or the 2 individual servers that form the cluster.Exchange op...

Remove restore source selections

Running BkupExec v10 in a W2K environmentIs it possible to remove systems from the restore selection that are no longer valid? I'm looking at the at the available systems within the Restore option > Selections which shows 5 decommissioned systems.