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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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Schedualed backup job breaks current running backup

Backup Exec 10Windows 2000 SP4Hi all, wondering if you could point out the setting on how to the prevent the following problem...If I have a very large backup running and have a schedualed backup set to start at a time during which the first backup i...

Large file in System Volume Information folder

Our company as been running Backup Exec 10 with Windows SBS 2003 for some time now. However, recently the free diskspace on the server's D: drive began to drop by about 400-500 per day. The consumed space did not appear to be due to user files and fo...

Buffer count for Ultrium 3-SCSI

Hello,We currently have 2 HP Ultrium 3-SCSI tape drives. Current throughput is between 20-30 MB/sec. These drives are rated for 40 MB/sec. Does anybody have any input as to what the buffer size, buffer count, and high water count values should be ...

Scheduled media eject?

I have a number of jobs running each night backing up to disk and then duplicating those jobs to tape. I would like to auto eject the tape so our operator doesn't manually eject the tape during a job. I have tried to set the job that I think will f...

Backups frozen @ Shadow Copy Components

I have taken over from a VAR that originally had all machines backing up in one job.I have created a new job to backup our Terminal Server and it is almost identical in every way to the selections in the original job. I have not changed anything in ...

Migrating v10 (Wk2) to v10d (W2k3)

I need to migrate (move) veritas from a Windows 2000 (v10) to a Windows 2003 (v10d). Is there any good documentation in migrating the job and the logs? I read people referincing the BEutility, but I do not see this on the v10 program.Will this articl...


We are running Backup Exec for Windows Servers version 10.0 and need to buy an additional Windows Remote Agent License....I see they are only selling version 10d....will this newer agent work with the older software???

Oracle agent doesn't work after upgrade to SP4a

I'm using a BackupExec media server and client server who's running the oracle agent.The backups are always running fine.After the upgrade to SP4a is receive the following error when I try to do an online backup of my Oracle database:Access is denied...

Append Media in Netbackup 6?

We have just purchased an Ultrium 960 drive with a 400/800GB capactiy. The Diff's are only 40Gb a night so I was hoping to use just one tape Monday-Fri for the Diff's then a seperate tape for Full? but still have the ability to recover Monday's data ...

Editing a backup job

I have a backup job which was backing up mutiple servers ... one of the servers is now removed from the network or doesn't exist anymore. I cannot edit the job to remove this server from the backup job, is there any other way to edit this job other t...

Tape Security

Hello,I have a quite norma/complete backup with not many addtional features I just need to access my data if anything over occurs. My question however is let's suppose one of my TAPES were stolen, what would stop somebody from recovering my data?!Is ...

RALUS (beremote) run 4 times (SLES 9)

Hello,I user RALUS with the SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 SP2.I start RALUS regularly with /etc/init.d/VRTSralus.init start.Now I type: ps -ef | grep beremote and I see:root 23184 1 0 Feb09 ? 00:00:00 /opt/VRTSralus/bin/beremoteroot ...

SQL Agent Free trial for backup Exec 10d

I have installed backup exec 10d on a windows 2003 server in order to backup SQL Server 2005 databases. Then I have patched it with the SQL 2005 hotfix. Now, is that possible to get a free trial license for sql agent?

Faulting application bengine.exe

I am running a windows 2003 server with exchange 2003 SP2. We are having problems with Veritas backup exe 9.1 with SP4.Ever since we replaced our faulty tape drive with a new one of the same spec the bengine.exe fails twice every day at about the sam...