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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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Licensing Q

I realized, after purchasing, that there is an incompatibility with the Backup Exec 10d w/ CPS license I purchased and the software running on the server. Is it possible to transfer this over to just a Backup Exec 10d w/o CPS license?Thanks

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error installing tape drivers

I have recently upgraded our windows 2000 sp4 server that was running backup exec 8.6 to 10d. Since the installation not alll the backup exec services start along with remote access connection manager, which then in turn causes the event log to fill ...

Exchange 5.5 exceptions

What does this error mean or more importantly how do I fix it? There are about a dozen of these and they cause the job to fail.This file cannot verify.Database or database element is corruptWARNING: "\\XCHANGE01\Microsoft Exchange Mailboxes\Todd S***...

Newbie questions

Here's my strategy that I set up in Veritas Back-Up Exec 9.1 using a Dell Powervault LTO-2 system:3 jobs;Full Exchange Backup every Friday ~85GBFull File Server Backups every Saturday ~250GBIncremental Daily Backups (Tue, Wed, Thr) ~2-5GB So heres's ...

99% Complete

Why does the percent complete read 99% on the job monitor, yet the tape has automatically ejected from the drive? The monitor shows the job still running indefinitely after the tape is ejected. If I restart, the job is shown as "failed" in the job ...

Access Denied. TO Backup or Restore System State.

Our company has successfully run backups on our Windows 2000 server on a nightly basis. However, backups have ceased to complete successfully. The job log indicates failure to attach to the System State. We have not changed anything on the server....


We are running BEWS 9.1. I ordered the Advanced Open File option license, which came as version 10d/10.1. The server would not accept the new license key. Can this combination of licensing work? Many thanks in advance for your helpdn

BE 8.5 fails after System State

Hi,I have a Win 2K SP4 server with BE 8.5 (3572) on it. Normally it backs up the C and D drive without a problem. BUT (and there is always a but) periodically it backups up the System State (approx 300KB) and then sits and waits and waits. The tape d...

Upgrading Remote Agent

I am upgrading remote agents from version 9 to 10. For the remote agents currently running, does it require a server reboot after the upgrade?We are trying to determine if this has to be done during off hours or notThanks

Using AIT-3 and AIT-4 tapes in autoloader

I'm attempting to set up a rotation using the 8-slot autoloader (LIB-D81). Slots 1-5 are to be used for incremental backups with 'used' AIT-3 tapes from a previous Backup Exec version (8.6) and will be overwritten. Slot 6 is to be used with an AIT-4 ...

remote agent license move to different server

I had a server that died a horrible death and the company decided to just buy bigger and better and rebuild the apps and data from scratch, the problem is that the old server was a possessor of one of my remote agent licenses, how do I get that serve...

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Tape Not Loaded e-mail notification

Hello,Is there a setting in the program that will create an alert event if a tape is not loaded into the drive by a certain time of the day? I'm hoping to send an email out if the tape is not loaded as a reminder to put in the new tape.Any ideas?Tha...

Loading Media error

I have version 10 of this software loaded at several client sites and at 2 locations, I am having a issue with a scheduled backup getting stuck "loading media" and never running the backup. THere are 5 tapes in the media set and seem to be ready for...

Sony AIT Drive Lackluster Compression

Hello all:We purchased a Sony AIT2 Turbo drive last year which has 208GB tapes. Only recently have we begun to increase our storage needs and our backups were around 130GB. However, now that it has creeped up to around 132GB Backup Exec is promptin...

Backup Exec temporary directory after restore

What do you do with the temporary directory where you installed Backup Exec, after the primary OS restore from tape has completed? Do you just delete it? As per SBS2k/2k3 local recovery whitepaper regarding installing Backup Exec to different direct...

Media Overwrite protection

Last night my backup failed and the job log showed no errors. However I see an Alert in the Alert report that says "Media Overwrite Protection is configured to overwrite allocated media." What does this mean?

Access is denied, 0xa0008488

I am running Veritas Backup Exec Small Business server Suite Version 9.1 rev 4691 on a Windows 2000 SBS SP4. It backs up both data and emails(Exchange 2000). The data is backed up fine, but there are some emails that are skipped with the following er...

BE 10d DLO Reports

Can the reports that are installed with BackupExec 10d's Desktop & Laptop option be modified? Can custom reports be created?