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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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B2D Jobs gone after migrating to new Server

Trying to upgrade to BE20 eventually.  Upgraded W2008R2 server to W2012R2 and then had to uninstall original BE2014 (did not work after OS upgrade).  Installed new copy of BE15 and did not touch the Ext HD BEData folder that was used for B2D. Was abl...

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Resolved! BE2014 Agent to Windows Server 2016 R2

Hi guys,does anyone tried to install BE2014 server agent to Windows Server 2016 R2 ?Well, i've done in-place upgrade my 2008 R2 server to 2012 R2 without any problemsAll BE2014 services and features working even better than on the old server, but ......

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Backup ESXI linux VMs

Hello,I'm trying to understand how backups of ESXi Linux virtual machines work on backupExec.Do we need to install an agent? If so, i suppose Rallus, but it's an additional feature we need to pay?I'm getting an error when trying credentials on a few ...

Resolved! unable to clear free space on disk storage QNAP NAS

Our backups keep growing and with no way to seemingly free space on the NAS.Please see screenshots for Storage device's informationThis NAS has 10.6TB of storage, but no matter what I do, I am unable to clear free space.  Below are the things I've tr...

ctpgh by Level 2
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Restore from Azure Storage during DR

Hi all, we are backing up to Azure cloud weekly. Question is if my BE server totally lost, can we create a new server and download all files the cloud to import for restoration?We also plan to setup a new BE at DR site to periodically download the sa...

Backup Exec Disk Full

I have a Backup Exec Appliance (hw and sw by Symantec). After a One-Time Backup manually started job of a VM with 500 GB of vdisk Backup Exec filled up the seconday disk and stopped to execute all the jobs scheduled. I tried to gain space setting old...

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Backup jobs stay in a Queue state for a long time.

Hi allWe have a problem to execute the backup jobs from a BE appliance console.All jobs stay in an "Active:Queued" for a long time and don't transfer any data.The jobs are send to deduplication disk storage. We can review the TN:https://www.veritas.c...


Backup Exec question (Spanish)

Hola buenos dias  Llevo años instalando Symantec ahora Veritas backup exec 2012 en adelante y nunca me ha pasado algo parecido. Instalo en un cliente que me compro hace años la version 2012 y despues de desinstalarla y ponerla la version 20.04 que es...

Veritas Backup Exec 20.6 and Exchange 2013 CU23 Backup

Hi!Backup does not work on some databases at the same time without any regularity.The backup copy itself performs quickly. Then it hangs for a very long time. Background process. Turned on debug and saw the following.Resource and files are accessible...

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BE and Symantec Antivirus - Recommended settings

Needing clarification as to Symantec Backup Exec settings for Backup exec.All I am finding in BE20.6 Admin and Best Practices guides are related to Dedupe devices...- Exclude the deduplication disk storage device from your antivirus scans. If an anti...

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Upgrade Install Location_Remote Administtrator Files

Hi.  I am attempting a BE15 install in hopes of upgrading the existing BE2012, on a server that I already upgraded to W2012R2 (BE2012 is not working b/c of un-startable BE services after the OS upgrade) from W2008R2. I am at the install "Destination"...

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Restore BackupExec 12.5 LTO4 backup using Backup Exec 20

I have an old backup (4 tapes) and an HP MLS tape array.The backup was created using BE 12.5.Before I start buying an upgrade I'm trying to confirm the BackupExec 20 will read this data from an ancient version.My real problem is BackupExec succesfull...