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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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Backup Exec 15 server can use SQL server 2012 or above?

Greeting from Hyatt, I have a question: Backup Exec 15  server  can use  SQL server 2012 or above?  Because the SQL 2008 R2 has end life in the past time , so can I uninstall the 2008 R2 and replace the SQL server 2012 or above?  If it can be replace...

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Resolved! Cannot add licences for extra drives

I have 2 Entitlement IDs. Currently using one for 1 drive and the other for 2 drives.I have added 3 more drives to total 6.BE 20.4 will not accept any more licenses"VERITAS BACKUP EXEC 20 LIBRARY EXPANSION OPTION LICENSE"I have plenty of these.  I cr...

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Debug Log

Hi,We having an issue with one of our servers 2012 R2 with Hyper-v agent and BE 20. In past 2 weeks the C drive get full, we did check the files and it looks like that 100 GB log files get created in c\Program Files\Symantec\Backup Exec\RAWS\logsI di...

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Changing Server Name in Backup Exec List

Here's an odd one.  Backup Exec is configured in my environment with about 30 devices that are being backed up.  Of those devices, all but two are listed using their full domain names (  The others are simply listed by thei...

BE 20.6 Jobs fail - could not write to database

Hello Vox Community!For a couple of days, BE 20.6 Backups fail. The given error code is 0xe0000f09 - an error occured writing to the BE Database. The error message links to a KB Item V-79-57344-3849 - which cannot be found.Googling for these messages...

Nessus vulnerability 57582 SSL Self Signed Certificate

I recieved a ticket from the Cyber Security Department they are complaing that BackUp Exec has a self signed Cert.   BackUp Exec is not a web server so how can it have a self signed cert?   Is there a patch it is missing?  I even tried. to https:// i...

Idea for Backing up data only once

Hi,We deal with plenty of data that does not change allot after it has been created.  However every time we run a full backup it keeps on backing up the whole lot. Incremental are a problem as they need all the previous backup and the full. If someth...

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Backup Exec options

Hi guys, consider me an almost newbie in terms of BackupExec.I have three servers:Windows 2008 r2 - BackupExec 2012/Tape drive is on hereWindows 2012 r2 - this is a server to backup to the tape driveWindows 2019 Standard - this is a new server just a...

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Backup single VM with Veritas 16

Hi all,we have an old 2003 Windows Server VM on a 2012 R2 host that has a number of newer VMs backed up via VEEAM.Since VEEAM supports only 2008 R2 and newer OS' I'm using BE 16 to backup the 2003 Server VM. Instead of backingup the entire Hyper-V ho...

RDX green LED keeps on blinking...

Installed a 2016 Standard Server with an external USB 3.0 RDX, Backup Exec 20.6 Rev. 1188 and the Tandberg RDX utilities.RDX green LED keeps on blinking at ~ 1 Hz although it should be idle.Anyone else having the same effect?Everything else seems to ...

Directory not or could not be accessed.

Dear Would you please help me for below error in backup exec 2010 R3.I use administrator as connect account, should not be permission problem.Thanks for your great help. Backup- \\server\Shadow?Copy?ComponentsV-79-57344-65247 - A failure occurred rea...

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Resolved! Using Exec 15 Capacity License on Exec 20+ new install

I want to use some of the licensing from our current Exec 15 Capacity Edition to build a NEW server to install Exec 20+ on it, all While leaving the majority of the licensing on the old server to continue to run our backup jobs while I'm building the...

BackupExec Catalog Error

Looking for some help here. I will first admit that i don't know BE all that well, but this alert is being generated and because I don't know enough about BE and its inner workings I'm having a hard time chasing this down.My client has BE15 which I k...