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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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Resolved! Deselect folders in drive will cause SDR off

Hi all, Our customer has a Windows 2008 R2 server with 2 local drives, C & D ( same HDD but different partition) and SAN drive E ( storing SQL and SAP data). When we deselect E: drive or one of folders (e.g. e:\temp) in E: drive, SDR will turn off....

BE2010 Jobs are freezing

Hi all,   since some days my BE2010 is freezing after the jobs has startede. The System is running for years without any problem. We are running MSL2014 Fibric with two tapedrives directly connected to two fabric cards within my hardware HP server ...

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bkf files stay on the storage if job fails.

After backup job fails it do not remove *.bkf files. And after time I have half of storage with trush. How can I remove this automaticaly? And can I increase maximum file size on storage to 300-400Gb?

BE 12 kept causing end or marker on tapes

All my backups are currently failing as the jobs are causing the end of marker on every tapes in the autoloader. we have replace the drive and the autoloader as well but the problem still persist. the backup runs and then stops after a few MB's of da...

Termino version prueba, activar licenciamiento adquirido

Buenos dias a todos. Tengo la siguiente pregunta, se realizo la instalacion de BE2014 sin licenciamiento (version trial) y en el transcurso pudimos agregar las licencias adquiridas pero al vencer el termino del trial no dejo  realizarse copias de se...

Resolved! Duplication job pending for media set, yet media is available...

Hi, BE 2012 SP1 on Win2008R2 - B2D2T... I have a duplication job which is wanting a tape in a particular media set, yet the GUI shows that there is a piece of media in the same media set which is still appendable. Is this a known problem with BE 2...

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Resolved! Another appendable tape media question...

Hi Peeps, BE 2012 SP1 on Win 2008 R2 - B2D2T... I have tape media that are not full, yet not appendable - and I think I do understand the overwriteable and appendable characteristics - I don;t want to change this. I sometimes have the situation wh...

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Time Window greater than 24 hours

I am running into an issue where I have a policy which guides two jobs, one the weekly full NDMP backup of my SAN, the other my weekly full Windows backup. My problem is that the NDMP backup is beginning to take longer than 24hours, which means my Wi...

Communications failure with the DMZ

We are using Symantec Backup Exec 2014 installed on a Windows Server 2012 platform.  All backups work without issue (normally) and we are only experiencing issues with those servers in our DMZ. The DMZ servers (neither virtual ones or the physical o...

Resolved! Guest vs. host dedupe

BE2012 SP4 Vray on WS2008 R2. WS2012 Hyper-V host with WS2012 Hyper-V guests, agent installed in the guests. Experimenting with deduplication. Using client-side dedupe. Set up a dedupe device and backed up a guest to it, from the guest, a dozen or ...

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Can't delete backup job

I have to jobs that have been running for 3 months.  The byte count is zero and I and I am unable to stop them or remove them. 

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Resolved! Nortons Ghost Continuous Backup

I Currently Use Nortons Ghost 11.5 to Backup My O/S as a Disk Image File to an External HDD. I Execute this from Bootup of a flash drive and save my image to a usb hdd. This works Fine. However I have just Added a Backup HDD to my PC and I thought...

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Resolved! Unmatched bracket Errors

Hai,   We are having Oracle servers which are hosted on Redhat linux 5.4 which is not a compatible version for Symantec Backup Exec 2014. Because of the uncompatible versions, I can see error messages in /var/log/messages in my Linux servers. Pleas...

Resolved! Backup Exec V-Ray edition speed

Hi, I have one VMWare Server with link aggregation 2GB and get 2008AD&Files VM (480GB file size) and 2010 Ex VM (220GB file size) insides it. I create one Windows 2008 R2 VM which install Symantec Backup Exec2014  V-Ray edition with the role of backu...

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Backup Exec 12 media change is not being recognized

Ok guys I am going to go ahead and apologize... I am a novice with Backup Exec, I have a server running Windows Server 2003 Small Business.  This server is the primary server for this company.  I have a daily back up that runs every night.  I have ...

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Failed to Connect - GRT Error Message

Hello Folks, Using Backup Exec 2012 with SP4.  Running into two issues and would very much appreciate any help. Issue 1: After every backup the following event is logged for one of my servers:  V-79-57344-38726 - Backup Exec failed to connect to ...

Resolved! Auto Exclusion / Backup Exec 2010 R3

Hello, I am doing complete OS drive backup (C:\) of WIndows 2008 R2 server. How can I find out what Backup Exec is automaticaly excluding from C:\ backup. Additionally, I would like restore the server without re-installing it. So I am doing full C:\ ...