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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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rdmchugh by Level 1
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Resolved! Home Tab show Red Key after installing license - BE 2014

Hi After installing BE 2014 licenses, the home tab button show red key instaed of the regualr home logo. I have installed all those licenses: 1. Backup Exec 2014 2. Libarary Expension Option 3.Enterprise server option 4. maintenence contaract f...

Excluding items BE2014

I have been seeing items I exclude in backups appearing as being backed up in the restore tabs in BE2014.  Has this been an issue with others?  I verify the item is deselectd in the "browse" tab as well as the "selection details" tab. I run the backu...

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Resolved! BE Console crash when I create a restore job.

When trying to create a restore job, the BackupExec console chash with the following message: The supplied DateTime represents an invalid time.  For example, when the clock is adjusted forward, any time in the period that is skipped is invalid. P...

Incremental Exchange backups fail!

Hello, I am using backup exec 12 (fully patched), we are backing up exchange server 2007 with GRT Option on! The full backup works perfect but incremental backups fail with following error: Job ended: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 12:33:38 AM Co...

Change target IP for BE agents

My BE 2014 Windows agents have been using client side dedup for an OST target, and we've changed the IP on the target. Do I need to do anything on the agents to remove the IP, or do I just connect the target to the clients again? The target is a Dell...

Resolved! Backup Exec 2012 Restore from Tape (without Job)

Holy crap I've been reading these forums alot lately, and been absolutely disgusted by what I am seeing with regards to my version of Backup Exec (aka the dreaded 2012).   I'll skip all of the other issues I am having with it for the time being, bu...

Resolved! Central Management Server for Symantec Backup Exec

Hi, I would like to know is there any Central Management Server/Solution for Symantec Backup Exec running on 3 to 4 different servers version 2010 & 2012. Kindly help me out I need an one stop central console for all my symantec backup exec servers...

Backup Exec Baremetal Recovery

hi i have a windows server 2012 with 3 hdd. 1 hdd 500 GB, 2 HDD 320 GB and 3rd hdd 500 gb. i need to do the Baremetal recovery without my 2nd and 3 rd hard disk. windwos server 2012 system also install to the hdd 1. Is it possible to do baremetal re...

BackupExec2014 - B2D - Why no Backup-Folders? I'm Done.

Hello Symantec-Team, we are using BackupExec since 2001 and we was very happy with this great Backup-Solution. Over the past 10 years we was in subscription and we updated BackupExec only if we renewed our backup-systems. Everything works fine til...

TaMu by Level 2
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BE 2014 Long Path Name Support

Since NTFS is introduced we got the Windows NTFS internal API with long file names (msx. 255) and long path names (32k). Also we knew the limitations of GUIs like Windows Explorer and CMD.EXE which are not able to show and work with long name suppo...

Sense2000 by Level 3
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Resolved! Backup Linux Machine using backup exec 2014

hi When i try to backup my linux machine,Backup and convert to virtual machine option and Backup and convert to virtual machine simaltaneously option are disabled. it's only for linux machine other windows machines that option are enabled.  What is ...


hi,  not able to see contents in tape, when i tried to restore in BE 2014.

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Resolved! BE2014: How to recreate the backup job set?

I accidently deleted the entired backup job set (by one click). I want to recreate the entire set so it can run normally like nothing happened.  Is that possible? Currently i can do the workaround by recreate the backup set using settings from an e...

kha by Level 4
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Backup Exec 2014

I have installed Backup Exec 2014 V-ray edition and deployed agent on most of computer. I have one old SQL server that has Backup Exec 2008 running. I want to backup Backup folder on the D drive of SQL server using Backup Exec 2014 without interrupti...

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Resolved! BE2014 doesn't recognise imported tape

I have BE2014 SP1 running on Server 2008R2 with an HP MSL2024 library and LTO5 tape drive. If I import a tape into the library, BE recognises the barcode label but always shows the tape as a scratch tape and "Media Unknown" as the description. This i...

DaveyMG by Level 4
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