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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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BE 2014 & name resolution issues

I recently upgraded our BE 3600 appliance to 2014 SP1. I am having issues getting it to talk to all of my Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V hosts. It acts like it's a name resolution issue, but I am able to ping the servers by name from the Backup Exec server. ...

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BE2014 - tape library showing empty slot after media expires

We're running BE2014 SP1 on Server 2008 R2, Dell tape library, using Microsoft "Unknown Medium Changer" driver and Symantec IBM ULTRIUM-TD3 driver. Upgraded from BE2012 a few weeks ago, we did not have the issue under 2012. We run a full backup of ...

Resolved! Client deduplication question

I need to make sure I understand the ramifications of client-side deduplication. That process is deduplicating before sending data over the wire for the backup, but it is not actually deduplicating the data on our EQ storage array, right? In other wo...

Duplicate Job Compression

I'm backing up to a dedup device, then have a duplicate job to back it up to tape. I understand that I can't compress data in a duplicate job after it has already been compressed, but here's what I don't get. Deduplicated data is reduplicated when it...

Media Error Alerts in BE 2010 R3

We are running Backup Exec 2010 R3 on a Windows Server 2008 x64 platform.  Our primary backup media are removeable SATA Hard Drives in a USB dock. Each time we power off the USB dock to change the Hard Drive the system generates a Critical Media Err...

BE 2010 R3 and Email Notifications

We are running Backup Exec 2010 R3 on a Windows Server 2008 x64 platform.  I have three backup jobs setup to run on a schedule. Within the backup job it is selected to send a notification email upon completion of the job to myself. The settings for t...

Resolved! Exchange inkrementell Sicherung

Guten Tag,  nach dem Update von Backup 2010 R3 auf 2014 Sp1 versuche ich unsere Exchange Datenbank 2010 zusätzlich zur täglichen Sicherung auch stündlich inkrementell zu sichern. Die Sicherung scheint auch zu funktionieren, allerdings wird der Auftr...

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Resolved! differences adding vCenter or single ESX-hosts to BE2014

Hello together, does it make a difference in functionality or are there any advantages/disadvantages between adding a single vCenter-server or adding all ESXi-hosts separate? The background is the following: We have to use the NBD transport method...

BE 2014 VMware AVVI Agent Job Log - Resource not snappable

Hi, Going through my job logs every single VM backup job log has the following entry for each VM: Note: Resource: "VMVCB::\\<vcenter server>\VCGuestVm\(DC)<Datacenter>(DC)\vm\Server1" is not snappable. Attempting to back up directly from the source...

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Hello Everyone I apologise

Hello Everyone I apologise if this is the wrong forum but I cannot see how to create a new one. And there is not one spcifically on the topic opf the problemss I have. I have a problem with tape media sets and tried to create a case. I entered...

Exchange error

Hi,   Note that when backing up the active copy, the exchange server was getting loaded and the end users were nno longer able to send and receive emails during the backup. So i changed the backup job to take a backup of the passive copy instead. T...

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Resolved! Cannot view backup sets on restore wizard Backup Exec 2012 SP4

Hi, When we try to restore file on the backup server, we cannot view any backup set on the restore wizard, although the backup was successful. The Symantec Backup Exec 2012 SP4 was install on the Server 2012 Standard. In the past we can restore the ...

Resolved! BE2010 R3 compatibility with VMWare ESXi5.5u2

Hi all, does anyone know if there are ompatibility issues with the above 2 products? Previously had 3 hosts running ESX5.0 and a media server running BE2010R3 with the VMWare Agent installed and all my VM's were backing up fine no problems. Recentl...

Resolved! Backup jobs summary report, kB - or KB (aka KiB) ?

Apologies for the basic question - re: the figure of 'TotalDataSizeKBytes' in the Backup Exec jobs summary report... is this number in units of 1000 bytes, or units of 1024 bytes? I ask, because I've just checked in NetBackup, and the figure in the ...

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Vmware Backup with GRT and Deduplication Storage

Hello Experts, we are going back to Backup Exec ( Version 2014 ). Goal is to backup all virtual machines to Disk Storage and have a copy on tape. The environment is:   Vcenter 5.5 with 2 ESX Hosts, HA Cluster, SAN over FC HP Proliant DL380 G5 Se...

Resolved! Job History vs Job Log vs Catalog Retention

Hi, Just a quick query really. I currently have the following options set: Job History 90 Days Job Logs 30 Days Truncate catalogs Unticked I am trying to understand the implication of making changes to these settings. At the moment if I view a...

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