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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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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...

How should I be backing up BE 20.6 ?

My 20.6 Backup Exec server is a Windows VM (2016) in a clustered Hyper-V (2016) installation, it runs a local SQL server and happily backs up all of the VMs in the HV environment and a number of other local phsycial Windows servers.What type of backu...

Backup Oracle 19c

Hello,which is the latest version of the Oracle database that can be backed up with Backup Exec? I see in documentation that latest version is 12c R2. What about 18c, 19c?How can I backup Oracle 19c version? Agent asks for user with SYSDBA, but it sh...

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Proper way to restore whole Microsoft SQL Cluster

I don't find any resource about the proper way to restore whole Microsoft SQL Cluster using Backup exec in case I need to do the DR for the SQL CLuster.Is the following procedure a proper way? 1. Create SDR disk for each server.2. Restore all nodes u...

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How to correct Linux VM host name?

Backup Exec misidentified the host name of my OpenVPN server, created from their Hyper-V appliance, and now it thinks that its host name is "localhost". That, of course, causes all kinds of difficulties. How can I correct this, now that I have fixed ...

Upgrade from Backup Exec 2012 to 2014 AFTER upgrade to W2012R2

Hi.  I upgraded W2008R2 to W2012R2 because of MS end of support without realizing that my installed BE 2012 was not compatible with W2012R2.  So now BE2012 won't launch.  I have the install media and a license for BE2014.  Can I do an install and hav...

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Resolved! Cannot assign media types to robotic library

Hello. We have recently installed an LTO8 tape drive. We have two robotic libraries configured, one with our older LTO6 drives and one with our new LTO8 drive. Global bar code rules are configured; however, when I try to configure the new drive to re...

Resolved! Valid Backup Exec 20 license doesn't work, stuck in trial mode

To whom it may concern. We have Backup exec 20 and it was working fine and completely licensed until December 2019. But now Veritas requires that we renew the license yearly.  I went to Vertitas licensing and downloaded another license and then follo...

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Backup exec 2012 upgrade to 20

we're planning to upgrade our backup software BE2012 to BE20 what will be the best practice and old data backup file also properly work? How about the license on BE2012 can I use it on BE20 to no-cost upgrade

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Resolved! Unable to create the deduplication disk storage

HelloI have a problem with a backup exec appliance 3600R4.This appliance is a MBE, member of a CAS Console. I need to change it domain so I delete this appliance from CAS Console but after complete the process, the storage tab in the appliance is emp...

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Issues with BE 20 since upgrading to 20.6

Hi,Since installing the upgrade to 20.6 we have had a couple of issues with our backups. Many of the jobs are completing but reporting as failed with the following errors:Job ended: 16 January 2020 at 12:36:21Completed status: FailedFinal error: 0xe0...

Import Catalog data from old version

New install of Backup Exec 20, have an old version of 14.0 (known as 2012). Our use case is fairly simple, backup existing image files from disk to tape, full backup once yearly with differentials every week. Just wondering if it's possible to import...

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Ancient Backup exec tape restores (7.3)

Hi I was wondering if anyone has any solutions to the following.Short version is, is there still any way to get Catalogs / Data recovery from old DLT backup Exec 7.3 tapes now adays , and not spend weeks catalogging tapes.I currently have an number o...