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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 9.1 hangs while backing up mailboxes on exchange 2003

Hi everybody.For the past two months now, our backup job hangs as soon as we try to back up our mailboxes which is located on a cluster (2003 server) and we use exchange 2003. It stops in various places, so there is no apparent pattern but it never s...

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Cannot backup/restore all files

I was encountering some diffculty backup or restore fully from the InetPub folder. It seem like Backup Exec skip some .dll from backup or restore. Someone encountered such issue? Please enlighten. Thanks.

Softare Assurance!

When can we expect to receive the new software if we have software assurance on 9.1? And does this new version fix the blue screen of death when you reboot a Windows 2003 Server? I have not restarted my server since I got it back up about 2 1/2 mon...

Volume Shadow Copy

Volume Shadow Copy, to my knowledge is built into Windows 2003. Why is it I can not select it as the default Open File Manager? Will Backup Exec still use the feature?

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We just bought a Backup Exec 9.1 Media Server with IDR option, and 1 remote agent server with IDR option last week. Today I find there is now Backup Exec 10. Am I entitled to it? How do I get it?Sorry if this sounds stupid, I'm new to this in a sm...

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Problem in Backup Exec 8.5 for Windows

I 'm using Window 2K pro and now I want to backup the data which is stored on Window 2K server(standard).And this Window server is placed on the same subnet of my 2K pro workstation. Then I found that my Backup exec cannot found shard drive of my ser...

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Distaster recovery plan for SBS 2000

I have an SBS 2000 Server, running Backup Exec 8.6 with Exchange option (No SQL Option).I am developing a distaster recovery plan, as we are about to repartition the hard drives, and need a plan of action to take if anything goes wrong.IDR is not an ...

ERROR: ndmpdDataConnect: connect error: 10060

I have been trying to get a backup running for a machine on a remote subnet. Each time, the job appears to start successfully and then fails. The BE9.1 job log refers to "final error code a00084f9 - A communication failure has occurred between the B...

Access denied to remote agent.

My client has a 4.11 server running apps that are not available in Windows. They have a W3K server running BE 9.1. They purchased Remote Agernt for Netware license which I entered and pushed the agent to the Novell server. I was asked during the a...

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Iscsi Attached Storage

We currently have several servers that use Iscsi attached storage. Most is just file storage however some servers have SQL databases running on the Iscsi drives as well, including our Veritas Media Server. I have no problem backing up and restoring f...

Error on 8.6 agent install

I'm starting to see an error on some systems when I install the 8.6 Acceleration agent from setup.cmd. The error is something about the system not being configured for MSDOS.It looks like the problem is that either windows\system32\config.nt or auto...

Are there limits to sizing of backup to disk folders?

I am trying to place a single 4TB array as my backup to disk folder and keep to get I/O errors and BUEXEC does not seem to undertake any operations. I have run a test of the job and it seems to complete sometimes but not always. BUEXEC had no issue...

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Backup files on another network server

I have Veritas installed and backing up another server but I need it to also backup a specific folder on a specific server on the network.I create a new job, choose selections, then remote selections, the domain, then the server. But the server chec...

BKF backup-to-disk import help

I am running 9.1 for Windows and am backing up to multiple files in a folder - then running a flat file backup (from an AS/400 of which this is a blade server) - so when I want to restore and old filegroup - I try stopping BExec services and restore...

backup to disk

i am unable to backup to disk. i have added a folder correctly. i have created a backup job. when i run i get the error "physical volume media not found". when do a test run, the media check reports 0.0 Mb of appendable or overwritable space availabl...

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DLO Option and path variables

I know I can use %LOCALFIXEDDRIVES% in selections, but can I use something like:%LOCALFIXEDDRIVES%\Users I have machines with a variable number of drives on each where I want to backup a directories like this.

Error Message

I get this error message on a few of my Windows 2000 servers when backing up and I can not seem to find a reference to it in the support knowledge base."A network ID was not specified for the specified Backup Network."What does that mean, and how do ...

How to automate copying catalog to another server

I would like to copy the catalog created off site each night after the backup completes. Is there anyway to do this within Backup Exec 9.0 for Windows? If not, has anyone created a batch file to run at the end of the job? It doesn't appear easy to id...