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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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Old Inventory and Scan jobs keep failing and run next day.

I am running BackupExec 2012 and thinking of upgrading to 2014 but I do not want this problem to continue to haunt me.   I just took over from someone else doing Backups before and everyday I get that three Scan jobs and three Inventory jobs fail a...

Resolved! Rename Backup Exec Account

Hello all. We are looking to rename the system logon account (account used for all bexec services too) used for Backup Exec 2012. The current account is the Admin account and for obvious reasons we want to stop that. What are some things to consider...

BE 2014 won't backup VMs on Hyper-V 2012 R2

Hi all. The Backup Server is running Server 2008 R2 Standard with Backup Exec 2014 installed. All updates have been applied from live update. I'm trying to backup VMs on a server running Hyper-V 2012 R2, but I continue to receive a "Final error: 0x...

it_jccap by Level 3
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Resolved! Backup Exec 2014 Backup Best Practise

Just want to run this through you guys.. During my betatest, I realised that some stuff was better to run through the serveragent, but some was better off runing on the hostagent (Hyper-V). So - can anyone help me sort this out? I'll write the sc...

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Resolved! BACKUP EXEC 2014 SDR

Hi, Backup exec 2014 SDR it takes time to complete the download. Please, is there any other ways to download previous backup exec...the download is different path for both 32 and 64 bits. Any ideal...

tunji by Level 4
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What is the actual process of a Long Erase?

Hello all,    I know the process of what a long erase is what it does but from the user inserting the tape into the unit, what is the actual physical actions the drive and the tape drive does to each other? Does it write or clean the tape or does ...

borse2008 by Level 3
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Resolved! Media set & associating tapes to it

Hi guys, as i'm prety new in BE 2014 (comming form BE 11d), i need help about configuring MediaSet and Backup job. I can't force my test backup job to use tape that i associated with may media set, actually, it use my media set, but it add new tape ...

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Unable to create dedupe disk storage

When trying to configure storage for dedupe on Windows server 2012 R2/4GB RAM/500GB HDD with Backup exec 2014, it gives an error message of 'unable to configure dedupe disk storage.....An error occurred while creating deduplicationdisk storage.. I w...

Resolved! Backup Exec 2014 and HP storageworks 1/8 2g autoloader

Hello everyone   Sorry if i am asking this question again. i have an lt0-5 cartridge of 3tb on my tape device. backup exec 2014 see's the cartridge as 1.5tb on 2 partition, what i mean is that. on backup exec, i see 1.5tb and 1.5tb. i understand...

Resolved! incremental backup is almost as big as full backup

Hello, i have a backup-job containing of a full backup at friday and incremental backups on monday to thursday. I tried the option incremtal with changed date and incremental using the archive bit. I make a full backup of a Windows 2008 Terminal Ser...

Resolved! Physical volume library drive or Robot paused, offline or disabled

Hi all, I had opened up the magzine of the autoloader and replace the tape manually. After that, I encountered the error whenever I tried to bring the robotic library online and which I swop back to the original tape.  Now, how do I resolved this...

Resolved! Re-Installation of Backup Exec 2014 and SEPM

Dear All, We have a Windows Server 2008 R2 installed with SEPM 12.4 and Backup Exec 2012. We need to upgrade the system to Windows Server 2012. After reinstallation of Windows 2012, we are planning to install BE2014 and SEPM 12.4. Kindly let us know...

Resolved! Upgrade BE2012 to BE2014

Hi, Just received e-mail about upgrade available of BE 2014. Currently running BE 2012, I would like to know how to upgrade BE server / agent from 2012 to 2014.   Thanks

Resolved! BE 2014 and SQL data deduplication question

One of my customers wants to use Symantec Backup Exec 2014 to backup his MSQ SQL data. They use MS SQL 2012 and MS SQL 2014. The question is: can BE effectively compress MS SQL backups? If yes, will it produce smaller backups than native SQL tools?

hdablin by Level 3
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Disaster Recovery

Could someone show me the procedure to recover VMware Datacenter after a worse case scenario like for example everything is loss but we have current backup in hand (tape).

samedy by Level 2
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Resolved! Can we read a Backup Exec tape without BE?

Hello! My customer asked a question: can we read a tape written by Backup Exec 2014 without deploying BE Server? They want a lightweight solution (a small windows utility) that allow them to list contents and restore files from BE tapes. They want t...

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BE2014 agent Crashes on job startup

Soon as my BE2014 server tries to connect to my mail server through any means, it crashes the agent on the mail server, all was fine on BE2012R3 a day ago, all my other servers work fine after the upgrade. Just this exchange 2007SP3 server is having ...

Resolved! Backup Exec 2014 Root cert error, backup's exec service stopped

Backups failed to run on Sat and Sun. The backup exec service was stopped. I have since started the service. In the logs I have the following from Sun night, not sure if it's related or not: Failed to configure ApplicationHA Console with the Backup ...

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Tape block size windows io size

I have noticed that changing the block size on the tape does not change the windows io size as seen by the perfmon counter average disk bytes/read when files are being read for backup on a 2008 R2 server.  I see the same 64k bytes/read when the tape ...