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Backup Exec 22.2 - BETA Program registration is open

We are recruiting for our exclusive BETA Program for Veritas Backup Exec 22.2, and we hope that you will consider joining. The program is tentatively planned to start May 29 and run through June 19, 2023. The actual time commitment that we would requ...

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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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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?

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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).

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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 ...

Resolved! error in Recover message from Exchange 2007

Dear Experts   I have Syamntec Backup Exec 2014 ,I taked a successfully backup of my exchange server (Full backup). I am trying to restore message of mailbox but I get error messge it is : Completed status: Failed Final error: 0xe00002f8 - Cannot...

BU Exec 2014 - Event ID 33808 - Cannot create B2D

I recently upgraded a working Backup Exec 2012 install to 2014.  It is working fine, but I am not able to create a new backup to disk storage. When I go through the prompt to setup a new B2D storage and click finish it brings up a dialong box/error ...

Job Failed avec BE 2012 SBS et Windows SBS 2011 Std Edition

Bonjour à tous, Depuis un mois j'ai énormément de problème avec BE, le travail fonctionnait sans problème depuis plus d'un an mais depuis un mois, le travail continu sans cesse (plus de 20 heures) et je n'ai aucun message. J'essaye d'arrêter le trav...

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Resolved! Cannot find Backup Exec 2012 SDR ISO for download

I am evalauting a trial for backup exec 2012 and require to create a custom SDR for testing bare metal recovery of machines. I am unable to find the iso for SDR on the backup exec site as it only suggest download of BAckup exec 2014. Please provide...

Resolved! Unable to install RALUS on sun Sparc Server- Solaris 5.10

We are doing a trial of Backup exec 2014 in a Mix of windows /Linux/ Sun environment. The Sun solaris operating system version is SunOs 5.10 When we try to install RALUS on SunOs, we get a message "Not Supported"   Any help is appriciated.   Th...

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Resolved! Backup Exec Utility Archiving Option tasks

Hi, I need free up a disc (4TB) of my pool backups to split into 2 disks 2TB each. However this disk has data backups that I would like to delete. Do not want to miss the references in the catalog, just delete the files from the disk because it alr...

upgrading from BE2012 to be2014

I have been fighting this for a week now.  I am not able to upgrade our BE2012  to BE2014 because of the BE DLO option installed on BE2012.  I tried removing it but the system keep on prompting for the installation DVD, which I have put in (BE2012 DV...

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Attempting to test virtual conversion and SDR recovery

Fortunately we're not having an actual disaster. I've tried the backup conversion to virtual machine and the SDR recovery using a boot disc and neither work. It shouldn't be a complicated process but neither is able to function for different reasons....

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Disaster recovery on single server, possible?

Here is the scenario, datacenter blew up.  Only have a single server, os installation media, backexec installation media, and tapes with full backups. 1) Can you recover backupexec and active directory on the same box? 2) If so, what steps need to ...