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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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Backup Exec 20.6

Hi,We are using Backup Exec 20.6 with Dell TL1000 LTO8.Just want to know how we can achive 30TB of LTO8, Backup Exec shows 10.9 TB.How compress and their advantages & disadvantages.Thanks,Shiju 

Tape LTO5 and LTO6 can run same time in the same library

Hello Guys,I am using Backup Exec 16 and library is HP Enterprise.Previously I was using LTO5 tapes, but now I am trying to using LTO5 and LTO6 tapes simultaneously.After putting both the tape in library. I run the inventory it’s completed 91% and th...

Backup Job's to Autoloader over Bank Holiday's

Hi, and Happy New YearOur client has asked a straight forward question regarding their Autoloader over Bank Holiday's and would seem a legitimate request.They have a basic setup to B2D, then Dupe to Tape.For example over the recent Bank Holiday they ...

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Re: backup issue.

Dear Sir,              We are facing  issue regarding Backup failed  2 to 3 times in a week. please support ,  i need  your support.Please help me. 

VM guest backup

Hello,I got a client who is willing to go for BE to back up guest vms, however the ESX hosts are of older versions 5.0.Does the latest version of BE support this version of ESX? Can we perform full vm backup?Thanks for your feedback.

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Deleting Expired Backup Sets with Dependencies

Hi all One of our storage devices has become full and certain high priority backups are not completing. Expired jobs do routinely clear, but when I attempt to manually do this it states that there are dependencies for other backups. Is there an appro...

SDR to restore BE server

Sorry I know this was asked in the past but I can't seem to access the past post on this. I'm looking through the admin guide on recovering a BE server with SDR and wasn't sure which recovery method to follow when you want to restore the BE server fr...

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backup exec 20 not uninstalled clean; virtfile.sys present

Hi, we recently unsuccessfully migrated jobs from a previous BE version to a new version 20 install, so uninstalled the version 20 in order to setup jobs fresh. However this does not appear to have uninstalled cleanly and reinstall fails. The log dis...

Backup Exec 20.6 Stalls Discovering Resources

I have been using backup Exec in many versions for the last seven years and recently bought a new server tape drive and server and version of backup exec,I put the new tape drive(Quantum LTO-6 SAS) on my old server (Backup Exec 2012) and my older Tap...

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Differential Job

Hi all,I am configuriing a diff job for weekdays, after a successful Full on a FridayIt is a HYper-V environment, but had to change to using Windows Agent, as usung the Hyper V agent was not working and was flagiing an error asking for a driver, and ...

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I am trying to get a copy of the but unable to downlaod it from the veritas website anymore, I need the version which will run on Backup Exec V14 (2012) can anyone help

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Hyperv1 Server Backup

If I backup the Hyper V host, I get the below erros on all Virtual Servers.  Backup individual servers work, but I believe bascking up the host is the preffered method.V-79-40960-38521 - Snapshot Technology: Initialization failure on: "VRTSRV::\\Hype...

Error with PerfLib

After upgrading to version 20.6, an error appeared in the system log with the message Windows failed to load the SQLAgent $ BKUPEXEC extensible counter library. The first four bytes (DWORD) in the data section contain the Windows error code. ID 1023....

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Urgent Backup Exec Help need in Dallas

Have a urgent project to restore OLD (2010-2013) LTO3 tape sets to new hard drive.  Single tapes restore fine.  But having issue with tapes sets (2-5 tapes per set) that are all unmarked as for the sequence in the set.  I not very familar with backup...