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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! Duplicate larger than backup?

We run a backup job to deduplication. It's happy. Byte count : 587,820,528,941 bytes Job rate : 1,073.00 MB/Min (Byte count of all backup sets divided by Elapsed time for all backup sets) Scanned byte count : 517,123,320,83...

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Resolved! Backing up deduplication store to cloud storage

We are currently trying to figure out if it's possible to send our deduplication store from Backup Exec 2012 to a cloud storage provider.  I've found plenty of documentation that talks about sending it to various places on the LAN and via FTP, but no...

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Novell NSS file permissions and Backup Exec 2012/2014

I am looking in the documentation for Backup Exec 2012 and 2014, both of which say they support NSS volumes. We have a SLES server version 10 SP3 running OES version 2 SP3. I am able to backup the NSS volumes from our Backup Exec 2012 and 2014 server...

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Backup Exec 2014 AVVI GRT Catalog/Verify incredibly slow...

Hi, I am posting this here and logging a case for it with Symantec in the hope that someone has a fix... I am backing up a lot of VM's on VMware using NBD (Soon to be SAN Transport) with a target of a deduplication store located on an EMC VNX SAN a...

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Resolved! Problems with BUE and VMWare Backups

I have been told that I will have a few project shortly to upgrade some of our clients to BUE2014. Awesome I say, time to play with it in my lab. I download and install the trial, set it up no issues. Go to back up DC01 on ESX01 via vCenter. Fine, w...

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selection list not loading

Hi,   Kindly note that i wanted to create a job with the same selection list as that of a previous job. When openning the selection list it does not load, and it shows me the following error: Failed to connect to server   Please provide me with a...

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I really appreciate the long

I really appreciate the long detailed information provided to date. I have exactly the same issue your having AACABLE.. Tried reading unknown tapes using BE2014 running on Win 2008 R2 server with exactly the same results you got. I suspect that the...

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Resolved! Backup sets of holded jobs.

I have BE2014. OS - Windows 2012. (and when can i select this os in "Operation system on which product is running" for this forum?) On Media Server i have holded jobs. This jobs were dublicated on MMS from CASO when CASO is not work. This holded j...

Resolved! Saving up data

I am having a problem on duplicating around 1TB plus data on 1.6 TB Tape drive. How can I compress the data and fit in the tape drive, or is there any other way that Symantec BE can tackel my issue? Is there anything called  "doubling data" on one si...

Backup exec 2010 R3 Credential fail

Hi everybody. i need a solution. We have several Dell servers. in those server, using vSphere 4.0 and 6 virtural servers are working on vSphere 4.0 Thoes servers are using same Domain. the servers are under Active Drectory service. I use a server ...

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Resolved! Backup Exec 2014 SQL Database Backups - split from Volume?

In BE 2010 R3, it was strongly recommended to separate SQL Database Instance backups (using the SQL Agent) into a separate job from the volume backups - I see no mention of this in the BE 2014 Admin manual, but as I recall, it wasn't in the manual be...

Resolved! Backup Exec 2014 Hardware Encryption AND Compression

Wondering if there is an official Symantec position on using Hardware Encryption AND Hardware Compression on backups to tape (provided the drive does the encryption supported by BE)?  I've seen stuff warning about Hardware Compression and Software En...

Resolved! Disk based backed and Tape

I ahev followign questions.   We are planning to add disk based backups to retain onsite backups in a deduplicated format. Proposed Setup: 24TB(RAID 10),64GB RAM, BE 2014. The storage will be local to the server i.e it is not direct attached. Bac...

Backup Exec 2012 SP3 SP4 Update Issues/VSS

Hello, this my first post in the community forums. I have 2 issues with Backup Exec 2012 that may be related I'm not sure.   Background: Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition. Backup Exec 2012 Full backup once weekly to external HD and incremental backup...

Resolved! Migracion Backup Exec 2010 r3

Buenas tardes, Tengo un servidor Windows Server 2003 Standard donde tengo instalado el "Backup Exec 2010 R3 + Destop and Laptop Option" y sucede que voy a tener que formatear el servidor y ahora instalare el Windows Server 2008 R2 y me gustaria sabe...