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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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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...

Resolved! Trial download of BackupExec 20.6 fails

I've downloaded a trial version of Backup Exec 20.6 from  The file provided is, which unzips to BE1188.2718RSP6_x64bit.exe. On my Windows 2019, the program starts, extracts file...

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Backup Exec 20.5 - Moving disk storage to a subfolder

Hi,I have a Disk Storage folder with about 12 weeks of daily backup sets in it. The folder is called \BACKUPEXEC and backs up Server 1.I'd like to create a subfolder in this folder BACKUPEXEC\SERVER1, move all the existing backup sets to this subfold...

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Exclude Dupe job only for one specific day

HelloWe have a B2D job then Dupe to Tape, client is away on one day so no one will change the Tape. Not a problem as the job will time out waiting for media.We can exclude the job in the Calendar, but would still like the Disk job to run, we can edit...

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SQL Always On Availability Group Workaround?

Has anyone come up with an automated workaround to support SQL Always On Availability Groups? We have been waiting for native support in Backup Exec but there is no indication that it will be supported any time soon. Thanks. 

Unpacking Multiple Files into a Directory

Hello, is it possible to automatically unpack multiple files on an LTO6 tape into a directory by one-time restore?The problem is that I have an LTO6 tape and want to copy all the files on it into a Directory in another storage by performing just one ...

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Testing BE20.6 forever incremental backup

Hi, I'd like to get advice on this. I want to test the new forever incremental backup feature supported in BE20.6. I'm wondering what would be the best way to generate the daily incremental data. Does anybody have any advice on this? Obviously, simpl...

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Veritas Backup exec v15

Hi All, I have received the below error during backup. I have ran the cmd VSSADMIN LIST WRITERS and found all writters are running normal without any errors. Any suggetion on the below. Job ended: 08 December 2019 at 05:22:25Completed status: FailedF...

Backup Exec and HPE L&TT

I have an issue with Backup Exec and HPE Library and Tape Tools, if I install both on the server and try running L&TT device scan Windows server 2019 blue screens and restarts.If I uninstall Backup exec L&TT runs fine, I am stopping all the Backup Ex...

backupexec2012 upgrade

Our backup server is currently on windows server 2008 and backupexec version 2012, I'm wipining out the server, rebuilding as windows server 2012 and need to know, what version of backupexec should I install first to ensure I can import the DB,catalo...

Backup Exec

My BackupExec has stopped working, and the "" file to restall from the portal seem to be corrupted as well. I can download, but can not unzip, as  I get the message " Unexpected end of archive"...

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Backup Exec Verbose logging

I'm getting an error message about media inconsistent when performing a B2D restore.  It appears the backup fails when trying to restore specific files or folders within a subset of folders with several subfolders.  If I manually start restoring the ...

Failed Final error: 0xe0000388 - Exchange 2016

I am having trouble making restores of single items from a mailbox or a full restore. I get the error I have tried to follow all the guides regarding permissions. Are there something im Missing. Im running Exchange 2016 in a DAG setup?Job ended: 4. d...

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BE Slow SystemState Backup

Was wondering if anyone has seen this issue or has a fixWe have been noticing that for some of our customers that the backup jobs been taking longer than they used to and it seems to come down to the SystemState portion of the backup. It seems to hav...