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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! Agent Installation

Hello , I need a help please. I tried to install the agent Back up but i have a fail installation withe this message.I don't know how i can fix it.Thank for Your help Début du travail : vendredi 9 mai 2014 09:29:36 Fin du travail : vendredi 9 ma...

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Resolved! Error OBDC

ON the server Beack exe have many time error ODBC.     PLease advise solution for fix it ?

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Backup Exec 12.5 for Windows Uinstall Fails

Hi, I'm hoping that someone can help me with this. I have Backup Exec installed on Windows Server 2008 and it refuses to uninstall. The uninstall rolls back when nearing completion. To note, we tried to install Backup Exec 2012 on the same server...

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Resolved! Deduplication

We have a license for deduplication. We have set it up, but I can't find any helpful information for what to do afterwards. Do I schedule jobs to the folder or do I leave it alone? How does the deduplication folder work? Thanks

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Resolved! Email notifications

Hi, we have our email accounts on Office 365 Cloud ,as per the details on the office365 settings i gave the SMTP server details as smtp server : port :587 but i didn't recevie any test emails. Is there anything else i need to c...

Seagate 4TB USB for B2D

I'm attempting to use Seagate USB 4TB drives for B2D with Backup Exec 2010 on Windows Server 2008 R2. The original backups failed with VSS errors even when the 4TB drive wasn't being used (just plugging it in caused long time working jobs to fail). I...

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Resolved! Network drive - Backup keeps cancelling

I upgraded from BE12.5D to 2012 (fully updated). I have a network share which was setup in 12.5 and the backup was created succesfully. In 2012 the backup keeps cancelling saying the folder is offline. The share was created in 12.5 using the \\server...

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Jobs bigger than magazine capacity

We have recently installed Backup Exec with a HP 1/8 G2 Tape Autoloader (eg has 8 slots). We kicked off a job of around 22TB, the 8 slots holds around 18TB, so its asking for more tapes.  Via the Autoloader web interface we ejected the tapes and put...

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Resolved! Installation problem / V-225-205 / Backup Exec 2012

Hi, I'm tring to install Backup Exec to Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. When i do pre-installation, i get everthing ok except avti-virus. I use Administrator account to install and use for Backp Exec but install rolls back when it comes to end. I attach...

Can't install agent after SP4

Hi there, I installed sp4 on my media server and startet updating the agents. 2/3 worked, but 1/3 didn't (some Win2008, some Win2003)... The first server I tried to troubleshoot also fails to update manually - the wizard simply does nothing. I unins...

Resolved! Overwrite protection period & Apend period

I am new to Backup Exec. Need some help here. Daily tape (Mon-Thurs) 8 tapes Retention period = 2 weeks Current settings OPP = 12 days, AP = Infinite allow append ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- H...

Resolved! Disk Storage: space management

Hi, I have a BE2012 v.14.0 Rev.1798 (64-bit) on windows 2008 server datacenter and 3 disk storage in iSCSI. I run the jobs backup with 'any disk storage' in option for all backup jobs.   I have the first storage full and the second and third stor...

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Backing up Exchange Databases from a DAG

Hi, We currently have a DAG with two CAS servers (EX1 and EX2), two database servers (EX3 and EX4) and one off-site server (EX5) that has all roles installed in case of a DR scenario. There are two Mailbox Databases, both currently mounted on EX4, w...


I ran the following SQL query: bcp "SET NOCOUNT ON select * from bedb.dbo.Version" queryout %outFile% -c -t"|" -r"\n" -T -S %COMPUTERNAME%%tcpPort% and got the following output: ADAMM 13.5|13.5|2011-03-08 00:00:00.000| BESERVER|13.0|2009-06-23 00...

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