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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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rdmchugh by Level 1
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Backup Exec 2010 R3 getting zero compression

I have a site ehere the compression ratio appears to have dropped to Zero and is now over running the tape. 2 weeks ago we were getting 1.2:1 now it  is reporting 1:1 and the quantity of data backed up seems to agree with these figures. The device is...

The job failed with the following error: The resource could not be backed up because an error occurred while connecting to the Agent for Windows. The correct version of the Agent for Windows must be running on the target computer.

I am gettting this error when trying to back up File shares (CIFS) from my EMC VNX san. "The job failed with the following error: The resource could not be backed up because an error occurred while connecting to the Agent for Windows. The correct ver...

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Resolved! BE2012 Backup Selections: Shares

Backup Exec 2012 v14.0 Rev. 1798 (64-bit) Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard (Server and Agent)   I have BE2012 Server backing up 6 servers, including itself.  All have agents installed.  I have configured a backup job for a particular server that inclu...

Resolved! Linux Agent licensing with VMWare license

Hi,   We purchased a VMWare license for each of our virtual hosts which if I understand allows us to perform GRT backups on any of our virtual machines. The licence summary also states that we are licenced for Agent for Linux, up until now we have on...

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Resolved! Exchange Restore

Hi everyone I am new to symantec backup(also new to company) Currently the organization has backup exec2012 and they are taking backup for exchange 2007, I was told that they have exchange license.When i try to restore a single mailbox i am not ...

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V-79-57344-759 - Exchange 2010

We are running one Exchange 2010 server, on SP3 and current roll up on Server 2008R2.  Server is on a VMWare server as well.  Every few days I get the following error:  V-79-57344-759 - Unable to complete the operation for the following reason: VFF O...

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Resolved! Backup Exec Service Account + Ms Exchange 2003 restoring problem

Hey, I have Symantec Backup Exec 2012 (14.0 Rev. 1798 (64-bit)) installed on Windows Server 2008 R2, which is on it's own workgroup. I'm backing up Microsoft Exchange 2003 server, which is is in domain. Backups are running okay and everything is back...

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Resolved! restore files AND SQL instance

Hi To restore data to a Windows Server with files and an SQL instance the restore dialog lets me choose either the files OR the SQL instance. But not both together. How can I select both content types at the same time, for working faster? Patrick

Resolved! recover data from newly attached storage

Hi I have two Windows Servers with Backup Exec 2012 SP3 (MS Hyper-V VMs) installed, the first one is the productive Server, while the second one will be started only when the first Server is down. The backups are stored to harddisk based storages and...

BE 2012\Remote Agent not detected on <TargetServer>

I was really confused troubleshotting this issue as the backup jobs running well for more than 2 weeks and suddenly the backup failed with this error. I logged this problem on this forum just for my reference in future. Job Completion Status : Final ...

Symantec Backup Exec 2012 - Schedule Erase Media

Hi, I am not able to schedule an erase media job anymore in Backup Exec 2012 on a Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition 64-bit. I tried to use PowerShell to check the BEMCLI, but did not find any command to schedule an erase media job. Appreciate if y...

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Backup Failing on Windows Server 2008R2

I am getting an error trying to backup several servers with Backup Exec.  I am only getting this on servers that are Windows Clustered.  V-79-57344-850 - AOFO: Initialization failure on: "System?State". Advanced Open File Option used: Microsoft Volum...

Tape jobs running forever

Having issues with a Tandberg auto-loader (LTO-3) and wondering if it's a hardware failure. Tape jobs recently stopped finishing.  The drive completes operations (move, stow, write, etc) and then says "seeking" for hours on a five minute job (quick e...

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Exchange 2013 Logs Not Flushed

BE 2010 R3 on server 2008. We have the exchange license installed and backing up our new exchange server. However, when i look at the exchange server log files, they are not flushed/removed. My understanding is, BE will committ the logs and delete th...

Backup Exec 2012 requires NetBios?

I am deploying a new install of Backup Exec 2012 on a new domain with NetBios disabled and the environment check stated that I needed NetBios for remote computers? Why is this? What sort of issues will I run into if I do not use NetBios/are there any...

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Resolved! support for vShpere V5.5 Update 1

I know that Backup Exec 2012 SP3 includes support for vSphere V5.5 and am wondering if anyone knows if V5.5 Update 1 is supported. If it's not supported a time table for it's support would be useful.  

Backup Exec 2012 R2 (now named 2014 Beta) and no valid license

We bought a server with a Tandberg Streamer LTO Ultrium 4 and a version of Backup Exec 2012. The server works with Windows Server 2012. Since a verly long time now Symantec promises to release a version of Backup Exec which supports server 2012 as a ...

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Resolved! Issues with B2D.

Hi,   I have a issue with B2D in Backup Exec 2012. My B2D backup sets don't expire.   How you can see in the image below, a lot of backup set's have the expiration time before 12/mar/14 but still ocupe space in the midia server.     In my midia serv...

Resolved! SQL Backups

Hey, We have various SQL database to backup, and have just added some more (SAGE install). The first backup of the SAGE dbs has resulted in an exception about the log files. All of our dbs are set to Simple recovery model, except SAGE, which is set t...

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Resolved! Backup Exec Logon Accounts

Hi,   I am writing here so that I can understand the logon account. 1)  Are the logon accounts only used for credentials to use to access selection lists and backup jobs to access servers? 2) If my system logon account is a domain admin and can acces...