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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 2012 Device Pool

Greetings, We had a tape drive go bad in one of our servers and we decided to buy several portable hard drives instead of a new tape drive. When the drives came in, I set them up in backup exec and created a device pull. The idea is to have one drive...

Resolved! BE 2012 and vmware raw

Hi all,   I'm just playing with BE2012 trial and want to see how this verion is dealing with Vmware 5.1 Now Im trying to backup a Vspher Guest with 2012 on it and a physical RAW HD. So as know i can't do it because the vmdk for this volume is only a ...

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Backup Exec 2012 SDR process SBS2011 Exchange question

Dear Support Community, We are in the process of recovering a server using the SDR cd's and the latest backup from Tape. What will happen to the Exchange Outlook OST files on the clients when the server is recovered as the client OST's will be more u...

There was a problem running the DBCC - SQL Server 2008 Backup

Hi All, We're running a SQL Server 2008 server alongside our main data server with Backup Exec 2010 installed, the job is set to backup all databases on the SQL2008 server, all of a sudden we have been getting constant errors when the backup is done ...

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Setting up Backup Exec to use 3 USB Hard Drives

Hi all, We have 3 usb hdd's that we would like to use with BE 2012 (sp2) however, when we change the HDD to be a different disk to what was used to set up the media, the job failes with: The job failed with the following error: Physical Volume Librar...

Resolved! Symantec Certification

Hi,       Currenty i'm working as a System Administartor (Server Support). I want Symantec Certification. Pls guide me which is one best for my carrier.   Thanks, vicky

Resolved! BEMCMD syntax for ready, no idle device backup job status

Hi All,   I'am new to symantec forums, we have been trying to setup a batch file for BE2010/12.5 using BEMCMD for cancelling all backup jobs at specific time, i got it working with help from below link for active jobs..but am not able to find a way t...

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Resolved! Ralus Agent patches on Linux environment

Hi all, i am stuck again :( After few updates of BE2012, i've installed the SP2 as suggested by the community to solve issues with ESX,  i must patch the ralus agents on Linux (CentOS6.4-x86_64) as warned by the update process, docs and warmings. The...

Resolved! Backup Exec 2012 and MS SQL 2008 R2

Hi,   I have a Dell R720 server running Windows 2008 R2 and running MS SQL 2008 / R2 database. The MS SQL Database has my production data.   Can I just connect my SAS tape drive to my server and install backup exec and use my existing SQL Database as...

Resolved! Questions regarding Backup Exec 2010 R3 SP3 installation

Hi guys, We use one BE2010 R3 media server which runs on Windows Server 2008 x64 Standard. We perform daily backups of more than 100 servers (2003 and 2008) and most of them are production. I installed SP3 in a test environment and I have some questi...

Resolved! Backup destination Disk Backup Exec 2010R2/2012

Hi, I use the EMC Atmos GeoDrive Client to map a disk who shows me the files in the cloud. GeoDrive use a cachefolder on a local partition to cache the backupfiles before they are uploaded to the cloud. (I backup my files direct to the new disk from ...

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Resolved! Backup Exec 2010R3 AOFO Failure on Windows Server 2012

Hi, added 2 new 2012 servers this week - last night was the first backup of them but the job completed with exceptions, tripping up on the 2 new Server 2012 machines.   Backup - myserver1 - AOFO Inilization Failure on "\\myserver1\C:" . Advanced Open...

SP2 Unresponsive Server

Hi - since upgrading to BE2012 to SP2 our media servers have quite regularly been unresponsive - the server (Windows 2008 R2) stays up but it stops any running backup, which go to 'no communication' and it's impossible to log on to the server so a ha...

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Backup Exec Linux Agent - change port Agent for single server

Dear All, I have Backup Exec 2012 running on Windows Server 2008 R2, this server is backuping about 30 servers, nearly all are Windows servers (2003 2008 2012) and 2 of them are Linux Servers. One Linux server is running on the standard port and this...

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Resolved! Manual Uninstall Backup Exec 2010

Hi Everyone    Im trying to manually uninstall backup exec 2010 manually from our '08 R2 server as the install is corrupt but i can not find a set of instructions on this. I have found one link before which doesnt show the uninstall process.   Please...