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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 2012 Agent Licensing

Hi Symantec, I’ve an licensing requirement related enquiry before purchasing Backup Exec 2012 licenses. Currently, we have a client with 4 servers with the following roles below. I'm confused on the licenses required to purchase to fulfill the agent ...

Arvin_MISPL by Level 3
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Hi, We have a customer running Backup Exec 12.5, all upto date with patches/hotfixes, and we are trying to backup Exchange 2007 via GRT, however it is failing. The backup backs up the database fine but when GRT is turned on it fails. The backup is dr...

Resolved! Second job for GRT on Linux?

Hi all sorry for the usual argument but i am a bit confused, been reading lot of replies about this but i still see a bit of fog... I know i cannot do a granular backup of a Linux VM, so if i want be able to restore a single file of vms running linux...

Backup Exchange "Staffelspeicherort"

I get error messages when trying to backup Exchange. "Bei dem für den Staffelspeicherort verwendeten Speicherort  muss es sich um einen beschreibbaren NTFS-Datenräger handeln..." I guess, the problem is the way, the B2D is configured: It is a CIFS-Sh...

Resolved! Dedupe and tape backup job at the same time.

Hi all. We normaly use a set of two LTO 6 tapes to do our weekly backup. While I was running a dedupe test job I was also running our weekly tape job. Problem is that the tapes suddenly started to fill up with the shadow copy Snapshot  to the size of...

BEI by Level 5
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Backup Exec 2012 error while Exchange backup jop running

Hello, i keep getting this error when trying to backup Exchange 2010 : V-79-57344-34070 - Snapshot Technology: Initialization failure on: "Microsoft Information Store". Snapshot technology used: Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS). Snapshot t...

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Resolved! Can't push Backup Exec 2012 agent to TMG Server

when I tried to push install Agent for Windows to TMG Server , I received the status "Error connecting to the remote computer. Ensure that the computer is available, has WMI enabled, and is not blocked by a firewall. 1603".  I checked the services...

mnassar by Level 4
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Backup Exec 2012 stuck on updating catalogs

I have four jobs that are stuck on Updating Calalogs. Three have been 'Updating Calalogs" for 12 hours now and the other for a day and a half. Why would this be happening and is my only recourse to cancel the jobs?

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Resolved! DLM- appending removable disk storage

We have been using BE 2010 (and previous versions) for many years now. We are currently trialing BE 2012/V-Ray in our test environment. There is no tape based storage, only removable hard drives (USB). I have setup full and incremental backups with ...

Backup Client loses Trust After Restore

I have installed Backup Exec 2012 SP2. I have the V-Ray Licenses to backup our Hyper-V hosts. Backup. Backup Jobs run successfully, but when I do a system state restore of a VM, the trust to the Domain Controller is lost. I have to disjoin the VM fro...

Backup Exec 2012 OST Usage Report

Hi all, I use BE2012 with a Dell DR4000 OST Device and that device is now approaching the used capacity limit. The problem is that this appliance is a kind of black box and there is no way to know directly the reason : poor deduplication rate, old re...

Resolved! Sym BE App&DB 2012

Hello to all, A customer is interesting after backing up their MS SQL 2012. We are considering propose BE App&DB 2012 but I've a concern whether the MS SQL 2012 is compatible with App&DB2012. I've searched the partner license guide (June 2013 version...

Optimal stripe size and block size for dedup folder

Hi, what is the optimal size for stripe size on RAID controller and for blocksize of the volume if the volume is used as dedup store? I heard that dedup writes is 32 kByte Blocks and that  the stripe size on the raid controller should be No. of disks...

Ralf_Gerresheim by Level 3
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