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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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P2V convert button greyed out

Hello    Testing a P2V conversion using BE2012 sp2 on win2008R2. We have taken a successfull SDR enabled backup of a physical machine and brought that tape to our DR site and on our DR site we have ESX5.0\VCenter server available to achieve P2V conve...

One-time backup does not appear as an option to Restore

I did a one-time back of 6 database of our Exchange server, after backup was completed, none of the databases have a restore date when this one-time backup was successfull. Backups were done via USB external drives, I can catalog and verify with no e...

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Windows Server 2008, cannot start Management Service

Just upgraded from 12.5 to Backup Exec 2012, and now I am unable to start the management service, and thus, unable ot sign into Backup Exec.  I am seeing this in my event viewer whenever I try to start the service:   Log Name:      Application Sourc...

Resolved! Canceling a Job Fails even in 2012.....

I have been using Backup Exec on and off at various jobs for many years.  During that time, even after it was sold to Symantec, there have been many nagging and annoying glitches in this software that simply drive me crazy. One of them is the inabili...

EVC by Level 2
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Resolved! How to consolidate archived backup tapes

Hi All, We have alot of archived tapes going back a couple of years that contain alot of duplicate data. Approx 500Tb on at least one hundred LTO4 tapes. I can't say for sure but I think its at least 50% duplicate files. The previous backup administr...

DSAI by Level 4
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Resolved! Writers keep failing

On the server I have BE 2012 SP2 loaded the backup of itself keeps failing. I keep getting VSS snapshot unexpected provider errors. During the backup the writers mentioned below are running fine.   After a reboot they are running fine again. And two ...

mli7777 by Level 5
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Resolved! Unable to delete managed backup exec server from caso

Hi, I'm unable to delete managed backup exec server from caso server. I think I started to do this in wrong way because I first uninstalled the backup exec server from managed server. Now in caso server I try to delete managed server but I get error....

Matto81 by Level 4
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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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