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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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Manage two servers/catalogs centrally

I have two BE 2012 servers, each with an associated tape library. Is it possible to manage both from one server? My main interest is in having one tape catalog that tracks all of our tapes.

Backup Exec 2010 R3 setup

Hi,  I have just got backup exec going and I thought I had it setup right. I'm now seeing an alert for insert ovewriteable media.  It looks like all the tapes in the library are showing FULL in the media tab in the set I created called "BACKUP" so I ...

Resolved! Backup Exec 2012 SP2 LiveUpdate?

I am pretty new to Backup Exec and just want to make sure I am doing this right. I want to install SP2 on a CASO. When I go to LiveUpdate it does not show up. Do I need to go through the install process to complete this upgrade?

GRT backup makes Hyper-V VM unresponsive...

Hi all!   So I was all excited when SP2 was released because my migration from my current backup solution to BE was on hold due to us moving towards Hyper-V 2012. So the day it was released, I installed it and thought "Alright! Let's start backing up...

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Resolved! Cannot Change Library First Slot Number

I am using Backup Exec 2012 with SP2 applied.  I added a tape library.  Backup Exec is numbering the slots from 0 but the library's console starts numbering the slots from 1.  I can go into the properties of the library and change the "First slot num...

Resolved! Restoring files from a EMC Backup using the NDMP Agent

The issue that I'm experiencing, is my ability not to be able to perform a restore from tape to a EMC Sans.  I'm able to backup to tape successfully from the EMC Sans to tape.  But once I try to initiate a restore from a tape backup to the Sans, I re...

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catalogs/media sets

Trying to wrap my head around catalogs and their association to tape.  I need to be able to restore as far back as a year and be able to tell what tape I need to pull for said restore.  My current setup is 1 caso and 2 mms, 2012,  caso catalog option...

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Resolved! How to improve a dual tape duplication job ?

Hello,   I have BE 12.5 on Windows 2003. Soon, I upgrade my system on Windows 2008 and BE 2012. Actually, I have a Backup-To-Disk (Full/Dif) job. When the job finished itself, I run 2 dupplications (Y job) on tape devices. Today, the dupplication is ...

Resolved! Multiple Jobs one Tape ??

I see BE 2012 SP2 is out finally, rumour was that we could go back to Job based backups, I have 3 small servers and a tape library but it switches tapes each time Is there a way of getting 3 servers onto one tape now ???  Tape has space  HELP Should ...

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USB Hard Drive Not Overwriting

Good Morning All, We have a SBS Server 2011 setup with Backup Exec 2012 installed - to put the backup on we also have 5 1TB USB3 hard drives (for each work day) which are alternated on a daily basis (these are setup in a storage pool, job points to t...

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Exchange Mail Box Restore

hi, we are running symantec exec backup 2010 R2 on Windows 2008 R2 64 bit Standard, trying to restore mail box from tape. the data base shows but i cannot extract the data base particular tape. opening in other tapes. picture attached for reference. ...

Resolved! Backup Exec 2012 CASO Questions ?

Hello, Is there a configuration to backup or restore, if the CASO-Server is not online or failing ? Can i run backup / restore from a managed media server without CASO  is online ? thanks for your answers  

Deduplication Pool Configuration ?

Hello, Question 1: what is the best practice to organize a Deduplication Pool in Backup Exec 2012 ? A Disk Pool configured with Raid 5 or Raid 6 ? Question 2: What Size of Deduplication Pool is best Practice for a specific Size of Backup...

Corrupted BE2012 server

I would like to rebuild my BE2012 server from scratch.  Are there any pitfalls.  I will do a complete backup and do screen shots of my jobs.  Someone went in and change the Default Service Acct to a username and pw whichc changes periodically.  When ...

Resolved! backup exec error connectig network

We have backup exec 2010 in a network and the server we want to backup in other one. When I try to backup a folder in the other network it ask me a username and password, until here its fine. When I set the username and password not as "default logon...