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Backup Exec 22 - Technical Preview Program now open for recruitment

We are currently recruiting customers who are interested in participating in the upcoming Backup Exec 22 Technical Preview Program. The Technical Preview Program for the upcoming release of Backup Exec contains some new features which continue to pos...

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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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Export or just eject written tapes after jobs?

HelloWhat are correct steps when the job is complete?Should I run Export on slots which I want to eject or I can eject tapes directly from the magazin?From the BE point of view, if I eject tapes directly from magazin, they are "dissapper" from librar...

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Reuse tapes from failed jobs

HelloI have a job what backups to the tapes and this job is failed.I have checked the tapes and there is NO Backup Sets on these tapes and they are not empty.I run Catalog on one of used tape and it showed the list of another 5 tapes, and these tapes...

OlegKh by Level 2
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Editing Backup Jobs to change storage

Greetings,The Deduplication volume configured originally for the backup jobs is full, I created a new storage, but I do not know how to edit the backup jobs to change the storage.Is there a way to do that?

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NDMP backup returns restore error

Please verify the settings of backup application and the network connectivity. NDMP Log Message: DUMP: Total Node to FH time spent is greater than 15 percent of phase 3 total time.   

Back-up vhdx files when using Agent to back-up

We have a Hyper-V server with two virtual servers installed on then. The hyper-v servers are installed on the D partition.We back-up the servers with the Back-up Exec Agent.My question is: is it nececary ro back-up the VHDX files as well?Back-up take...

Best practice for usb harddisks / rotation

Hello,we have some customers that use usb harddisks for backup.Because newer BE versions use DLM, when the retention period is expired, data on the disk would be deleted.In our case, we have 5 disks (monday to friday) with 6 days overwrite protection...

Backup Exec & Exchange: general question to recovery

Hello,I'm using Backup Exec with Agents on each of my four DAG Exchange Servers to backup our Exchange Mailbox Databases to an external Target. Recovery is working fine for any accidentaly lost element - single message, single mailbox, etc.Now my que...

Resolved! Issue with Incremental Backup of File Share

We are backing up a File Share hosted on a Synolgy NAS appliance.This share hosts files for our Marketing department and therefore are mostly Apple MAC files.The full backup runs with a few exceptions on files that if can't open etc but other than th...

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Backup Exec 20.4 Beta program registrations are now open

We are currently recruiting customers who are interested in participating in upcoming Backup Exec 20.4 Beta program. The Beta Program for the upcoming release of Backup Exec contains some new features which continue to position our product as the lea...

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How to backup and Restore OS Windows Server 2008

Hi all,The first use Symantec backup. I want to you teach me:1. How to backup OS window server 2008R22. How to Restore OS Windows server 2008R23. How to Restore Windows 2008R2 to Windows server 2012Many thanks!

Catalog folder too large

I noitced the C drive on one of my servers was filling up.  Upon investigation I found my catalog folder is nearly 7GB in size.  It looks to be full of .FH and .XML files dating all the way back to 2013.  I only need to keep about the last 3 months o...

V-79-57344-5894: Issue backing up Hyper-V VM

Hiello AllTrying to backup a Win 2008R2 VM with installed agent and GRT enabled from a Win 2012 Hyper-V host running the BE 20.3 server. Error message:Directory D:\Virtual Machines\ was not found, or could not be accessed.None of the files or subdire...

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incremental Exchange GRT fails

Hello,I have a DAG Exchange 2016, and BE 2016 the incremental backup fails with this id error Journal du travail : BEX_SRV-BACKUP01_07376.xml<noscript>0xe00002f7 - Impossible d'extraire les messages de boîtes aux lettres de la sauvegarde Exchange. Po...

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Vaulted tapes moved to Scratch before ejecting

Why do they do this and how to I make it stop? This is an issue when Vaulting a large number of tapes and the job times out. The tapes remain in Scratch Media yet they have a recent backup. See attached

Hyper V Back up Failed

Hello, I am now getting the following errors when i am trying to back up a Hyper V server on Symantec Backup Exec 15Job ended: Friday, January 04, 2019 at 5:06:39 AMCompleted status: FailedFinal error: 0xe000ff18 - A communications failure has occurr...

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Resolved! Update Tape Drive Backup Exec 20.1

Hi all, I just bought a HP Ultrium LTO 5.We had a HP Ultrium LTO 4. So, my question is, how can I update the Tape Drive in Backup Exec? I already connected the new LTO5, Windows already recognized it. But in BE, it remains the configuration of the ol...

Create Disaster Recovery Disk

I would like to create a disaster recovery disk. I have installed Backup Exec 20 (20.0.1188) and Windows Assessment and Deployement Kit - Windows 10 (10.1.14393.0). There are errors when creating the disaster recovery disk:2019-01-04 13:49:18, Error ...

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