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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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Best practice

Hi all,Just want to ask for which is the best strategy for Backup?Have 4 backups per day. 1 full and 3 incremental without deduplicationorHave 1 Full Backup per day with Deduplication.What is the pros and cons of those two?Thank you and best regards!

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Resolved! Duplicate Jobs

Hi, I have a question that might not be easy to explain but I'll give it a try. I have some tapes from specific media sets that are shortly used because the backups spreaded amongst them and I would like to free some of those tapes by creating duplic...

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Service Account being locked out periodically

HelloI have been trying to get Backup Exec 2014 to backup a new database on a SQLEXPRESS 2014, when now both the accounts I have been trying to the backups with have started locking up. Both are AD accounts. I have tried changing the passwords in AD ...

Resolved! LTO Tape Capacities Differ on Identical Drives

Greetings,I'm using BE v20.2 with two tape libraries. One a TL4000 and the other a TL2000. Both are using the same drives with the same firmware version, same server. The TL4000 shows a capacity of 5.46Tb for LTO7 tapes yet the TL2000 shows a capacit...

Resolved! restore Hyper-v

Hi guy's,We have BE 15 and we useing it to backup one of our server 2008 R2 Hyper-v servers. Now we want to migrate some of the VM's on this Hyper-v host to a server 2019 host and in process of migration allow the users to keep on using the VM on the...

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Backup VMware vSAN using Hotadd mode

Currently, I am using NBD mode to backup VMware vSAN virtual machines, but the speed is slow (Around 4000 MB/min).I found that SAN transport mode is not possbile, so I would like to try hotadd mode.If I have three ESXi hosts in the vSAN cluster, doI ...

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Lto6 tape capacity is reduced, after data is backed up

Dear company ,I am using Veritas Backup Exec 16 software, Hp LTO6 Ultrium 6250 tape drive, HP LTO6 tape.The total amount of data I need to backup is 988 GB. But after the backup is complete, the display value on the tape is 825GB (lose about 150GB).I...

Veritas BAckup Exec to backup Oracle NAS 7240?

Hello Team,                          We have 2 Oracle NAS 7240 in the enviroment and want to back it up.Do we need from licensing a         1 x BE Server License and 2 x NDMP option?

Backup Exec 20.x support for Exchange 2016 CU 12

I'm waiting for Veritas to add Exchange 2016 CU 12 to their SCL for Backup Exec. 20.x.I wonder why there is no urgency on this CU12, cause it is highly critical for security-reasons not covered by normal updates !

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Problem to recreate new dedupe storage drive

HelloI had 1 disk fail on the dedup storage drive with RAID 0, all the data lost but i still have the tapes,i replaced the disk and changed it to RAID 5, but now when i start the backupexec console i cant delete the old dedupe (RAID 0) drive, and bec...

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Challenge with backup tasks

Dear Support,Here we have 7 Backup jobs as scheduled for daily baises and we have one backup which is scheduled for weekly i.e; on every friday. So, the challange is when the Daily backup is finished we are unable to make weekly backup in the same ta...

Resolved! SQL Server Express upgrade instance BKUPEXEC - what version is supported?

HiI've recently finally finished upgrading from BE 16 to 20.3, so far so good, SQL Server 2014 remains the default version that BE 20 relies on for the BKUPEXEC instance.I'm doing overall upgrade planning on our infrastructure and saw SQL Server 2014...

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backup Exec Report - last 7 days of backup jobs

Is there a way to get a 1-2 weeks backup report similar to the "last 7 days of backup jobs" emailed out daily? Would be nice to have something simple just like these these two coloumns from the console emailed out daily.  FYI i am using the latest ve...


Unable to add a Managed Media Server

Hi folks, IHAC with a CAS 20.1 on Windows Server 2016 and a (prospective) MMS also with BE 20.1 on Windows Server 2016. Problem: when rerunning the installation on the MMS with "Managed Media Server" box ticked I can progress until the name of the CA...

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Issues restoring files

Hi,We are running Backup Exec 2012.  I am trying to restore a list of specific files from the backup but i keep getting the same error "The job failed with the following error: User canceled a Physical Volume Library operation."    Any suggestions wo...

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Media server nic

Hi Guy's,We have BE 15 on a server 2008R2 that is connected to a Tape library. currently  the MEdia server and all of de servers are on the same subnet and switchs. Because we have a larg amount of data that gets backup ( a total of 10 TB) we would l...

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