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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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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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increased backup time

Hi all,I backup my Be server every day. The system is WS 2016 (14393.2670) and BE 16 1142 FP2. ŰIt is a dedicated server for backup there is only a few mandatory software only. Since the last few month, I realized the backup times increased. From Apr...

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Resolved! BE Catalog - log and config files?

**** Moved to new discussion from   **** Hi Team, I want to ask , which type files are under in catalogs folder means only logs fils or configuration files.? bcoz in server Backup Exe...

BE 20.3 constant UI "Not Responding"

Never had an issue with the Backup Exec UI before but since 20.3 the interface hangs pretty constantly. If I wait long enough it'll eventually come back. Anyone else seeing this?

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service account for mssql

how do you use a diffrent user account for sql vs the rest of the backup? the ui shows the sql is using the servers logon account the question, i am unsure how to ungrey out the mssql option to choose an alternate account. I have also attempted to ch...

Issues backing up with iSCSI under 2012 R2

Hi Guys,Hopefully you can help with this issue, we virtualised a 2008 R2 server as its hardware was failing, data is stored on the E drive(which is a iSCSI target on a Synology NAS) this has been working fine and backups using Backup Exec 2014 have b...

Backup Exec Disaster Recovery

Hi Guys,I am new to backup exec.Kindly help me with Backup exec server disaster recovery process, and what all information should I collect from my BE server so that i will be able to perform the DR in case of a crash. Regards,Pankaj