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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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Resolved! Best raid level for backup exec local storage

I am upgrading the storage for our backup exec server. I am adding 8 X 500GB 6gb SAS 7200 rpm  sff drives. What raid level is will give me the fastest restores? I also will be using an lto6 autoloadler (HP MSL2024) I wanted to do raid 10 but a raid 1...

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Delete a single job (securely)

I know you can use a "long delete" to securely delete an entire media.  But when using D2D backup, is there is an option to delete just one job (securely) off the disk?

Resolved! Backup Exec 2012 Exchange Agent on SBS2011

Hi All Can someone please confirm that if I have the Exchange agent (Backup Exec 2012 SBS Edition) installed I DO NOT select the "Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V14\Mailbox\ path for a backup? Thanks

Resolved! External USB disks in BackupExec 2012

Hi, I use a BE 2012 in a windoes server 2008 R2 and started make backups to external usb disk, configured a storage pool with 3 disks and works well, I found that needed more, I tried  create disk storage before adding to the pool already configured ...

Resolved! VMware backups - HotAdd vs SAN Transport

Hi, We have the VRAY licences for VMware and was wondering what others are doing with regards for backups? We have 150 VM machines on 5 hosts on fibre storage... Our Backup Exec server is a physical server with fibre connectivity. From my testing I c...

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backup exec backup2disc adivce

Greetings, I have recently moved over to disk based backups on a storage box and have come across a problem which imnot sure how to resolve. Our current setup is daily working set changed today (mon-thu) followed by a woking set last accessed in 5 da...

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Morning,   We are using Backupexec 2010 R3 with the latest patches. Ive created a job and assigned it to a policy used for other jobs (that do work). The policy is set to overwrite media. I have checked if there was enough overwritable media in the d...

VMware CBT and Backup Exec 2012 Jobs

Hello, We're running Vsphere 5.1 and Backup Exec 2012 and currently we do two types of backup: a full VMDK to tape at 6PM and an agent backup. We have around 7TB of data and it takes the best part of 12 hours to complete the schedule. I want to chang...

Resolved! BE 2012 GUI hangs after Upgrade BE2010R3 - BE2012SP1

Hi all, we upgraded our BE2010R3 installation to BE2012SP1. The Upgrade Process itself went pretty well, but after the upgrade the GUI isn't running correctly. When we start the GUI, it hangs at 'loading data' for several minutes. After that the soft...

Resolved! VMware ESX 4.0 update 3 support

does anybody knows if Backup Exec 2012 supports backups for the VMware ESX 4.0 update 3? i have read the compatibility list and i only see update 2 and from there jumps to 4.1. what happen to update 3? I guess it should work, as update 3 is a minor u...

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Resolved! Backup Exec 2010 R3 on Server 2003 installation error

Hello, I have a Backup Exec 2010 R3 DVD after burn the ISO to a physical DVD. I clicked on the "Browser.exe" file from the DVD media to launch Backup Exec Installation. Symantec Backup Exec 2010 DVD Browser did not launch (Symantec logo) after I sele...

Some jobs don't send out notification emails or even try.

Backup Exec isn't even trying to send out notification emails on some jobs that have been selected to send out emails (With one job in particular) and sometimes at random picks and chooses the ones that it should send out (Every other job, it'd be ni...

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