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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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Backup Exec Install location - HOST or VM

In a previous installation on Server 2008 R2 BE was installed on the host and our two VMs (Hyper-V) backed up using the WINagent or by backing up the VHDs on the host.I recently came across a discussion saying it is better for server 2016 to have BE ...


In the GUI you can backup a DFS file structure by making sure user defined shares is ticked.  Is there a way you can get BEMCLI to see the DFS tree to backup or a UNC path, as everytime, i try to run a command with -path \\servername\share\folder\ it...

service deduplication not start

Hi to all!I have a dedup in BE. But on of the day, our server was down. In this moment some jobs was run.After server load, I saw that Dedup service can't to start. Unable to start dedup engine service with error on event log: 9: _storeReportContaine...

Backing up newer Guest OS from older Server OS

Hi,Can anyone clarify if it is supported to backup a Windows Server 2016 (Hyper-V Guest OS) from Backup Exec Server 15 running on Windows Server 2012R2 ? BE Server 15 running on WS 2012R2Hyper-V Host (WS 2012R2)Hyper-V Guest (WS 2016)Thanks,PH

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restore from Amazon S3 very slow

Is there any best practice or advice on restoring backup data stored in Amazon S3? Apparently, there's an issue where we're having an issue with the restore speed from Amazon S3. We get 3GBytes/min throughput from backup (VM and SQLDB data backup) bu...

Resolved! What does 'Enable Direct Access' mean?

In Backup ExecWhen setting the verify option (on a schedule) for a backup job, I see a checkbox "Enable Direct Access". I cant seem to find any explanation of what this option does.

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Exchange 2013 DAG Backup

Hi,What is the recommended method to backup 2 node Exchange 2013 DAG running on Windows 2012 Std? Currently we are taking daily full backup and keeping it for 2 days only due to space limitations. Can we take weeky full and daily differential or dail...

Backup Exec 20.2 Dedup engine

Hey ya After having all my verify jobs stall, I rebooted my backup exec server. On start up the Dedupe Engine service stays at starting. So far it has been 15 minutes - how long should it take ? No changes were made to the system before this issue st...

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Resolved! Moving to a new BackUp Exec Server running different OS

Hi,We are planning the migration and upgrade of BackupExec. We are moving from BackUpExec 15 (on Svr 28K R2) to BackupExec 20.3 (on Svr 2016 Std). We will also be using a new SAN storage. The plan is:1. Install BkpExec 20.3 on new server and complete...

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Resolved! Backup Exec v2v supported?

Does Backup Exec support v2v (virtual to virtual conversion of VMs)? I don't think this is supported using the hypervisor agents but I think if you install the windows/linux agent inside a VM running on a VMware ESX hypervisor and take a backup of th...

Backups Failing: Error Code E00094A1

Not sure why, but we have a couple of backups that have failed with: Final error: 0xe00094a1 - The evaluation period for Backup Exec or for an agent or option cannot be validated. You must enter a license key to continue. Final error category: Job Er...

Crossgrades to BE Capacity

Hi guys,I know that we can do migration  V-ray licenses to BE CApacity but I have to know what is the migration ratios- 1:1 or 1:5 ?Can you help me?

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V-79-57344-33981 Backup failed

Hi guys.Today i saw this problem first time. Job will end with error V-79-57344-33981 -The system could not find the specified path - it is impossible to restore the directory.V-79-57344-65301 - The system status resource is not responding. Backup da...

Corrupt Report?

Backup Exec 16.0 Rev. 1142 on Windows Server 2012 R2I used to have a "Job Summary" report that would run daily. It has since disappeared from the "See Upcoming" tab, but it still runs daily and now fails with the following error: "The Backup Exec job...

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Resolved! Backup Exec server requirements when using OST devices

Hi, I have a question about the Backup Exec server requirments when using an OST appliance for deduplication (such as DD). It mentions in the Admin Guide the following:------------------The standard system requirements for Backup Exec apply to the De...

Resolved! Tape Library Offline after upgrade to VMware 6.7

Hi there,I have one problem in my BackupExec 20.3 that i will describe as must as i can.We have 2 Hosts VMware and one Library IBM TS3100 with two drives LTO6 direct attach to one host by fibre (1 Fibre for each drive). As i was on VMware Version 6.0...

Resolved! Differential backup only capturing changes since last incremental

Hello. Backup Exec 2016, FP2.Here's the plan I'm trying to implement:Fridays at 7pm: Full backup to disk, duplicate to tapeMon, Tues, Wed, Thurs at 7pm: Differential backup to disk, duplicate to tapeHourly: Incremental backup to disk (not copied to t...

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backup to cloud is rehydrated or sent deduplicated?

Hi,We are using backup exec to backup some data first to the disk, using the deduplication feature and after that sending to Amazon S3. When data is sent to Amazon S3, is it sent deduplicated or it is rehydrated?Regards,André Rodrigues