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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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Archive Feature for Backup Exec 2012Q

Hi,   Q1. I'm running BE 2012 and i would like to test Archive feature. How do i get this archive and any licensing required? Q2. Does BE 2012 support file replication functionality?   regards,   Nam

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Cannot append to the tape

Hi, I am using backup exec 2012. I am very very new to the product. I am trying to to look around to solve my problems but I got almost get crazy now. So, I need someone step by step help me to solve the problem.   I have a tape backup schedule for 1...

My BE 2010R3 --> 2012 Upgrade Experience

I hope this will help out other users and also the Symantec tech support team: I would like to preface this by saying that I have been working on trying to get BE2012 installed on my system since it came out.  I waited for SP1 with abated breath hopi...

Resolved! Exclusions for Incremental Jobs in Backup Exec 2012

There are two different scenarios that I would like to use the Exclusions feature for Incremental Backups in Backup Exec 2012 for. 1.  I would like to Run a weekly full backup of my Vsphere 5.1 virtual machines, however, for the daily incremental of ...

Resolved! SAN volume

Hi, I tried to do some tests full backup to the SAN using BE2012 with Win 2008 R2. Now my volume that I created in the SAN (Dell) is almost full. I tried to go to win 2008 R2 the test backup files. Now, the disk drive in windows is clean but when I g...

BE 12.5 to BE 2012 Upgradation

Hi Team,     Currently we are using BE 12.5 on Windows Server 2003. Now we are going to upgrade BE 2012. Kindly provide the what are the pre-requirement for this activity and how we will make this activity successfull.   Thanks, vicky...

Remote agent for Windows Server Licensing - Server 2012

If server 2012 were supported, this would be simpler, but I need to back up Server 2008 VM's on a server 2012 host.  While the number of physical servers being backed up matches our remote agent licensing, we are relying on the hyper-v agent licenses...

BE 2012 Can't Restore After Replacing Tape Drive

Ok so Backup Exec 2012 finally got me.  In a single server instance, BE 2012 has been running fine, I have completed succesfull backups every night.  However our tape drive died about two weeks ago.  After replacing it, there hasn't been an issue, th...

Active Directory Users and Computers

All I just did a test restore of the backup from my Primary Active Directory Domain Controller/DNS system, on a system running Windows Server 2003,and although everything on the desktop and in the C: drive is there, in Active Directory Users and Comp...

BE 2012 Tape Dupe

Hopefully the title is correct. I have a Robotic library with 2 magazines and eight slots in each. I already have it setup with each tape (6) having its own partition. Now I am tasked to make a copy of each tape to store it off site. Will that be a d...

Backup Exec 2010 Byte Count Problem

We just upgraded from Backup Exec 10d to 2010.  I have duplcated all of my jobs from 10D.  One job is giving me problems.  When i do a test run for that job it reports around 160,000,000,000 bytes.  When the job actually runs it reports 180,000,000,0...

BE2012 Incrementals to disk, Full to tape?

I've seen similar questions asked, but none of those had an exact answer as to whether this was possible. The root and cause of the problem is that we are struggling for disk space due to the BE 2012 not giving the simple option of "delete the oldest...

Resolved! Help in determining customer's licence position

Hello, Our customer has asked us to check if what they have licensed corresponds with what they have installed; Would  SYMC PROTECTION SUITE ENTERPRISE EDITION 3.0 PER USER RENEWAL BASIC 12 MONTHS (licensed to year end) correspond to what we see inst...

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Resolved! Reinstalling Backup Exec License

I have just assumed responsibility of a Backup Exec enviroment with one master media server, and software that had to be re-installed and re-configured. I have everything done, and have two issues: On Symantec Backup Exec Options screen, I have selec...

Exchange restore to a different server

Hi, we're running Backup Exec 10d. Used to back up Exchange 2003 SG's. In the meantime, we changed from a physical Exchange server to a Hyper-V virtualized one, also the name of the server has changed (like from Exchange1 to Exchange2), but all the o...

Resolved! backup exec 2012 and restoring .bkf file problem

Hi, Trying to restore .bkf file from a network disk and running to problems at the very start. When the restore starts it starts to restore the first file and restores about 200kb from it and then it just sits there... time goes on but no more is res...

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Resolved! BackupExec with 2 server connect by VPN

Hi, I have 2 servers on 2 different places connect by VPN.Each server have a Dell RD1000. On one server, I only have Data. On the second one, I have an Exchange, an AD, and Data. First Site : RD1000 A => Data Site A Second Site : RD1000 B => Data Sit...