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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 20.2 Error Code=4

Hello All,We recently installed Backup Exec 20 (updating to 20.2).  Ever since the installation we have received a daily active alert with a category of "Veritas Update Error" and a message stating "The query for available updates failed, error code=...

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Job History Average Skewed by Including Failed Jobs

This is more of a feature request/fix.  When looking at Job History then View Job History of a specific Job Type, the Average Elapsed Time includes Failed jobs.  I believe it would be more useful to omit the Failed jobs or present both figures, Avera...

AWS Tape Gateway Wiping Tapes

We are currently playing with Backup Exec & the AWS Tape Gateway to backup to VTL in S3/Glacier. We have an issue where backups are failing and also where once a week (sometimes every other week) when one backup job begins, it first wipes all tapes. ...

BE 20.2 Vcenter ESX host adding problem!

Hi all,I upgraded our old Backup Exec from 2014 to 20.2 . Everything seems fine. But when i try to add our Vmware Vcenter below error message is coming. "The server was unable to complete the requested operation. Connot connect to Vcenter or ESX host...

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Resolved! Beckup Exec 16 upgrade to 20.2

We are trying make an upgradefrom version 16 to 20.2. We found tips from this forum and from Verias pages.At first stage, OS is Windows Server 2008, so we made new installation of Windows Server 2012. New installation of BE 16 and Live Update to last...

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Backup Exec 2012-DeDup Disaster Recovery

Lost my Backup Exec server and a viable recovery option isn't available so a rebuild had to happen.I still have my DeDup volume intact and would like to re-add it to Backup Exec.I've tried addding it with what I presumed to be the same account but I ...

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Install BE into HPE Store Easy 1860(win2016 Storage Server)

Plan to install new BE into a HPE Store Easy 1860(WIndows Storage Server 2016) with FC (through SAN switch with Zoning configured)attached HPE MSL2024  Tape library with two LTO 7 tape drive.I did checked all the veritas HCL/SCL that HW/SW are compat...

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Resolved! BEDATA Folder for Multiple backup jobs.

So I created disk storage and the BEDATA directory was created. My question is how can i create sub directorys off of this for say Exchange and file server jobs. Do you have this option or do I have to carve up volumes and send the jobs to those volu...

Resolved! BE Instant Recovery

I'm trying to run BE instant recovery from a VM backup taken via virtual-based, agentless backup method (VADP). No Windows agent installed in the VM. But I can't seem to enable instant recovery when I backup with this method (the instant recovery but...

Resolved! can i install BE on a VM with a robotic library tape

Hi all,i have a esxi cluster (2 hosts connected to an FC storage bay) instead of installing a new BE physical with robotic library tape, i want to install BE as a VM and add the physical server as host to the vmware this possible? could BE...

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BackupExec 16 doesn't delete expired system state backup

Hi, my BE 16 doesn't delete old system state backup sets even though it has expired and has no dependencies, full and incremental backup sets. this has occurred for about 2 months. i tried to expire it manually and still doesn't workthe DLM enabled, ...

Upgrade Backup Exec 2014 to Backup Exec 20

Hello Everyone I have Backup Exec 2014 64bit in the environemnt and want to upgrade to the latest version which is BE20.I found this article ,...

Recover job logs from backup

Our logs are set to 90 day retention. I need to recover some older logs. From what I understand, the job logs are xml files in c:\Program Files\Symantec\Backup Exec\Data. If I recover these files from tape, can I just drop them in that folder and vie...

Backup to disk storage offline

Hi,Requesting for your assitance regarding our issue, its almost 3 months since this problem occur and until now the problem still exist. The main cause was the storage of our backup goes offline, after we restart the services, the storage goes onlin...

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RALUS on Ubuntu 14.04.5LTS

Press [Return] to continue:Copying new initialization scripts ......................................................................................................... FailedCreating RALUS linkedname in rc2.d ............................................

Backup exec 16 best practice backup server Dmz

Hello, can you tell me the best practices for backup servers in dmz? Most of the servers use windows 2016. when I try to deploy the agent this one puts it in failure. the servers are in another vlan and no inside to the domain . thank you for your he...