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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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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    

Backup Exec licensing for StoreOne

Hi allI have StoreOne 3540 and backup exec 20.If i use trial license can add HP StoreOne in Network Storage -> OpenStorage, i can backup to StoreOneWhen i add my customer license to Backup Exec then Network Storage is empty and can not backup to Stor...

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S3 storage type

We're considering AWS S3 backup supplemental to our local backup drives. What I can't find information about (for pricing purposes) is what type of storage at AWS we will be using and how it is calculated. My understanding is that backups performed d...

Backup configuration

I've been searching and searching for clear information on the settings for backing up to removable disks (currently RDX, but we're moving to USB 3 drives soon). We are getting backups, have no problems, but want to make sure we're doing it correctly...

Backup Exec permission fail on Isilon backups

I am having a hard time with permission issues with Isilon and Backup Exec. I upgraded to version 20.3. Whenever I run a backup job on Isilon (The server was added by using File Server/NDMP data server), I get the following error:Backup Exec could no...

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Resolved! 0xe000848c - Unable to attach to a resource.

HI there,i would like to ask about my restore problem on oracle.once i configure and it's configure correctly and then i try to restore the Oracle backup to another machine i got this error: 0xe000848c - Unable to attach to a resource. i've follow an...

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Backing up Enterprise Vault

Is there a good guide on backing up Veritas Enterprise Vault? The 20.3 admin guide is a bit lacking there.I selected my Symantec Vault servers (let's call them EV1 and EV2). When I create a backup job, I went to EV1 and EV2 but don't see my Vault com...

Resolved! Please update Article ID:100023134

I had an issue where my VSS Microsoft Exchange Writer was missing from the VSSADMIN.EXE LIST WRITERS command. When viewing article ID:100023134, section VSSADMIN Commands, it reccomended restarting the Exchange Information Store service. This did not...


A failure occurred accessing the Writer metadata" (a000fec9 HEX or e000fec9 HEX) is reported during a failed backup

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ODBC access error after upgrade from 2014

 I am getting thousands of the following error in my alerts:ODBC access error. Possible lost connection to database or unsuccessful access to catalog index in the database.I have found an article referencing previous versions and to use the "CatRebui...

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Backup Exec Feature Request - Reschedule Failed Job

From time to time a scheduled job fails.If I need to repeat this failed job, I have the following options:Run it nowEdit the job schedule and edit it again after the job is completed.I miss an option to add a single execution schedule to a failed job...

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How to backup licence

Hello to all the team,I installed Veritas Backup Exec 20.1 on my server (Windows Server 2008 R2). Since the update to version 20.2, the application has become unstable.I have a question: How to back up licenses if I uninstall and reinstall Backup Exe...


I've had this same issue on two different servers both with BE 20. One had Server 2012, and my new server is 2016. Both of them were backing up to a NAS. I reformatted the drive when I built my new server, and the exact same issue as before. Backup s...