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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! "Browse Failure" when using separate backup network

Hello, In our newly rebuilt infrastructure i wanted to use a separated backup network for all the backup traffic, but getting a "Browse Failure / Access denied" message while loading the available selection from the agent. Example Setup: BackupExec...

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Resolved! Maximum Cleanings Allowed - Backup Exec 2012

Hi, I remember that in Backup Exec 2010 and earlier there was an option to specify Maximum Cleanings allowed for a cleaning tape. However, i cannot finde this option anymore, and the administration guide is not much of a help. Can anyone tell me how ...

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Resolved! Full Backup of Backup Server 2012 itself

I want to have full backup of Backup Server 2012. This Backup Server is used for deduplication disk storage (Z:\) and disk-base storage (Y:\) for backup. Then I create a Full Backup for Backup Server 2012 include all components of Backup Exec Server ...

Symantec Backup Exec 12.5 reconfiguration

Dear guys,   We have problem with our one of client's backup system. They have HP Autoloader and symantec 12.5. I can able to run daily jobs fine, but weekly jobs/monthly jobs getting failed or going to queue status long time. I couldnt find out the ...

Resolved! Event Log: .NET Runtime 2.0 Error

Hi, if anyone know a solution for this paritcular event in window application log with this particular error message? i have attached the screenshot of the event. EventType clr20r3, P1 bkupexec.exe, P2 12.0.1364.177, P3 4bb4c99a, P4 mscorlib, P5 2.0....

Resolved! SystemState backup fails with access denied

Hello   I have a client which has the BE2010R3 on win2003 server. Trying to backup a remote win2003 DC server which is in the same network. Backup Exec account that we are using is not part of domain admins group but it is in the administrators group...

Resolved! BE2012: Restore from incomplete Backup

Hi there: Recently we had a client with a server that crashed overnight while in the middle of their backup. They were running Backup Exec 10. They utilize Backup To Disk (B2D) on external media. We put in a temporary 2003 Server with Backup Exec 10 ...

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Exchange 2010 Backup : Updating Catalogs Very Long

When backing up Exchange Server 2010 it appears to backup the data with zero issues.  However, it takes 20+ hours to run a Differential backup due to the length of time it takes to update the catalogs.  This was an issue for us in the previous versio...

Resolved! Enterprise Vault Databases unavailable for selection after Agent Backup

  Hello forum,   we have a case where the BE Agent for Enterprise Vault (BE 2012) was tested for evaluation purposes in the past but it was decided to switch back to normal script based backups (where the SQL Database would be backed up normally thro...

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Backup Exec 9.0 - How does Catalog work with multiple tapes?

We have to do a restore from old tapes and the catalogs from those tapes no longer exist. There are 5 tapes with files from various servers on one set. Does the catalog process grab the first tape only or will it go thorugh all the tapes? The reason ...

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Resolved! Disk-based Storage Total capacity

I am using Backup Exec 2012 with a Data Domain system that has in total (3.6 TB) I am using the Data Domain for creating 2 CIFS shares. From Backup Exec I create 2 "Advanced File Type Devices" pointing to each of those shares. Each time I create and ...

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Backup Exec V2010

HI All  I have logged into backup exec today to find all my job history gone.  Can anyone tell me if the job history is written to a file and stored on the servers HDD? if so where can I find this?    Thanks 

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Resolved! Backup Jobs to device always fail or are canceled

Hello maybe someone on here can help me out with a problem I am currently having... I have a server that is running Microsoft Server 2008 and Backup exec 12.5.  I have 2 Dell storage arays that I run my backups to from all the servers within my compa...

Resolved! Backup a Pegasus R6 RAID attached to Mac Mini

Hi. I have a windows server with Backup Exec and a Tape drive.  I will be upgrading this to Backup Exec 2012 and an LTO5 drive. On the network is MAC Mini running OS X.  Connected to this Mac Mini via thunderbolt is a Promise Pegasus R6 12TB RAID box...

Backup Exec 12.5 for SBS and Exchange backups

I have Backup Exec 12.5 for SBS installed on SBS 2008 and am backing up Exchange (among other things).  The Exchange backups are separate from file backups and run at a different time.  Incrementals run during the week and a full runs on the weekend....

BackupExec 2012 Tape Capacity Reporting Malfunction

I have the same issue desicribed in this older post: After upgrading to 2012, all of my tapes show entire free space. Even though I know for a fact my tape...

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Resolved! Linux server BMR restore

hi everyone, i would like to do a bare-metal restore of my linux server that is backed up with my BE2012 agent. as i could see there is no such option for linux servers?! any other suggestion or advise on how to recover my linux server if it crashes?...

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Resolved! Why was Hot Fix 199190 removed from download?

I applied this hot fix to my CASO server yesterday and when I went to LiveUpdate today to update my MMS's, that hot fix was no longer listed.  Under the link for this hot fix   it now states "At this time the ...

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BU EXEC2012 Tape retention

Looking for a little help / ideas on tape retention My concern is the client not swapping out tapes on regular basis. So all my jobs I have set to append to media - terminate if no overwriteable -  Global settings for media overwrite is partial and m...

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