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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! Backup exec replication offsite

Hi Veritas, Here you go!, Im new in backup exec. We have 4 site including the head office and in every site there's 1 server with 10 VM's on it. OS: Windows/linux VM: Vmware 6 We would like to implement to backup every VM's and also replication offsi...

Retore Regystry as file

Hi, i've a question to restore a registry.i want to restore the registry as a file from a systemstate backup because  i search a Value of a registry key.I don't want that the registry of a live system will be overwritten from the backup registry.Is t...

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Resolved! Backup Exec provides Day 1 support for Microsoft Windows Server 2019

Backup Exec provides Day 1 support for Microsoft Windows Server 2019 with the Backup Exec 20.3 RTM External Validation Program. More details available in the blog announcement:

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Resolved! Job Using Wrong IP of Client

Backup Exec 20The situation is I was backing up a server which had an IP of The server was moved to a new LAN, so its IP is now However, it also still has a seperate NIC on the old lan segment (backup ISP). When the backup runs i...

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Assign Backup Job to Media Set

I have a regular backup for files which runs full on the weekend and incremental on other days. But I also have a monthly backup of images and sound file which runs full every month and incremental every week.The thing is, I need a tape set for one t...

Migrate jobs from BE15 to BE20

Hi,I run BE15 with lots of backup jobs and now I am looking to purchase BE20, can i migrate all the jobs from BE15 to BE20 without the need to create them in BE20 from scratch. Will the migration also create the storage pools and media links as well?...

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Backup Exec Verify does not work

Data reads seem to cause many Backup Exec failures in my environment.  The verify stage of certain backups cause memory issues and consume all memory which subsequently crash the entire OS.   This occurs  with Backup Exec 16 or 20 or 20.1 and 20.2.  ...

Resolved! Change Restore job staging

I initiated a restore of a vmdk (300GB). I told BE to place this on a drive that has 700GB free. I then get an alert that my c:\ drive is full. It appears BE is staging the restore job in c:\windows\system32\. This drive only has 60GB. How can I work...

backup Sharepoint

Hello I have attached screen shots of our configuration. My concern is the incremental backups appear very large and pretty much the same size as the full backup. Also, is it necessary to backup the selections as shown. I am trying to reduce the size...


I'm having a quirky issue that has been around since BE16.    I made two reports to track daily and weekly backups, and for awhile they worked fine, then they just disappeared from the upcoming list.   But....they didn't really disappear.   I just ca...

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Unable to install BE 20 SQL installaiton fails

error in logs is:09-26-2018,10:19:44 : V-225-302: ERROR: Failed to install SQL Express BKUPEXEC instance with error -2068052081. ***To search for information about this error, clickI have stopped all SQL instances and uninstalled all versions of the ...

Issue with Backup Exec 16

HelloI have issue with Backup Exec 16 . I have created job for a server (Full and incrementel backups) to QNAP storage . I notcied that the job is creating files with sequence numbers with same size in one day , and it is consuming the storage size ....

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Resolved! Backup Exec Exchange Licensing

Hello!Could you tell me which license we need buying for making backup databases Exchange?Best regards,Micheal Zhulanov.

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Resolved! Cloud data expire - Email

Hello,I have been tasked with trying to remove 1 email account from our past backup data. Is this somehow possible?Currently we backup to a local drive and then have that info duplicated to our cloud storage. ThanksTK

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Failing my jobs for licensing I own

Who else has had Veritias fail your jobs because it thinks your licensing is invalid?  Opened a case on it four days ago and they're still dodging me on it.

symantec backup exec 15

hello SirI'm using the symantec backup exec 15 , I need to restore from 2 months ago and the software only have 1 month that I can restore but in the storage where I backup on it I have 2 months backupso how I can restore it? any help pleasethank you