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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! Restoring System State

I have restored a working SBS2008 Server to another server with exactly the same hardware, everything is working ok.I would now like to be able to restore a later system state from the original server without the WinSXS folder increasing massively in...

Resolved! tape whack a mole

Hi, All was well then one day I would get a notification email to insert overwritable media.  The gal that does the tapes said that she put a tape in.  I noticed that there were two tapes labelled LTO6-010.  LTO6-009 is no longer in All media so I la...

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Restore .bkf files

I have Backup Exec 12 on a server backing up a SQL Database to disk, I wanted to do some testing and wanted to restore a database on to a standalone laptop.The laptop was set up with Windows Server 2012, and as Backup Exec 12 isn't compatible with Se...

Tape Drive not being seen when configuring storage device

I was going to trial the Backup exec for my client but every time I went to add my tape drive for storage two things happened:1) In the device manager, my SAS HBA to my tape drive failed (was operational prior to using the storage wizard)2) Never see...

failed backup & space on media

hiI am using ver.9.1. & have had a couple of failed full backup jobs.As the jobs had run for quite a time before failing it got me wondering what happens to the space on the tape media once this happens?i had overwrite protection set to two years & a...

Backup exec 14 to 16

Hi,I was using backup exec 14 on windows server 2008 r2 enterprise.Now i want to upgrade b.e.14 to 16 or 20. As well as o.s. also .Could you pls guide me that how can i start to do this.Thanks. 

Backing up Windows Cluster File Server

i cant backup file server , i did install the agents in two servers , server showed up with the cluster name , i can see the drives that shared but when i select them for backup it’s not backed up it finish in 30 second and it give backup is successf...

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Backup Exec 15 Restore from Disk performance issues

Hi,We are having problems with performance when restoring from disk on backup exec 15. We're running an ESXI 5.1 cluster and several servers got hit with ransomeware. We are restoring our fileserver first from a datadomain (Current software

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Job History Log Retention

We currently keep written logs for our backups. It's very tedious. I would like an electronic option. Is it bad practice to disable job log purging? I know we could archive off the XML files somewhere else, but from what I understand that would not b...

Deleting backup sets

Hello,Trying to work out the best way to remove old backups but when i got to delete the backup sets, i keep getting the message of Depentant backups. see attached.Can i still delete the old backup set? I'm running out of space fast.Regards,James

Backup exec 2016 & Dell Compellent

Is there a way to backup Dell Compellent volumes, directly i did hear a while ago that you could do this by copying/mounting the volume/snapshot to the backup server and backing it up from there, i think it is all powershell scripting but wouldnt knw...

Backup exec health check

Hi would like to know how to health check the BE Check the licenses.On nbu we use nbdeployutil and nbat tool.Sorry this is my first time to health check the BE

Backup Exec Install location - HOST or VM

In a previous installation on Server 2008 R2 BE was installed on the host and our two VMs (Hyper-V) backed up using the WINagent or by backing up the VHDs on the host.I recently came across a discussion saying it is better for server 2016 to have BE ...