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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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Veritas Backup Exec 15 download

Hi, I have a customer whose lost their software installation of Veritas Backup Exec. But fortunately, they've found their order back, but base on the product name in the description, i'm unable to acquire which exact version of Backup Exec is this, I...

Storate Error. Not enough space

Hello, I have Backup Exec 2012 Version 14 Rev 1798I got the following error:"The disk is out of space. As retention periods expire for backup data on the disk device, Backup Exec re-uses the disk space. To provide more disk space, you can create addi...

Tape Drives - (no Media)

When the be15 services start my tape drives show a tape inside of them (see pic 1)Then a few mins later all of the drives go to status (No Media) from there any backups to tape just queue forever. Any backups to disk flow through just fine and comple...

Resolved! Windows Server service not started

Initial Backup Exec installationWhen running the "Backup Exec Environment Check 2.0" from the install media, one of the results include a section called Windows Server Service Check - FAILED. "The Windows Server service was not started. Sart this ser...

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Backup Exec 20 integration with Enterprise vault

I have a requirement to move some EV data to tape; I understand you can do this with the Enterprise Vault Agent, without EV getting upset.However I cannot find any decent information on the agent or the integration with EV, Is it possible someone cou...

Hyper-V : Number of volumes reverted does not match

Hi,I have Backup Exec 16 running on Windows Server 2012 which also hosts a Hyper-V VM. All drives including the VM have Bitlocker encryption.The backup backs up the whole server including the VM to tape. When ever I run the backup I get the Backup Ex...

job hang (freeze) forever - be 20.2

Good day!We upgraded to backup exec 20.2. After the upgrade we have got a problem with phisical host backup (just drive C: + system state).The job hang (freeze) in preparing state forever....we tryed to deintall/install the agent/restart the server/s...

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Resolved! HPE MSL 3040 LTO-7 Drive offline and Robotic Library non-existent

Hi all,I'm running the 60 day trial of Veritas Backup Exec 16.  I already installed the HPE drivers and the Drive and Robotic Library are visible in Computer Management/Devices in the correct places.  The MSL 3040 is connected via Fiber Channel direc...

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Backup Exec 20.3 is now available!

Backup Exec 20.3 is now available! Please see the GA blog for more details:   Veritas have also created some guides and documentation ...

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Backup Exec - Re-introducing support for IBM Domino ?

Dear,IBM Domino is still a widely used and great platform (even if competition is trying to convince everyone of the opposite).With the new version 10 coming, is there any chance that Veritas / Backup Exec re-introduce support for this product or is ...

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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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