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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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tape labelling

Hi, I have been using tapes to backup my data for a while now. However the daily, weekly, monthly tapes are taken often to an offsite location and placed on shleves. The first shelf contains the daily and the weekly tapes and the second shelf contain...

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How to select two tape drives in Backup Exec 2012

Hi All, I have upgraded my BE 2010 to 2012. I'm using an IBM tape loader and recently I have installed a second drive to the loader. I want to know from where I can select the perticular drive for a job. Regs, Sachitha.

Restore to Exchange 2010 DAG does not work

Hi   i tried to restore a few mails to a mailbox but this wont work. Backups are all successful without any errors and i can even select single mails on the restore job (GRT activated). But when i start the recovery job following error message occurs...

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Backup of deduplicated EMC storage failed

Hello,   we backuped our EMC storage very well since many years now. Recently, the expert in storage activated the deduplication of our NS120 storage, and now only Full backup succeed, all incremental backup failed with the following error:     NDMP ...

Resolved! Needs to backup cifs shares a ndmp option licence?

Hello, i need a answer, in the past when i used backup exec 2010R3 i dont need a additonal licence for the ndmp option for backup cifs shares on a nas, how is this with the backup exec 2012? Thank you   Florian

Backupexec 2010 Jobs Queuing

Since Tuesday, all of my jobs to Dedup have been queuing endlessly, nothing has changed and everything seemed to work fine before.   I noticed that our tape drive media have been going into the "Retired" category, and I have been moving them back to ...

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Errors with System?State-Files

I have a Hyper-V-Server which is backed on a regularly basis including the virtual machines. This full-backup works sufficiently.   On other day, I run incremental backups which fail on 1 VM when backing up System?State. I get  lots of errors of this...

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Deleted folders in selection list

Hi A couple of days ago I got the following error while backing up our main file storage : V-79-57344-65033 - Directory not found. Cannot backup directory \xxx\xxx\xxx\... and its subdirectories. Upon investigating the error I found that the director...

Resolved! V-79-57344-33029 - Error - Mount failed.

  The last 2 days I get the following error:   Click an error below to locate it in the job log V-79-57344-33029 - Error - Mount failed. Invalid Physical Volume Library Media Identifier. V-79-57344-33029 - Unable to acquire device for the speci...

Backup Exec 2012 and Exchange Image

Hi ,   Running Backup Exec 2012 SP1 with Exchange 2012 with Granulary Recovery. I had  a backup job that backp up my E drive which has work files as well as the exchange image  as well (IMG00012, etc) goin to a tape. Under my selections. i have selec...

USB Drives

Backup Exec 2012   after i configure my first USB drive backupexec will not let me configure any more, After the first usb drive is confiogured and i plug in the second drive (different drive letter) BE does not see it, it is not an option in the dro...

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Best practices for Backup Exec 2012 with vSphere 5.X

I have a completely virtualized environment running vSphere 5.X. Even the vCenter server is virtualized (new for me). What is the best practice for Backup Exec setup in an environment like this? Run on an existing VM (such as a file and print server ...

How to back up SBS 2011 in Hyper-V

I'm building out a new Small Business 2011 server using hyper-V and I'm trying to understand how to properly install Backup Exec 2012 sp1. I have purchased the premium Small Business Server license that allows me the main SBS server and an extra Wind...

Restore DB oracle in Linux

Hi, Eu gostaria de um procedimento mais detalhado do que o guia de administração para restaruar DB Oracle in Linux. restaurar principalmente em maquina diferente   Alexandre

Resolved! How to recover catalog

Hi,  How can I recover information about jobs, tapes or catalog, from backup exec 2010, in backupexec 2012? Thanks

backupexec 2012 and exchange 2010

I have a new installation of  backupexec 2012 on a 2008r2 server with exchange 2010.  I installed the server agent but when I attempt to create a backup exchange is not in the list of to be selected.  What am I missing the have exchange 2010 so up an...

Append additional backups to a removable disk

I"m using BE 2010 on a Windos 2011 SBS server (Windows 2008).  I'm using a USB disk to do periodic Archive backups.  The disk has the capacity to hold serveral of these archive backups.  The first backup to the disk goes fine but when I try to add an...

Resolved! Which SQL to use?

Installing BE2012 on a Windows 2008 server that runs SQL Server 2008 as well. Which method do you recommend to install BE2012?   Using the existing SQL installation,  or using BE's  SQL installation?   What are the pro's and con's of each?

Resolved! "Spare Disk Area" Issues

Hello, Our server is a Windows Server 2008 with Backup Exec 2012. I am consistently getting the following errors: "Backup Exec attempted to automatically reconfigure the newly discovered disk storage device for use, but the reconfiguration failed wit...


If a backup job fails and shows a final error of  "...Corrupt data encountered," category "Resource Errors," does this mean the good backup that was previously on that tape has been overwritten, or might that tape still have a recoverable backup on i...

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