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Backup Exec 22 - Technical Preview Program now open for recruitment

We are currently recruiting customers who are interested in participating in the upcoming Backup Exec 22 Technical Preview Program. The Technical Preview Program for the upcoming release of Backup Exec contains some new features which continue to pos...

klauskresnik by Moderator
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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! BE2012 keeps crashing for no reason, huge BEX*.XML Files (45GB)

Hi, i have some jobs running for ever and the complete backup chain is not working anymore. Most of the time, the backup exec engine is not responging anymore, even a restart of the service doesn´t work. I always need to kill the engine. In this sit...

JuergenB by Moderator
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Installing RALUS (v2010 R2) on GuardianOS v7.2)

Hi, I want to install the remote agent for linux on a Snap Server DX2 NAS device and I can go through all the stages but the install fails with the error 'Installing VRTSralus 13.0.4164 on <sever> ............ failed to istall' and the log file does ...

Backup Exec 2012 Services Crash for no apparent reason

Hi We have server with BE 2012 Sp1 on 2008 R2 SP1. It is configured to backup 3 servers. Two physical and one virutal (HyperV) Almost every day the jobengine service and the management service stops for no apparent reason. I can start the service man...

Anderso by Level 3
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Resolved! Symantec Backup Exec with Tape Drive

Hi Guys,  I am new to this community. I have serious problem.Please help me. I have installed Symanted backup exec 2012 with 2 additional symantec agent (for ms sql). I also installed HP ultrium Tape drive with 6 3TB LTO-5 cartrdiges. I have to sched...

Raneesh_A by Not applicable
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Cannot backup(find) folder

Running Backup Exec 2012 on a Server 2003 w/RD1000 backup device.  I am trying to backup up a specific folder on the D:\ the job setup, the folder shows as empty - if I go to the folder location on the D:\ drive, the folder is there with...

hoemee by Level 4
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Unable to find the metadata for a disk of the virtual machine

I hope you are well. I is generating the following error to support a VM. This server is a Windows Server 2008 R2 with a SQL database that you have installed the agent but within agent options have not changed anything. that VM is added in an ESX 5.0...

Marduk by Level 4
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Resolved! MMS catalog synchronization

I want to backup folders on CASO server by MMS server, if i create job on MMS i do not see any jobs replicated to CASO server, i have selected "replicated mode" in "keep catalog on field". The same if i create jobs on CASO server, jobs do not replica...

Alex_Zn by Level 6
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Deduplication on client or on media server

I use CASO and MMS. I have created Deduplication folder on both and then make available through OST deduplication folder on MMS to CASO. When i configure policy, first i need create Backup job - no problem here, i use local deduplication folder. But ...

Alex_Zn by Level 6
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Resolved! BE 2012 and Dlink 323 2TB NAS

Hello People, I have a customer that wants to backup data from a Dlink NAS device usin BE 2012. Normally, I would create B2Ds on the NAS and backup data to it and in turn backup those B2Ds to the new location. I do not know if it is a SNAP. Do I need...

Nene by Level 6
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Resolved! GRT not available when I backup Virtual Machines

Hello, We've been using Backup Exec for a couple of years now and we've always enjoyed it. We're testing the 2012 version and while it's a nice product overall, there are a few bugs we're trying to fix, like this one: The exact error message is given...

Hyper-V Agent Backup w/CSV

I have searched and searched regarding this topic and still cannot find a *definitive* answer on best/supported practice to backup multiple Hyper-V hosts. BE 2010 R3 standalone media server I have 3 Server 2008 R2 machines serving as Hyper-V hosts w/...

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Resolved! Backing up 64bit servers to 32bit

I have a workmate that insists that only a 64bit Backup Exec Media Server can backup/restore a 64bit Server, that you can't use a 32 bit BE Media server to backup/restore any 64bit systems or you will corrupt it. Also claims that its not possible to ...

Resolved! Label Media using all tape drives

Hello, I am currently using Symantec Backup Exec 2010.  I have 4 tape drives currently installed in the system.  When running backups and restores it will use any and all drives.  However when I go to label a large number of tapes it will only ever u...

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enable duplicate to tape encryption

I would like to see the function available to only do encryption on tapes.  My understanding from tech support is that to encrypt a duplicate to tape job I must first enable encryption on the deduplication store.  The data gets encrypted when backed ...

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Resolved! Run Backup Exec 2010 R3 Restore Job in Test Mode?

Is it possible to run a Backup Exec 2010 R3 restore job in test mode like you can with a backup job.   What I am trying to achieve is a list of files and folders that have been deleted/renamed since a backup we ran in May this year.  The system is a ...

Exchange 2010 Recovery using BE2010

We need to know how to restore mailboxes from tape to a DR exchange server that has windows, exchange and the mailbox database already installed and ready to be restored. The live system (for this test) will be offline. AD will be fine. Ideas?  

tape drive dropping offline in the middle of a job

The issue we’re seeing is as follows: Backup Exec 2010 R3 SP2: We have a Tandberg Storage Library T24 with two HP LTO5 drives in it. It’s attached by fiber to the Q-Logic 8Gb FC Dual-port HBA. We have 2 backup jobs that run nightly. One goes direct...