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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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Backup Exec DR and physical to VM

Hi,Doing some DR testing with a trial copy of Backup Exec 16. Taking the live tapes, I'm trying to convert a physical machine to a virtual machine from a backup set. I've inventoried the tapes and catalogued them but when I run the convert to a VM fr...

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Tapes in Wrong Media Set

We've recently noticed that our Backup Tapes have been put in a default Media Set called "Backup Exec and Windows NT Backup Media" where overwrite protection is set to infinite - do not overwrite.Our tapes are constantly being ejected and jobs are fa...

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Need to Restore data from tape

Hello,Our customer needs to restore data from an old dds4 tape. Backups were made with Backup Exec. Is there any way to download Backup Exec somwhere thatr supports dds4 tapes?Best Regards,Robin

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Resolved! Decommission Backup Exec server

Hi There,I need to move all backup exec data from one server to another backup exec server. A corruption was found within the OS so this plus a number of other factors has led us to the decision to replace the server. We already have another server r...

Resolved! Old files showing in incremental backups

Ran into an issue with trying to restore files from an incremental backup.  I wanted to restore the state of a folder at a point in time.  What occurred was when I restored all of the files in the particular folder, Backup Exec appeared to have resto...

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Environment Check error page

We recently did a clean install of BE16 after having to remove BE14 from our media server. I am trying to add licenses through the BE installer wizard , but each time I get to the "Environment Check" step, I get an error message on the UI that "This ...

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Resolved! Non-existing backup files still showing in the backup sets

Recently migrated to Backup Exec 16. Some expired backup sets still show in the storage listing. This was already true to the old system with Backup Exec 2014, but I hoped the newer system would solve this. It didn't. Infact there are now a lot moer ...

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Backing Up NAS To Backup Exec 15

Hi there,We have recently added a Synology NAS to our storage setup and we would like Backup Exec to backup the files on it to tape.I have managed to add it to a share, but each time the backup runs it complains about not having a remote agent. The N...

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Backup sets on tapes

Please help a novice.How can I see/report all the tape volumes that are part of backup set?For instance, I want to restore a from very large backup set which spans several tape volumes and I need to recall the tapes from offsite storage (prior to run...

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Backup Exec 16 GUI issue

HI, Having an issue were the Storage tab of backup exec 16 is not showing any media sets. the only device it shows is the tape drive. I've tried adding the reg key for show Hidden Items but no luck. Just wondering if anyone else has seen. thank you. ...

Resolved! Backup Deduplication Storage Advice

Hi,We are using Backup Exec 20.1 and testing the Deduplication option. All test's we've done so far are looking good, but I need some advice on backing up the Deduplication Storage.Running a Deduplication Storage backup job is no problem, just select...

Resolved! Installing BE on a Hyper-V guest running windows

Hi Colleagues,my customer has 2 physical machines, on of these runs a Hyper-V guests.He wants to backup both machines with BE.Is it advisable to install BE Server on one of the guest machines as compared to a phyisal machine? What will be the limitat...

What do i need to purchase

We have 5 physical servers with 9 VMs in total on them , 2 VMs have application. 1 Physical server with MS Exchange and active directory  . What Backup Exec licenses do we need to purchase ?

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Backup to Disk Jobs stuck on "Loading Media" Job Status

Hi Everyone,I recently cleaned up some backup jobs on our backup server and while doing this I created some new jobs.I switched our File and Exchange Server from Agent to Virtual Machine based Backups including GRT.When looking at the full backups th...

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