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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...

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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! Catalog error E0000900

When I do inventory and catalog job for deduplication storage I got the following error: Loading media-based catalog set list from the storage media. Thursday, May 24, 2018 2:06:38 PM - The requested media (sequence number 5 in the media family being...

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Resolved! overwriting full backup in an incremental backup job

I have a customer who has a Windows server with a Tanberg Quikstation 8 emulated tape library attached. They want to run two backup jobs (one job taking full backups only, the other job taking incremental backups) and store the data on two RDX cartri...

Resolved! Discover Device is not Running in Server

I just updated my Backup Exec from 16 to 20.1 (Gold) and it is not discovering my Storage Dedup.In last version, this storage dedup was configured and working.The message is in Portuguese, but in English is: Offiline, discover device is not running i...


How to execlude public folder

Hi,one of our costumers requested to not backup a Public Folder.They got Windows Server 2008 R2 with Microsoft Exchange 2010 and Backup Exec 16.In Backup Exec I can olny exclude the whole public folder database but not only one folder.Is there a way ...

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Can't duplicate selections of existing job?

I have run into an extremely frustrating problem with Backup Exec 16. The ability to create and save file server selection lists was apparently removed as it had existed in BE2010.There is also apparently no way to simply copy all the settings of an ...

VM's backup speed rate cut in half

Hello,About 2 weeks ago, 1 of our VM's that is backed up through remote agent has been taking twice as long to backup. It's speed rate has dropped by at nearly half, It's been doing it ever since 2 weeks ago.It's backs up after another phyiscal serve...

Resolved! Backup Exec 20.1: Synthetic Backup questions

Hi,I appreciate the feedbacks to these questions on synthetic backup. Q1: Is there any recommended hardware spec for synthetic backup on top of the recommendations for Backup Exec?Q2: Are there any sample benchmarks on synthetic backup? Ex. for this ...

Deduplication screwed up, 999:1 went to 1.1:1

Previously I was getting 999:1 dedupe ratios with about 1.5 TB of free space, but then suddenly today it decided to do a 1.1:1 ratio and ate all my remaining free space on the deduplication storage.Apparently somehow it managed to completely ignore t...

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Resolved! Backup Exec backup VMware job fail with credential error

Hi all,I've got a abnormal error with Backup Exec 16 (with VRAY license) when try to backup a VM through my vcenter server. We're running vcenter 6.5 and 3 ESXi 6.5 enterprise plusI added my vcenter, browse VM which needed to backup then run the job,...

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Turn off tape library when not in use?

Is there a way within Backup Exec to tell a tape library to physically power down when it is not needed, and for Backup Exec to re-detect a library that has been powered down and then restarted prior to running a backup job?I am getting quite frustra...

Oracle.exe service crashes due to ntdll.dll during backups

Hi,Oracle.exe service crash oftenly when taking backup through varitas and i found the same issue reported to varitas support via . but our database version is 10g as solution provided from vari...

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Move Backup Exec 15 database using BEUtility

Hi, We have our BEDB on a remote SQL 2008 server, we have built a new remote 2016 SQL server. if I use BEUtil to move my Backup Exec 2015 BEDB to the new SQL server, will the Change Backup Exec Database Location tool only move my BEDB or will it sele...

Resolved! restore security doubts

Hello folks.My organization is under ISO auditing and I'm reviewing my procedures documents and I have a security issue here that  I'm not sure about:Is BE Encryption key responsible for preventing to restore backup data on a different server than th...

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Resolved! Compatibility for ONTAP

Hello team,Will ONTAP 9.3 be supported in backup exce 2014?Will ONTAP 9.3 be supported in backup exce 16?

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Resolved! online backup of Linux VMs on Hyper-v supported?

I appreciate the feedback on this.Maybe I'm misinterpretting what's mentioned in the BE20.1 Admin Guide but it mentiones in Appendix D the following for the requirement for online backups using Hyper-v agent.--------Requirements for online backups (A...