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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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rdmchugh by Level 1
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Import CPS Snapshots

Does anyone know if it possibe to import "deleted" (deleted by CPS) CPS snapshots that are being retained on a SAN volume? Snapshots are stored on an attached 2TB and the oldfiles are still visable when viewed through explorer. But do not show up as ...

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Resolved! Backup Exec 2012-Does Windows 7 need an agent?

I have 10 computers currently, some runnning on windows 7 and the rest windows XP.  They are connected to a Windows 2008 server R2. I am using Back up exec 2012 and was told I need an agent for my windows 7 to successfully back up? is this true and i...

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Resolved! BEX 12.5 upgrade to 2012

Does 2012 support exchange 2010? And if so, how do I go about upgrading my current 12.5 to 2010? I have a new 2010 exchange server that the transaction logs are filling fast and I'm in dire need of assistance...

lcross by Level 2
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Resolved! Backup exec 2012- vSphere 5.1 Support

We are looking at purchasing backup exec 2012 vray to backup some new hosts running esxi5.1/ virtual centre 5.1 towards the end of October. We have been told by the resellers that backup exec 2012 will support vsphere 5.1 however many of the employee...

Resolved! 64Bit Support for Symantec BackupExec 13.0.5204

I need to verify that Symantec BackupExec 13.0.5204 will work with the 64 bit version of Server 2008. Symantec BackupExec 13.0.5204 is currently installed on 32bit Server 2008 and we will soon be upgrading. (clean install of all apps).

mantec by Level 3
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Resolved! BE2012 Cannot backup powered-off VMware VM

I am running BE2012 SP1.  I am unable to backup a powered off VMware Virtual Machine.  The job will error stating "Could not connect to the vCenter server or ESX server. Please verify the credential supplied for login."  If I test the credentials for...

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SDR Recovery (BE 2012)

Trying to test the new SDR out. Backups complete fine but when we try and do a restore on a Windows XP machine, the restore runs fine and when the system reboots it hangs on "Installing Devices" and never completes. We are installing on the same hard...

Backup Exec 2010 R3 SP2 - Completely Empty Selection List

Environment: os: 2k8R2 (STIG'd image) x64 Backup Exec 2010 R3 SP2 x64 Hotfixes: 180429, 176937, 191248, 194471 New Selection List -> Selections -> View by Resource:  All Resources = NO DATA   Recently followed TECH67768 (to a 't') to standdown a 2k3 ...

Backup Exec 9 Restore

I am in the process of restoring Server 2003 the RAID array failed.   I have brought the server backup and installed Backup exec 9.0.  But the tape that the backup is on keeps failing to catalog.  It says the data is inconsistent looks like it is fai...

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Erase Tape option at beginning jobs and eject at the end

I am sure this has been asked.. I've looked at answers and haven't found a solution I like at all yet.. but here goes. With BE 2010, I had one job that backed up my servers to disk.. then a job that overwrote my tape, and duplicated the job to that t...

Resolved! How do I remove a disconnected disk storage ?

  I am having the problems removing a disconnected disk from backup exec 2012 I have a disk that I want to remove, there are no jobs associated with it that I can find but I get the error      Remove-BEDiskStorageDevice : Unable to delete the disk st...

Resolved! Backup Exec UNC discovery before backup

Good Morning,   I am using Backup Exec 2010 for one of my clients. Their current configuration has 3 NAS Devices that are swapped out about every 2 hours with backups that run every half hour. Is there a way to force Backup Exec to do a UNC discovery...

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Resolved! SQL authentication failed

Hello,   i wonder if BE admin guide is complete about the SQL pluggin, i explain:   i have many SQL in my environment, i can connect to instance successfully, but to databses themselves, i've got a failed test for all my databases. I create an accoun...

Resolved! Confused with Licensing Install on backup exec 2012.

Hi. Im new to backup exec 2012 as have previously used the much older versions. Im a bit confused about the licensing and where to install them.  Physically we have a backup server and want to backup two remote Servers. One is an exchange Server and ...

Resolved! Unable to Install RAWS

  Hi All,   Scenario :   Backup Exec 2012 on WIN2K8 64 bit ENT Edition Remote Agent server on WIN2K3 32 bit ENT Edition   On remote  server priviously backup exec 2010 remote agent is installed. We unistalled old agent and restart the server. Tried t...

vinayy by Level 4
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Resolved! Backup Job very slow

Hello I am currently running a back up job which would normally take around 13.5 hours and run at approx 890MB/min This time the same job is still running after 18 hours and at 550MB/min. All the previous jobs have never ran this slow before I am usi...

Resolved! How to force 2 jobs to use different tapes

Hi all, this is probably basic, but for the life of me I can't figure out how to get it done. I'm using BE 2010 R3 with a HP Ultrium tape library. I have 2 jobs, a daily job and a nightly job. Both use tapes from the same media set. Both jobs are set...

Resolved! Backup Exec 2012 active job

Hi, I have upgraded two dseperate sites to BE 2012 SP1a and i am getting the same problem on both sites. Both sites are CASO environments with SP1a, one with fast LAN links and one with slow WAN links. Every few days or so, one of the managed backup ...

sgosden by Level 4
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Resolved! Backup KVM

Hi all,need symantec backup product to backup KVM.BE 2012 can do this ?

HolyRoyal by Level 5
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Resolved! BE catalogs directory is too large

the free space of disk C become more and more smaller in recentery month.  i found catalogs directory(path: C:\Program Files\Symantec\Backup Exec\Catalogs) is about 3GB, maybe a little large. could i deleted  the old .fh and .xml file in the catalogs...

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