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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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Resolved! The restore job has no selections in restoring MSSQL database

Upon recovering a backup set for MSSQL, with the option: To an individual backup set that I select from all available backup sets for this database. (to Leave the database nonoperational) Obtain the error: Updating restore job..... Unable update the ...

Resolved! Backup Exec 12.5 Sometimes Slow

We are using BE 12.5 to backup about 1TB of data D2D using USB drives. About 60% of the time the backup is quick, 2000MB/min. or faster, but occasionally it runs under 1,000MB/min. and doesn't complete in under 24 hours. I have found no correlation b...

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Backup exec 12 crash my server

Hi everyone, Every time I did a backup on tape the server crashes at the same time 42minutes after the start of the job.   Is there some logs in BE that could be intersting for me ? I've already seen the log_bengine.txt but I only got this info : [33...

siff by Level 3
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Resolved! Jobs fail to backup Shadow Copy Components and System State

I'm running BE 2010 R2 on Windows 2008 Server R2, backing up to a Dell PowerVault TL-2000 with two IBM drives (Library Extension Option is licensed) I have two jobs (Full & Incremental) to do file, folder, shadow copy components and system state back...

Resolved! Multiple Selection Lists for one server

Is it possible to have multiple selection lists for one server? I can't seem to find an answer to this question, or any way to do it in Backup Exec 2012. For example, I have a file server that has 3 shares, each with 1TB of data in them. I want to br...

jmiles by Level 4
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Ablaufdatum bei duplizierten Backup-Sätzen unter BE 2012

Hallo zusammen, wenn ich einen vorhandenen Backup-to-Disk Backup-Satz mit einem Datenaufbewahrungszeitraum von 4 Wochen auf Band dupliziere, hat der duplizierte Backup-Satz auf Band ein Ablaufdatum, welches 8 Wochen in der Zukunft liegt. Das Band auf...

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Hi, i actually have a backup exec 2012 server and i have a virtual environment on Hyperv on the same server which is running lotus on Win2008 os. The latter has an agent installed.I would like to backup the virtual environement and be able to restore...

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Resolved! BE 12.5 taking more space on tapes

  I am facing a strange issue with BE 12.5 SP4 and robotic library,   If I backup 1 gb of file to b2d, that works okay If I backup 1gb file to tape drive, job log show 1gb backed up however under devices it shows 3 gb being used.   It was working fin...

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Slow Performance on Backup Exec 2012

Hi,   we have a W2008 R2 Enterprise Server with installed Hyper V on this Server we have running four Virtual Maschines three machines are Windows 2008 R2 Enterprise and one is Windows 2003 Enterprise we save them with remote agents on a NAS  (direct...

Resolved! Backup Exec 12.5 Queued

A job that ran last night is now stuck in the queued state. I know it is because it is waiting a new tape. The tapes I have are not overwritable. Is there a way to perform a quick erase on them without having to cancel the queued job?

Backup to Disk in backup exec 2012

Hello I have an odd one, having installed 2012 and configured the storage to go to a Windows storage server off site, i am unable to run a test or live backup to this for the daily routine, however i am able to run a 'One Off Job' to the same space. ...

Resolved! BackupExec 12.5 restoration issue

  Hello Techies, Can anyone resolve or explain my backupexec 12.5 issue. My issue is........ Data which shows datewise will not be shown in the media which has been used for backup. See the attachment for details. Thx

jack321 by Level 2
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Resolved! Users can't see their Data in Backup Exec retrieve

Hi @ all I installed Backup Exec Continuous Protection Server 2010 and Backup Exec Retrieve. When I login as DOmain Admin to the retrieve console I can view all data/snapshots which are taken by CPS. But if I login as normal domain user I can't see a...

Multiple B2D folders in SBE 2012

Hi. In Backup Exec 2010 R3 you could have multiple B2D-folders on a disk. In 2012 it's not possible anymore. Is there a way to tweak around this or a way to name the backup files according to the backup job? So it would be easy to separate the differ...

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BE2012 - GRT and Deduplication

Under the advice of Symantec with problems with Backup Exec 2010 deduplication and GRT backups it was recommended to migrate to Backup Exec 2012. I have an existing case open with symantec now for Backups containing GRT to deduplicated storage, spe...

unitofone by Level 2
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Pre/post commands

Hi, i actually have a backup exec 2012 server and i have a virtual environment on Hyperv on the same server which is running lotus on Win2008 os. The latter has an agent installed.I would like to backup the virtual environement  and be able to restor...

ncoowar by Level 3
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Resolved! Backup Exec 2012 - why the change?

Just upgraded from 2010R3 to 2012. If you thought Microsoft did a bad job with UI from office 2003 to 2007/2010, this is 100 times worse. What was symantec thinking? This is just the starting. Going from Job centric to server centric is even a bigger...

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Pre-Post commands help please

Hi all, I am stuck on pre and post-command setup on Backup Exec 2010 R3. Basically we are replicating some servers using Double-Take, and one of our file servers is not replicating properly. It seems that BackupExec modifies the file attributes and D...

rgreg by Level 3
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