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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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VM Backup Failing - unable to quiesce an application?

Hi, We've just setup a new VMware vShphere 5 environment with several VMs running CItrix & Oracle. None of the VMs are in production use at the moment as we are testing, and baselining. We've just tried to perform a backup of the main Oracle database...

Resolved! Backup Exec 9.0 for netware servers

Hello, we still have some netware 6 servers. Due to increasing Volumesizes we want to use an ultrium LTO-3 Drive to backup data. Unfortunately Backup Exec hasn't the lastest drivers. How can I get the lastest Driver set. I didn't find it on symantec....

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every night a new Server is discovered

Hi all, ther is a strange problem since i upgraded 2010 R3 to 2012. Every night a new server is discovered and visible under "Backup and Restore". It has the name from my Windows 2008 R2 Cluster. Is there a possibility to stop this discovery? It has ...

okay_ by Level 2
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Showing Backup completed

Dear All, I have a Backup job running on backup exec-2012 over a DLT tape of capacity 160 GB. Problems:- JOb rate is coming at 165 MB/min (throuhg agent) The backup is showing as 185 GB although the capacity of tape is 165 GB. The backup status is sh...

Resolved! Catalog Files Are Not Being Deleted

My catalog files are now growing to nearly 135GB and I can't seem to get them truncated. In Tools > Options > Catalog, I have the 3 boxes checked and truncate after 3 months.  But, when I look in the catalog folder I'm still see the ._# and .fh files...

Backup Exec 2012 Jobs taking a very long time

I am using Backup Exec 2012 to back up our public/share files to a WD My World Book Disk drive.  It starts at 6:00PM when no one is here. It is takeing between 16 and 20 hours to back up 118 GB.   I thought it might be a network issue.  I used to hav...

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We have (had) BE2012 running on WIN 2008 R2 on Vmware which was working and then sudenly stoped and the service doesn´t come up anymore.   Services that are down and don´t come up   Backup Exec Server Backup Exec Agent Browser Backup Exec Job Engine ...

Porto by Level 4
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Backup Jobs Taking a lot longer

We just installed Backup Exec 2012 and noticed that backup jobs are taking very long compared to BE 2010 R3 There is a job that backs-up an exchange server and copies approx 500GB of data each night.  This job used to take about 3.5 hours. The same j...

Backup Exec 2012 issues with VMware 4 virtual machines

Not able to backup business critical SQL databases on virtual windows servers with Backup Exec 2012 sp1a. This has been the case for three weeks now and Symantec support have not yet resolved this issue. Are other customers having this same poor soft...

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Creating Linked Jobs

For a given server with BE 2012 can I link a job, say, backup system state, to follow after another job, say, backup SQL?

SQL part of Backup Job fails

I have BE 2010 R3 I am using the SQL agent to backup a SQl Database file.  There are daily tables that The app each night archives then deletes the oldest one. The creates the problem. V-79-65323-911 - An error occurred on a query to database i0100...

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BU2012 D2D Backup FileServer with PST's

Hello, We are testing BUExec 2012, we currently run 2010, against other D2D backup solution providers.  One of our issues has been backing-up PST's that reside on our file servers.  Currently we have between 600-700GB of PST's.  The problem in the pa...

Resolved! increased San.

Hello Ladies and Gents i have a issue with my backup exec, which has been driving me nuts for the past 2 weeks. I recently made my San bigger and created 5 additional lums for use for my VM machines. each lum is 500gig in space. how ever, w...

Tonkin by Level 2
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