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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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rdmchugh by Level 1
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Extremely large shadow copy components backup

I did a backup of my server and the \\server_name\Shadow?Copy?Components directory is listed in the log has having a byte count of 184,040,153,607. This is causing my total backup to be 200GB+ of data.  There does not seem to be anywhere near this mu...

Backup Exec Management Services crash

Hi, I am not sure what happened, but when i logged in to the Backup Exec server to check the status of the weekly jobs, I saw that the Backup Exec management service had come to a halt along with Backup Remote agent for Windows. This resulted in almo...

zak2011 by Level 6
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Resolved! General Information - How to get rid of this daily message?

Every day I get the following from SBE 2012: (Server: "") Backup Exec found 5 servers without an Agent for Windows installed. To back up the servers, you must add them to the list of servers on the Backup and Restore tab. Click Add in the Servers gro...

Anyone else have this issue?

When adding a license file to BE2012, the process of adding the file unchecks ALL of the existing licensed products after its run so that you now have a trial installation and you have to re-run the licensing app and recheck all the appropriate boxes...

Monthly backups to Disk (NAS) - how to set up?

Hi, I am new to Backup Exec and am setting up a backup for a small client with relatively large volumes of data, approx 7TB. They are storing this data on a NAS and they have installed a second, larger NAS to hold backups of the production NAS and a ...

FRuk by Level 2
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Backup Exec 2012 vs...

So I’ve been looking around at backup options.  Currently using Backup Exec 2010 and will be upgrading to Backup Exec 2012 as we have a small investment in the software.  For the most part, whether looking at other backup software, hardware or a comb...

Resolved! Backup Exec 2012 Tape Media Label and Description

Hi.   I have problem with LTO3 tape media labels and descriptions in Backup Exec 2012. If I manually edit Media Description (Right click on tape media), everything works. But after backup job writes to this tape, Media Description is deleted.   The s...

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Resolved! RDX not recognised after upgrade BackupExec 2010 R3 to 2012

Hi all, i have upgraded BE 2010 R3 to BE2012 now the RDX device is recognised as backup to disk not like a removable device. If i try to add storage on disk device, i cant add my Dell RDX1000 USB device (is included in the HCL) Any ideas?  

0zzY by Level 4
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Backup Exec 2012 High Memory Utilisation,RAM

hi we have installed BE 2012 on our windows 2008 standard SP2 server running on an ibm system x3650 machine with 12GB of RAM. it appears that as soon as this server is booted and backup jobs initiated, the beserver.exe process consumes pretty much al...

BE2010 R3 - Verify after Full Backup

Daily incremental backs up and verifies perfectly. Weekly full backs up all data, then for absolutely NO reason ejects the tape, then waits for a tape to be inserted to verify. Re-inserted tapes are ejected. Job must be canceled manually. Why are the...

SwiftIT by Level 2
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scratch media set

I please want to know one thing. If a tape that I put in, has a overwrite protection mode still enabled and I move it to the scratch media. Will the backup happen now.Do I need to move the tape from scratch media to another media set also for the bac...

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V-79-57344-38730 error on new installation

Newbie question; ie new to BE 2012 in Hyper-V environment. Trialling 2012, recieving V-79-57344-38730 error in logs. V-79-57344-38730: "Backup Exec failed to authenticate with virtual machine 'PATH TO VM' and was unable to collect the necessary metad...

Simon_G by Level 2
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Cannot power on an ESX/ESXi virtual machine after restore

I use Symantec BackupExec 2012 to  restore  VMX & VMDK files to a datastore then add to inventory but cannot power on this virtual machine. The error is "Device 'Hard disk 1' has a backing type that is not supported. This is a general limitation of t...

How to get list of updates for agents and media server?

Hi where do I go to get the list of what has been changed in updates that are pending for installation for backup exec 2012 media server and backup exec 2012 hyperv and windows server agents? I have looked on google and searched this board and I cann...

Resolved! Don't want a full backup

I just recently upgraded to Backup Exec 2012 and wish I hadn't, but that's another thread.  My problem is this.  I want to create a daily differential backup on multiple servers that will run Mon-Thurs. and then have a full backup that runs over the ...

Resolved! Backup Exec 2012, Nexenta CIFS and two NICs

Hi, I'm running some tests on my new servers : - 1 nexenta stor server shring via CIFS (supermicro hardware) - 1 windows 2008 R2 server hosting BE 2012 Trial - 1 tandberg T40 tape library connected to the backup server via SAS In order to backup the ...