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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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bpbakcup.exe Error Status 23

Hello, I'm trying to troubleshoot an issue I'm having with backups initiated with bpbackup.exe.  We migrated the application and backup scripts from a Windows 2003 SP1 server to a new box with Windows 2003 SP2.  The Netbackup version stayed the same ...

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Symantec or Doubletake Disaster Rocovery Solution

this is the setupI have a live SBS2003 server on site called server1 (Site A) 75 remote offices connect to this server for file an mail accessshould the server get stolen I need to replace it in as little time as possible and the clients should be no...

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Deploying BESR & DLO

   I have 2 servers & numerous workstations that require disaster recovery.  What do I have to buy?    *  2 BESR licenses & 10 DLO licenses    *  1 BESR license, 1 server agent & 10 DLO agents or do I need to buy BE 11d with 11 BESR/DLO options

Help with designing backup scheme using BEWS & BESR

I've consolidated my questions here previously posted to another forum.. I'm looking for suggestions for setting up a disk-to-disk-to-tape backup scheme that utilizes either BEWS or BESR (or both).  I have a NAS device and a single, non-autoloading t...

blue screen crashes- HELP!!!

I am running Symantec Anti-Virus vers. & have experienced three blue screen crashes in three days. I ran Dell Crash Tool- results show three driver errors, all Symantec, different versions. Any suggestions??

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DR backup media verification ...

Currently we are running our Disaster Recovery backups on Netbackup 6.0 MP4.  We run vault twice a weekday and once every weekend day.  I would like to track or verify that when operations runs vault, all the tapes that were written from the previous...

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Go Back corrupts Windows XP Pro - blue screen of death.

I had Go back 2007 installed in a Windows XP Pro system. It started to malfunction and technical support advised me to uninstall it using add/remove and Norton Clean UP tool. This resulted in a blue screen system crash that had corrupted Windows XP P...

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Need help selecting a DR Solution

We need help setting up a DR solution for our Symantec Antivirus Ver 10 server Our current setup is the Production Server is downloading updates from the Web and deploying them to clients in the normal mannerOur plan for the DR site is to setup a sec...

6.2 Backup Reporter

Wow - this product seems overly complex in installation and the documentation for configuring the Symantec Security part is just lax.  Am I the only person that finds this application cumbersome to install and configure; and/or has anyone successfull...

Backup Reporter

Backup Reporter sounds like a repackaged CommandCentral Service Veritas Backup Reporter helps IT staff enhance the efficiencies of backup and recovery operations, verify back...

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IDR for 11D

Is there a download for IDR for Back Exec 11D, I have the 10D IDR, is there a difference?

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Can't reinstall backup

Greetings,My second post, first one had no responses.  Maybe in wrong group?  My hard drive  crashed hard.  Just before it did, as I knew it was failing, I managed a full image file backup of the enitire drive (file structure c fat 32 and d ntfs) and...

Backup Exec Services do not start after change machine name

Hello,System is Windows 2k Sp4 and Backup Exec v.11d.I am trying to recover my system from scratch, but cannot do it. After re install the OS I installed Backup Exec and tried to recover from <F8> and Directory Services Restore Mode option, but I got...

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Why are *.DR files updating?

Hi All, We run Backup Exec 10d on Windows Server 2003. Our daily backups consist of data on each server which is located on partitions other than the C: Drive. Once a month after applying the patches and updates, we run a backup containing the C: dri...

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Symantec Update zip files

Our organization is fairly new to the Symantec family of products. I was wondering, once the Symantec update .zip files are downloaded, unpacked and installed, would there be any harm in removing the .zips to free space?In other words, does Symantec ...

Livestate 6.0 not overwriting incremental files

I have an issue with Livestate 6.0 on three different Win2k3 Standard servers with SP1. Livestate is scheduled to take one snapshot base image on Sunday night with two incrementals per day on every day of the week. My problem is even though I said on...

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Data Recovery Question

Hi All,I'm new on here so excuse the following stupid question:I want to test a disaster recovery of my exchange server. I have a clean windows 2003 server. My question is do I need to install exchange before I recover from a backup or can I just rec...

IDR unable to establish connection with the media server

Hi!We use Veritas 10.d and i try to perform a remote idr from a windows 2003 server but if i get the box to logon to the media server i get the message "unable to establish connection with the media server". From the testserver i can make a ping to ...


History.We have SBS2003. Veritas 9.1. One of the local guys decided to move the exchange database from the C drive to the D drive and install Exchange SP3. Since then we are unable to get a good backup. We get the VSS: AOFO error that no one see...


I have been totally unsuccessful with IDR through version 10 and upwards. The IDR module was brilliant in version 8, what has Symantec done?Please can people tell me that it does work or I will start looking at differtent methods of server recovery....