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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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bacup exec 2014 warning

hi, i face a problem on backup exec 2014 it is not acitrical problem,but i want to know the reason ,the backup exec alerts each day have warning about the test credential for Vcenter for the vmare that the automated credential test failed but when i ...

Resolved! Can't Backup files and folders stored on CSV

when am trying to backup files and folders stored in clustered shared volume the job end successfully with a size of 1.24KB; but when trying top backup any data from outside the CSV it just work fine and i can see data to restore please i need your...

ihajjar by Level 4
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Resolved! backup exec 2012

Good afternoon dear, tell them what the problem is.   Work Environment: A backup server application with the version of Symantec Backup Exec 2012 SP4, the operating system is Windows 2008 R2. The problem is this:   The jobs are running, but when...

Elmer_Gomez by Level 5
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Resolved! Backup Exec

Hello guys,  i have some questions We are plan to our backup exec 2010 upgrade to 2015 with High Availabilty. We prepare new server with differet IP and NAME.The new server should be in HA.and we need to migratev to new server. So i need know how...

shaabin by Level 4
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Resolved! Plug-in for Vmware Vcenter Appliance

I have installed de Backup exec Plugin for on vmware (version 2.1). With vCenter Client i connect to the vCenter Applianbe. When i click on the tab Symantec Backup Exec and log te backup server i see no info (see attachment). The same view when i log...

Resolved! Backup Exec 2015, Dashboard Info Screen

Hi Guys, I am looking for a monitoring product that can display basic information like failed jobs on an Web Page. It should be able to receive these sort of alerts from multiple Backup Exec sites. Are there any products that do something like this...

Cupis by Level 4
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Resolved! BE 2012 Test Run Job

Hello Is there a way of adding email alert functionalty to a Test run, i have configured a scheduled one before the backup job was succesful but i would like an email too (to avoid me manually checking) A prime example which happens quite a...

Acuity by Level 2
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Backup Exec 15 refreshing Virtual Machines

Hello everyone, I'm currently running Backup Exec 2015 and I'm backing up 43 VM's, devided over 1 vCenter and 3 ESXi hosts. I'm connecting to the vCenter server in order to get full VM backups - which is the preferred method for this company.  The ...

Resolved! Backup Randomly Exceeds Tape Size?

Hi,  Windows 2008 R2 Server, Backup Exec 2014, LTO-3 Tapes / Drive I am exeperiencing a strange issue, we backup up pretty much identical data on a daily basis, lets's say for arguments sake, 5GB is the absolute most the backup size will fluctuate....

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Resolved! Virtual Machine Validator

Looking for some guidance on the Virtual Machine validator component of the Symantec Backup Exec Management Plug-in for VMware.   I've installed the plug-in and an instance of vSphere client on our third media server, typically used for testing and...

Dead-Data by Level 5
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Resolved! Backup Exec Temporary Files & FIM

I am working on a FIM project right now and am going over some files I often see popping up in our reports. Three in particular are of interest to me: C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\VirtFile.sys C:\Windows\System32\DRVSTORE\VirtFile_BEECE804497C13681B...

Backup Speeds - was 2000MB/min now 130MB/min

I'm looking for some thoughts on where to begin looking for a problem we encountered last night. We're running backups to a Seagate 8TB USB drive using a USB3.0 port. Typically our nightly incrementals are between 400 and 700MB/min and the full back...

Resolved! BE upgrade from 10 to 15

Hello guys, i need some help,i have plan to our BE 2010 R3 server upgrade to 2015.Is it possible to upgrade directly or i need to upgrade first 2014 thenafter that 2015??   server details: Windows 2008 R2 std 8 GB RAM 64-bit OS

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Pessoal, Tenho uma dúvida, pois meu backup está passando para uma segunda fita já há uma semana e não sei onde ou quê está fazendo com o que isso aconteça. A compactação acontece, porém a taxa é baixa. 1:4,1 Existe algum relatório onde eu possa vi...

Resolved! Export backup job overview

Hello,   I have Backup Exec 2012 V. 14.0 I have 14 servers (each has its own job) that I backup every night.  When I start backup exec each morning, I notice that I am getting lost in the "job history overview" I was wondering if it is possibl...

Resolved! Backup Exec2010, "Job Contains No Data" - exceptions

Hi Everyone, I am finding a huge flood of alert mails coming through about "Job Contains No Data". We would like these notifications, since if someone emptied a location we would like to clean it up. However we sometimes backup directories that dont...

Cupis by Level 4
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Resolved! BE 2012 jobs getting hold automatically

Our BE 2012 jobs(scheduled) are getting hold. We haven't figured out the root cause of this. We are sure it is not done manually and we are encountering this thing in different media servers. Tried to check audit report to see if any one has done t...

Resolved! Backup Exec 15 catalog .prev files

Hi,   I upgraded from 2014 to 15 and seemed to go well...just an odbc error about the catalogs and I just conducted a catrebuildindex -r to see if that fixes it.  Other than that, can someone explain what the .prev file extension in the catalogs fo...

Backup Exec changes my text message address

My text message address is  I can send text messages from my email to this address when the dash is included.Everytime it tries to send me a text it removes the dash and the text becomes undeliverable.  The corresponding email show...

fkopka by Level 2
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