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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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Backup Exec 2012 Nirvanix replacement

I have a client that recently spent quite a bit of money in Backup Exec licensing and hardware with the intent to do short term data storage to a local Exagrid while offloading long term storage to Symantec's cloud vendor Nirvanix.  This licensing wa...

Backup Exec 12 Jobs Hanging

Is there a way to keep Backup Exec 12 backup jobs from hanging active when there is no tape inserted?  Background: One of my clients is using Backup Exec 12 to do nightly backups to tape.  They have a single tape drive located internally to the serve...

User Account vs Service Account

Is it possibly to setup Backup Exec with a service account and not a user account? we currently use a user account that allows us to log into the backup servers. Backup Exec is using this account for running its services. we utilize Backup Exec 2010 ...

restore from tape that used BE 11d with BE 2010

I have to restore a file that was backed up using BE 11d. I have just upgraded to BE 2010 on a Win 2003 R2. I tried to upgrade to 2012 but that failed misserably. So I had to completely un-install and clean up things and then down graded and went to ...

mnjoe by Level 3
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Resolved! Backup Exec 2010 - EV Agent - Error Connecting to Database

Hello,      I am running Backup Exec 2010R2 with the Enterprise Vault Agent license installed.  I have an Enterprise Vault system, single server, all roles installed and the SQL databases are on a separate server running SQL Server 2008. ...

Cannot to connect BackupExec to Data Domain with OST Plug-In

Trying to connect via creation of a disk device. When clicking "Add OpenStorage" device in Backup Exec disk devices (Backup Exec 2010 R3 SP2), I am able to get to the point as follows in the attachment. I can get all fields to work, it sees it as a "...

drmont1 by Level 3
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Resolved! backup exec File Restore to a qnap NAS drive

We have small business server running backup exec 2010 R3 and we're trying to do a restore a QNAP NAS device ( We backup to an Ultrium tape drive ). I can set the target to the qnap\share but when i run the job it failes with:   Final error: 0xe00084...

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Agent Trust & Cluster issues

I'm using Backup Exec 2010 R3, SP2.  One of the computer I'm backing up is a Windows 2008 file server cluster, consisting of 2 nodes. I installed the agent on bath cluster nodes.  I setup the agent's trust on both nodes.  The cluter resource I'm back...

MitchR by Level 6
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BE2012 : deduplication and OST not proposed on install

Hi all, While testing BE2012 installation vs BE1020 R3, I can't find the checkbox options I had for OST - open Storage, nor for deduplication. I may understand that deduplciation could be included the BE2012 code .. why not ... but the OST is not pre...

Resolved! Backup Exec capability

i have a potential new customer with a bespoke setup looking for a backup solution, he has 1 x OES2 server 2 x Netware 6.5 servers and 24 x Suse Linux servers at 24 remote sites he would like to back them all up with a single soluition. i have read t...

CAETech1 by Level 2
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SPN with Backup Exec 2010

Trying to get Online Storage for Backup Exec on our Small Business Server 2011.  The only availible Protection Agent (for integration with Backup Exec) is for 32-bit machines. Surely this cant be right... I just want to try this out and ive spent 2 h...

Resolved! Backup on Tape storage

I have to install Backup Exec in a environment where I have Dell servers , IBM LTO3 Tape storage and IBM DS 8100 SAN and my client want to backup there primary servers like Exchange servers and SQL and some other important servers I have no experienc...

Resolved! BE2010

Dear all, We trying to deploy a symantec BE 2010, we have a few quetion, the quetion is: How to upgrade BE EXEC 12 to BE 2010?What is the best configuration and the licence we have implement for the scenario: BE 2010 for Aktive DirektoryBE 2010 for E...

Mr_R by Level 4
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Network Attached Storage

Is it possible to create a backup job for network attached storage?  Due to some recent storage space constraints on some older servers we want to connect a 2TB raid drive on the network, but we will need the ability to backup files that will reside ...

Resolved! Can't backup system state

Ok, next question... One of our servers, that happens to be a backup domain controller, we're using to run test backups with the trial version of 2010. The system logon account (which is same as system account right now) being used to backup this dc ...

Why can't Backup Exec tell me WHERE remote agents are installed?

I feel this is a common problem amongst users of Backup Exec (we're using version 12.5). When I run a Backup Exec License Assessment Tool Report, it reports how many "Licenses Detected," and "Licenses Used," but why won't it report to me WHERE the al...

Kalu by Level 3
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Resolved! Exception Error in BENT 2010 R2

Application totally re-installed from scrach at weekend. Ran twice successfully. Now console fails to start. Patched to date. Solution ideas welcomed.   Regards Ian Taylor Log Name:      Application Source:        Application Error Date:          2...

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Resolved! B2D - how to carve up 15TB SAN?

I will soon have an old SAN available for use as a backup-to-disk destination.  Currently using Backup Exec v12.5 on Windows 2008 Standard. What's the recommendation for drive sizes?  I'm tempted to make a single 15 Terabyte volume, but I shudder at ...

MitchR by Level 6
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