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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...

klauskresnik by Moderator
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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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Cannot uninstall Backup Exec 2010 R2

Afternoon all, I have an issue with a customer which is driving me demented. They have BE 2010 R2 SBS edition running on a Windows SBS 2008 server; it generally runs OK, but various issues (LiveUpdate problems, etc.) have made me decide that an upgr...

FSL by Level 3
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Resolved! Another version of the Backup Exec Remote Agent for Windows Systems is installed on this computer. Uninstall the Remote Agent before continuing with the installation.

Dear all, I am using Symantec Backup Exec 2012 to back up about 65 different servers, there is just one (actually two but lets focus on this one) I am having problems with. Whenever I try to remotely install the network agent I get the following e...

Backup Exec without LiveUpdate

I need to deploy antivirus on my file servers, but antivirus client see Symantec LiveUpdate as incompatible with antivirus. If I remove LiveUpdate and install it after deploying antivirus, what troubles can I receive?

Backup Exec 12.5 for Windows Uinstall Fails

Hi, I'm hoping that someone can help me with this. I have Backup Exec installed on Windows Server 2008 and it refuses to uninstall. The uninstall rolls back when nearing completion. To note, we tried to install Backup Exec 2012 on the same server...

Mitka by Level 2
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Resolved! Installation problem / V-225-205 / Backup Exec 2012

Hi, I'm tring to install Backup Exec to Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. When i do pre-installation, i get everthing ok except avti-virus. I use Administrator account to install and use for Backp Exec but install rolls back when it comes to end. I attach...

BU 2012 not updating

I have a BU 2012 install on a 2008 Server that will not update, delete from server or let me add options to the install ( will download SP$ but will not install it). My jobs are still running normally? Has anyone encounterd this? Anybody have a sol...

Resolved! cannot remove robotic library

This is BE2012 SP4 I have a single Robotic Library (Sony Lib-81 - on the Symantec HCL). and have been having trouble with it for weeks. As part of thetroubleshooting I'm trying to remove it so I can install again, however whenever I try to delete it...

Errors in Server Manager logs

Hello! We are using Backup Exec2010 R3 with be2896R344584_64bit_348105 patch on Windows Server 2008 R2 Standart. After instalation of BE we are facing a problem: there are many error messages in Server Manager logs (Diagnostics - Event Viewer Windo...

Backup exec 2010 R2 Manuel Removal

Hi I have backup Exec 2010 R2 installed on a server running Windows 2008 I am unable to upgrade the current version or uninstall the current version When I run the uninstall I dont even get as far as the splash screen and when I try to upgrade I get...

KeithHG by Level 2
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最近我们一个用户选择升级了be到2012,使用了一段时间后表示很不喜欢其操作,执意要降回12.5。 我知道升级的时候时候是可以自动迁移的,降级提供这种操作么?还是只有卸载与重装BES呢? 谢谢解答!

sunnyjiajia123 by Not applicable
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Resolved! Unable to Uninstall/Install BE2012

Hello,  We have BE2012 running on a SBS2011 box and all was going well untill about 2 weeks ago when we started receiving errors with every backup job. After troubleshooting we decided to uninstall/re-install BE (only 1 backup job so easy to set up)....

Removing a Managed Backup Exec server 2012 from CAS

hi when i trying to remove a managed backup Exec Server from Central Administration server i get "jobs prefered on this server cannot delete server". i checked all the jobs and change storage & Server to CAS Server ,but still cant delete the managed ...

mgmasterv2 by Level 6
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Backup Exec Agent Remove Fail

Hello, I tried to remove the agent from my server to install the upgraded one but i didn't success. below is the logs. 03-11-2014,11:49:56 : EnumProcesses Counts: 105 03-11-2014,11:49:56 : Windows Operating System Version: 6.1 03-11-2014,11:49:56 :...

Hamza by Level 3
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BE2010R3 - install SP3 again ?

I get error messages from one of the VMs. The VM runs W2008R2 and is also a DC with AD. The backup seems to run correct backing  up about 41GB. The verify runs also. But the result is an error message. SP3 for BE2010R3 is installed. I also tried to r...

License Assessment Tool shows incorrect information.

Hello, folks. I have an issue. We have two licenses Agent for Windows, but License Assessment Tool shows that we're using three agents and we have to buy another one license. On two of this servers i already uninstalled agents, but on one server we d...

Resolved! Linux Media Server Option license violation - huh?

I'm running Backup Exec 2012 on Windows Server 2008 for backing up several Windows servers and an ESXi host. Today I added a Linux server to be backed up. After restarting the Backup Exec services I was greeted with a message (translated from German)...

Artegic by Level 6
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