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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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B2D Jobs gone after migrating to new Server

Trying to upgrade to BE20 eventually.  Upgraded W2008R2 server to W2012R2 and then had to uninstall original BE2014 (did not work after OS upgrade).  Installed new copy of BE15 and did not touch the Ext HD BEData folder that was used for B2D. Was abl...

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Upgrade from Backup Exec 2012 to 2014 AFTER upgrade to W2012R2

Hi.  I upgraded W2008R2 to W2012R2 because of MS end of support without realizing that my installed BE 2012 was not compatible with W2012R2.  So now BE2012 won't launch.  I have the install media and a license for BE2014.  Can I do an install and hav...

kevsean by Level 3
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Backup Exec 2012 Upgrade to 2014 or 15

We are currently looking to upgrade our Backup Exec 2012 CASO/MMS environment and have some questions: We would be keeping our existing servers and upgrading the Backup Exec software.  What is the recommended path since 15 is now the current version...

js_newc by Level 4
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Resolved! BAckup Exec 2010 R3 Sp4

Hello, We are currently using Backup Exec 2010 R3 SP4(media/remote/agents) in our environment.It will be very helpful if someone can let me know till when Veritas will be supporting this version of software so that we can plan for an upgrade.Called ...

Arkya by Level 4
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Resolved! BE15 OS Migration 2008->2012

Hello, We have a physical server who run Backup Exec 15, on Windows 2008 R2 OS. We need to update this serveur to Windows 2012 R2, and keeping the BE 15 configuration identical. This BE has a Dedup Store, stored on a separated partition. This part...

BE Upgrade and Migration to new server

Hi, Customer is planning to upgrade their backup exec 12.5 to 2014 and to migrate to a new server.  Would you recommend to upgrade the backup exec first to current server then migrate to new server or to migrate first then perform upgrade? Current...

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Resolved! Backup Exec 15 FP3 destroyed ability to make VHDX backups

Since installing FP3 on my Backup Exec 15 servers, I can no longer backup my Hyper-V VMs using Full VM Image backup. I am forced to use the Agent based backups. The reason is that when backing up VMs with the Full VM Image backup (VHDX), it creates ...

Resolved! Upgrade question Hardware

Hi,   We want to upgrade to BE 15 and we have a Dell PowerVault 124T  Library. I did go throuw the hardware SCL of BE 15 I can see LTO-5 FH But not LTO-5 Ultrium is this means our library is not compatible with BE 15? This is the property of my ...

Shahin by Level 6
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Unable to get new agent license

I have been trying to purchase a new Backup Exec agent license (SQL server) for the past month. My vendor is telling me that there is a backlog of license requests because of the split (Symantec/Vertias) and there is nothing he can do. Is anyone else...

Resolved! B.EXec 2012 Updates

Where can I manually download updates for B.Exec 2012. (We are in a DMZ and cannot access LiveUpdate drom our media server) The B.Exec server tool says we have version 14.0.1798.1244 I don't know if this is associated with a service pak or not.   ...

Resolved! Advice on Backupexec Setup Shared Storage

Here is the scenario: Current Setup is: Server: Dell PowerEdge R720xd CPU: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2660 0 @ 2.20GHz (2 Processors) Memory: 65470MB Storage: DataDomain DD640 Quantum Scalar i500 Tape Library with 2xLTO4 & 2xLTO6 Local DisktoDis...

Resolved! Upgrade to Backup Exec 2015 cannot use SQL 2014

Hi, I am using Windows Server 2012 R2 and Backup Exec 2014 with local SQL Express 2014. Now i want to upgrade to Backup Exec 2015. I downloaded Backup_Exec_15_14.2_FP1_MultiPlatforms_Multilingual.zipExtracted all and started the installationat "SQ...

Resolved! Backup Exec 2014 with SP2 upgrade Steps Bckup Exec 15

Hi, I have operating system Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard with Backup Exec 2014 SP2, when I run live update I found below 2 updates Backup Exec 2014 Revision 1786 Hotfix 227745  (147547.6 KB) Symantec Backup Exec 15 is now available!         (25...

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Resolved! Symantec Backup Exc 15 license

Good day, I have Symnatec Backup Exec 15 and licenses had installed on Windows Server 2012 with information as below: A) BACKUP EXEC SERVER ED WIN 1 SERVER ONPREMISE STANDARD PERPETUAL LICENSE        (Entitled Qty : 1) B) BACKUP EXEC OPT LIBRARY...

bvn63 by Level 3
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Resolved! Merging Backup Exec databases

hi, My scenario: Two separate physical servers, each one with a standalone installation of Backup Exec 2010 R3 SP4. Each installation have it's own database and catalog. Is there a way to merge the database of Server1 to the other Server2 while k...

Resolved! Backup Exec Upgrade and Migration with a separate SQL server

Hey Everyone! We're looking to upgrade BE2012 to 2014 (maybe 2015, but I hear the process is basically the same), and we have also purchased a new backup server that we would like to move to. Our current environment is just one BE server, the datab...

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