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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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Backup Exec 2015 - Agent For Windows???

Hello all -  I am currently upgrading my servers (FROM: Windows 2008 R2 with Backup Exec 2010 R3, TO: Server 2012 R2 with Backup Exec 2015). I do not recall ever needing a separate - 'Agent for Windows' when I purchased my licenses Backup Exec 2010...

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Resolved! Backup Exec 2010 R3 upgarde from SP3 to SP4

Scenario; Backup Exec 2010 R3 media server upgrade from SP3 to SP4 Agents upgraded to SP4 w/o reboot. Just enquiring whether agent communication will stop if servers are left unrebooted until maintenance window is available for reboot as it will b...

Resolved! BE2015 Capacity Edition - BE CAREFUL over license model

Hi, I don't ofter post, but i wanted to share my concerns over the limitations on the licensing model the Capacity Editions versions. Having previously been on BE 2014 SBS, Upon renewing my support , the distributer decided to Cross Grade my licens...

Backup Exec 15 migration failure

Hi, I am trying to migrate BE2012 server to BE15. I used installation disc to run installation and failed while installing SQL. (Please refer to attached files)How to roll back to BE 2012 ? Thanks

Simple way to copy jobs from a new MMS *to* CAS?

Hi, my scenario is thus: 2x standalone 2015 servers (legacy VM estate(backup2) and new vm estate(Backup1) being backup up seperately) Get old VM estate retired, buy CAS license, create CAS server, use backup2 as test platform as legacy estate gon...

Resolved! BE 15 - administration console is older..

Hi All, Today morning we have run into problem with connecting over administration console to server. Server console works fine but on my laptop I cannot connect. Message says:   Unable to connect to the requested server. The administration consol...

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upgrade backup exec 2012 to backup exec 2014/2015 fails

Hello,   I tried upgrading our existing backup exec server but I keep getting the following error in the log: 07-22-2015,05:16:20 : EXEC sp_attach_db 'BEDB',@filename1 = N'C:\Program Files\Symantec\Backup Exec\Data\BEDB_Dat.mdf', @filename2 = N'C:...

Resolved! About BE 2015 migration

Hi, Currently run BE 2010 R3 and BE 2012 sp4 in 2 servers. I am planning to migrate both to BE 2015. For BE server migration, am I just direct install BE 2015 ? Anything need to prepare / do before ?For agnet, am I just copy installation files of ...

Resolved! Upgrading to BUE 15 from 10d... Catalog files not working

So... We are upgrading from BUE 10d and attempting to make 15 work.   We have 10d installed on a 2003 server, while 15 is on a 2008.  I have already learned the hard way that BUE 15 doesn't really like the old 10d catalog files.   We have also fig...

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Resolved! Export and Import Backup Exec Jobs (from 2014 to 15)

Hello. I find this way to export jobs and settings: Get-BEBackupDefinition | Export-BEBackupDefinition > script.ps1 And in this script Powershell ISE marked string 333 as error syntax: [CmdletBinding(DefaultParameterSetName = 'NoSelectionsParamet...

Resolved! Migrating from BE2010R3 to BE 15

hi everybody I`m working with BE2010 R3 for a long time, but for this versions weakness to support from some OS and Applications (like, WinServer2012, Redhat 6.X and MS Exchange2013 and ...) , I have to use BE 15, so I download the terial verion o...

Resolved! Windows Server SB2k11

Hello, Just a quick question about Backup Exec 2015. Is the Backup Exec 2010 R2 software upgradeable to the Backup Exec 2015.. I viewed the Software Compatibility guide but couldn't figure it out. If someone could let me know if this will work that ...

Backup directly from SAN to Tape using backup exec 15?

Hi Everybody, This is my problem. I am using SAN of Proware which doesn't support NDMP, so that I can't use BE 2010R3 to backup directly from SAN to Tape(Tandberg Data). The LUN mapped to backup server cannot be seen. How about Backup Exec 15? Does...

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Resolved! Backup Exec Upgrade 2012 to 2015

Wondering if someone could walk me through the backup process from backup exec 2012 to 2015. I have license keys for both 2014 and 2015 which I've heard you need to upgrade to 2014 and then to 2015 from 2012.. Is this correct?? Also where do I apply ...

Resolved! Symantec Live Update for BE2010 R3

I just have upgraded my BE 12.5 to 2010R3. It's working fine now. I just discover that a live update is available for this BE. Please have a look over the snap. Do i need to go ahead? Please note that, i haven't run any update or hotfix after instal...

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Resolved! Direct Upgrade from BE 2010 R3 to BE 2014 SP2 enquiry

Hi, I'm planning to direct upgrade BE 2010 R3 to BE 2014 SP2. Seem that this is the first time I'm doing this & also lack of expertise around me, need some advise in here.   My concern is : 1) Is the job schedule that have been created in BE 2010...

Backup Exec Update 2015 from 2012/2011

I have licensing for 2015 backup v-ray for virtualized environments 4 of these and then 2 license keys for applications and databases. I need to know where these keys need to be applied?? Should the 2 license keys for applications and databases be ap...