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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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Help with BE 2010 R3 VMWare Backup / Recovery

We are testing Backup Exec 2010 R3 in backing up our VMWare VCenter Server 5 environment. RAWS is installed in VCenter Server, in our selection list, BE detects all VMs on the VCenter Server. Upon selecting each VM, only one VMDK file is showing up, ...

Resolved! Failed to mount one or more virtual disk images

Hey Guys, Have Backup Exec 2012 installed, with SP1a, and all latest Hotfixes 180964, 189571 installed (which is meant to address the issue below), but i'm still getting it for one AVVI VM backup (with GRT). Backup- VMVCB::\\\VCGuestVm\(...

Morgster79 by Level 3
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Resolved! Need a Backup/Recovery Recommendation

Hi All, I have a client with multiple servers contemplating upgrading to new servers or replacing with VMWare. I would like to provide a cost/benefit analysis of backup/recovery of physical servers as opposed to virtual servers.  For this is I will n...

kwcompco by Level 3
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Job rate B2D slow

Hello, We are experiencing a problem with the backup 2 disk jobs. De jobs are running to slow. Last week it worked fine, but this week it doesn't. Some information: Windows Server 2008 R2 x64Symantec Backup Exec 2010 R3 (Rev. 5204)Disk is formatted N...

Resolved! VM level combined with Exchange DAG backup

A customer has an Exchange 2010 farm with two Exchange Database Servers running in a Windows 2008 VM hosted on vSphere 5.0 HA Cluster. A DAG is created for mailbox HA. We are backup up the databases via the DAG thru the passive copy. We also need to ...

BackupExec 2010 R3 Failure on vSphere/ESXi 5

I'm having an issue backing up virtual machines in our new vSphere 5 environment. Our setup is: 2x Dell PowerEdge R710 ESXi 5 Hosts 1x Dell EqualLogic PS6100x SAN 1x Dell PowerEdge R510 Backup Server - Windows 2008 R2 & BackupExec 2010 R...

Resolved! Exchange 2010 DAG - Virtual backup or not?

Hi We currently have all our Exchange mailbox servers and CAS/HUB servers virtualized with VMware. We are using Backup Exec 2012.  Right now i have installed Remote Agents on the mailbox servers, and i have setup the backup to go directly to the DAG ...

SimonGA by Level 2
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Vmware, server 2003 slow, 2008 fast?

Hi, We have 2 domain controllers. one of them runs running server 2003 SP2, the other one server 2003 R2 X64) Our backup server is a Server 2008R2 x64 server with backup exec 2010, the tape drive is a HP LTO4 and connected via SCSI. The backup serve...

Denskie by Level 3
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Introducing the Backup Exec Deduplication Assessment Tool

The Symantec Backup Exec team has recently released a partner tool designed to accurately demonstrate the value of the deduplication technology found in Backup Exec and the Backup Exec 3600 Appliance.  More information can be found at the correspond...

Bill_Felt by Level 6
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Backup of VMware VMs with configured RDMs

We are running VMware 5 hosting a two-node Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 FailoverCluster (SQL Server 2008 R2) using three physical compatibility mode RAW LUNs from our fibre channel SAN. While we backup SQL data with BackupExec 2012 SP1 SQL Agent,...

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Resolved! Network setings missing from vm restore

We are currently busy performing a live DR test of all our prod servers consisting of 2003 and 2008 Windows servers. The 2003 servers restore no problem. The restore job for the 2008 servers also finish successfully. However when starting up the 2008...

Ruska by Level 4
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erreur anterieur dans le travail et fichier .DR

bonjour, Pour mes sauvezgardes je fais d'abord une duplication puis cette duplication je la sauvegarde sur LTO4. je rencontre plusieurs erreurs, la premiere que je ne comprends pas vraiment, si vous pouviez m'eclairez un peu. Une sélection sur le pér...

Tux74 by Level 4
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Vmware Backup D2D2T

HI Guys, I am trying to setup a vmware disk-to-disk-to-tape backup stratergy. We have approx 1tb of virtual machines to backup which i would like offsite to tape. The main concern is the amount of time to backup. We have a time window of approx 8 hou...

Resolved! Can't restore GRT data from VMed Exchange

Hi all, We just got to backup this VMed Exchange 2010 SP1 (on VMware 5) with Backup Exec 2012 SP1. Backup Job is fine and no errors so far. However, my customer needs to restore some messages from a Mailbox now but errors show within the Job Logs and...

Resolved! Insufficient disk space when performing Granular restore.

Hi, I'm trying to perform a GRT restore of a single file from a virtual machine disk. When I attempt the restore it appears that BUE is restoring the entire virtual disk to C:\temp and eventually fails with an "insufficient disk space" error. I scann...

mari by Level 4
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Backup VM Order

  Recently, we've upgraded to BE2012, same as most of you, we used BE2010 as the backup solution. After over 1 month for testing, the impression of BE2012 is bad, frankly speaking, it is the worst idea to change backup concept to server based instead...

Exchange 2010 backup REALLY slow

Hi all! We have some customers complaining about how slow is Exchange Backup Jobs is with Backup Exec. I have visited both of them and they were using the following (64 bit): Exchange 2010 SP1 (both VMs).BE 2012 to SATA DAS array / BE 2010 to FC 8GB ...

Resolved! Exception with VMed Exchange 2010 / BE2012

Dear all, We have installed BE 2012 to backup a VMed (VMware vSphere 5.1) Exchange 2010 SP1 (both are 64bit W2K8 R2 SP1) at a customer datacenter. Currently, we can backup that server using RAWS (and not AVVI) although at a really slow rate (about 80...