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Restoring from Backup Set without server - BE 2012

We were using Backup Exec 2012 for our production Exchange server. We hired a MSP last February to do our backups and they use another program which uses the same ports as Backup Exec. Before we ...
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Backup exec LTO tape capacity shows as 17.8GB

I have come across administering a Backup Exec 10d system, and all its tapes show a Total Capacity of 17,8 GB while showing a Used Capacity of e.g. 281GB. The tapes are LTO2 so they should have 200GB ...
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Mitigating low usb disk space error in backup scenario

In our workplace we have setup a backup system consisting the Symantec Backup Exec 2010 R3 and Synology NAS The backup are scheduled as follows Symantec Backup Exec ---[1]---> Synology Rack ...
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Backup Exec 2012: How to restore file from tape made on other server?

We have Backup Exec 2012 on Windows Server 2008 servers. I am on "server A", I have a tape from "server B". On "Server A", I can inventory and catalog the tape, and see the backup sets on it. But ...
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Backup Exec 2010: Cleaning job refuses to start

Backup Exec 2010, the cleaning job refuses to start and its status always remain Ready; Unknown. BE doesn't seem to provide any information as to why the job won't start.
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anyone know how open cattools.exe xml output report?

I have the cattools.exe xml report output from backup exec 2012, anyone know how to open it ? it's an xml like this: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?><CatResults IC="1" ...
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my HP storageworks msl 2024 tape library says

the backup tape in my tape library could not eject, its was complaining about Magazine locked by host system, please help me out because am not able to backup the transaction for two days now. I have ...
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ESXi 5.5 HDD and Tape drive paths

I got a new Dell server with a PERC H310 (2 HHD in RAID 1) and a SAS 5/E adapter for a Dell Power vault 4 tape Drive. I installed ESXi 5.5 with a windows 2k8R2 and a Debian virtual machine. I'm ...
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Symantec Backup Exec 2010 Can't Mount or Explore

In the past when trying to restore specific files from a Symantec Backup Exec backup, I would right-click on the relevant recovery point, click Explore and then OK. Alternatively I could go to Recover ...
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Backup Exec 2012 will not backup Sharepoint 2010

Backup Exec 2012 SP3 is unable to 'see' Sharepoint 2010 installed on the same server for backing up. MSSQL 2008, Symantec Backup Exec 2012, Sharepoint 2010 are all installed on same server. Agent for ...
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VERITAS Backup Exec does not accept tapes

VERITAS Backup Exec 8.60 Rv 3878 does not accept brand new Sony SDX3-100C tapes using a Compaq AIT 50 GB tape drive. I want to introduce new tapes to an ancient backup system as described above on a ...
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Time difference between servers after disaster recovery

We are running an old training system based on Windows Server 2003 and XP-clients. The solution is rather simple with four servers, two of them beeing DC:s. Everything is preconfigured and that goes ...
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Backup Exec 2012 not backing up SQL logs

I am unable to make BUE 2012 backup (and truncate) the SQL Logs from our Microsoft SQL 2005 and SQL 2008 database servers that are set to FULL mode. No errors are being reported, but the Transaction ...
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HP MSL2024 LTO6 2 Drive & HP ProLiant DL180 G6

Wanted to get some insight on setting up the below. I have an existing backup server: HP ProLiant DL180 G6 running Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard 64-Bit & Backup Exec 12.5. And recently purchased ...
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Recommended disk array for backup use with SCDPM? [closed]

I am trying to create a new disk array that will have two purposes: Archiving data long-term nightly backups This is replacing 10 TB configured across several consumer grade USB disks, Backup ...
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backup exec 2012: how know a specific tape content

how can I know the content of a specific tape ? I backed up my exchange 2007 mailboxes on a monthly mediaset, now I want export the media but I don't know which media I have to export.
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Does backup data go through the backup exec server?

I'm reading over the Backup Exec 2012 manual and planning our deployment. One thing I haven't figured out is if the actual data always goes through the backup exec server to the storage, or if it ...
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what to backup on windows server over vmware [closed]

I have backup exec 2012 and I have to backup about 10 windows (2003/2008/2012) servers. The windows machine are over a vmware environment (the old 3.5 for now). I want to backup both vmware image ...
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backup exec 2012: what are catalogs and inventories?

in the backup exec 2012 environment what are the catalogs and the inventories ? I have read the manual but honestly I have not understood. I am sorry for my basic question but it seems that what I ...
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Mixing jumbo frames on Vsphere 5 ISCSI network

We have a HP C7000 blade chassis with a HP Lefthand SAN solution. The ISCSI network is in its own VLAN and is using the standard MTU of 1500. We also have a backup exec 2012 server that has read ...
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Determining what media Backup Exec selects

I have set up three backup jobs with Backup Exec 2010. It's a standard GFS, using a 24 slot Hp tape library. Right now we are just using 17 tapes. Slot 1-6 are daily, 7-10 are weekly and 11 and up are ...
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How does append period work and why should I bother about it?

I'm sitting and trying to understand how Appending Period and more importantly WHY should I use it and HOW do I use it for smart and efficient backups. I've been rummaging through tutorials, checking ...
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Method to Backup Files/Directories while Maintaining File Structure - Per Year

I need a method that may be able to accomplish what I am trying to do. This is a one time thing, any direction would be appreciated. I need to archive a massive Windows share but I would like to be ...
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Do these files look like virus remnants?

We've been having Backup Exec issues related to a corrupt file within SYSVOL on an SBS 2008 server. An anti-virus scan removed a file (the same one BE was failing on) from within the scripts folder as ...
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connect Powervault tl2000 over network for old backup exec tapes

I need to connect a Powervault tl2000 to one of our rebuilt server to recover some data from an old tape. We don't use BackupExec or the PowerVault any more so I downloaded a trial version of BE2012 ...
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How can I restore part of a mailbox from an RDB?

I need to restore only part of a mailbox that was deleted by accident. I restored the database and tried to associate it to a dummy test account but get the error Failed Error: The mailbox ...
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Restoring an Exchange 2007 SP3 GRT backup from Backup Exec 12 yields error E000848C

I am trying to restore an individual folder from an Exchange 2007 GRT backup, and the restore is failing with error code E000848C. The setup is a Windows Server 2008 Standard x64 machine running ...
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VSS Snapshot Warning - File c:\windows\system32\mtxcip2.dll is not present on the snapshot

Our backup server is a Server 2012 R2 machine running Backup Exec 2012. I receive the error while backing up a Server 2008 server which is running the Backup Exec Remote Agent, Symantec Protection ...
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purging permanently deleted items from Exchange 2010 after backup

I am using BackupExec 2010 R3 and Exchange 2010. Full backups are taken weekly with a daily incremental. When looking at the output of Get-MailboxStatistics, I have noticed that the value for ...
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Random Delays backing up VMWare Servers with Backup Exec 2012

Since upgrading to Backup Exec 2012 we have been experiencing a significant increase in backup times. The data throughput is about where it was before, the problem seems to be random delays between ...
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SQLServer Express Single or Multiple Instance Installation

Due to a hardware failure, we are migrating the software installed from one server to a new one. There are two pieces of software (vmware vcenter and symantec backup exec) that rely on separated ...
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Configuring Backup Exec 2012 using USB hard drives as media

I have found some information on this but have not found the exact answers to these questions. Background I have installed backup exec 2012 (with agents for databases) I have configured a storage ...
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Backing up Windows 2003 Server that has Certificate Authority

I want to export and migrate a Certificate Authority CA role from a Windows 2003 machine to a new copy of Windows 2008 R2 virtual machine. I was told that I cannot have 2 CA roles on the same network ...
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LTO 2 tape performance in LTO 3 drive

I have a pile of LTO 2 tapes, and both an LTO 2 drive (HP Ultrium 460e), and an autoloader with an LTO 3 drive in (Tandberg T24 autoloader, with a HP drive). Performance of the LTO 2 tapes in the LTO ...
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Automatically Snapshoting AWS instances (or other back up strategy)

I just realized that my aws instance count has risen into the double digits. I'm currently backing portions of my folders and dbs and moving them off to a backup instance. What I think I should be ...
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Backup Exec 2012 - Global exclusions by directory name?

I'm kind of a n00b with BE, so forgive me if this should be obvious. With other backup systems in the past, we have had a general policy of excluding any folder named DoNotBackup. This provides a ...
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BackupExec 2012 File System Archiving - Access is denied to Remote Agent

Gentlemen, I've been struggling with a Trial version of Symantec Backup Exec 2012 for about a week now. It was installed as an upgrade to our 12.5 license, and the setup completed with no issues. ...
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Backup Exec-Should Exchange 2010 be backed up as DAG and individual servers?

I have two Exchange 2010 servers running a DAG. One server is onsite, the other is at a co-lo. I'm running Backup Exec 2012 to backup the DAG. My question is: Do i need to configure jobs to backup ...
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Restore Exchange 2003 database to disk on a server not running Exchange

I need to restore an Exchange 2003 database to disk on a server that is not running Microsoft Exchange, would that be possible? or would Backup Exec only restore to a server running Exchange? If it ...
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Backup Exec 2010 import/export jobs

We are in a process of replacing DC and our Backup Exec 2010 is located on it. I would rather not have to rebuild all the jobs that we have in it now, my question is, is there a way to export them ...
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BackupExec 10d crashing 2k3 server

There are two weeks now since I'm doing repository-like backup, because BE10d is crashing the file server. The computer is a NEC Express 5800, 2xXeon, 1 GB RAM, 4 SCSI drives in RAID 5 w/ spare, one ...
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USB 3 External Drives + Hub for Server Backups?

Background My company is a small to mid-sized business and averages 200-350 GBs of backups per night, coming from 12 servers. Our backups are running on Backup Exec 12.5. We want to be really cheap ...
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How to duplicate a backup set from one media server to another

I really honestly can't figure out how to do this. It's easy enough to open Backup Exec and tell it to duplicate the data on one local device onto another local device. What I cannot figure out how ...
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Use Backup Exec configuration 2010 R3 file on 2012

I'm looking to upgrade my backup solution from Symantec Backup Exec 2010 R3 (Which i believe is the same version as 13) to Backup Exec 2012. Now, it's pretty easy to open BEutility and use the "Copy ...
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Backing up and restoring remote servers

I have backup exec 2010 R2. Going to be upgrading to 2012 here in the next day or two. I have several servers onsite and 4 remote servers. To backup the 4 remote servers to the tape library device ...
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Symantec Backup Exec can't see network shares

I have a CentOS 6 host with a NFS export where I have stored some virtual machine backups. Now I want those backups to tape for archival. I have mounted the share to a drive letter under Windows 2003 ...
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Backup Exec - How does it see Overwriteable media?

I have a Backup to Disk folder (on a USB Drive) which does a full backup Monday through Saturday, inclusive. It runs at 23:00 each day, but the drive is only large enough to fit 5 backups. (Each ...
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Strange Symantec Backup Exec behavior

On one of our main servers (a Poweredge R510 running Server 2008 R2 Standard 6.1.7601 SP1 Build 7601), we run Symantec Backup Exec 2010 R3 (Version 13.0 Rev. 5204, 64-bit). Each night, we have a ...
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Backup Exec - Differential Backups and Overwriting

I have a setup for a customer whereby a full backup is conducted on a Friday - then Monday through to Thur, differentials are carried out. Now, there is a single media set for these two jobs (I ...
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Trying to backup Exchange Mailbox Store using Backup Exec 2010

I am trying to backup our Exchange Mailbox Store using Backup Exec 2010 R3 but when I select "Microsoft Information Store" and view the mailbox store it says that it is 0 KB in size. Is there ...