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Using NDMP Device as Storage in Symantec Backup Exec 2012

In our backup system, a group of servers are being backed up using Symantec Backup Exec 2012 to HP Disk Cartridges. We use HP Ultrium 5-SCSI as the disk drive, and HP 1x8 G2 Autoloader to load the ...
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Symantec Enpoint Protection blocking mapped printer install

We're having a strange issue with Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) version 12.1 on Windows 7 clients. When our users try to map a new network printer from our print server (double-click on the ...
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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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Symantec Endpoint Protection virus definition files

Are Symantec Endpoint Protection virus definition files protected by "Protect Symantec security software from being tampered with or shutdown" option? in other words I want to know if virus ...
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Drowning in Norton Endpoint Protection virus definition files

I've been noticing that my 40 GB C: drive on the Windows 2008 Server keeps getting filled up. After investigation I found that this is a known issue with SEP described in article TECH180056 on ...
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SEPMC fail connection

Our Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager have stopped working. I get error that the server can't be found. It's a single server installation where we RDP in and use the Symantec Console local on the ...
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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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Symantec Endpoint Protection 12 blocking internet connection

I have a user that gets blocked from the internet periodically due to a setting within Symantec Endpoint Protection . The warning he gets is similar to: Traffic from IP address 192.168.1.1 is ...
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Running SEP scans with the SYSTEM account

I need to run Symantec Endpoint Protection scans on Windows 7 systems using the SYSTEM account. I know that I can run DoScan.exe to manually run a scan, and this works fine using a regular user ...
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Symantec BE: How is data flow of backups/restore to storage pools?

I am evaluating Symantec's BackupExec 2012 and was wondering how does the backup data flow from the server that as being backed up to the storage pool. E.g. My BE server is in city A, the server that ...
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Backup using Dell powervault 124T

I connected my Dell PowerVault 124T to my Windows Server using SCSI cable, I set IP and Address mask for remote connection on my Dell device. I red on Dell page that Symantec Backup Exec is compatible ...
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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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Backups devices for Windows Server Backup and Symantec [closed]

What is the best way to backup windows SQL, Exchange or AD servers data to? NAS, external USB , iSCSI or perhaps some other backup solution? I will not however be considering cloud backup solutions ...
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Ghost Solution Suite: Booting over PXE to WinPE for re-imaging, then booting to installed OS

I have 40 networked computers that need to be re-imaged each night over a network via an automatic and unattended process. This is to reset the computers to a default state, as well as update the ...
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Symantec NetBackup restore - Incremental backup

We are using Net Backup as a corporate solution. Incremental backups are taken daily during the week and then a weekly backup is done at the weekend (Saturday). My colleague has restored a folder to ...
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Symantec Netbackup : Oracle restore fails “exited with status 13: file read failed”

I am restoring Oracle datafile size of 1200GB. Datafile is read from backup piece size of 4000GB(4TB). Note: As I monitored 4TB is processed totaly to read all blocks of my datafile. I had several ...
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Symantec Endpoint Protection “portscan attack” false alarms?

On two Windows 7 machines in my LAN I have Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 installed. Things work fine, but several time per day I get to see the following warning: I had a thorough look at the ...
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symantec endpoint protection service stuck at stopping

I am trying to uninstall Symantec Endpoint Protection, but I can't, the services stuck at stopping. Symantec Endpoint Protection is installed on Windows 2003 R2 server. Any suggestions on how to do ...
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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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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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Symantec AntiVirus virus definitions file version date is not updating

I'm keeping tabs on a remote sever that is running Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Server 10.1.7.7001. About a month ago, the Virus Definition File version date stopped updating and hasn't updated since ...
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Configure Symantec Netbackup to send mails about successful and failed backups

I have Symantec Netbackup 7.0 on windows 2008. I have configured backup jobs. I want it to send me notofications about successful and failed backups. I can receive notifications about failed backups ...
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symantec Backup Exec 2010 vs 2012

I have a work group of 30+ computers and would like to backup to a Buffalo NAS. I don't want to buy agents for each computer's but to install just the administrator console on one machine and run ...
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Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business disabling Windows 2008 R2 Firewall, how do I stop this?

We have SEP 12.1 RU1 Small Business Edition and we're deploying to Windows 2008 R2 machines. It seems that SEP is disabling the native firewall. Has anyone seen this? Specifically, The SEP Firewall ...
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Symantec Backup exec 2012 for SBS - moving data to offsite drives

Can anyone advise how best to run the following strategy, or even if it is possible/sensible strategy? I am looking to backup an SBS server using BE2012 where the data is backed up on a weekly full ...
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Backup Exec thnks tape drive with Exchange Backup is a server

I have a tape drive with a Exechange Public Folder backup set that I wish to restore to Exchange Server 2010. Backupexec sees the dataset and can access the tape drive for file selection. It keeps ...
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Cannot get Backup Exec 11d to recognize my RDX device on windows server?

We have Backup Exec 11d for windows server running on windows server that currently backups up our data on tape drive. We purchased an 500GB RDX drive to replace the tape drives but cannot get Backup ...
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Backup Exec & Multiple Servers

So I'm looking at our current Backup Exec system and am running into a very basic issue with only a stupidly complex solution as far as I've seen on their site. Servers back up one at a time. We ...
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How to backup Backup Exec 2010 job setup, job history, catalogs etc

How do you make a backup of the job setup, job history, catalogs etc for Symantec Backup Exec 2010 Small Business Server edition and how do you restore them again afterwards? Do I just need to backup ...
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How many Symantec Backup Exec agents do I need?

I will be deploying Backup Exec 2010 R3 to an environment with multiple Windows Server 2008 R2 Domain Controllers. Do I need to backup Active Directory off of each DC? If yes, would I need a BE ...
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beremote.exe high cpu utilization

I have x64 windows 2008 R2 domain controller running on a VM with Symantec Backup Exec Remote Agent Utility installed. Every night when backups run my nagios warns me that CPU utilization is 96% for ...
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Set Up Symantec Ghost Console 11.5 to reference its machine groups from Active Directory

I am trying to set our Ghost Console so it would reference AD for the Machine Groups so every time I move a computer around in active directory, it would update accordingly. I have researched about it ...
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Clone HD using Symantec Ghost Solution Suite 2.5

All I want to do is a simple Hard drive clone on my Windows 2003 SBS. Last time I used this software is was a pain in the neck having to mount it on a different server and run a Ghost Cast. Is there a ...
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Should I run an antivirus program inside Windows VMs?

We have several Windows VMs (all user editions, no server editions). We install virus scanners inside the VMs to protect them from users. The real-time file scanning kills I/O performance inside the ...
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Back up server in separate domain

I currently have a backup server on one domain, say domain A. This backup server has Backup exec 11d installed on it, and is responsible for backing up numerous other servers in the same domain. I ...
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Image archiving on network folders

Our company uses Symantec Enterprise Vault to archive network folders and files, presumably to save on disk space. I can't see any other benefits. Our company is an architectural firm, and the ...
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Symantec Endpoint Protection Virus Definitions

I have done some Googling but I cannot get a definitive answer certainly not from the Symantec KB. I have a Virtualised Win 2003R2 server 32bit. It has been provisioned to me with Symantec Endpoint ...
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Firewall blocking backups

I currently have two database servers (SQLMS) and two web servers (IIS) that host several websites. Between the two sets of servers lies a PIX firewall unit. I am fairly new to the company and am very ...
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Symantec backupexec troubleshooting issues with a Dell Robotic tape Library in Windows 2003

I’m running Symantec BackupExec 12.0 on a Windows 2003 server. After I powered down my SCSI tape drive (Dell PowerVault 124t autoloader) it no longer shows up in Backup Exec in the device pool. So ...
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Installing Symantec Endpoint Protection clients via group policy in a mixed environment

we're upgrading to Symantec Endpoint Protection 12 using group policy in a mixed environment from SAV 10. how can we tell which machines are 32-bit v. 64-bit? we tried looking at the properties in ...
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Symantec Endpoint Protection toggle of firewall rules by script

I'm running Symantec Endpoint Protection 11 and I'm hoping to be able to toggle a simple firewall rule with a script. If I can do it from the command line that would be preferred.
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How to backup Symantec Backup Exec's catalog?

I'm running Backup Exec 12.5 on Windows Server 2008 Standard x64. The Server is connected to a Dell Powervault 124T with a SCSI interface and i run backups for the server itself and other jobs that ...
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Make sense of SEP11 log entry

I have this log entry from SEP: 2011-04-05T10:52:37+02:00 SymantecServer SomeServer: SomePC,[SID: 23179] OS Attack: MS Windows Server Service RPC Handling CVE-2008-4250 detected. Traffic has been ...
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Does Symantec Endpoint Use Windows Server User Licenses? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing issue? I'm evaluating how many user licenses I need for Windows Server 2008. There will only be two users who need physical / ...
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best way to backup Exchange 2003 using Symantec Backup Exec 12.5

I'm a newbie admin for an Exchange 2003 server running on Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard, all storage on the server is local, no DAS, SAN or NAS. The server is being backed up to magnetic tape using ...
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Hyper-v back-up

We are trying to decide a good backup strategy for our new Hyper-V setup. We have 3 VMs on Windows 2008 R2 Hyper-V host. We installed Symantec BackupExec 2010 on the host and have the Hyper-V Agent ...
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Hyper-V and Backup Exec 2010

We are using Backup Exec 2010 R2 with the Hyper-V agent installed on our Hyper-V host. THe backup exec media server is also installed on the Hyper-V host. When we backup our VMs, BExec backs up the ...
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Is there any reason why BackupExec 2010 cant find any Windows 7 machines?

If I install RAWS (from the backup exec directory) on Windows XP machines, my backup exec server is able to find them quite easily. Is Win7 not allowing RAWS to publish? Thanks
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Access VPN established on another subnet within network

I have three locations: A is a host with T1 internet connection, B and C are point-to-point with A. Each location also has their on default gateway. A, B, C all have different subnets: A: 10.30.7.x ...