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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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If I cannot recovery the database that Symantec Backup Exec used to store informatin about tape backups then can I recover my tape backups?

First off I admit that I might not fully know what I am talking about and any clarification to my question you can provide would be helpful. My understanding is that Symantec Backup Exec stores ...
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Is it possible to backup a guest operating system in Hyper-V R2 with Backup Exec 12.5?

Is it possible to backup a server with just a remote agent on the guest operating system on a Server 2008 R2 host server? If it is possible would there be any major overhead? I understand Symantec ...
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Calculate rate of changed data

I'm looking to deploy Symantec Backup Exec 2010 and I am trying to figure out how much storage my media server should have to allow for adequate growth and retention periods. 2010 offers block level ...
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symantec backupexec 11d slow backup

I have a IBM blade center H with modules HS21 type 8853 with Windows 2003R2 (32 bits). My backup is very slow (transfer starts with 16MB/min and slow down o 3 MB/min). I have update all firmware, all ...
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BackupExec - write a yearly backup to multiple tapes in a library?

I have BackupExec 12.5. I have about 25 servers that need to be backed up to tape. I already have the tape library "partitioned" into the 12 tape slots for normal backups, so it isn't just a single ...
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Best backup strategy with Symantec Backup Exec?

I am not proficient in the use of Symantec Backup Exec, I will like to know what is the best known backup strategies for a simple file server. I have 5 LTO 3 cartriges new and available to start this ...
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How to use Symantec Backup Exec with S3 Amazon Storage?

Is there any proven efficient way on how to use Symantec Backup Exect for Windows Servers to use S3 as one of the Devices to backup to. Even if it means to use a plug-in to make it work. thanks!
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Symantec Backup Exec 12 Tape Alert

Every day, I run 5 backups using 6 tapes. Each day, when I run the inventory, I get a tape alert Error. This occurs every day, on the same job. The error is: Job 'Inventory Daily ********' has ...