How to remove a Deduplication Storage Folder from Backup Exec version 2010 and above.

Article:TECH127783  |  Created: 2010-01-22  |  Updated: 2013-01-03  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH127783
Article Type
Technical Solution


Issue



How to remove a Deduplication Storage Folder from Backup Exec version 2010 and above.


Environment



Backup Exec 2010

Backup Exec 2012

Deduplication Option Installed


Solution



Below are the steps to remove Deduplication Storage Folder. Ensure to unshare the Deduplication Storage Folder if its a CAS MMS setup and sharing is enabled

Warning : Incorrect use of the Windows registry editor may prevent the operating system from functioning properly. Great care should be taken when making changes to a Windows registry. Registry modifications should only be carried-out by persons experienced in the use of the registry editor application. It is recommended that a complete backup of the registry and workstation be made prior to making any registry changes.

 Backup Exec 2010 :

  1. Delete the Backup Exec Deduplication Folder from Backup Exec Devices Tab by right click -> Delete
  2. Delete the contents of the following keys in the Windows registry:
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\Symantec\PureDisk\Agent\ConfigFilePath
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\Symantec\PureDisk\Agent\EtcPath

Backup Exec 2012:

  1. Delete the Deduplication Storage folder from the "Storage" tab by right click -> delete.
  2. Delete the contents of the following keys in the Windows registry:
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\Symantec\PureDisk\Agent\ConfigFilePath
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\Symantec\PureDisk\Agent\EtcPath



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347685


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