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updated discussion 26 Nov 2014
hi there, in summary, my only question is this:    does "symantec system recovery 2013 r2" support the recovery to different hardware for windows 2003 r2 machines? please read the details to understand why i'm asking. thank you!   i'm completely new to "system recovery 2013 r2", and i'm attempting to evaluate its use in restoring windows servers to different hardware. my first ...
new discussion 26 Nov 2014
Hi All, I am trying to get one full backup to run each night.  I have tried all the settings for recovery points and cannot get this to run a full backup each night while overwriting the previuos backup.  I have a 1.2TB back up job going to a 2TB external drive.  When I set a schedule the first night works, all jobs after that cancel with "not enopugh space on the ...
new discussion 26 Nov 2014
Hi all, i have a problem with me backup. It takes about 26 hours for 1,2 TB. I need to do that faster. Any ideas? Should i buy another tape drive (i have one external LTO6 drive) and create 2 jobs for the same server? Do i then have to buy a new licence? I dont understand that whole LEO license stuff... Thanks Andreas
new discussion 26 Nov 2014
How does the preferred server list interact with the High Availability Server option?  We can't seem to get it correct. I have DAG member nodeA in one location and DAG member nodeB in a second location.  Backup Exec 2014 is in the same physical location as nodeA so I want all backups to come from nodeA.  3 of my 5 Exchange dbs are active on nodeA but 2 Exchange dbs are ...
discussion comment 26 Nov 2014
updated discussion 26 Nov 2014
hi there, in summary, my only question is this:    does "symantec system recovery 2013 r2" support the recovery to different hardware for windows 2003 r2 machines? please read the details to understand why i'm asking. thank you!   i'm completely new to "system recovery 2013 r2", and i'm attempting to evaluate its use in restoring windows servers to different hardware. my first ...
new discussion 26 Nov 2014
Hi All, I am trying to get one full backup to run each night.  I have tried all the settings for recovery points and cannot get this to run a full backup each night while overwriting the previuos backup.  I have a 1.2TB back up job going to a 2TB external drive.  When I set a schedule the first night works, all jobs after that cancel with "not enopugh space on the ...
new discussion 26 Nov 2014
Hi all, i have a problem with me backup. It takes about 26 hours for 1,2 TB. I need to do that faster. Any ideas? Should i buy another tape drive (i have one external LTO6 drive) and create 2 jobs for the same server? Do i then have to buy a new licence? I dont understand that whole LEO license stuff... Thanks Andreas
new discussion 26 Nov 2014
How does the preferred server list interact with the High Availability Server option?  We can't seem to get it correct. I have DAG member nodeA in one location and DAG member nodeB in a second location.  Backup Exec 2014 is in the same physical location as nodeA so I want all backups to come from nodeA.  3 of my 5 Exchange dbs are active on nodeA but 2 Exchange dbs are ...
discussion comment 26 Nov 2014
updated article 10 Nov 2014
The Technical Services team for Backup and Recovery have produced a number of documents we call "Blueprints". These Blueprints are designed to show backup and recovery challenges around specific technologies or functions and how Backup Exec solves these challenges. Each Blueprint consists of: Pain Points: What challenges customers face Whiteboard: Shows how Backup Exec solves the customer ...
article comment 05 Nov 2014
updated article 04 Nov 2014
Here I share my experience in upgrdaing Symantec Opscenter 7.1 to 7.6 Step1: Take backup of Ops DB using symantec recommended command. ( Please refer below link for the same. Taking backup is only to meet any unforeseen condition.While upgrdaing itself backup will be taken and placed in the same server in below location.C:\Program Files\Symantec\OpsCenter_SavedData ...
updated blog entry 26 Nov 2014
We are pleased to announce that the beta program for the next release of Backup Exec, Backup Exec 15, is open for registration. This beta allows new and existing Backup Exec customers the opportunity to test, validate, and provide feedback on this upcoming release. This beta release can be installed in both lab and production environments in all languages supported by Backup ...
blog entry comment 25 Nov 2014
new blog entry 24 Nov 2014
  Backup Exec™ 15 Beta Registration   Os anunciamos que el programa de beta para la siguiente versión de Backup Exec, Backup Exec 15, ya se encuentra abierto para que os registréis. Esta beta permite a los clientes nuevos y existentes de Backup Exec probar, validar y proporcionar feedback acerca de la nueva plataforma y las mejoras incluidas en la nueva versión Esta ...
new blog entry 20 Nov 2014
¿Conocéis SORT?, ¿no?. Es una gran herramienta para ayudarnos a comprobar estados de compatibilidad, requisitos para instalaciones o migraciones de producto, lo podeis encontrar en: https://sort.symantec.com/home Y en concreto para la parte de NetBackup aqui: https://sort.symantec.com/netbackup Puede hacer cosas como ayudar a chequear el espacio de NBDB de cara a palicar migraciones de ...
updated blog entry 18 Nov 2014
In business today, the quality of a customer experience that a company provides often depends on technology. Even when a customer is face-to-face with a company employee, or interacting over the phone, it’s likely that the company employee is interacting with a computer application on the customer’s behalf. As a result, there is greater pressure than ever on IT teams to keep corporate services ...
updated blog entry 17 Nov 2014
We need your help!  The Backup & Recovery team would be grateful if you could give us about five minutes of your time to help Symantec improve its online help content. We know you want to get the right answers to your support questions, as quickly as possible. To do that, Symantec wants to provide you with online help articles that are easy to read and easy to use, and give you the ...
new blog entry 14 Nov 2014
Over time IT professionals have seen the technology we most need change dramatically. Though seemingly small and simple, backup appliances in the data center can be added to our lives with little or no effort, perform with little outside intervention needed, provide significant time savings and generally require no configuration. Because of the simplicity they provide, appliances can free-up ...
updated download 26 Sep 2014
Symantec Backup Exec offers the possibility to back up virtual machines from a VMware vSphere environment directly by the hypervisor. To increase the performance of these backups, it is possible to manipulate the number and the size of the buffers, Symantec Backup Exec uses by editig some registry values. It is important, not to overload the hardware of the backup server by doing this. The ...
updated download 08 Jul 2014
Backup Exec 2012 and 2014 offer possibilities to import holidays into the configuration in order to exclude those days from having backup jobs run. Unfortunately, there's no possibility to use wildcards in the import files, which makes the creation of the import file quite difficult. Therefore we've created a tool, that provides a GUI to create such import files. As of today, the tool able to ...
updated download 05 Jun 2014
The following scripts will enable you to find all servers with Remote Agents installed and will export to a .csv file. It is strongly suggested to use these scripts on a test environment first: 1. Download the "ServerList.zip" file. 2. Extract it to a folder. 3. Move the folder to a server where Backup Exec Database (BEDB) is stored. 4. If the Backup Exec instance is the default one ...
download comment 08 May 2014
updated event 24 Nov 2014
Join Symantec at the Gartner Data Center, Infrastructure & Operations Management Conference 2014 in Las Vegas and get the information you need to deliver crucial IT services and drive improved levels of productivity and innovation at the same time. With a renewed focus on people, processes, technology and culture, you will learn how to select and prioritize I&O initiatives, manage ongoing ...
updated event 19 Nov 2014
Please join us for the next Pittsburgh Backup & Archiving User Group meeting on December 18th from 1p.m. to 4p.m at the Wexford Chamber of Commerce. Lunch will be served! Happy Hour to follow!   Agenda: Lunch, Welcome and Introductions 5330 Customer presentation by Scott Warmbier, Symantec NetBackup roundtable discussion with Mark Velleca, Scott Warmbier, Chuck Hankle, Symantec Strategic ...
new event 13 Nov 2014
Hello! Backup Exec team is currently looking for user feedback on some of the security features for an upcoming release.  This is your opportunity to help shape the future of Backup Exec. If you are interested in participating in a user experience session, please check out the available sessions here. These are remote session via WebEx and about an hour long.  If you have any ...
new event 20 Oct 2014
Das kommende Treffen der NetBackup Usergruppe findet auf Einladung von Harald Kempa von der DEVK in Köln am Mittwoch, der 22. & Donnerstag, der 23. April 2015 statt. Die Adresse lautet: DEVK Versicherungen, Riehler Straße 190, 50735 Köln Vom Hauptbahnhof ist die DEVK (Haltestelle: Zoo/Flora) optimal mit der Straßenbahn Nr. 18 (Richtung Thielenbruch - alle 20 Minuten) oder per Taxi (< 5 ...
updated event 07 Oct 2014
Please join us for the next Salt Lake City Backup & Archiving User Group meeting on November 12 from 11:00am to 1:00pm at the Intermountain Healthcare. Lunch will be served!   Agenda Lunch, Welcome & Introductions Update/Address Advisory Board VMware Installations and Best Practices by Chris Null, Symantec Prize drawings & Conclusion   Location Intermountain Healthcare 4646 ...
updated event 06 Oct 2014
Topic: Do people trust clouds or do they trust brands? Date: Thursday, October 9, 2014 Time: Starts at 11:00 a.m. PT / 2:00 p.m. ET Length: One hour Where:  Virtual event on Twitter.com – Follow hashtag #DirtyTopics Expert: Alex Sakaguchi, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Symantec - @ASakaguchi CIOs are becoming increasingly invested in the cloud. According to a survey conducted by ...
updated event 25 Aug 2014
Please join us for the next Raleigh Backup & Archiving User Group meeting on September 10th from 12:00pm to 4:00pm at SAS. Who should attend? -Backup and Storage Administrators, IT Managers, Information Governance Associates   Lunch will be served!   Agenda: Lunch, Welcome & Introductions 7.6 Overview and Upgrade to 7.6 52xx Appliance Overview and Customer Experiences Prize ...
new event 19 Aug 2014
Symantec Connect Fecha/hora: Jueves, Septiembre 18, 2014  09:30 - 16:00 CEST Lugar: LASEDE del COAM & Streaming ONLINE en toda España C/Hortaleza 63 ¿A quién le interesa asistir? Clientes y partners interesados en conocer todas las novedades sobre la gestión de la información. Descubre el futuro de la gestión de la información con Symantec En un mundo en el que la ...
video comment 22 Oct 2014
video comment 28 Apr 2014
updated video 25 Feb 2014
From a windows desktop, this video demonstrates how to configure an Amazon Storage Gateway as an advanced disk pool to a NetBackup Linux Media server.  The Amazon Storage Gateway has already been downloaded and installed into the virtual environment. NetBackup version 7.5.0.5 running on Red Hat.
new idea 25 Nov 2014
Dans Backup Exec 2014, lorsqu'un travail est en file d'attente, aucun message ne nous indique pourquoi. serait-il possible de mettre la raison de la 'file d'attente': - pas de cartouche disponible dans le lecteur xxxx - plus de place disque sur le 'stockage sur disque' - restauration en cours (lors d'une sauvegarde) .... Soit dans les alertes (information), soit dans l'activité du travail en ...
new idea 24 Nov 2014
This fix comes from the forum post at http://www.symantec.com/connect/forums/problems-expanding-backup-exec-reports-ie-11. I went in and checked out the Javascript code that manages the report interactivity and figured out what needs to be changed to get it to work both in IE (8-11) and Chrome.  I don't use FF, but I'd imagine the changes will work for it as well, since they're ...
new idea 21 Nov 2014
  Netbakup should be enhanced to provide option to restore from specifc appliance , sometimes the appliance is not located to main datacenter and we issue resore them it goest over the WAN to have the image which is wrong. I have opened a cases but support said no option to specify.
new idea 18 Nov 2014
 Requesting the functionality for sites to configure bandwidth throttling using the NetBackup Appliance Web Console as it is still not available as of 7.6.0.4.   --- Currently the only method for enabling throttling is thru the manual manipulation of the configuration files (similar to the process that you have already implemented with Tyler). Or the site could use CLISH ...
new idea 18 Nov 2014
With Sybase DB procedure XP_SENDMAIL functionality gone, how can one create custom SQL query to be emailed directly from the query as before?     --- The Sybase ASA database that OpsCenter uses in OpsCenter 7.6.0.3 -- Sybase identified security issues with some of the “external system functions” such as the  xp_startsmtp system procedure and that functionality was pulled from ...
new known issue 11 Jul 2014
Once Hotfixes 217591 or 218257 are installed to Backup Exec 2014, either manually or via Live update, the BkupInst2014.htm install log file will incorrectly list them as being 'Backup Exec (TM) 2012 Patch... '. This is a display issue in the install log only and will not affect the operation of Backup Exec 2014.