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new discussion 03 Mar 2015
Hallo, ich habe hier folgenden Aufbau: - Symantec Backupexec 2014 SP2 + Hotfix 227745 auf Windows 2008 R2 - Zielserver: Exchange 2010 auf Windows 2008 R2  beim Update-Versuch des Agenten tritt folgender Fehler auf:  siehe Anhang Der Login-Konto Test meldet "Erfolgreich" Gruß Armin
new discussion 03 Mar 2015
Hi All, I am New to Backup Exec.. we have NDMP backups going on our DR site. Recetly we are facing issue that backups are running for longer time on certain days of week. Let me know what needs to checkes 
updated discussion 03 Mar 2015
i need steps for vmware backup configuration in netbackup 7.5 version. Master:- sun/AIX
new discussion 03 Mar 2015
Hallo, ich habe hier folgenden Aufbau: - Symantec Backupexec 2014 SP2 + Hotfix 227745 auf Windows 2008 R2 - Zielserver: Exchange 2010 auf Windows 2008 R2  beim Update-Versuch des Agenten tritt folgender Fehler auf:  siehe Anhang Der Login-Konto Test meldet "Erfolgreich" Gruß Armin
new discussion 03 Mar 2015
Hi All, I am New to Backup Exec.. we have NDMP backups going on our DR site. Recetly we are facing issue that backups are running for longer time on certain days of week. Let me know what needs to checkes 
updated discussion 03 Mar 2015
i need steps for vmware backup configuration in netbackup 7.5 version. Master:- sun/AIX
updated article 24 Feb 2015
Main steps to perform the install mode and configuration for SQL Backup: Before we begin with the procedures, we verify the compatibility of Software Database with the version of NetBackup. Follow the link: http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH126904 Add the license for SQL Agent; In SQL Host, install the Client Netbackup; Configure the ODBC; Configure Netbackup ...
updated article 24 Feb 2015
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 NetBackup solves these challenges. Each Blueprint consists of: Pain Points: What challenges customers face Whiteboard: Shows how NetBackup solves the customer ...
updated article 23 Feb 2015
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 NetBackup solves these challenges. Each Blueprint consists of: Pain Points: What challenges customers face Whiteboard: Shows how NetBackup solves the customer ...
updated article 23 Feb 2015
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 NetBackup solves these challenges. Each Blueprint consists of: Pain Points: What challenges customers face Whiteboard: Shows how NetBackup solves the customer ...
updated article 20 Feb 2015
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 or NetBackup solve these challenges. Each Blueprint consists of: Pain Points: What challenges customers face Whiteboard: Shows how Backup Exec solves the ...
updated article 20 Feb 2015
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 ...
updated article 20 Feb 2015
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 ...
updated article 20 Feb 2015
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 ...
updated article 20 Feb 2015
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 ...
updated blog entry 03 Mar 2015
I’m extremely happy to announce that NetBackup 7.6.1.1 and NetBackup Appliances 2.6.1.1 are now Generally Available! NetBackup 7.6.1.1 is our first maintenance release for the NetBackup 7.6.1 release update.  This release contains fixes to 399 issues including resolutions for most commonly downloaded EEBs, customer escalations, and critical internally found defects. 7.6.1.1 also provides ...
new blog entry 03 Mar 2015
I'm very pleased to announce that the next Release Updates for Deduplication Appliances is now available! NetBackup 5000/5020/5030 Deduplication Appliances 1.4.5 is the latest patch release and can be applied on top of 1.4.3.1 or 1.4.4. This cumulative release contains almost 900 fixes! It also includes the following new features: Optimized Deduplication from PDDO to MSDP Configurable Fibre ...
updated blog entry 03 Mar 2015
Customers report a turning point where infrastructure investment ROI is beginning to slow. More than half of typical budgets are consumed by infrastructure spending while headcounts are flat. And yet: data is growing, platforms are fragmenting and uptime expectations are off the charts. So what’s the answer? We believe it’s the information that matters most. We are indeed at a pivotal point in ...
updated blog entry 02 Mar 2015
Joining the NetBackup appliance family is the newest member; NetBackup 5300 series. The 5300 series are media servers with storage and are optimized to deliver a new level of performance, scalability, and resiliency in the industry. The NetBackup 5330 was announced in October and will be GA (General Availability) in early March. Only a few short weeks away! We’re really excited about the ...
new blog entry 02 Mar 2015
When I think of reliability, I can still hear the commercial, “Timex – Takes a Licking and Keeps on Ticking". It was the advertising slogan for Timex watches when they first were introduced to the market. While the slogan signified the watches durability, it was more than just a slogan as there was substance behind it. Durability was accomplished through precision tooling, design, and ...
updated blog entry 23 Feb 2015
The following table shows the hotfixes which were released for Backup Exec 2014 version. All the hotfixes in Italic are not anymore available on LiveUpdate, because they were replaced by further Service Packs. Backup Exec 2014 was released on 2nd June 2014. Usually, for the first few weeks, the new released hotifxes/service packs are not available on LiveUpdate. Hotfix number Release date ...
updated blog entry 20 Feb 2015
A co-worker recently shared an article from Storage Magazine, “Enterprise data protection shopping lists focus on cost, scalability”. The article included a survey and there was one question I found interesting. It made me think of the NetBackup 5330 Appliance and the fact that it is specifically designed for performance, especially when it comes to recovery. In the survey, when asked what ...
updated download 19 Feb 2015
Please Note: This is not an “official” download and as such is not a Symantec supported tool. Use at your own risk. I would like to share and make available a home made solution developed by Symantec Consulting Brazil, a graphical user interface to management VMware instant recovery process. Its replaces the need to use the command-line nbrestorevm in most restore cases. We partition in ...
updated download 15 Jan 2015
Hey Guys, I am back with a new tool that helps in troubleshooting Netbackup SharePoint Agent Configurations. SharePoint Configuration Troubleshooter (SPCT.exe ) is a GUI based tool that will help the support and customers troubleshoot issue related to SharePoint Agent configuration. We need to run it from server specified as backup client in NetBackup policy. It generates a detailed report on ...
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 ...
new event 03 Mar 2015
Speakers Michael Krutikov, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Symantec Webcast Summary With ever-increasing amounts of data, whether driven by datacenter evolution or just plain growth, there is a definite need for better solutions in today’s enterprise data centers. So the big question is, how do you solve for the increased amount of data while obtaining operational efficiency that delivers ...
new event 27 Feb 2015
Join us for this live webcast to learn how you can iImprove recovery point and time objectives, get better performance and management for your  data and reduce total cost of ownership and improve ROI. Register Now.
updated event 27 Feb 2015
NetX a Symantec Authorized Training Partner (ATP) delivers Instructor-led Training Classes either on-site or remotely.  We offer over 20 different Symantec Classes, for a complete list please visit netxinc.com/training Attend from your home, office or one of our convenient locations.   Our training classes are Guaranteed to Run, We Never Cancel!  This Symantec NetBackup ...
updated event 27 Feb 2015
NetX a Symantec Authorized Training Partner (ATP) delivers Instructor-led Training Classes either on-site or remotely.  We offer over 20 different Symantec Classes, for a complete list please visit netxinc.com/training Attend from your home, office or one of our convenient locations.   Our training classes are Guaranteed to Run, We Never Cancel!  This Symantec ...
updated event 27 Feb 2015
NetX a Symantec Authorized Training Partner (ATP) delivers Instructor-led Training Classes either on-site or remotely.  We offer over 20 different Symantec Classes, for a complete list please visit netxinc.com/training Attend from your home, office or one of our convenient locations.   Our training classes are Guaranteed to Run, We Never Cancel!  The Symantec NetBackup ...
updated event 04 Feb 2015
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 & in Richtung Buchheim - ca. alle 5-10 ...
new event 03 Feb 2015
Please join us for the next Cincinnati Backup & Archiving User Group Meeting on March 20 from 1-4pm at the Symantec Cincinnati office. Lunch will be served! Agenda Lunch, Welcome & Introductions Company Update by Dan Ryan NetBackup Update 7.6.1 by Dan Ryan 7.7 and Beyond by Rob Lindenbusch 5330 Appliance by Rob Lindenbusch Prize Drawings & Conclusion Location Symantec Cincinnati ...
new event 23 Jan 2015
Your customers are dealing with ever-increasing amounts of data, whether driven by datacenter evolution or just plain growth. The move to more virtualized environments and cloud computing have brought the idea of big data to a reality for enterprise customers. How you solve for that will be the difference between operational efficiency that delivers success and the IT environment that is the ...
new event 12 Jan 2015
Join our upcoming webcast to learn best practices and strategies for securing, migrating and protecting your legacy environment. Learn how to solve for the upcoming Windows Server 2003 end of support, we'll cover: Recommendations and best practices for systems running Windows Server 2003 How to effectively secure systems that cannot be upgraded How to migrate to new platforms and operating ...
updated video 25 Feb 2015
New to NetBackup? Then this Video may be for you. This video demonstrates how to install NetBackup 7.6.1 on SuSE 11 SP3. The video runs through the very basics of the installation and then launching of the GUI just to get first time NetBackup users started. Basic Prerequisites for your installation: 7.6.1 NetBackup Software, License keys, and space on the system for the installation files and ...
new video 19 Feb 2015
Hi Friends, This is the latest video that shows us how to get our SharePoint data back when there is not way to restore the granular document with normal Netbackup Sharepoint Agent restore process. This can help restore the important  document and may save the day. This video is for SharePoint 2010, but should hold good for SharePoint 2013 as well. I shall try and post one for ...
updated video 22 Jan 2015
From a windows environment, this video demonstrates how to configure NetBackup to an Amazon Gateway VTL.  For this video an already configured NetBackup environment is used to add the VTL consisting of: iSCSI tape drives, medium changer, and tape cartridges. In the video: NetBackup version 7.6.1 running Windows 2008 R2. For additional compatibility you can review the Symantec NetBackup ™ ...
updated video 22 Jan 2015
Be sure to check out these 15 short video tips to protect your critial data and applications against disasters and data loss.
updated video 22 Jan 2015
AutoSupport provides proactive and automated support experiences for appliance customers. When enabled, AutoSupport proactively monitors appliance hardware components, automatically creates support tickets if necessary and forwards them to partners/support teams to expedite issue resolution. With AutoSupport, appliance issues get resolved even before the customer becomes aware of the ...
new idea 03 Mar 2015
OpsCenter allows an admin to specify an SMTP port, but the CLIsh in a NetBackup Appliance does not. Can we have the option to specify a port number to use for SMTP emails?  Please.  Thanks.
updated idea 02 Mar 2015
Hello SYMC engineers ! Please allow AIR usage with Storage Unit Group !!! This can greatly improve NBU resiliency !!! (Specifically when using NBU appliance) As of now, we can use STUG but only when using Optimized Duplication ...
new idea 02 Mar 2015
I am working on a government contract where our customer requires us to use IPv6 in as many places as possible.  I recently discovered that our NetBackup 7.6.0.1 will not communicate with our vCenter server over IPv6 while performing a VMWare backup.  A tcpdump showed that NetBackup needs IPv4 for taking VMWare snapshots (there might be more IPv4 dependencies). I opened a support ...
updated idea 26 Feb 2015
Hello, since i've started using symantec backup exec software to backup my data i encountered a very big problem for me. The backup of NSF files using Application and Database agent to save lotus domino files (NSF) use a compression smallest than i expected. Talking with symantec engineer they told me that now this is the best that backup exec can do. The compression ratio for NSF file using ...
new idea 26 Feb 2015
This should be minor and easy change... We would like to be able to attach a note to a backup job that explains why a job is set up the way it is. E.g.   We backup a SQL server, that has it's own backup jobs running from within SQL (required by the solution provider, as they take the SQL backups and port them to their servers on a schedule)  As a result, we cannot run backups on ...
new idea 26 Feb 2015
In the different configuration files to PDDE there is some parameters for network resiliency between dedup storage server/pools, unfortunately these are not documented in the Netbackup Dedupe Guide. It would be a great help for configuring Dedup servers/pools and replication on high latency/unstable networks
new idea 25 Feb 2015
It would be good to monitor "Backup Exec" by Nagios, Centos, Pandora FMS or any other program monitoring, through snmp or any other form.
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.