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A Helpful Guide to useful Backup Exec diagnostic tools and links

Created: 11 Mar 2014 • Updated: 28 May 2014 • 1 comment
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Symantec Help (SymHelp)

  •  A multi-product diagnostic tool
  •  Identifies common issues
  •  Gathering data for support assisted troubleshooting
  •  Provides links and useful support resource information

 http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH170735

Note: Symantec Help replaces Symantec Backup Exec Support Tool  http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH126539

B2D Test Tool

Tests the basic functionality of a Backup to Disk device used in Backup Exec  http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH69107

Storage Devices

How to troubleshoot issues with a Robotic Library (autoloader/changer) and/or Tape Drive(s)

Catalog Tools (CATTOOLS.EXE) Utility 

Used to export the contents of the Backup Exec Catalog file to a text file

About Backup Exec diagnostic tools

About the Backup Exec debug tool

·        Gives diagnostic information in regards to troubleshooting Backup Exec processes http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO73625

For more troubleshooting visit  Backup Exec Technical Support 

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CraigV's picture

...nice summary of what's available.

Thanks!

Alternative ways to access Backup Exec Technical Support:

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/blogs/alte...

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