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Cannot see new folder in backup job

Created: 30 Nov 2012 • Updated: 30 Nov 2012 | 2 comments
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Platform: Windows 2008 64bit

Version: Symantec Backup Exec 2012 SP1A

Type: File Server Backup Job

Here's my issue:  I've been backing up my File Server for a month now with Backup Exec 2012.  I decided to copy some old data in a folder over to my file servers D: drive.  When I edit my FS Backup Job I don't see the new folder appearing in the list of things to backup.  My FS Backup Job only shows what I was previously backing up.    To add more, I can backup the not listed folder not showing in my FS backup job without it appearing in my full backup of D drive.  I'm wondering if this is a bug Symantec has to work out?  I don't want to reinstall the Windows Agent (haven't tried it yet) just to view the new data folder.  Going forward, I don't want do this each time I create a new folder in my FS Server D drive.  There must be an easier way.

Here's what I want to do: remove that "Folder A" from being backed up by being able to deselect folder from our Backup Job.

Any help is appreciated.


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lmosla's picture

Hello, Try restarting your Backup Exec services from the console. 

GI_Tech's picture

I found out I had a brain fart and that it was under another directory.  Either way, it's showing up now.  Thanks for the help.