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Option to supress certain error messages so jobs are marked as complete and not failed

Created: 14 Mar 2011 | 3 comments
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This requirement has arisen because I have independ disks on my VMWare VMs. My backups fail with an error that the independent disks cannot be backed up. I am aware of this and happy with it. So I want to be able to tell Backup Exec to ignore this error and mark my jobs as completed sucesfully.

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acalhoun's picture

I'm getting similar problem when backing up my CIFS shares.  It complains the backup completed but with exceptions - that the windows agent is not installed.  

I would like to be able to supress this error message for these particular jobs.

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stenorman2001's picture

I'd like to see this option too, particularly for warnings like "the backup options have changed", as this would make it easier to diagnose unexpected exceptions.

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MCHAdmin's picture

I also need to suppress alerts when I back up a Windows 2000 server.  BE2012 won't let me upgrade the remote agent on a Windows 2000 server.  It will back up the server successfully.  But it gives me a "job completed with exceptions" that I need to upgrade the remote agent.

Catch 22

And I am NOT going to upgrade the Windows OS.

Right now - the only way to suppress a message is to disable the entire "job completed with exceptions" category.  This is not acceptable either.

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