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Offsite copy process does not generate email notifications when using Symantec System Recovery (SSR) 2011/2013.

Created: 26 Feb 2013 • Updated: 14 May 2013
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Product(s): Symantec System Recovery (formerly Backup Exec System Recovery)
Severity: Minor functionality
Status: Investigating/gathering information
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Problem

Offsite copy process does not generate email notifications when using Symantec System Recovery (SSR) 2011/2013. The primary backup itself does generate email notifications.

This is seen even when the SMTP Email options are configured to send 'All messages' (Errors/Warnings/Information).

Solution

There is no workaround currently available.

Symantec Corporation has acknowledged that the above-mentioned issue is present in the current version(s) of the product(s) mentioned at the end of this article. Symantec Corporation is committed to product quality and satisfied customers.
 
This issue is currently under investigation by Symantec Corporation. Pending the outcome of the investigation, this issue may be resolved by way of a patch or hotfix in current or future revisions of the software. However, this particular issue is not currently scheduled for any release.  If you feel this issue has a direct business impact for you and your continued use of the product, please contact your Symantec Sales representative or the Symantec Sales group to discuss these concerns.  For information on how to contact Symantec Sales, please see http://www.symantec.com

Please be sure to refer back to this document periodically as any changes to the status of the issue will be reflected here.