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I would the ability to chain together backup jobs. For example, I have two servers, ServerA and ServerB, that I would like to backup but I don't want to back them up at the same time.  Instead I would like to create a schedule such that when ...
Idea by Ecova1 | 03 Dec 2014 | 1 comment
Often when a disk volume goes down it's quite hard to tell which volume it actually is (@aaaav???). I really hate having to go through the whole NBDEVQUERY command which is very cumbersome and time consuming... It would be handy to have a ...
Idea by bpdown | 16 Oct 2014 | 0 comments
Currently Symantec requires the services account to have several user rights privledges. It also requires membership of backup operators and  domain or local administrators (TECH36718).  This conflicts with best practices, security strategies, and is ...
Idea by IT@SA | 18 Aug 2014 | 0 comments
I have been exploring the options Backup Exec 2012 has for us to optimize how we run our backups and disaster recovery. I recently found the BEMCLI piece of the software and began exploring it. I found that with it you could create a powershell script ...
Idea by Mr. Joshua | 26 Jun 2013 | 0 comments
I have 10 disks of 18TB in my disk pool (disks in external 19" rack enclosure connected to internal RAID controller). When the jobs scheduled against the disk-pool start, Backup-Exec will check for the disk with the most free space and schedule all ...
Idea by Thomas Berger | 11 Jun 2013 | 1 comment
Currently, in order to exclude Virtual Machine Servers from being queried from a Media Master, you have to go to that Media Master server and create a registry entry under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Veritas\NetBackup\CurrentVersion\Config\BACKUP of ...
Idea by RJReed67 | 03 May 2013 | 0 comments
For my Corporate environment where we run Month End on a 5-4-4 schedule, 2012 has been horrific in having to set up these Monthly jobs.  Along with the fact of not having multiple servers backing up to one job, which is covered in other posts, we now ...
Idea by JH_SPX | 01 Mar 2013 | 0 comments
Let me start by clarifying what the issue is and later go into how it is resolved.     We all like it when our devices appear in the device manager.  Windows accomplishes this with Plug and Play.  One of the commands Plug and Play sends to a device ...
Idea by TUR Guy | 21 Jan 2013 | 1 comment
I am a support professional with contracts for 50+ clents.  Most of my clents have migrated to Office 365 for emial and sharepoint services.  On prem servers are genearlly backed up using Backup Exec.  In order for me to fully support  my clients, I need ...
Idea by dpnunez | 17 Jan 2013 | 1 comment
It is apparent to me and many others that the SMTP system in Backup Exec has been broken almost as long as I have been using it, sometime around 2005. That was probably before they were even taken over by Symantec, but the problem was able to be fixed ...
Idea by MBHB IT crew | 23 May 2012 | 2 comments