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Here is a tutorial on how to Backup up individual folders/files via NDMP on an Isilon Cluster https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/ndm... (Backup and Recovery, Backup and Recovery Community Blog, 2010, Backup Exec) () ...
Blog Entry by pkh | 23 Aug 2014 | 0 comments
Deduplication, or dedup for short, is very common nowadays.  BE has a dedup option since BE 2010.  Microsoft now offers dedup'ed volumes with Server 2012 R2.  There are a lot of dedup appliance from various vendors.  How does dedup actually works? ...
Article by pkh | 13 Jul 2014 | 0 comments
At the recently concluded Vision 2014, I had the opportunity to attend a hands-on lab session, Optimising Backup Exec 2014.  This lab highlights 4 tunable areas which can have an impact on the performance of your jobs.  We may come across these areas at ...
Article by pkh | 02 Jun 2014 | 4 comments
There should be a definitive document to clearly spell out which backup scenarios are supported when one uses a VM for the media server.  It should also separate the support scenarios for both VMware and Hyper-V. A couple of scenarios which requires ...
Idea by pkh | 01 May 2014 | 1 comment
AD (Active Directory) is part of the system state of a DC (domain controller).  When you back up the system state of a DC, the AD also gets backed up.  The BESA needs to be a domain admin in order to backup the system state of a DC because of AD.   ...
Article by pkh | 07 Dec 2013 | 0 comments
Often when setting up a backup schedule, you do not want a backup to run when another is running.  For example, if you have a weekly and a daily backup, you do not want the daily backup to run on the day when the weekly backup is running. For BE ...
Article by pkh | 04 Jul 2013 | 2 comments
The response field for the SDR Success alert is set to Cancel and is greyed out. There is no way to change the response to OK.  Even BEUtility does not provide for this change. That's correct pkh, currently That's correct ...
Idea by pkh | 04 Jul 2013 | 2 comments
  Scenario: I want to run my SQL log backup or increment backup job on the hour every x hour between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. during the week-days.   Solution: Earlier I have writtten an article on how to solve this problem ...
Article by pkh | 15 May 2013 | 1 comment
To make it easier to set the time of a job schedule, do add a spin control to the time property job schedule dialog.  Right now, we have to manually key in the time that we want. (Backup and Recovery, 2012, Backup Exec) () To make it ...
Idea by pkh | 15 May 2013 | 0 comments
If your SQL database is set to Full Recovery Mode, it maintains transaction logs.  If these logs are not truncated from time to time, they will grow and eventually fill up your disk.  BE will warn you that you need to truncate your log. ...
Article by pkh | 01 May 2013 | 3 comments