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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 Jan 2014 | 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 | 16 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) () ...
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 | 19 May 2013 | 3 comments
Since it is not possible to do a SDR restore from a dedup folder, the SDR button should be turned off when the job is targeted to a dedup folder.  Also, the .dr file should not be created if the job is targeted to a dedup folder and the joblog should say ...
Idea by pkh | 03 Apr 2013 | 0 comments
I want to restore individual files/folders from my VM backup, but when I expand the machine, I don't see the individual files/folders. This scenario is often encountered by users and you got to check two things. 1) The file GRT is ...
Article by pkh | 10 Oct 2012 | 2 comments
I do not need a solution (just sharing information)   Are you thinking of using external USB or eSata hard-disks for your backups and you also want to rotate them?  If you do not ...
Forum Discussion by pkh | 05 Sep 2012 | 6 comments
I am using BE 2012 SP1a and I am unable the select an encryption key because the drop-down box is not populated. Hi PKH, This shouldn't be Hi PKH, This shouldn't be this way.  I tried the function on my system and it ...
Idea by pkh | 23 Aug 2012 | 2 comments