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For troubleshooting of VM backups you can enable VxMS logging on the Media Server. While handy, this will generate 2 jobs per VM backup and it's really easy to end up with thousands of these files in very short order particularly if you get ...
Idea by John_Nardello | 29 Jan 2015 | 0 comments
Currently running Backup Exec 2014 SP2 on Microsoft Server 2008 R2 Enterprise. This is primarily an issue with how backup sizes are displayed in the Backup Exec console for VMs (from VMware vSphere 5.1). After talking to tech support, the only way to ...
Idea by dsteeves | 20 Jan 2015 | 0 comments
Please Update the SCL of Backup Exec 2014 for VMware. There is clearly missing a note that although dynamic MBR Partitions are supported, the volume can still not be larger than 2TB. The reason for that is the fact that Backup Exec 2014 is still ...
Idea by nihlo | 09 Jan 2015 | 1 comment
Currently if you try to restore a HyperV guest VM to another server it works, but the paths are all screwy.  You don't have the option to specify a new path for the files when restoring, just change the drive letter.  For example, on my source ...
Idea by Mike Linkey | 08 Jan 2015 | 0 comments
Dear Develolpers: I would suggest that you reconfigure the "Simplified Disaster Recovery" capability so that you can exclude non-critical, user created folders from the backup and still be able to create a virtual machine from the backup. ...
Idea by Bryan Peters | 03 Dec 2014 | 0 comments
It would be handy to have global exclude lists for VM backups. Currently we have about 40 VMware policies each using VIP queries. Queries get very messy when vSphere is very large or not setup to best-practice. Having a global exclude list to ...
Idea by bpdown | 16 Oct 2014 | 1 comment
Hello I had a case with symantec support where log files can be found on this case: 07364375 The problem ist that backup exec will backup the whole VM even if there is an excluded partition: It is shown as excluded but when the ...
Idea by awsag | 25 Sep 2014 | 0 comments
I used to use another backup software to backup our VMs, it allowed me to select the vmdk files individually or backup the VM as a whole. This is great for DR processes where you need to restore VMs without additional DATA drives and can save significant ...
Idea by iamoris | 17 Sep 2014 | 1 comment
Symantec Must develop the capability to use complete  8 Digit Barcode like TSM. In big environment where data size is so huge & backups are being taken on Tape it becomes problem. (Backup and Recovery, 7.5, 7.6, NetBackup, NetBackup Appliances, ...
Idea by Deepak_Gulati82 | 02 Sep 2014 | 0 comments
Can we please get an option in the Vmware policy template to "try quiescing first", but continue without if the vmware tools service is not running (or not installed)? Similar to how the option to "Try SAN, NBD, etc.." If the job ...
Idea by someguy | 26 Aug 2014 | 0 comments