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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
This has been a problem for ages, but it's a little less amusing on the 2014 release as it should have been in from the start now that 5.5 supports 4TB+ volumes. Just give us the ability to restore individual files from a host level backup of a ...
Idea by JasonIsh | 05 Sep 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
Please update Backup Exec 2014 to allow GRT backups of GPT disks through ESXi 5.5 (Backup and Recovery, 2014, Backup Exec, Agent for VMware Virtual Infrastructure, Granular Restore Option) () Please update Backup Exec 2014 to allow GRT ...
Idea by nwt | 17 Jul 2014 | 0 comments
Functionality has been removed which is required to enable flexibility in environment. Technote refers: http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO92128 An environment with hundreds/thousands of VM's which are required to be backed up will cause ...
Idea by MOHAMED PATEL | 14 Jul 2014 | 0 comments
I have found an instance where a snapshot for a vmware backup fails to delete with a status 40, yet the snapshot job still completes with a status 0 like it was successful. Please see the excerpt from the job details below.  When I brought this up to ...
Idea by sweatyboy11 | 01 Jul 2014 | 0 comments
When a VMware virtual server is backed up through AVVI but also has RAWS installed it appears on the "Backup and Restore - Servers" page of the Backup Exec console with status "never backed up", the "last 7 days" bar all ...
Idea by Artegic | 27 May 2014 | 0 comments
Please bring Backup Exec more in-line with other products on the market by adding the ability to restore the timestamp on folders when they are restored using the redirect method. Files keep this information and Backup Exec backup sets show the ...
Idea by Blandad76 | 29 Nov 2013 | 0 comments
Hi, when trying to backup a virtualized database cluster, one finds the problem, that the necessary backups collide with each other. To explain the problem, hav a look at the following example: There is a SQL-Cluster composed of two VMs (VM ...
Idea by Caroline Kiel | 24 Sep 2013 | 2 comments
Currently, as stated here , to change the order of server you need to deselect all of them, and then select them back in the desired order. It should be a better option to do that, as it was possible in earlier versions of Backup Exec. ...
Idea by w-d | 06 Aug 2013 | 0 comments