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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
Hi, Sometimes there is a need to back up a single VHD drive (e.g., OS VHD) rather than the whole VM. VMs might have a large VHD data and you are interested only in backing up one VHD for faster recovery in the case of a disaster. So Backup ...
Idea by IST_Eng | 04 Aug 2014 | 0 comments
I already experienced mutliple times that the selection list is automatically updated when I attach a new USB-Drive or local hard disk. This is good and bad, sometimes it helps, sometimes not. For example when you add a new SQL-Database, it is also ...
Idea by Netree AG | 14 Mar 2014 | 0 comments
I would like to see support for Windows 2012r2 in the next SP for Backup Exec 2012. ...please check below for ...please check below for further information re. BE 2014... https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/blogs/back... This is ...
Idea by Sibelius | 12 Mar 2014 | 1 comment
This is a recommended Microsoft topology and is not supported by V-Ray.  Hosts with storage on shared SMBv3 environents cannot be backed up and are skipped.  This basically precludes using Backup Exec on the template Microsoft virtual ...
Idea by me3_au | 12 Feb 2014 | 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
Please fix so GRT backups with HyperV agent on File Servers do not produce Exceptions.  The system should exclude DFS Root folder by default and it should be in the documentation that the GRT enabled backups of DFSRoot folders is not possible.  The ...
Idea by BlissDog | 22 Jul 2013 | 0 comments
At our site, we have been slowly virtualizing our servers.  I have decided to take advantage of that and use Hyper-V agents to simplify our full backups.  However, since a Hyper-V backup will not reset the archive bits, even with GRT enabled, I cannot ...
Idea by Dahak | 21 Sep 2012 | 2 comments
At present, if GRT is enabled for the Hyper-V windows VM backups, the system will Snapshot the VM, backup the snapshot catalog the snapshot This last step takes a long time and there is no reason it couldn't be done in the ...
Idea by IT Support @ BDL | 09 Aug 2012 | 0 comments
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