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SymTerry | 28 Feb 2014 | 0 comments

Upgrading… For System Administrators, this can be a painful idea.  What are the new hardware requirements? Where do I get the software? What is the correct process for my environment’s upgrade? So much has to be planned for with minimal downtime in mind.

Symantec has a great one-stop shop for tools and services supporting NetBackup upgrades and troubleshooting, the SORT Web Portal (https://sort.symantec.com/netbackup). SORT stands for Symantec Operations Readiness Tools and simplifies some of the most time-consuming administrator tasks. It helps you identify risks in your datacenters and improve operational efficiency, enabling you to manage the complexity associated with datacenter architectures and scale.

For NetBackup upgrades, there are data collection tools that point out common issues, identify installation and upgrade requirements, track product licenses, and gather data for support troubleshooting. ...

inn_kam | 29 Apr 2013 | 1 comment

Hi Guys

i want to mention a very special step which we need to take care about,when upgrading VBR To Ops Center

as when we upgrade OpsCenter from VBR ,And go to internet explorer ,it shows Server not found

when we checked the services Ops Center Services were not starting 

so i took help from symantec 

they resolve this and told that donot uninstall the VBR Server, and told us to follow the steps: 

Use the following procedure to uninstall VBR after upgrading to OpsCenter server on Windows platforms:
 
1.  Select Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Services and stop the Symantec Product Authentication Service. 
2.  Navigate to the following location after upgrading from VBR to OpsCenter server: <install_path>\VERITAS\Security\Authentication
Note: On a 32-bit system the default...
Dean Bliss | 21 Jun 2011 | 0 comments

Looking to upgrade NetBackup? There are several portal sites to help.

Upgrade Portal on Support:
http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&key=15143&channel=TECHNICAL_SOLUTION&basecat=UPGRADES&sort=recent

Upgrade checklist can be found here:
https://sort.symantec.com/checklist/install

Don't forget to get the latest release of the software from Fileconnect:
https://fileconnect.symantec.com/licenselogin.jsp?localeStr=en_US

Additional patches or hotfixes (EEB) can be found here:
...

Martin_Forster | 14 Apr 2010 | 1 comment


Hello all,

i will describe a specific Problem i had with a german Exchange Server Installation and BE2010

Environment:
Backup Server: Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard German with Backup Exec 2010
Exchange Server: Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard German, Exchange 2007

The Backup Exec Remote Agent was upgraded from 12.5 with a push installation.
Exchange GRT Backup always reported Back that the CDO is too old or not installed.

"V-79-57344-4615 - To support individual mailbox message and folder restores from Information Store backups, you must download and install the Microsoft Exchange Server MAPI Client and Collaboration Data Objects package version 06.05.7888 or later on the Exchange 2007 server. This package can be found on the Microsoft web site. "

After lot of research and try and error i found out following....

Abesama | 26 Jan 2010 | 0 comments

How it started

I've been delaying this PureDisk upgrade from 6.2 to 6.5.1.2.
There were simply many other tasks at my hands and also the upgrade did not simply look easy and it made me hesitate.

What if it goes wrong?
I thought "It will take too much time to create a full backup of the content router storage!" (well, later I found I did not have to do full content router backup anyway)

The most scray thing is that it's actually an OS upgrade and an application upgrade at the same time.
Both PDOS and PureDisk had to be upgraded together, on 3 nodes storage pool - SPA and MBE and CR.

I was telling myself, later I will do it, later I will do it ... and that "later" finally came.
Some other project was adding 3 more nodes (MBE CR CR) in to this storage pool and I had to upgrade existing pool before I add those 3 in.

What goes wrong comes wrong

Although...

Swathi Turlapaty | 25 Jan 2010 | 19 comments

Good news! Backup Exec 2010 has launched today with the Trialware available for download from February 1, 2010. The new product encompasses great new features like Deduplication and Unified Archiving. To read the complete list of new features key benefits and to download the trailware, please visit  the Backup Exec website.

Have questions on how to upgrade?  Please refer to this document that walks you through the upgrade process.

Getting back to Connect, we have created some great information in regards to the new product launch. Here is a video that explains the product's...

DominikG | 25 Nov 2009 | 0 comments
The available knowledge base article to move a Backup Exec server to another machine does not help you, if the new machine runs on a different OS, e.g. 64-bit operating system.
I noticed that many users do not know of a useful option in Backup Exec, named “copy server configurations”. With this free option and my following guide, you will be able to copy your existing Backup Exec server onto a new machine with different operating system.
 
If both servers are present, you could use the following steps to copy your data:
please note:
Go to "Tools" -> "Install options and license keys on this media server" and check if the free option to copy server configuration, named "copy server configurations", is installed on the media server. If not, please install it.
copy the data:
1. Bring both...
DominikG | 21 Nov 2009 | 3 comments
So, like you perhaps already know, the new version of Backup Exec System Recovery got released; Backup Exec System Recovery 2010. Some things changed, that are really important. For example the Manager no longer exists. This solution got replaced by Backup Exec System Recovery Management Solution.
I do not want to give a summary of the differences or pros and contras, I only want to talk about one fact that, in my opinion, is a absolute disaster:
 
If I'm not wrong (and I really searched all the information to this issue) you will not be able to migrate your storage destinations, jobs, schedules and so on from the Manager into the Management Solution. This means, that you will have to re-create you whole backups again!
Why in the world is that not possible? I already know customers of ours who will definitely go crazy.
 
The only information I found is, that you can migrate from BESR Solution to BESR Management...
DominikG | 19 Nov 2009 | 2 comments

Many users of Backup Exec are annoyed by the recommendation to apply all hotfixes made to the server also to the remote agent. I think this is quite understandable, because in daily business it is in most cases simply not easy to do it because of other, higher priority topics.

With this short piece of text I would like to change your point of view.
Please consider the following facts:

1. Many problems of backups with BE result out of a mismatch of server and RAWS.
2. Hotfixes are hotfixes, because they fix important issues.
3. If you have to call tech support, they will definitely check the version of server and RAWS and in case they do not match advise you to update.
4. This is really important: If you are waiting too long, the number of updates that have to be applied increase that much that a push update will no longer be possible.

The last point is really important. My investigations showed that somewhere between 8 (result of tech...

LyNeTtE-sKi23 | 04 Nov 2009 | 1 comment

Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery 2010 (BESR 2010)
 Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery 2010 is the upgrade from Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery 8.5.

Functionality:

Ø  Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery 2010 is a simple, cost-effective backup and recovery solution for small businesses that helps minimize downtime and avoid disaster by easily recovering data or complete Windows systems in minutes, even to different hardware or virtual environments

Ø  Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery protects your organization proactively by capturing automated backups –  without disrupting productivity.

Ø  Flexible recovery capabilities then allow you to recover what you need, when and where you need it.

Ø  Backup Exec System Recovery is the perfect standalone solution for small business customers with 1 – 4 Windows servers and can...