Had a problem with your Backup Exec installation and need to rebuild your catalogs?
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Once you've made your backups, how do you ensure that the data can only be read by you?
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Backup Exec stores its configuration data in a Microsoft MSDE (or SQL) database. What's the best way to back this up?
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Getting the error message "Unable to attach to SERVERNAMEBKUPEXEC"? This is usually because you have an item which doesn't exist selected. But what if it doesn't appear in the selection list?
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Where do you get the latest Backup Exec 11d installation files from?
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Backup Exec keeps track of what's happened in the Job Log. Sometimes you don't want to log in to Backup Exec each time to see if a backup was succesful, or you may want a non-privileged user to know when to change tapes. That's where notifications come in.
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Symantec provide training for Backup Exec, both instructor-led and virtual classroom based. There's also a Backup Exec certification, to please current and prospective employers!
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Restoring a file is a simple operation with Backup Exec. If you're new to Backup Exec, this article will walk you through the basics.
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In some environments where disk replication is in use (such as with Veritas Replication Exec , Veritas Volume Replicator option for Storage Foundation , Microsoft DFS and so on), you need to take extra consideration to prevent excessive replication traffic.
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