When you apply a hotfix to your media servers, you often need to also update your remote agents. In practice this sometimes gets missed for various reasons, so how do you determine what version of the remote agent is installed on your servers?
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It is possible during a disaster recovery that the system being recovered may crash (blue screen) during the restore of the system files component of system state. Upon Windows startup, the error "System error: Lsass.exe. When trying to update a password the return status indicates that the value provided as the current password is not correct." was displayed, before the system rebooted itself.
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Restoring data with Backup Exec is (generally) easy. However in some circumstances the way you build your selection lists can drastically affect the amoount of time the restore takes.
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If you have your media sets configured correctly, then you will usually find that your backup-to-disk folders remain a constant size. In some circumstances you may need to remove some backup-to-disk files in order to free up some space.
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Do you use a robotic library? An inventory of all slots usually takes very long. By using bar code labels, you can reduce that time dramatically…
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