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Backup Exec

Backup Exec Support Tool

There is a Backup Exec support tool which can help diagnose any issues (like the Microsoft Best Practise Analyzer), You can download the tool from here. http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH135126 When running this tool please log in as the user account which is set in Backup Exec for accurate results.

Scheduled Inventory Job in Backup Exec

This article explains how to create a scheduled inventory job in Backup Exec. Step 1 – Create a batch file Create a batch file with the below content and save it into a directory. c: cd \”program files”\symantec\”backup exec” BEMCMD -o117 -d”<name-of-drive-in-backup-exec” Run the batch file to test it. You should see and inventory job …

Setup Backup Exec 2010 R2

In the example below I am setting up Backup Exec 2010 R2 on a windows 2008 server in an active directory domain. There is a locally installed Tape drive. I am creating a single “daily backup” job to run on week nights. Step 1: Create Logon Account From the home screen select “1. Create Logon …

Backup Exec Support Tool

Is available here – http://seer.entsupport.symantec.com/downloads/export.asp?ddProduct=BEWNT&file=BE_SupportTool_352258.exe&source=1&url=/pub/support/products/Backup_Exec_for_WindowsNT/&id=352258 It is compatible with version 11d onwards and runs tests on hardware, service accounts and the backup exec software. It searches the event logs amongst other things and presents its findings in a pretty cool report which tells you exactly what’s wrong with the current setup. Combined with the vendor …