Hello all,I hope everyone has had a good week? Pretty short for those of you in the US. I had an empty office to work in Thursday and Friday. Very productive but lonely and quiet. Thursday - Thanksgiving, I had to head out for lunch and it was tough to find. Chipotle, MacDonalds, Five Guys, … Continue reading Newsletter: November 29, 2014
Hi all, Just figured this out. I have been in a hurry lately, and while working with Backup Exec I have had to keep adding disk as I added hosts. I did change the policy to retain only 1 week. I am not backing up production data but just protecting my work so no big … Continue reading Alert – Backup Exec doesn’t follow policy – will actually fill your disks!
This was a little harder then expected, as well Backup Exec (BE) support was not as helpful - they tried but communications was harder then I had hoped. So when I finally got this all working I thought I would share it out. BTW, this is a follow-on from where I did the install / … Continue reading Configuring a CIFS backup with Backup Exec
Hello all, I am writing this while in Austin Texas. As I flew into it I saw an amazing city. However, I am out on the outskirts where it is mostly hot, sunny, and lonely. Although, next door to this hotel there was an amazing Oktoberfest celebration. I know a bit of that subject - even … Continue reading Newsletter: October 26, 2014
Hello all, I had a good and productive week in the lab, and you have seen an article or two as a result of that. I have several others pending - Search tricks in the DataGravity UI, as well as backing up CIFS via Backup Exec. Not quite what I expected but I figured it … Continue reading Newsletter: October 19, 2014
Hello all, In this article I am going to help you install, configure and test Backup Exec. This is software that has been around a very long time and it shows in the depth of its features. However they have tied things together very nicely so it doesn't necessarily show its age. As always there … Continue reading Install / Config Backup Exec 2014
This is likely a surprise to you. Most people might ask why are you doing this? Doesn't everybody know how to do this or have a method already? But in fact with discussions with customers it turns out that not everyone knows how to do this. So here we go. This is good info for … Continue reading Backing up CIFS shares