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backup exec usb hard drive

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Hello I have a client that has a backup exec 10.0 enviroment on windows 2003. there tape drive has failed. we have a 250gb usb drive. what I would liek to do is connect this and use backup exec to backup to it untill there new tape drive arrives how would I do this?
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Create a "Backup to Disk Folder" on the USB Drive.  Select that Backup to Disk Folder as your backup location, just as you would have the Tape Drive.

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thank you

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i have plugged in teh usb to teh server and I have formated ntfs and assigned letter and made acrtive, but still do not see it in my computer what do i do?

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i see it in disk management, but it does not show in my computer
I believe you will need to create a folder on the drive and share it.  IIRC, Backup Exec requires the drive be a shared network resource to use as a backup to disk folder.  You may be able to just grant permissions to the Backup Exec service, though.
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