[Okta Webinar] Learn how to a build a cloud-first strategyRegister Now

x
?
Solved

Deleting jobs and policies in Backup Exec

Posted on 2011-02-24
4
Medium Priority
?
555 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I have the need to reconfigure my backup policies and jobs.  I wanted to clean up the current policies and jobs in Backup Exec 12.  I've been using these same policies and jobs for 2 years.  If I am to delete them, will I still be able to restore data that used these jobs?
0
Comment
Question by:wakebrdr77
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 32

Accepted Solution

by:
Rodney Barnhardt earned 2000 total points
ID: 34973468
The restores do not depend on the backup jobs being in existance. I have deleted and recreated jobs, and later restored from old jobs. As long as you keep the catalogs and databases, you can browse and restore files.  
0
 
LVL 21

Expert Comment

by:SelfGovern
ID: 34979126
Confirming what rbarnhardt says.

Think about it -- if the job still needed to exist to perform a restore, , you'd be in a heap of trouble if you ever had to do a bare metal restore, or restore data from a tape from a failed server in data center A, to a new server in data center B (in these cases, you do need to catalog or import the tape... but the data is still there and usable).
0
 
LVL 12

Expert Comment

by:S00007359
ID: 35152698
as an added measure, document your current backup jobs and polices and then you can delete you rbackup jobs and policies. note you';ll still have to perform tape catlogs, and can even restore to different new servers as long as your tapes are not faulty and can be catlogged, and restoreable!
0
 
LVL 32

Expert Comment

by:Rodney Barnhardt
ID: 35153622
Well, if the catalog folder is copied, that information will move the the new server. There is no need to catalog before a restore.
0

Featured Post

Prepare for your VMware VCP6-DCV exam.

Josh Coen and Jason Langer have prepared the latest edition of VCP study guide. Both authors have been working in the IT field for more than a decade, and both hold VMware certifications. This 163-page guide covers all 10 of the exam blueprint sections.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Today as you open your Outlook, you witness an error message: “Outlook is using an old copy of your Outlook Data File…”. Probably, Outlook is accessing an old OST file.
Exchange administrators are always vigilant about Exchange crashes and disasters that are possible any time. It is quite essential to identify the symptoms of a possible Exchange issue and be prepared with a proper recovery plan. There are multiple…
In this Micro Tutorial viewers will learn how to restore single file or folder from Bare Metal backup image of their system. Tutorial shows how to restore files and folders from system backup. Often it is not needed to restore entire system when onl…
This tutorial will walk an individual through the steps necessary to enable the VMware\Hyper-V licensed feature of Backup Exec 2012. In addition, how to add a VMware server and configure a backup job. The first step is to acquire the necessary licen…
Suggested Courses

873 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question