How to recover from an external drive if I deleted the backup job that created it

Harel N
Harel N used Ask the Experts™
I have few jobs in veritas backup exec 16, some didnt work for a year... I want to recover some files from external drive ...
Is there a way to browse the specific drive even if the job dosent exist anymore?
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Yes you can recover from a backup even if the job does not exist anymore. You need to run a catalog job.
In the job, uncheck the option to USE STORAGE MEDIA Based Catalog.
This will read the each file in the backup to re-create a CATALOG.

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