This is a discussion on Re: Backup Exec slow as Molasses, fast if you spend more $$$ - Veritas Backup Exec ; ?????? Well that's just great. I already bought the multiserver edition (enterprise). I'm going to have to call them up and see if I can get a refund, this is TOTAL BULL. "Brian Buchanan" wrote: > >I was unable to ...
Well that's just great. I already bought the multiserver edition (enterprise).
I'm going to have to call them up and see if I can get a refund, this is
>I was unable to select/use TCPIP until I updated my build of BE 8.0. I
>the CD install gave me build T250 and to get TCPIP I needed build T256.
>I'm downloading T300 today, btw. I don't regularily backup workstations
>but the few times I have, It must have been using TCPIP as IPX/SPX is not
>installed on the workstation. BTW, I'm using the single server version,
>and not the Enterprise version (So says the box)
>>I'm using Netware SB 4.2 and BE 8.0. My workstation backups are pretty
>>I did a bit of research and it turns out this is due to BE using the SPX
>>protocol. My highest throughput rate is about 750KB. This causes my tape
>>drives (SDT-7000s/SDT-9000s/Aiwa TD-20001) to stop, wait for data, go,
>>wait, go. This slows things down even more. Also, I end up wasting GB's
>>tape space, not to mention the added wear on the motors.
>>After reading the tech notes it looks like the only solution is to use
>>however, after searching through more tech notes I discovered 'TCP/IP'
>>be selected in the Job Manager/Options/Agent window UNLESS I purchases
>>Enterprise Edition. We're talking huge $$$$ here. Are there any other remedies
>>or should I be looking at another backup program?