Symantec Backup Exec: “Error e000fefd – The media server has lost the network connection…” during restore

Symptom: While attempting to restore files backed up from a DFS share using Symantec Backup Exec shadow copy, the job fails with the following error: Error category:  Other Errors Error:  e000fefd – The media server has lost the network connection to the remote agent. This only seems to happen when attempting to redirect the restored …

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Symantec Backup Exec SQL Agent and Transaction Logs

The SQL Agent for Symantec Backup Exec does a pretty good job of performing full backups of SQL servers.  One strange behavior is that transaction logs are not backed up (or truncated) as part of a “full” backup. If your transaction logs are growing to unacceptable levels, check and see if they have ever been …

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