Installing Backup Exec adds some Windows services. If you ever change them, you may wish to know how they came "out the box".
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This information has been gleaned from various sources across the web.
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Do you use a robotic library? An inventory of all slots usually takes very long. By using bar code labels, you can reduce that time dramatically…
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If you have two copies of the same file on the server you are backing up, what does Backup Exec do about it?
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Version 11d of Backup Exec introduced the Active Directory Recovery Agent, but do you actually need it? Contrary to some belief, you don't need the agent to backup Active Directory.
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Does Backup Exec support Multiplexing/Multistreaming?
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There is no Backup Exec agent for MySQL, so you have to work around it…
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Sharepoint Server 2007 support has been announced by Symantec, for Backup Exec 11d only.
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Netbackup is more expensive than Backup Exec. What do you get for your money?
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Commonly asked question: Can Backup Exec backup data to an FTP server/Web server/Other online backup service?
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