Installing Backup Exec adds some Windows services. If you ever change them, you may wish to know how they came "out the box".
This information has been gleaned from various sources across the web.
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…
If you have two copies of the same file on the server you are backing up, what does Backup Exec do about it?
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.
Does Backup Exec support Multiplexing/Multistreaming?
There is no Backup Exec agent for MySQL, so you have to work around it…
Sharepoint Server 2007 support has been announced by Symantec, for Backup Exec 11d only.
Netbackup is more expensive than Backup Exec. What do you get for your money?
Commonly asked question: Can Backup Exec backup data to an FTP server/Web server/Other online backup service?