What you can do with Backup Exec System Recovery Manager

Article:HOWTO13746  |  Created: 2008-01-05  |  Updated: 2013-10-17  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO13746
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What you can do with Backup Exec System Recovery Manager

Backup Exec System Recovery Manager lets you work from a remote location to back up and recover Windows-based computers, convert recovery points to virtual disks, and manage recovery points.

The following table describes the most frequently used tasks.

Table: What you can do with Backup Exec System Recovery Manager

Task

Description

Define backups, offsite copy locations, and recovery point storage locations

  • Define daily, weekly, monthly, or quarterly backup jobs, and assign them to one or more computers.

  • Create full independent recovery points or recovery point sets with incrementals.

  • Define and enable an offsite copy location to copy your latest, complete recovery points to either a local hard drive on the client computer, a remote server in your network, or to a remote FTP server.

  • Define recovery point destinations on a network share or on a local drive on the client computer.

  • Use your existing installation of Symantec Backup Exec™ for Windows Servers to back up recovery point storage locations on a network to tape media.

Recover files, folders, or entire drives

  • Allow users to retrieve their own files and folders using the Backup Exec Retrieve Web page.

  • Retrieve email, folders, entire mailboxes, SharePoint documents, or lost files and folders using the Backup Exec Granular Restore Option.

  • Remotely recover a data drive on a client computer.

  • Remotely recover a system drive on a client computer that is bootable, using LightsOut Restore.

Convert recovery points to virtual disks

  • Convert recovery points of a physical computer to VMware Virtual Disk or a VMware ESX Server.

  • Convert recovery points of a physical computer to Microsoft Virtual Disk.

Remotely delete recovery points

  • Delete entire recovery point sets.

  • Delete recovery points within a set.

Remotely administer server, desktop, and laptop computers remotely

  • Troubleshoot and resolve jobs remotely.

  • Build and deploy Easy Installers to install Backup Exec System Recovery products and options such as LightsOut Restore and Backup Exec Granular Restore Option.

  • Monitor the overall status of recovery points for an entire network of Windows computers.



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