The following are enhancements made to the SharePoint Agent for Backup Exec 2012
• New Backup Options for the SharePoint Agent
– Block Level Differential Backup Support.
– Block Level Incremental Backup Support.
• New Restore workflows
– Database and Granular Restore Technology (GRT)
• Cross Site Backups and Restores
• Cross Site Backup
– Works with Full, Differential and Incremental sets.
• Cross Site Restore
– New user workflow for the target information.
• Server Farm
• Web Application
• Site Collection
• Sub Site path/name
– No changes for items restored to the file system.
• Enhanced Catalog Search
– Defined Fields for Catalog Search
– User now has the ability to restore directly from the search result.
• Block Level Differential Database Support
– Volume Snapshot Support (VSS) supported.
– Exposed to the user.
• Block Level Incremental Database Support
– VSS supported.
– Not exposed to the user under the SQL Agent but is for SharePoint.
• Elimination of Log Backup Support
– Warning is now given to tell user to change recovery model to “Simple”.