Changing a Backup Exec server to a central administration server

Article:HOWTO73639  |  Created: 2012-03-02  |  Updated: 2012-03-16  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO73639
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Changing a Backup Exec server to a central administration server

You can change a standalone Backup Exec server to a central administration server.

To change a Backup Exec server to a central administration server

  1. On the Backup Exec server that you want to be the central administration server, start Backup Exec.

  2. Click the Backup Exec button, select Installation and Licensing, and then select Install Options and Licenses on this Backup Exec Server.

  3. Select one of the following methods to enter licenses:

    To enter licenses manually

    Do the following in the order listed:

    • Type a serial number into the Serial Number field.

    • Click Add.

    • Repeat for each serial number for each option or agent that you want to add.

    To import licenses from a file

    Do the following in the order listed:

    • Click Import From File.

    • Select the Symantec license file.

    To install a trial version

    Proceed to the next step.

    A license key is not required for a fully functional Trial version.

  4. Click Next.

  5. On the features list, expand Backup Exec Options, expand Enterprise Server Option, and then select Central Admin Server Option.

  6. Click Next.

  7. Read the Backup Exec installation review, and then click Install.

  8. Click Finish.

See Changing a Backup Exec server to a managed Backup Exec server


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