Instructions for Deploying or Push (Remote) Installing agents in Backup Exec System Recovery 2010 (BESR 2010)/Symantec System Recovery 2011(SSR 2011).

Article:TECH144389  |  Created: 2010-11-17  |  Updated: 2014-05-16  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH144389
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Instructions for Deploying or Push (Remote) Installing agents in Backup Exec System Recovery 2010 (BESR 2010)/Symantec System Recovery 2011(SSR 2011).


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The user can deploy the Backup Exec System Recovery Agent to the computers that are on the Computer List by using one of the listed methods below:

 1. Using the Agent Deployment feature :

The user needs to ensure that computers requiring agent installation are listed under the Computer menu. If needed the user can manually add the corresponding computer to the list in BESR by going to the Computers Tab and selecting the Add option from the menu.

 1. On the Backup Exec System Recovery menu bar, click Computers and select a computer from the list.

2. Click Deploy Agent.
3. In the Deploy Backup Exec System Recovery Agent dialog box specify the administrator user name (or a user name that has administrator rights) and the password.
 
4. If the user wants to restart the computer automatically when the agent installation is finished, click Reboot when finished as shown in the above figure.
5. Click OK and following screen will appear.
 

 Note:  It is recommended to reboot the computer once installation has completed as the computer cannot be backed up until a reboot has been done.  

 

2. Manual installation of  Backup Exec System Recovery Agent using Product CD :

1. Insert the Backup Exec System Recovery product CD into the media drive of the computer. (The installation program should start automatically)

2. If the installation program does not start automatically; on the Windows task bar click Start > Run, type the command:
<drive>:\autorun.exe then click OK.
where <drive> is the drive letter of your media drive.
For Windows Vista, if the Run option is not visible, do the following:
■ Right-click the Start button and click Properties
■ On the Start Menu tab, click Customize
■ Scroll down and select Run command
■ Click OK
3. In the CD browser panel, click Install Backup Exec System Recovery
4. In the Welcome panel, click Next
5. Read the license agreement, click I accept the terms in the license agreement and then click Next
6.  Click Change, locate the folder in which you want to install the agent and click OK
7. Click Next
8. Click Custom and then Next
9. Click Backup Exec System RecoveryService and then click This feature will be installed on local hard drive
(This feature is the agent)
10. Set all other features to This feature will not be installed.
11. Click Next and then click Install.

Note:  It is recommended to reboot the computer once the installation is complete. The computer is unable to be backed up until a reboot has been done.

 





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