Using Backup Exec through a firewall
|Article:TECH190459|||||Created: 2012-06-06|||||Updated: 2012-06-06|||||Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH190459|
Even after following the information and guidance detailed in the articles listed under Related Articles below, it has been seen that Backup Exec communications through a Firewall can be disrupted over time. This has been seen to be due to the Firewall blocking Windows RPC ports, as these are randomly assigned from a dynamic range of ports and are outside the control of Backup Exec.
Please review the Microsoft Knowledgebase Article below, which explains how to define a specific range of ports for RPC communications. This range can then be defined in the Firewall to allow access.
Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH190459