List of Backup Exec Services - Service Names, Process Names and the ID type they need to run as

Article:TECH195898  |  Created: 2012-08-30  |  Updated: 2013-10-16  |  Article URL
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Backup Exec Services


The following are the Backup Exec Service Names, Process Names, and the ID type they need to run as.

Note, the services listed as Domain\Administrator should run as an ID that has Domain\Administrator rights. The ID inside the Backup Exec Credentials list called System Logon Account must use the same ID that the services are using.
For more about Backup Exec Rights, See -
To change the service credentials, See -


Services on the Backup Exec Media server:

Backup Exec Agent Browser

benetns.exe Domain\Administrator
Backup Exec Device & Media Service pvlsvr.exe Domain\Administrator
Backup Exec Error Recording Service bedbg.exe LocalSystem
Backup Exec Job Engine  bengine.exe Domain\Administrator
Backup Exec Management Service  BackupExecManagementService.exe  Domain\Administrator
Backup Exec Remote Agent for Windows beremote.exe LocalSystem
Backup Exec Server beserver.exe Domain\Administrator


Services added to the Backup Exec Media server by the Deduplication Option:

Backup Exec Deduplication Engine  spoold   LocalSystem
Backup Exec Deduplication Manager  spad    LocalSystem
Backup Exec PureDisk Filesystem Service PDVFSService  LocalSystem
PostgreSQL Server 8.3 postgresql-8.3  LocalSystem


Services added to the Backup Exec Media server by the Desktop Laptop Option (DLO):

Backup Exec DLO Administration Service DLOAdminSvcu  Domain\Administrator
Backup Exec DLO Maintenance Service DLOMaintenanceSvc LocalSystem

**With DLO installed, the SQL Server service must run as Domain Admin

SQL Server (BKUPEXEC)  MSSQL$BKUPEXEC  Domain\Administrator


Services on a Symantec DLO server (SDLO): 

SQL Server (DLO)  MSSQL$DLO  Domain\Administrator
Symantec DLO Administration Service SymantecDLOAdminSvcu Domain\Administrator
Symantec DLO Maintenance Service  SymantecDLOMaintenanceSvc   LocalSystem


Services on a Windows Remote Agent:

Backup Exec Error Recording Service  bedbg.exe LocalSystem
Backup Exec PureDisk Filesystem Service PDVFSService LocalSystem
Backup Exec Remote Agent for Windows beremote.exe  LocalSystem
Backup Exec VSS Provider bevssprovider.exe LocalSystem







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