Backup Exec Support for Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2

Article:TECH196108  |  Created: 2012-09-04  |  Updated: 2014-07-30  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH196108
Article Type
Technical Solution


Issue



Backup Exec (BE) support for Microsoft Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2

 

 


Solution



Backup Exec 2014

You can install a Backup Exec server on Windows Server 2012/Server 2012 R2 computers.

Additionally, you can use the Agent for Windows to back up and restore data from Windows Server 2012/Server 2012 R2 computers.

You can use the Agent for Windows to back up and restore data from Windows 8/8.1 computers
 
 
 
Simplified Disaster Recovery (SDR) supports Windows Server 2012.
 
For specific operating system requirements for Simplified Disaster Recovery, see the Backup Exec Software Compatibility List at the following URL:
 
http://entsupport.symantec.com/umi/v-269-1   (Backup Exec Feature Specific Compatibility)
 
 
 
 
 
Backup Exec 2012

Remote Agent Support to Backup and Restore a remote Windows 2012 server is added in Backup Exec 2012 Service Pack 2 (TECH203155).

Backup Exec 2012 SP2 supports Windows Server 2012 with some limitations. You cannot install a media server on a Windows Server 2012 computer. 

Simplified Disaster Recovery is not supported for Windows Server 2012.

 

 

 

Backup Exec 2010 R3

Remote Agent Support to Backup and Restore a remote Windows 2012 server is added in Backup Exec 2010 R3 Service Pack 3 (TECH203157).

Backup Exec 2010 R3 SP3 supports Windows Server 2012 with some limitations. You cannot install a media server on a Windows Server 2012 computer. 

Intelligent Disaster Recovery (IDR) is not supported for Windows Server 2012.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





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