List of services installed by Backup Exec for Windows Servers

Article:TECH67215  |  Created: 2009-01-27  |  Updated: 2013-08-19  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH67215
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List of services installed by Backup Exec for Windows Servers


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Installing Backup Exec adds services to the Windows Services Applet. If the login for any of these services is ever changed after the initial installation of the software, the following information can be helpful regarding what default settings the services need to be set for:
 
The following services are installed:
 
Services Installed On a media server(up till v12.5): 
 
  • Backup Exec Agent Browser (logs on as Backup Exec service account, Automatic startup)
    • Process name: benetns.exe
  • Backup Exec Device & Media service (logs on as Backup Exec service account, Automatic startup)
    • Process name: pvlsvr.exe
  • Backup Exec Job Engine (logs on as Backup Exec service account, Automatic startup)
    • Process name: bengine.exe
  • Backup Exec Server (logs on as Backup Exec service account, Automatic startup)
    • Process name: beserver.exe
  • Backup Exec Remote Agent for Windows Servers (logs on as Local System account, Automatic startup)
    • Process name: beremote.exe
  • LiveUpdate (logs on as Local System account, Manual startup)
    • Process name: LuComServer_3_3.EXE (Number changes per version of LiveUpdate)
With the installation of Backup Exec Desktop & Laptop option additional services are installed:
  • DLO Administration services (Logs as Backup Exec Services account, Automatic startup)
    • Process name: DLOAdminSvcu.exe
  • DLO Maintenance services (Logs as Local System, Automatic startup)
    • Process name: dlomaintsvcu.exe

 
With the installation of Backup Exec 2010 and later the following additional services are installed:
 
  • Backup Exec Error Recording service (Logon as Local system account, Automatic startup)
    • Process name: bedbg.exe
  • Backup Exec Management Service (logs on as Backup Exec service account, Manual startup)
    • Process name: BackupExecManagementService.exe
With the installation of Backup Exec 2010 and later Deduplication option the following additional services are installed:
 
  • Backup Exec Deduplication Engine (Logon as Local system account, Automatic startup)
    • Process name: spoold.exe
  • Backup Exec Deduplication Manager (Logon as Local system account, Automatic startup)
    • Process name: spad.exe
  • Backup Exec PureDisk Filesystem (Logon as Local system account, Manual Startup)
    • Process name: PDVFSService.exe
With the installation of Backup Exec 2010 Archiving options the following additional services are installed:
 
  • Enterprise Vault Admin Service (logs on as Backup Exec service account, Automatic startup)
    • Process name: AdminService.exe
  • Enterprise Vault Directory Service (logs on as Backup Exec service account, Automatic startup)
    • Process name: DirectoryService.exe
  • Enterprise Vault Indexing Service (logs on as Backup Exec service account, Automatic startup)
    • Process name: IndexBroker.exe
  • Enterprise Vault Storage Service (logs on as Backup Exec service account, Automatic startup)
    • Process name: StorageServer.exe
  • Enterprise Vault Task Controller Service (logs on as Backup Exec service account, Automatic startup)
    • Process name: TaskController.exe
  • BEWebService (logs on as Local System account, Automatic startup)
    • Process name: BEWebService.exe



 
Note:  The Backup Exec Services user name and password on the media server should in most instances only be changed via the Backup Exec Services Manager.  For more information on this, review the following article:
 

 
How to change the user name or password of the Backup Exec Services Account in Backup Exec for Windows Servers (BEWS)
 

 
When the Backup Exec SQL instance is installed, the following additional services are added:
 

 
  • SQL Server (BKUPEXEC) (logs on as Local System account, Automatic startup)
    • Process name: sqlservr.exe
  • SQL Server Active Directory Helper (logs on as Network Service account, Manual startup)
    • Process name: sqladhlp90.exe
  • SQL Server Browser (logs on as Local System account, Automatic startup)
    • Process name: sqlbrowser.exe
  • SQL Server VSS Writer (logs on as Local System account, Automatic startup)
    • Process name: sqlwriter.exe

 
Where the Remote Agent is installed:
 
  • Backup Exec Remote Agent for Windows Servers (logs on as Local System account, Automatic startup)
    • Process name: beremote.exe
  • Backup Exec Error Recording Service (logs on as Local system account, Automatic Startup)
    • Process name: bedbg.exe
  • Backup Exec PureDisk Filesystem Service(logs on Local system account, Manual startup)
    • Process name: PDVFSService.exe
  • LiveUpdate (logs on as Local System account, Manual startup)
    • Process name: LuComServer_3_3.EXE (Number changes per version of LiveUpdate)
Where the DLO Desktop Agent is installed:
  • Symantec Backup Exec Desktop Agent Change Journal Reader (Logs as Local System, Automatic startup)
    • Process name: DLOChangeLogSvcu.exe

 
This information applies to the default installations of Backup Exec 10d,11d,12,12.5 and 2010 but with differing SQL services (as 10d has MSDE rather than SQL Express or if Backup Exec is using an existing instance in a full version of SQL)
 
Additional information for the Backup Exec services:
Display Name (Windows Services)
Service Name (Registry)
Process Name
Backup Exec Agent Browser
BackupExecAgentBrowser
benetns.exe
Backup Exec Device & Media Service
BackupExecDeviceMediaService
pvlsvr.exe
Backup Exec Error Recording Service
bedbg
bedbg.exe
Backup Exec Job Engine
BackupExecJobEngine
bengine.exe
Backup Exec Remote Agent for Windows Systems
BackupExecAgentAccelerator
beremote.exe
Backup Exec Server
BackupExecRPCService
beserver.exe
Backup Exec Management Service
BackupExecManagementService
BackupExecManagementService.exe
LiveUpdate
LiveUpdate
LuComServer_3_3.exe (Number will change with the version of Liveupdate that is currently installed)
DLO Administration service
DLOAdminSvcu
DLOAdminSvcu.exe
DLO Maintenance service
DLOMaintenanceSvc
dlomaintsvcu.exe
Symantec Backup Exec Desktop Agent Change Journal Reader
DLOChangeLogSvcu
DLOChangeLogSvcu.exe
Backup Exec Deduplication Engine
spoold
spoold.exe
Backup Exec Deduplication Manager
spad
spad.exe
Backup Exec PureDisk Filesystem
PDVFSService
PDVFSService.exe
Enterprise Vault Admin Service
EnterpriseVaultAdminService
AdminService.exe
Enterprise Vault Directory Service
Enterprise Vault Directory Service
DirectoryService.exe
Enterprise Vault Indexing Service
EnterpriseVaultIndexingService
IndexBroker.exe
Enterprise Vault Storage Service
EnterpriseVaultStorageService
StorageServer.exe
Enterprise Vault Task Controller Service
EnterpriseVaultTaskControllerService
TaskController.exe
BEWebService
BEWebService
BEWebService.exe
SQL Server (BKUPEXEC)
MSSQL$BKUPEXEC
sqlservr.exe
SQL Server Active Directory Helper
MSSQLServerADHelper
sqladhlp90.exe
SQL Server Browser
SQLBrowser
sqlbrowser.exe
SQL Server VSS Writer
SQLWriter
sqlwriter.exe

 




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