Backup Exec for Windows 12.5 Product Compatibility Information for Windows 2008 R2 and Windows 2008 R2 Hyper-V

Article:TECH75697  |  Created: 2009-01-16  |  Updated: 2013-03-12  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH75697
Article Type
Technical Solution


Issue



Backup Exec for Windows 12.5 Product Compatibility Information for Windows 2008 R2 and Windows 2008 R2 Hyper-V


Solution



Backup Exec for Windows 12.5 supports Windows 2008 R2 with the remote agent with the release of HOTFIX 331998. Please see related documents for more information on the HOTFIX.



Windows 2008 R2 Support


Added Support for Windows 2008 R2 Operating systems (File System, System State, Shadow Copy Components Only).



      Not Supported or Exceptions:

 
  • All other Backup Exec Options such as SQL, ADBO, IDR and Exchange as well as features such as the following are not supported.
  • Installing a full version of Backup Exec for Windows 12.5 as a media server on a Windows 2008 R2 Server is not supported.
  • Hyper-V: When protecting Windows 2008 R2 Hyper-V hosts using the Agent for Microsoft Virtual Server Windows (AMVS) GRT tape backups are NOT supported. Windows 2008 R2 Hyper-V GRT backups to disk are supported. If a Windows 2008 R2 Hyper-V GRT tape backup is required the backup must run to disk first then duplicated to tape.
  • Native and Boot from VHD
  • File Classification Infrastructure (FCI)
  • Clustered Shared Volumes (CSV)



 



Legacy ID



335868


Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH75697


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