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Symantec System Recovery 2013 Monitor

Created: 07 May 2013 • Updated: 07 May 2013
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In this blog lets look at some of the features and capabilities of Symantec System Recovery 2013 Monitor. This blog is continuation of the introductory blog available at:

Symantec System Recovery Monitor 2013 provides users a choice to have one of the two views possibl: “Category” view and “All computers view”. To switch between these two views press ctrl+T

All computer view


Category view:


SSR Monitor also provides the capability to add remote computers in a bulk fashion – using Import feature. To use the import feature user needs to set the “Default domain account” in the settings.


The applications settings:

  • Facilitates user to configure application behavior
  • Configuration settings are stored locally under the user account
  • Default Domain Account allows the user to specify single set of credentials to monitor multiple machines

If SSR and SSR-Monitor are installed on the same computer then SSR-Monitor facilitates ‘1-to-1 mgmt’ feature using local SSR console.  Users can launch SSR console of the added machine using the “Connect to Console” option[select and right click machine>Connect to console”] or by clicking on the “View Console” link. To enable the Connect to Console feature, make sure that one of the following versions is installed on the host computer:

  • Backup Exec System Recovery v9.0.5 or above.
  • Symantec System Recovery 10.0.2 or above.

It supports monitoring mixed environments where a computer is standalone or it is part of a domain/workgroup.

More in the next blog. Stay Tuned!

The hyperlink for the next blog in this series: