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ADRA Licencing

Created: 30 Nov 2011 • Updated: 30 Nov 2011 | 3 comments
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How is the Active Directory Recovery Agent (ADRA) Licenced?

Do you need 1 licence per DC?

1 licence per MMS/CAS?

Or is it 1 licence covers all?

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ADRA is licensed as 1 License per DC.



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Backup Exec Active Directory Agent Licensing

The Agent for Active Directory is designed to accommodate the needs of large and small deployments of Active Directory – whether it’s a single Domain Controller or a robust, multi-Domain Controller environment. The Backup Exec Agent for Active Directory is licensed on a per- Domain Controller basis. Scenarios


Customer Environment


Protecting two Active Directory Domain Controllers

Two Windows 2008 Active Directory Domain Controllers at two locations

Qty:2 of Backup Exec 2010 Active Directory Recovery Agent per Domain Controller *Note- Because of the replicated nature of Active Directory, not all Domain Controllers may need to be protected in your environment with this Agent. Agents should be purchased for key Domain Controllers where replication could be delayed.  

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