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BE 12.5 SBS on Server2008R2

Created: 20 Mar 2013 • Updated: 20 Mar 2013 | 1 comment

One short question:

We decided to change our Server 2008sbs to a Server 2008R2. Can we use our Software BE 12.5 SBS on this OS? Or must i get a new version?

Thanks ..

Operating Systems:

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Hi

Installing a full version of Backup Exec for Windows 12.5 as a media server on a Windows 2008 R2 Server is not supported.

Please check link below

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

Would suggest to install BE 2010 or higher version

Link to download BE 2010

BE 2010 R3  Installer - http://trialware.norton.com/files/fc/Backup_Exec_2010_13.0.5204_MultiPlatforms_Multilingual_DVD.iso
(Same can be used for SBS)

Link to download BE 2012

BE 2012 Installer - https://www4.symantec.com/Vrt/offer?a_id=133703
BE 2012 SBS Installer - https://www4.symantec.com/Vrt/offer?a_id=133704

Hope that helps

Thanks

Sameer

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