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Backup Exec 11D additional agents purchase for SQL

Created: 27 Oct 2010 • Updated: 15 Nov 2010 | 2 comments
Nene's picture
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Hi support,

I have a client who needs to purchase additional agents for SQL to run with his BE 11D. Since BE 2010 is the latest.

Is it possible to have the SQL agent run on the BE 11D?

I don't think this person is considering an upgrade.

What other options are available for this query?

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pkh's picture

You can only buy the SQL Agent licence for BE 2010, but you should be able to downgrade it to use with BE 11d.  You got to talk to Symantec Licensing regarding the downgrade.

You should bear in mind that BE 11d does not support some of the latest OS's and SQL Server versions.

Kiran Bandi's picture

YES, It is possible.

Install the remote agent on sql machine, and install the license on media server.

Check out the Software Compatibility List also to make sure that specific SQL version is supported or not.