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Backup Exec 12.5 - Server Paused

Created: 25 Jun 2014 | 1 comment
Marek_Kedzierski's picture

We have a problem on Backup Exec 12.5 (with all hotfixes) installed on Windows Server 2008. All jobs shows "Sever Paused" status. BeUtility also shows 'Server Paused". When i go to Devices tab there is no option to unpause server. It shows "Paused" (greyed out). What should I do to fix it ??

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Laurie_Downey's picture

Are the jobs running with a byte count, or are all of the jobs unable to execute?

Try going to the devices tab and see if you are able to pause and un-pause the Media Server from there. You can also refer to the links below:

You may also want to consider upgrading to Backup Exec 2010R3 or the latest version, Backup Exec 2014 as the issue has not been observerd in either.

BE 2010: Step By Step guide to download and install the program:

About upgrading from previous versions of Backup Exec to Backup Exec 2014:

Laurie Downey-Eggleston

Backup Exec

Advanced Tech Support

Symantec Corporation