Video Screencast Help

Backup Exec 2012 and Exchange 2007

Created: 02 Nov 2012 • Updated: 02 Nov 2012 | 2 comments
This issue has been solved. See solution.

My company bought 1 license for server and 2 windows agent licenses. I want to backup windows server 2012 r2 with exchange 2007. I installed server on separate machine and then installed windows agent on exchange server. Full backup was successful. When I checked for edb there were none.

My question is can I use windows agent, not exchange to backup exchange ? Is exchange agent must for backing up exchange in this case one server 2007 ?

If I install Symantec server exec 2012 on my exchange server can I backup exchange server then, without exchange agent ?

This is very important because I must plan my backup strategy.   Can someone help me ?

Comments 2 CommentsJump to latest comment

AmolB's picture

You CANNOT backup Exchange application without the Exchange Agent.

Remote agent for Window without Exchange Agent license will backup only flat files.

So no matter you install BE on a different server or an Exchange server you still need an Exchange

Agent to backup Exchange.

SOLUTION