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How To Restore Active Directory Using Backup Exec

Created: 20 Dec 2012 • Updated: 02 Jan 2013 | 6 comments
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Hi Guys,

 i having a problem, i Have a Windows 2003 Server and a Backup Exec 2010 R2

i am in a company that every week is made a backup of System State on a external Tape (SCSI) with Backup Exec.

I had a problem in my Active Directory and i want to restore using backup exec, but in a security mode the services don't work.

 

The Windows Backup Software can't detect my external tape. and i don't know what to do more.

 

Can i use in any mode Backup Exec to Restore my System State?? or it's impossible???

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CraigV's picture

hi,

you would install the OS on a server along with the BE RAWS agent. once done, do a redirected restore of the system state and it should work!
you could also look at the AD agent for BE if you needed the restoration of individual items too!

thanks!

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yarossan's picture

What's Backup Exec RAWS?? i have to download and install this?? and can i use on the same server with a problem??

 

CraigV's picture

??? RAWS = Remote Agent for Windows Servers! and for a media server to either backup from, or restore too a server, it needs to be installed on that!

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yarossan's picture

and for i make a restore i have to use the computer on a security restore mode.

 

but the backup exec doesn't works... =(

yarossan's picture

Hi guys...

Thanks for the help...

i had to do a different thing...

in the services i had to put local administrator to run the backup services, and worked.

 

Thanks a lot for the reply.