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Install Agent for Vmware via Vcenter

Created: 12 Feb 2013 | 3 comments
mby's picture

Hello,

I have server esx with Vmware ..

I have Backup Exec 2012 on another machine (not virtual).

I want install  the agent for the Virtual Machine so i create Virtual Machine and install Vcenter but i don't know what i have to do now.

Thanks. 

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Backup_Exec's picture

Hi

Ensure first ESX version 5.1 is not suported with BE , If you have install Vmware license key and have got virtual machines to do backup then you can do backup by adding name of ESX or Vcenter from add vmware server and enter name of ESX or Vcenter ,if you wish to do Application backup like exchange ,SQL on virtual machine then you can install remote agent on virtual machine

Please check the best pracitsces link below

http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO74443

Hope that helps

Thanks

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pkh's picture

To install the remote agent in the VM's, click on the BE button and then use the Install Agent .... to push out the agents to the VM's.

CraigV's picture

mby: although BE doesn't support vSphere 5.1 currently, it WILL...check the link below:

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/ann...

Thanks!

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