Questions regarding Backup Exec 2010 R3 SP3 installation
We use one BE2010 R3 media server which runs on Windows Server 2008 x64 Standard.
We perform daily backups of more than 100 servers (2003 and 2008) and most of them are production.
I installed SP3 in a test environment and I have some questions:
1. I know the guy that was here before me used to update all the agents manualy and not with push-install. Any reason to do so?
2. If I do install the agents manually, do I need to run the setup.exe from the RAWSX64 folder or just the "RAWSx645204RSP3.exe" file from the update folder?
2. Some of the jobs we run are configured to use AOFO set on "System - Use Microfost Shadow Copy Provider". When I push-install the agents, do I have to check the AOFO option?
3. I understand the if I install the agents with the AOFO I will need to reboot the remote server. This is very problematic for me since I have lots of servers which are most production. Is this reboot really necessary? Can I just restart the BE Services or other services on the remote servers? What are the implications if I don't reboot the servers?
I think that's it for now :)