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Same server showing up twice in License Assessment for Agent for Windows

Created: 17 Oct 2013 | 3 comments
Gurpal's picture

I've taken over a client site from an ex-colleague so I picking up where he left things.  One thing I did is that I ran Backup Exec License Tool, and for whatever reason I see that there are two licenses for "Agent For Windows"  Is this something that is easily correctable?

Also this server is a SQL database, do I need the license for both "Agent for Windows" and "Agent for Applications and Databases"?

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pkh's picture

 Yes.  An "Agent for Applications and Databases" licence is needed to backup SQL and the  "Agent for Applications and Databases" licence comes with a "Agent for Windows" licence.

CraigV's picture

BELAT is a great tool, but it does misreport. I used it to get an idea of what I had in my environment, and then went and counted against it to come to my totals. Neither of which was ever right, making it a fight with our vendor to get the right numbers put under a new year's maintenance.

Could be reporting 2 different RAWS agents if you upgraded, or changed media servers, or for some reason uninstalled and reinstalled it. I've had some really strange occurences!


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Backup.Admin's picture

I agreed with you Pkh, That Application and Database comes with Raws, and found many comments on Symantec forum. but can you please help where can i find this documented, or on TechNote.

Thanks All