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The Selected Server is not a valid managed back Exec server

Created: 26 May 2014 | 3 comments

Dear All,

                   i hope you all will be fine i have query in my production environment Symantec back up exec 2012 is running unexpected power failure was occured in saturday night. when i came to office in monday morning the back jobs was not running . the error message show is  below.

"The selected server is not a valid managed backupexec server the job may be retargeted."

kindly give me the advice how to resolve this problem

Thanks in Advance


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VJware's picture

Were these incremental / differential backups not running ?

If yes, rerun the full backups first and then run the incr/diff and observe.

CraigV's picture

Hi Fasih,

Do you have a CASO environment? If so, remove the MMS and re-add it (assuming this is the MMS).

If not, check the TN below:

You might also want to look at repairing your BEDB as per below:


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pkh's picture

If you are not running CASO then click on the BE button, click on Add Options and remove the MMS option