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Created: 29 Sep 2013 • Updated: 30 Sep 2013 | 4 comments
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Hi!

we need to transfer our BE 2012 installed on Windows 2008 R2 to a new server. Is there any benefit of installing it on Windows 2012 Server and is it supported? We also need to backup Exchange 2013 in near future.

 

Thanks.

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pkh's picture

You cannot use Server 2012 as a media server. This is not supported even with SP2. However with SP2 you can do non-GRT backups of Exchange 2013

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create_share's picture

OK thanks. Is installing Backup Exec Agent from the new server enough to change the media server on clients?

CraigV's picture

...as long as your new media server runs Windows Server 2008 R2, you'd simply push the agents out to the remote servers which will make the necessary changes on them.

Thanks!

Alternative ways to access Backup Exec Technical Support:

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/blogs/alte...

create_share's picture

What about the licenses on old server. Should i remove the licenses then uninstall BE or just remove BE?

Thanks.