Symantec Backup Exec 2012 Server OLP (Essential Support)
Symantec Backup Exec 2012
Symantec Backup Exec 2012 is one integrated product
that protects virtual and physical environments, simplifies both backup and
disaster recovery, and offers unmatched recovery capabilities. Powered by
Symantec V-Ray technology, Backup Exec 2012 restores entire servers, critical
Microsoft applications, and VMware or Microsoft Hyper-V virtual environments to
dramatically minimize business downtime. New innovative and modern
administration console makes it easier than ever to set up backups, manage
backup policies, perform disaster recoveries, and convert backups of servers to
virtual machines for instant disaster recovery. Rapidly recover an entire
server, to the same hardware or dissimilar hardware in minutes, not hours or
days. Convert Backups to Virtual Machines for instant recovery so that if a
server fails, you can get that server back up and running in a VMware or Hyper-V
environment in the time it takes you to turn on a virtual machine!
This is an
electronic license only product, and you'll receive an email with your license
information 2-4 business days after your order is placed. If you do not have
installation media, the software can be downloaded from
Additional Application Support
You can use Backup Exec with Microsoft System Center Operation Manager (SCOM)
Internet Explorer 7.0 or later.
Intel Pentium, Xeon, AMD, or compatible.
SQL Server or SQL Express
Service Pack 4 is required.
Required: 512 MB RAM above the operating systems' requirements. Recommended:
2 GB RAM (or more for better performance)
- RAM requirements may vary depending on the operations performed, the
options installed, and the specific computer configuration.
- For the Central Admin Server Option: 1 GB RAM is required; 2 GB RAM is
- Symantec Recovery Disk: 1 GB minimum (dedicated) for the multi-lingual
- Virtual Memory Recommendations: 20 MB above the Windows recommended size
for total paging file size (total for all disk volumes). Refer to your
Microsoft Windows help documentation for instructions on how to view or set
the paging file size.
Installation Disk Space
1.44 GB (Typical installation)
2.32 GB (Includes all options)
- Note: Disk space requirements may vary depending on the operations
performed, the options installed, and the specific system configuration. The
Backup Exec database and catalogs require additional space. An additional
330 MB is required for SQL Express.
- Network interface card or a virtual network adapter card.
- CD/DVD drive.
- (Recommended) A mouse.
You can use storage media drives, robotic libraries, removable storage
devices, and non-removable hard drives. Support is available for the first
drive in each robotic library when you purchase Backup Exec. To enable
support for each additional robotic library drive, you must purchase the
Backup Exec Library Expansion Option.
- You cannot install a Backup Exec server on a computer that runs the
Windows Server Core installation option of Windows Server 2008. You can
only install the Backup Exec Agent for Windows on Server Core computers.
- You cannot install SQL Express or SQL Server 2005 on a Windows
Server 2008 computer that is configured in a Read Only Domain Controller
(RODC) role. The Read Only Domain Controller role does not let you use
the local accounts that are required for SQL Express and SQL Server
2005. When you install Backup Exec on an RODC computer you must select a
remote SQL instance for the Backup Exec Database.