Service Descriptions for Backup Exec

Service Descriptions for Backup Exec

Article: 100003399
Last Published: 2017-12-04
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Product(s): Backup Exec

Problem

Service Descriptions for Backup Exec

Solution

Service Descriptions installed by a typical installation are as follows.

Figure 1
 
Service Name
Service Description
Services Dependencies
Location
Backup Exec Agent Browser Allows the Backup Exec Job Engine to discover the Backup Exec agents that are available on the network Backup Exec Server, Server, Workstation C:\Program Files\Symantec\Backup Exec\benetns.exe
Backup Exec Device & Media Service Provides several COM server interfaces for managing and accessing devices and media SQlServer(BKUPEXEC), RPC C:\Program Files\Symantec\Backup Exec\pvlsvr.exe
Backup Exec Job Engine Receives job requests from the Backup Exec Server and moves data to the specified media Backup Exec Device and Media Service, Backup Exec Remote Agent for Windows Systems, Backup Exec Server, Server, Workstation C:\Program Files\Symantec\Backup Exec\bengine.exe
Backup Exec Remote Agent for Windows Servers Increases backup performance of remote Windows server systems by compressing the data to be backed up Server, Workstation, RPC C:\Program Files\Symantec\Backup Exec\beremote.exe
Backup Exec Server Implements job scheduling, server configuration, job definitions, job history, and the Backup Exec Management SDK Backup Exec Device and Media Service, Server, Workstation C:\Program Files\Symantec\Backup Exec\beserver.exe
Backup Exec Error Recording Service Backup Exec Error Recording Service [1]   C:\Program Files\Symantec\Backup Exec\bedbg.exe
Backup Exec Management Service Backup Exec Management Service [2]   C:\Program Files\Symantec\Backup Exec\BackupExecManagementService.exe

Note :
[1] Backup Exec Error Recording Service functions to generates a user dump of a Backup Exec process that shuts down unexpectedly

[2] Backup Exec Management Service is installed in Backup Exec 2010 R2 and R3. This service functions with the option “Participate in the Backup Exec product improvement program".

 


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