Creating an alias for a managed media server when a SQL 2005 or SQL 2008 instance is used

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Creating an alias for a managed media server when a SQL 2005 or SQL 2008 instance is used

You must find the port number on which the Backup Exec SQL 2005 or 2008 instance for the central administration server is running, and then create an alias for the managed media server.

To create an alias when a SQL 2005 or 2008 instance is used

  1. On the managed media server, to create an alias for the managed media server, go to \Windows\System32 and double-click cliconfg.exe.

  2. On the Alias tab, click Add.

  3. In the Server alias field, type:

    server name\instance name
  4. Under Network libraries, select TCP/IP.

  5. In the Server name field, type:

    server name\instance name
  6. Uncheck Dynamically determine port.

  7. In the Port number field, type the port number of the remote Backup Exec SQL Server instance.

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