When you install the Remote Agent, the Advrtms.dat file in SYS:BKUPEXEC is not included. The Remote Agent cannot publish information to a media server. You must create the Advrtms.dat file in the SYS:BKUPEXEC directory on the NetWare server. Ensure that this file contains all the names or the IP addresses of the Backup Exec media servers that you want to back up the NetWare server.
Running BESTART at the NetWare server automatically loads Novell's SMDR.NLM component, which publishes the availability of the server for backups using the TCP/IP protocol. This protocol must be enabled on the network and in Backup Exec's Network and Security dialog box in order for the servers to be automatically added to the NetWare Agents list.
To manually add a NetWare server to the Backup Exec User-defined Selections node, you must do one of the following: