Backup Exec Remote Agent stays in a stopping state and server has to be rebooted in order to start it.


The Backup Exec Remote when restarted from services.msc stays in a stopping state. The service cannot be killed from Task Manager or by using any third party tools. The remote agent can be restarted after the reboot. However after a few Backups are run and an attempt is made to restart the remote agent it again goes to stopping state


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