Option to specify multiple data streams is not available on CAS in the restore job properties


Backup Exec provides an option to use multiple data streams for Oracle and DB2 databases backup and restore. This option can be specified from 'Device and Media' tab in Backup job and from 'Device' tab in the restore job. However this option is not available in the restore job if the server is the Central Administration Server.



Run the restore from Managed Media Server (MMS) server in case multiple data streams option has to be used in the restore job.


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