Which Agents and Options are NOT available for evaluation with a licensed installation of Backup Exec

Problem

Some agents and options cannot be evaluated once the core product licensing has been entered/activated with the Backup Exec Installation.

 

Solution


The following Options are available for trial (evaluation) after any license has been installed into Backup Exec

Options available for trial (60 day evaluation): (Figure 1 and 2 show examples for BE 2012)
 
  • Agent for Applications and Databases:
    • Agent for Enterprise Vault
    • Agent for Lotus Domino
    • Agent for Microsoft Exchange Server
    • Agent for Microsoft SharePoint
    • Agent for Microsoft SQL Server
    • Agent for Oracle Servers
    • Agent for Microsoft Active Directory
  • Agent for VMware and Hyper-V:
    • Agent for Microsoft Hyper-V
    • Agent for VMware
  • Deduplication Option
  • Agent for Oracle on Windows or Linux Servers
  • Agent for VMware Virtual Infrastructure
  • Agent for Windows Systems
  • NDMP Option
  • Remote Agent for Linux

Figure 1

Figure 2

 

Options NOT Available for trial (evaluation), after the core product licensing for Backup Exec has been entered/activated:
 

  • Enterprise Server Option:
    • Advanced Disk-based Backup Option
    • Central Admin Server Option
  • Microsoft Exchange Mailbox Archiving Option (NOTE: Option now discontinued)
  • File System Archiving Option (NOTE: Option now discontinued)
  • Storage Provisioning Option (NOTE: Option now discontinued)

Figure 3

 


The Desktop Laptop Option (DLO) is not included on the list of options as this will now be a separate product
 
NOTE
  • All Agents and Options are available for a 60 day evaluation if no licenses have been installed
  • Virtual Tape Library Support is now installed by default.  This option supports additional drives in a Virtual Tape Library (VTL), and Backup Exec includes support for every single-drive VTL. To support additional drives in each VTL, you must purchase the Virtual Tape Library Unlimited Drive Option.

 

 

 

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