Use of DHCP with Backup Exec 2012 may result in communication failures with remote servers

Problem

Use of DHCP for Backup Exec 2012 could result in being unable to communicate with remote servers. The communication failure may lead to being unable to complete backup operations.

 

Error Message

V-225-286 : This computer has DHCP enabled. Dynamically changing IP addresses may cause issues with Backup Exec.

 

Solution

Assign a static IP address to all servers in the Backup Exec 2012 environment and verify that all DNS records are correct.

 


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