Non-clustered SQL Server instance appears in selection list of virtual node


Non-clustered SQL Server instance appears in the selection list of the virtual node.

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Ignore non-clusterd SQL Server instance in the selection list of the virtual node on Backup Exec 2012.
Select the non-clustered SQL Server Instance from the selection list of the physical node if this non-clustered SQL Server Instance are backed up.


Applies To

This issue was found in the following environment.

OS: Windows 2008 R2

Backup Exec: Backup Exec 2012

SQL Server: SQL Server Express Edition 2005

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