How to change the job log location in Backup Exec 11.x and above using BEUtility

Problem

How to change the job log location in Backup Exec 11.x and above using BEUtility

Solution


Default location for Job logs and Catalogs can be changed using Beutility.exe for Backup Exec 11.x  and above.  The following steps need to be performed to change the existing job log location from the Beutility.

 
1. From Windows Explorer, go to the Program files\Symantec\Backup Exec\ folder and open Beutility.exe
 
2  Click on "All Media Servers"
 
3. Right-click on the server name and select "Set job log and catalog location " as shown in Figure 1
 
Figure 1:
 

 
 
 

4  Select the first check box "Change job log location" and click on browse.
   Select the second check box "Change Catalog  location" and click on browse

Figure 2:
   

5  When Backup exec will  prompt to restart the services, click on "yes"

6   After restating the services ,open the Backup Exec Console and click on Tools and then click on Options .
   For Verifying Job log Location :  Click on Job Logs under Job Defaults .
   For Verifying Catalog Location : Click on the Catalogs under Settings .

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