How to install Remote Agent for Windows Servers in Backup Exec 20.5

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Remote agent is required to be installed on any remote server to protect it. In fact , other than Backup Exec media server all other server including Windows, Linux and Mac will need a remote agent to be installed on it.

How to install Remote Agent for Windows Servers and add it to Backup Exec media server:

There are multiple ways to install remote agent on a remote server and add it. We’ll discuss all the methods one by one.

  • Push Install Remote Agent on a Windows Server

Go to Backup and Restore tab> either right click below media server or any last server in the list

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Or click Add server

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Then choose Microsoft Windows computers and servers and click Next

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Then check the box > Allow Backup Exec to establish a trust with the servers.

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Then add IP address or host name of the server and click Add

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Then check the box > Upgrade the Backup Exec Agent for Windows to the current version automatically > then click Next

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Once you have added the Server and credential for it > click Install

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It shows the next progressing windows

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Now the remote agent has been installed and server is also added to Backup Exec media server

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Post adding the remote server it might show > Connection not established due to some network related issue.

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To fix the connection not established issue > right click on affected server > click Establish Trust

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Then click > Establish Connection

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Now the remote server will be ready for use

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