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Sharath_Shashid's avatar
10 years ago

upgrade backup exec 2012 to 2015

Hello all, We are currently using backup exec 2012 on windows storage server 2008 r2 standard x64 edition and i digup some article on how to upgrade to the current version " to upgrade from ...
  • pkh's avatar
    10 years ago

    The image is only when you use the BE Appliance.  If you are using the Appliance, then you need to wait for the image to upgrade to BE 15.  The upgrade is free.

    If you are not using the BE Appliance, then you can upgrade at any time to BE 15 from BE 2012.  You need to be on SP4 before you do the upgrade.  You would need a new set of licence keys which are free if you are on a current maintenance contract.  You can download BE 15 from either or

    Do check the BE 15 SCL and HCL to make sure that the software and hardware that you intend to use are supported.