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Backup Multiple Systems at Once

 

If I schedule a job with multiple systems in the job does BackupExec 2012 backup all the systems simultaneously or one after each other?

 

Thank you

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If the jobs are targated to a

If the jobs are targated to a Tape, they will be executed 1 after the other.


If targeted to a B2D then you can set on the B2D properties as to how many jobs can run simultaneously.

Kindly refer to the article

Kindly refer to the article about Backup to disk properties.

http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO22745 ->Allow x concurrent jobs for this backup-to-disk folder..

I do not  see where I could

I do not  see where I could "Displays the number of concurrent write" in the properties of my storage?

I am using a Synology NAS unit. Should it be on the storage properties of this?

Thanks...

Sorry. I see it now. It is

Sorry. I see it now. It is set defaulted to 1. To be correct if I choose 5 systems to backup as one job, it would only write the information to the storage one system at a time?

 

Thanks...

Correct, the settings for

Correct, the settings for concurrent writes have to do with INDEPENDENT JOBS - essentially How Many Simultaneous Jobs can be writing to the storage device.

When you are able to choose multiple systems in a Single Job, they will only run sequentially no matter what value your storage device setting for concurrent writes may be.