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What type of server, we need to add in Backup Exec to back up a file server?

 

What type of server, we need to add in Backup Exec to back up a file server?
What is the difference between server types "Microsoft Windows computers and servers" and "File server"?
What type of license (agent) to use for each type of server? 
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What type of server, we need

What type of server, we need to add in Backup Exec to back up a file server?

Windows server.

What is the difference between server types "Microsoft Windows computers and servers" and "File server"?

File server is the role or functionality which can be performed by a Windows server.

What type of license (agent) to use for each type of server? 

To backup a file server you need to install Remote Agent for windows on the File server and the 

respective license key on the media server.

 

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Hi,   I suspect the file

Hi,

 

I suspect the file server refers to a NAS, or a server running something like Windows Storage Server.

You can add the file server in as a normal server, and you'd need a Remote Agent for Windows Servers to back up the server in question. Push-install the agent to the file server from your backup server.

THanks!

If it is just a Windows

If it is just a Windows server with some shares, you need one RAWS (Remote Agent for Windows Servers) license.

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What type of server, we need

What type of server, we need to add in Backup Exec to back up a file server?

Windows server.

What is the difference between server types "Microsoft Windows computers and servers" and "File server"?

File server is the role or functionality which can be performed by a Windows server.

What type of license (agent) to use for each type of server? 

To backup a file server you need to install Remote Agent for windows on the File server and the 

respective license key on the media server.

 

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Many thanks to all who

Many thanks to all who responded !!!