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SSR for Standalone Backup

I have SSR deployed for centralized backup & recovery of Windows systems. I also have a few systems which can not be connected to network, isolated. Can I use SSR to take the image backup locally to a USB/DVD? How do I restore the image?

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Yes, you can backup to a

Yes, you can backup to a locally attached USB drive. The ability to backup directly to DVD is being removed shortly (for legal reasons) so I would not recommend that.

Restores are not affected here - it's the same process regardless of the backup destination being used.

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So for restore process I

So for restore process I still have to use the restroe media and use the backup file from USB disk.

But it's like as if I have to install the backup server software on each PC right? So the system need to have a high spec?

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So for restore process I

So for restore process I still have to use the restroe media and use the backup file from USB disk.

Yes, correct.

But it's like as if I have to install the backup server software on each PC right? So the system need to have a high spec?

Not sure I understand the question. SSR must be installed on each machine you need to backup - is that what you mean?

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In a centralized setup, I

In a centralized setup, I have SSR server software on sentral server and SSR agent software on the each client PC.

But in standalone setup, it's like installing SSR server software on each PC right? In this case each PC need to have high spec hardware?

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No, you do not need 'high

No, you do not need 'high spec hardware'.

The system requirements are listed in the user guide: http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC7717