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in active directory under computers i see a folder called Beserver servive connection point how do I determine what this is and what it is doing i looked this up

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/windows2000serv/reskit/distrib/dsbd_int_bkya.mspx?mfr=true

but there is nothing under the folder and it was created at 320am any help
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It is put there by Backup Exec
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is there something I can read about it I do not understand it
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It's a backup utility and my understanding is that the connection point is placed in active directory when the Bakup exec service is installed.  I don't use Backup exec myself so I don't have any more detail.  Here is a link to the Symantec backup exec site.

http://www.symantec.com/business/products/family.jsp?familyid=backupexec
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do you know why and how it is placed in the computer location?
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As the Backup Exec (tm) Server service is started, it creates a ServiceConnectionPoint (SCP) in the Active Directory  

The ServiceConnectionPoint is used for publishing and locating services. The ServiceConnectionPoint objects allow Backup Exec to use the Active Directory to find and connect to remote resources. These objects are created automatically and will not cause any issue with the Active Directory.

For more information on service connection points, see the following links:

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms677946.aspx
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms677975.aspx
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