Installing backup exec in an exisiting SQL enviroment

Posted on 2009-04-21
Last Modified: 2013-12-01
I want to install Backup Exec on an existing server as a new install.  This server houses an SQL server w/our warehouse management database.

Backup Exec gives me two options.  One is to let it install MSDE or to use an existing instance of SQL server.  I am not sure which to choose.  I would ideally like to not have to install MSDE and use my existing SQL server but I am afraid Backup Exec will over write what is already there.

I am looking for recommendations on how to proceed with the install.   Thanks.....
Question by:pclark6127
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    If you choose to use your existing SQL install then BE will not overwrite what's alreday in there

    It will simply create a new instance and put a new DB in there

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