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Can BackupExec 12.5 do a redirected restore of a system state?

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We are trying to do a complete restore of a server to a physically different server.  I can not find the procedues for this or know if it is possible.  I know tha Backup Exec used to not be able to do a redirected restore of the system state.  Anybody know if this is possible and the steps to do this?
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No - you cannot do a redirected restore of the system state. That's why in the disaster recovery procedure at http://seer.entsupport.symantec.com/docs/236286.htm it states that "The computer name, Windows directory and the file system (NTFS) must be the same as the previous Windows installation."
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The document in the link is for Backup Exec 10 and expired in Aug 2006, is this info still current?
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It sure is. Disaster recovery for Windows and the latest versions of Backup Exec is exactly the same.
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