will my agents work if upgrading from backup exec 12 to 12.5

Posted on 2010-01-08
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Will my agents still work if I upgrade from 12.0 to 12.5? or do I have to updgrade the agents to a different version?
Question by:BryceRichert
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by:Iamthecreator OM
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You will need to upgrade the agents too to the same version as Backup Exec i.e 12.5

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ID: 26272941
Yes it will work ..No need to update the agents.. Until it is low down to 8 9 10 versions..

it will work for 11 and  above versions ...

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I'll wait for one more answer to tip the scales.

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v_hjain earned 2000 total points
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You can use 12.0 agents, but the new features provided with 12.5 agents will not be available. There will be no issues with basic backup and restore functionality. But, do make sure to upgrade to the latest version over a preiod of time to avoid future issues.

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