In Symantec Backup Exec 12, how can I look up the license number (activation key)?

Posted on 2010-08-12
Last Modified: 2013-12-01
In Symantec Backup Exec 12, how can I look up the license number (activation key)?

I need to be able to look up and document this serial number so that I will be able to reactivate Symantec Backup Exec 12 after I have uninstalled and then reinstalled it.
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Rodney Barnhardt earned 333 total points
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This document tells how to find the licenses:

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I examined this document.

However, it doesn't show how to find the actual serial number or license activation key itself. I must know this number before I reinstall the software and am unable to find it anywhere else.

How can I look up the actual serial number or license activation key within Symantec Backup Exec 12 SP4?

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PACSAdmin earned 167 total points
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If you open up backup exec and go to tools -> Install Options and License Keys on this server it will open a window for entering keys that shows all your existing keys
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If you are going to re-install, then you may want to review the following document. It goes through getting the license keys and some other helpful information even if you are only re-installing.

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Were you going to post an update?

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