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Backup exec failed to backup "Remote Agent not detected on SERVER."

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I am running Symantec Backup Exec 2010 on a 2003 windows server (server1). I have a remote agent installed on a second server (server2). I am backing up files on server1 and server2 for some time now with no problems till now.

I keep getting error:
"Remote Agent not detected on server1". "Final error: 0xe000846b - The resource could not be backed up because an error occurred while connecting to the Backup Exec for Windows Servers Remote Agent.
Make sure that the correct version of the Remote Agent is installed and running on the target computer.  If the server or resource no longer exists, remove it from the selection list. Edit the selection list properties, click the View Selection Details tab, and then remove the resource.
Final error category: Resource Errors

I can see that server2 has backed up successfully in the same job. I tried creating a new job to different media only selecting server1, and running a repair with no luck.

The strangest part for me is that server2 that is on the network backup fine but server1 "the host" is not working.

Any suggestions will be helpful.

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