Move Backup Exec 2010 R3 from 64-bit Windows 2003 to 64-bit Windows 2008 R2

Posted on 2012-08-15
Last Modified: 2012-08-17
Good morning experts.

I have an existing Windows 2003 server (64-bit) and need to format C: to install Windows 2008 R2. This box hosts Backup Exec 2010 R3 and the same will have to be installed on the Windows 2008 R2 box. What are the options for restoring the database, catalogs, and jobs to the new installation ?

This task is being done to provide a backup solution for Exchange 2010. From what I've seen, to backup Exchange 2010 requires Windows 2008.

Does anybody have any guidance and/or suhhestions ?

Question by:enorman1
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    Thanks Chubby. Do you know if there will be any problem moving Back Exec and the config from a 2003 box to a 2008 box ?

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    Thanks Chubby.

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