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How to setup SBE 2010 SP3 with SBE 2012 license

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My company has buy the 1 server license of Symantec Backup Exec 2012. Can I allow to setup a previous version - SBE 2010 SP3? How about the license, can I use the SBE 2012 license?

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by:Gareth Gudger
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I believe Symantec does allow downgrade rights but you will need to call their customer service to get a 2010 serial. Once you have that 2010 serial you can go to http://fileconnect.symantec.com and get the 2010 DVD.
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by:MichaelBalack
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Hi Diggisaur,

I got the 2010 installation DVD. The correct version is: Symantec Backup Exec 2010 with SP3.
The question is, can I use the license key - *.slf that I received from Symantec, and import it into this 2010 version?
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No, the keys are specific to the version. You will need to call Symantec to get the downgrade key.
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