Solved

How to setup SBE 2010 SP3 with SBE 2012 license

Posted on 2014-04-26
4
307 Views
Last Modified: 2014-04-28
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?

Thanks in advance.
0
Comment
Question by:MichaelBalack
  • 2
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 30

Expert Comment

by:Gareth Gudger
ID: 40025291
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.
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:MichaelBalack
ID: 40025436
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?
0
 
LVL 30

Accepted Solution

by:
Gareth Gudger earned 500 total points
ID: 40025875
No, the keys are specific to the version. You will need to call Symantec to get the downgrade key.
0
 
LVL 1

Author Closing Comment

by:MichaelBalack
ID: 40027309
ok
0

Featured Post

Get up to 2TB FREE CLOUD per backup license!

An exclusive Black Friday offer just for Expert Exchange audience! Buy any of our top-rated backup solutions & get up to 2TB free cloud per system! Perform local & cloud backup in the same step, and restore instantly—anytime, anywhere. Grab this deal now before it disappears!

Join & Write a Comment

Life is full of imperfections – we all know it. Sometimes bad things happen to people for no particular reason. As they say: “it happens”. All we can do is to find a way to make some unavoidable situations… avoidable. Every kind of hardware has i…
How to update Firmware and Bios in Dell Equalogic PS6000 Arrays and Hard Disks firmware update.
This tutorial will show how to configure a single USB drive with a separate folder for each day of the week. This will allow each of the backups to be kept separate preventing the previous day’s backup from being overwritten. The USB drive must be s…
This tutorial will walk an individual through setting the global and backup job media overwrite and protection periods in Backup Exec 2012. Log onto the Backup Exec Central Administration Server. Examine the services. If all or most of them are stop…

706 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

21 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now