About installing Backup Exec

Several methods are available for installing Backup Exec.

You can do the following:

  • Use the installation wizard, which guides you through the installation process.

  • Use the command line, which is called silent mode installation. The silent mode installation uses the Setup.exe program on the Backup Exec installation media.

You can install Backup Exec and its options on a local computer, a remote computer, or both. Additionally, you can install the Remote Administrator , which lets you administrate the media server from a remote Windows server or workstation.

Backup Exec may install the additional products:

  • Symantec LiveUpdate

  • Microsoft XML Core Services (MSXML) 6.0

  • Microsoft Report Viewer Redistributable 2005

  • Microsoft.NET Framework 3.5 SP1

  • Microsoft Windows Imaging Component

  • Microsoft SQL Express 2005 SP3

More Information

Installing a custom installation of Backup Exec

Installing additional Backup Exec options to the local media server

Push-installing Backup Exec to remote computers

Push-installing the Remote Agent and Advanced Open File Option to remote computers

Installing Backup Exec using the command line (silent mode)

About installing Backup Exec