The Backup Exec installation program provides two methods of installation: typical and custom. A typical installation is a simpler installation method than a custom installation and is designed for small or uncomplicated environments. For example, if you use a local media server and a few Backup Exec agents or options, then a typical installation may be best for you. A custom installation is designed for large or complex environments. You can also use the custom installation method if you prefer to set all of your options. For example, if you use a remote media server or use the Central Admin Server Option or the SAN Shared Storage Option, you should perform a custom installation.
With a typical installation, Backup Exec makes the following decisions for you, based on common installation scenarios: