About Backup Exec application protection agents

The following application protection agents provide non-disruptive protection for corporate email messaging, knowledge base, and mission-critical database applications:

Table: Backup Exec application protection agents



Symantec Backup Exec Active Directory Recovery Agent

Lets you restore the objects and attributes from the following Microsoft applications without having to perform an authoritative or non-authoritative full restore:

  • Active Directory

  • Active Directory Application Mode

  • Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services

See How the Active Directory Recovery Agent works.

Symantec Backup Exec Agent for Microsoft Exchange Server

Provides backups for your Exchange Server data. You can restore individual mailboxes, mail messages, and public folders from the Information Store backups that have Backup Exec’s Granular Recovery Technology (GRT) option enabled. Use Backup Exec Continuous Protection Server (CPS) to provide complete recovery to any point in time of the Information Store, including the latest complete transaction log.

Symantec Backup Exec Agent for Microsoft SQL Server

Protects active databases and verifies all of your SQL data automatically. You can customize your data protection needs down to the filegroup level. For fast point-in-time backups, you can use this option to run transaction log backups with truncation. Redirected restores allow you to easily restore SQL data to other SQL servers on the network.

See About backup strategies for SQL.

Symantec Backup Exec Agent for Microsoft SharePoint

Protects all of the files and attributes associated with a SharePoint installation. You can use the GRT option to restore individual workspaces and documents from a backup of the entire farm. You can restore data to the original Information Store or redirect it to another Information Store without affecting other workspaces.

See About using the SharePoint Agent with SharePoint Portal Server 2003 and Windows SharePoint Services 2.0.

Symantec Backup Exec Agent for Oracle® on Windows and Linux Servers

Provides the ability to initiate backup and restore operations from Backup Exec or from the RMAN console as a Database Administrator (DBA). Provides data protection of both individual table spaces as well as complete Oracle databases. You can also include archived redo files and control files without taking them offline.

See About the Backup Exec Oracle Agent.

Symantec Backup Exec Agent for Lotus Domino Server

Provides seamless online backup protection for Lotus Domino servers. The Lotus Agent uses Lotus Domino APIs to support transactional logging, which protects the entire Lotus Domino server.

See About the Agent for Lotus Domino Server.

Symantec Backup Exec Agent for Enterprise Vault

Provides a disaster recovery solution for Enterprise Vault archived data. Recovery of the archived data is not dependent on the archive source, such as Exchange Server or a specific file system.

Symantec Backup Exec Agent for DB2 on Windows Servers

Allows backup and restore on Microsoft Windows servers. Backup and restore jobs can be started from the Backup Exec Administration Console or from a DB2 command line processor.

See About the Backup Exec DB2 Agent.

Symantec Backup Exec Agent for SAP Applications

Provides superior data protection by allowing backups of critical data while the application is still online and in use. The SAP Agent, certified by SAP, is a reliable solution that provides both local and remote protection of the latest versions of SAP™ databases using the SAP (BC-BRI BACKINT) interface while enabling you to efficiently manage your data.

See About backing up and restoring with the SAP Agent.

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