RE: Backup Exec 8.6

  • From: "Carl Webster" <carl8822@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "'[ExchangeList]'" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2004 05:21:26 -0500

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Luke Marioni [mailto:lmarioni@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] 
> Subject: [exchangelist] Backup Exec 8.6
> Im using backup exec 8.6 to backup my e2k servers.

Are you using the Exchange Agent also?

> However, the priv and pub databases arent being backed up 
> because theyre permanently in use.

Must not be using the Exchange Agent.

> Now, is this normal behaviour?

Without the Exchange Agent - yes.
With the Exchange Agent - no.

> If so, is the only way to back these up
> to stop the exchange services running and then performing a backup?

NO!!!  Buy the Exchange Agent and use it to backup your Information Store.
It will also backup all the ancillary files and clean them up after a
successful full backup.


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