Upgrading an existing CASO managed media server

The central administration server must be upgraded before any managed media servers are upgraded.

See Upgrading an existing CASO installation.

Before upgrading Backup Exec, run a database maintenance job to delete job histories and catalogs that you no longer need in order to shorten the upgrade window.

See Configuring database maintenance.

To upgrade an existing managed media server

  1. Verify that the latest service pack for Backup Exec 12 is installed.

  2. Pause the managed media server to prevent the central administration server from delegating jobs to it. If jobs are running, let them finish or cancel them before beginning the upgrade.

    See Pausing and resuming a managed media server in CASO.

  3. On the managed media server that you want to upgrade, do one of the following:

  4. Resume the managed media server.

More Information

Pausing and resuming a managed media server in CASO

Running the Backup Exec Utility for CASO operations