Viewing Remote Media Agent properties

You can view details for all Remote Media Agents that appear on the View by Resources tab.

To view Remote Media Agent properties

  1. On the navigation bar, click the arrow next to Backup.

  2. Click New Backup Job.

  3. On the View by Resources tab, expand Linux/Unix Servers.

  4. Right-click the name of a Remote Media Agent.

  5. Click Properties.

    The following properties appear:


    Displays the assigned name or IP address of the Remote Media Agent.

    Media server status

    Displays the status of the Remote Media Agent. Media server status includes Online, Pause, Unavailable, and Offline.


    Displays a user-definable description of the Remote Media Agent.


    Check Pingable to let Backup Exec communicate with the Remote Media Agent. You can turn off this option in environments where ping requests are blocked.

    Host ID

    Displays the identifier number that the Remote Media Agent generates.

    System version

    Displays the version of the operating system that runs on the Remote Media Agent.

  6. Click OK.