Installation instructions and best practices

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Installation instructions and best practices

Postby gbhardin_serc » Tue Apr 24, 2012 7:33 pm

have 3 separate databases on 3 servers that I would like to back up. Where should sql backup be installed?
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Postby james.billings » Tue Apr 24, 2012 7:43 pm

SQL Backups Server components need to be installed on any server you want to run backups on (so in your case, all 3, meaning you'd also need 3 licenses)

The GUI (the front end you interact with) can be installed anywhere you want (be it on each server, on your own PC, or somewhere else) and doesn't need to be licensed, so if you have, say, 10 DBA's they can all run the GUI on their own PC.
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Postby Frad » Thu Apr 26, 2012 7:44 am

Hi, at the time of Installation be carefully check all SQL Backups Server components are successfully installed are not,if not then this backup software will not work properly so install SQL Backups Server very carefully.

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Server Components on a Cluster

Postby tleblanc » Thu May 03, 2012 5:21 pm

Does one still need to manually install the server components in a cluster environment or has that been automated with 7.0?
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Postby james.billings » Thu May 03, 2012 5:48 pm

It's still recommended to install it manually I'm afraid.
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