What ports does Backup Exec use?

What ports does Backup Exec use?

Ports that need to be opened on the FIREWALL:

Service Process Port Type
Backup Exec Agent Browser benetns.exe TCP
Device and Media Service pvlsvr.exe None
Backup Exec Server beserver.exe TCP
Backup Exec Job Engine bengine.exe TCP

How do I enable pre Scan in Backup Exec?

Go to Tools —> Options —> Preferences and enable Display progress indicators for backup jobs. This requires additional time to pre-scan devices. Backups might take a little longer to complete when this option is selected because the target resources must be scanned to determine the amount of data to be backed up.

How do I start Backup Exec services?

1. Within the Backup Exec Administration Console, click the Backup Exec button and then select Configuration and Settings –> Backup Exec Services from the resulting menu. In order to start the services, reverse the order of the above list.

How does Backup Exec licensing work?

Backup Exec allows you to purchase licenses for the total number of front-end terabytes (FETB) needed and allocate different capacity licensing to different Backup Exec servers, including those on different sites.

What is Backup Exec Management Service?

Backup Exec Device & Media Service. Provides several COM server interfaces for managing and accessing devices and media. SQlServer(BKUPEXEC), RPC. C:\Program Files\Symantec\Backup Exec\pvlsvr.exe.

How do I stop a service in Veritas Backup Exec?


  1. Navigate to Start > Run and type services.msc.
  2. Right click on the Backup Exec service which is not stopping /hung status.
  3. Navigate to the Recovery tab.
  4. Change the First, Second and Third failure to Take No Action.
  5. Kill the service/process from the take Manager.

How do I restart NetBackup in Windows?

Check the NetBackup services are stopped….(Optional) Follow these steps for service restart issues.

  1. (Optional) Remove temporary files. \NetBackup\var\*.ior.
  2. (Optional) Remove lock files. \Volmgr\misc\*lock*
  3. (Optional) Manually clear host cache.
  4. (Optional) Clear old legacy and unified logs.

How do I start and stop Netbackup service?


  1. Stop NetBackup services. /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/goodies/netbackup stop. or, /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/bp.kill_all.
  2. Check the NetBackup services are stopped. /usr/openv/netbackup/bin/bpps -x. Note: Only bpps and vxpbx should show as running.
  3. Stop VxPBX service. /opt/VRTSpbx/bin/vxpbx_exchanged stop.

What is NetBackup BPPS?

The bpps command lists the process statistics for all processes that run on your system. This command enables you to list a specific process group. It also enables you specify a sample time in seconds (or milliseconds) before it lists the processes.