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Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery/LiveState Recovery Check/Symantec System Recovery

Backup Exec System Recovery, LiveState Recovery and Symantec System Recovery write backup jobs, known as recovery points, containing all of the data required to restore the machine to its state at the moment the recovery point was created.

This check monitors the Windows Application Event Log on the local device for successful recovery points and reports back any error messages discovered in the Application Log from the recovery product (Backup Exec System Recovery or LiveState Recovery).

How to get the check up and running:

Ensure the recovery program is writing to the Event Log

The Event Log configuration section can be accessed via:

  1. Tasks
  2. Options
  3. Event Log
  4. Configure the settings as required

Configure the Check

Configured the via Dashboard Controls

  1. In the Agent go to Settings under the Daily Safety Check section
  2. Configure Checks
  3. Backup Check
  4. Add
  5. Select the required product:
    • Symantec Live State Recovery 6
    • Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery 7
    • Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery 8
  6. Enter the number of restore points to check for
  7. Enable the tickbox to Ignore ‘earlier job still in progress’, ‘cancelled by user’ and ‘running out of space’ and record the check as passed
  8. OK to save and exit