Manage Backup Exec servers with Mobile Admin

To manage Backup Exec servers, install Windows PowerShell version 2.0 on each managed Backup Exec server and make some additional configuration changes on the Backup Exec and Mobile Admin servers.

PowerShell is included with Windows 2008 R2 and above. To install PowerShell 2.0 on Windows 2003 and 2008 R1, download PowerShell 2.0 from Windows Management Framework, and then run the installer.

Configure the Backup Exec server

To manage Backup Exec servers that are not installed on the same computer as Mobile Admin, enable PowerShell remoting on each server.

  1. Open a command prompt with administrative privileges on the Backup Exec server.
  2. Run the following command:

    winrm quickconfig

  3. Follow the onscreen instructions.
  4. If your Backup Exec server is installed on Windows 2003, increase the PowerShell session size by entering the following command:

    winrm s winrm/config/winrs @{MaxMemoryPerShellMB="256"}

Configure the Mobile Admin server

If Mobile Admin Server is not installed on the same computer as Backup Exec, add each server to the trusted hosts list In Mobile Admin Server.

  1. Open a command prompt with administrative privileges on the Backup Exec server.
  2. Run the following command for each Backup Exec server:

    winrm set winrm/config/client @{TrustedHosts="RemoteHostName,IP"}

    where RemoteHostName and IP address are the Backup Exec server's remote name and IP address.

  3. If you encounter a WSManFault error, enter the following command and follow the onscreen instructions:

    winrm quickconfig