How to Import Jobs in Backup Exec

Written by greg lindberg
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When you have the Symantec Back Exec software application installed on an administrator computer that deploys to other client computers on a server, you may need to import cleanup jobs from one computer to the main host computer. Using the Import Media feature, you can import a job from a remote computer or from a removable media device.

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  1. 1

    Click the "Start" button from your desktop, and then click the "All Programs" option. Click the "Symantec Backup Exec" option to launch the program.

  2. 2

    Click the "Devices" option from the top navigation bar, and then select the import job you want to import.

  3. 3

    Select the "Slots" button, and then select the slots where you want to store the backup media jobs.

  4. 4

    Click the "Import Media" below the "Media Tasks" section. Double-click the "Settings" option, and then click the "Options" button.

  5. 5

    Click the box next to the "Auto-Inventory After Import Is Completed" field so that it's selected. Click the "Run Now" button.

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