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Arcserve Backup - Support for VSS Writers

Last Updated: November 08, 2013

Writer name Arcserve Versions Arcserve component required (if any) to work with writers Notes for r15 Notes for r16 Notes for r16.5 Notes For r17.0 Notes For r17.5
r15 r16

r16.5

 

r17.0

r17.5

ADAM Writer     Only need the license of BAOF to backup it. * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below  * Refer to Note provided below
BITS Writer     Only need the license of BAOF to backup it. * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below  * Refer to Note provided below  * Refer to Note provided below
Certificate Authority Writer     This writer is backed up through System State. No need for the license of BAOF. * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below  * Refer to Note provided below  * Refer to Note provided below
Cluster Service Writer (For Windows 2000/2003)     This writer is backed up through System State. No need for the license of BAOF. * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below  * Refer to Note provided below  * Refer to Note provided below
COM+ REGDB Writer     This writer is backed up through System State. No need for the license of BAOF. * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below  * Refer to Note provided below  * Refer to Note provided below
DFS Replication service writer     Gets Backed up through System State and no need for the license of BAOF. * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below  * Refer to Note provided below  * Refer to Note provided below
Dhcp Jet Writer     Only need the license of BAOF to backup it. * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below  * Refer to Note provided below  * Refer to Note provided below
DPM Writer X X X  x  x Need DPM agent and its license. Not Supported Similar to r12.5 Similar to r12.5    
Event Log Writer     Only need the license of BAOF to backup it. * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below  * Refer to Note provided below  * Refer to Note provided below
Exchange Writer     Only need the license of BAOF to backup it.(The Exchange Writer is only available for Exchange 2003. The Writer of Exchange 2007/2010/2013/2016 is disabled in the UI of backup manager. )

Added Support for Exchange 2010

* Refer to Note provided below

* Refer to Note provided below

Added Support for Exchange 2013

* Refer to Note provided below

Added Support for Exchange 2016 

* Refer to Note provided below

 * Refer to Note provided below
FSRM Writer     Only need the license of BAOF to backup it. * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below  * Refer to Note provided below  * Refer to Note provided below
Hyper-V VSS writer     Only need the license of BAOF to backup it. * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below  * Refer to Note provided below  * Refer to Note provided below
IIS Config Writer     This writer is backed up through System State. No need for the license of BAOF. * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below  * Refer to Note provided below  * Refer to Note provided below
IIS Metabase Writer     This writer is backed up through System State. No need for the license of BAOF. * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below  * Refer to Note provided below  * Refer to Note provided below
MSDEWriter     Only need the license of BAOF to backup it. * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below  * Refer to Note provided below  * Refer to Note provided below
NPS VSS Writer     This writer is backed up through System State. No need for the license of BAOF. * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below  * Refer to Note provided below  * Refer to Note provided below
NTDS Writer     This writer is backed up through System State. No need for the license of BAOF. * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below  * Refer to Note provided below  * Refer to Note provided below
Oracle Writer     Only need the license of BAOF to backup it. * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below   * Refer to Note provided below
Registry Writer     This writer is backed up through System State. No need for the license of BAOF. * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below  * Refer to Note provided below  * Refer to Note provided below
Removable Storage Manager     Only need the license of BAOF to backup it. * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below  * Refer to Note provided below  * Refer to Note provided below
SPSearch VSS Writer     Only need the license of BAOF to backup it. * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below  * Refer to Note provided below  * Refer to Note provided below
SqlServerWriter     Only need the license of BAOF to backup it. * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below  * Refer to Note provided below  * Refer to Note provided below
System Writer     This writer is backed up through System State. No need for the license of BAOF. * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below  * Refer to Note provided below  * Refer to Note provided below
WINS Jet Writer     Only need the license of BAOF to backup it. * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below  * Refer to Note provided below  * Refer to Note provided below
WMI Writer     Only need the license of BAOF to backup it. * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below * Refer to Note provided below  * Refer to Note provided below  * Refer to Note provided below
Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS) Writer
(Windows 2012)
x x     Only need the license of BAOF to backup it. N/A N/A Supported by VSS Agent.
* Refer to Note provided below
 Supported by VSS Agent.
* Refer to Note provided below
 Supported by VSS Agent.
* Refer to Note provided below
Windows Internal Database (WID) Writer
(Windows 2012)
x x     Only need the license of BAOF to backup it. N/A N/A Supported by VSS Agent.
* Refer to Note provided below
 Supported by VSS Agent.
* Refer to Note provided below
 Supported by VSS Agent.
* Refer to Note provided below
Active Directory Federation Services Writer (Windows 2012) x x Only need the license of BAOF to backup it. N/A N/A Supported by VSS Agent from r16.5 SP1
* Refer to Note provided below
Supported by VSS Agent.
* Refer to Note provided below
Supported by VSS Agent.
* Refer to Note provided below
Message Queuing VSS Writer (Windows 2012) x x Only need the license of BAOF to backup it. N/A N/A Supported by VSS Agent from r16.5 SP1
* Refer to Note provided below
Supported by VSS Agent.
* Refer to Note provided below
Supported by VSS Agent. 
* Refer to Note provided below

 

 

Legend:

  • X - Not supported
  •  - supported

NOTE:

* The Manager Console cannot browse the VSS Writer under the following conditions:

  • The 30-day trial period for the Agent for Open Files expired and a license was not installed.
  • The Agent for Open Files license is expired.
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