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From: Lars Skj=E6rlund <>
Date: Fri, 30 Jun 2000 16:53:53 -0700
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> Hi everybody,
> I'm continuing to play around with Oracle - and now Backup Exec. I
> recently asked our distributor about the price of the Oracle Agent
> for BE,

Did you mean "on Netware" here?

The reason I'm asking is that I can forward your query to the Oracle DBA list if you want, but it should be clear. Since I started asking more Netware questions there, some pretty good Netware/Oracle DBAs have become more vocal.

>and he was very surprised to find that it was very
> expensive - almost five times the price of the same agent for NT.
> He checked several times, verified the price in several price
> lists, but then confirmed the high price.
> Much to my surprise, then, I found the agent for free at Veritas'
> web-site ;-). But it's there, complete with a serial number in the
> read-me, so go ahead and download it!
> But now for the question:
> Even though the agent is there, unfortunately, I cannot make it
> work :-(. Documentation (when you find it - it's included with the
> full BE manual that can be downloaded as a PDF) is pretty good and
> walks you through how to configure Oracle for online backup.

> But: As with most BE agents, you're supposed to protect the agent
> with a password. I did - but everytime I try to connect to the
> agent from a client (on the server or from a workstation), it
> claims that I'm supplying the wrong password. Needless to say,
> I've tried a lot of password, created a new, removed it
> completely, but it just continues to claim that my password
> doesn't fit.

> Would anybody know what to do?
> Regards,
> Lars
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> Bukkeballevej 30, 2960 Rungsted Kyst, Denmark
> Tel.: +45 70 25 88 10, Fax: +45 70 25 88 44
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