How does Recovery Manager for Exchange access local tape drives without having to install any third party backup applications
Example - Symantec Veritas or Computer Associates Brightstore software
Recovery Manager for Exchange has direct access to the specified tapes only.
Backups must be created with Windows Backup, Symantec/Veritas Backup Exec or EMC Legato NetWorker.
Recovery Manager for Exchange does not use Removable Storage service.
Recovery Manager for Exchange does not install any tape drivers.
To discover installed devices it reads registry like "HARDWARE\DEVICEMAP\SCSI\SCSI Port %d\SCSI Bus %d\Target Id %d\Logical Unit Id %d" and makes calls to various API functions.