For any of you that own a Backup Exec 3600 appliance, you already know that it is locked down version of Windows Storage Server 2008. Console access (through a keyboard, mouse, monitor) is not recommended after the initial setup and that Remote Desktop is turned off. The only method of administration is through the appliance web portal.
For those of you that are looking for a little more, you can enable RDP through PowerShell. Keep in mind that enabling Remote Desktop is not supported by Symantec and not considered a best practice. Do so at your own risk.[Read more…] about How to enable Remote Desktop on the Backup Exec 3600 appliances