• Windows NTBackup restore troubleshooting tips

    Organizations that use Windows NTBackup discover all too often they can't restore their backups. You'll learn how to avoid problems with NTBackup restores in this tip.

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  • NTBACKUP caveat for Exchange and system state backups

    Find out why you shouldn't back up the system state and Exchange information store in the same backup set when using NTBACKUP.

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  • Ntbackup won’t let me reuse backup tapes

    I am trying to find a way to fully automate the Windows 2000 backup. The system is loaded with Windows 2000 Small Business Server; it has an internal IDE Travan tape drive. We do a full backup on Friday and differential backups Monday through Thursday. We are using the built-in Windows Backup...

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  • When to use third-party tools in place of NTBACKUP

    NTBACKUP can be unreliable when you need to perform a restore or large-scale backup operation. Learn about the the third-party backup software programs, Like Backup Assist, that admins can use instead of NTBACKUP.

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  • Bridging NTBACKUP’s shortcomings

    Circumventing NTBACKUP's inability to span non-tape removable media.

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  • Restoring NTBACKUP files to Windows Vista

    There is a way of restoring NTBACKUP files to Windows Vista, thanks to the Windows NT Backup-Restore Utility, which you can download from the Microsoft Web site. First, you'll have to enable Removable Storage Management.

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  • Step-by-Step Guide: Automating Backups

    You can gain better control over the NTBACKUP utility in Windows Server 2003 by creating a script that leverages the power of the Windows Removable Storage Manager (RSM) interface. This step-by-step guide shows you how to create a script that can bridge the gap between RSM and NTBACKUP.

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  • Microsoft utility restores NTBACKUP files in Windows Vista

    The NTBACKUP utility available in NT, Windows 2000, NT and XP is not shipped with Vista. But Microsoft has created a utility for restoring NTBACKUP files in Windows Vista.

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  • Automating backups, Part 2: Creating a script to leverage RSM

    Part 2 of this four-part article on automating complex backups shows the first steps in creating a script that allows the NTBACKUP program in Windows Server 2003 to leverage the power of the Removable Storage Manager.

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  • Recovering from a server disk failure: The shortcomings of NTBCKUP

    Recovering a server from a system volume failure can still be tricky, even if you have a backup. In this tip, learn how to recover a Windows Server 2003 with a full system state backup from a server disk failure, and read about some shortcomings of the NTBCKUP tool and how to get around those...

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