• Backup script for windows server and external drive.

    We have an external drive we want our server to backup all user data to it every night. How can we script this without expensive backup software?

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  • Automatic backup of Windows Server 2003 and 2 XP machines

    The following question was recently submitted by a user via e-mail: I want to set up automatic nightly backup of my PCs and server; I’m running a 2003 Windows server and 2 XP machines, both of which have 800 GB external USB hard drives. What utilities would you recommend?

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  • Backup Windows Server 2003

    how to take backup in windows 2003 server.&which software is helpful for taking backup.

    Raj000340 pointsBadges:
  • Backups failing due to volume shadow copy

    On a Windows Server 2003 standard machine, I have set up NTbackup to run daily. For the first couple of weeks the backups ran smoothly, but now every single one fails with the error: Volume shadow copy creation: Attempt 1. Timeout before function completed Error returned while creating the volume...

    OwenAmbrose1,930 pointsBadges:
  • Task Scheduler in Server 2003 not working

    I am trying to get NTBackup in MS Server 2003 to schedule a daily backup however it does not start. After looking for solutions, it appears to be a problem with Task Scheduler. I have looked at the various fixes including deleting the S-1-5-18 folder in Crypto/RSA. Before deleting this folder I...

    Visualspirit30 pointsBadges:
  • Windows Server 2003 system state backup failed

    we are unable to take system state backup on windows server 2003 SP2. Details: Event Log: ----------------------- Event ID: 8019 - Event Type: Error Event Source: NTBackup Event Category: None Event ID: 8019  User: N/A Computer: ABC  Description: End Operation: Warnings or errors were...

    Aravinda60 pointsBadges:
  • What backup software should I use for 12 servers and 6 terabytes of data?

    I'm running Windows Server 2008. We have a lot of legacy data and current data. We need to back it all up on a tape library. What's the best hardware and software to use to make this simple and idiot proof?

    ITKE352,420 pointsBadges:
  • Appropriate disaster recovery for Windows server 2003?

    What's an appropriate disaster recovery plan for Windows Server 2003? What steps do I need to take to be able to rebuild my server from only tape backups? Do I need to reinstall the OS or can I simply restore? What programs do you use?

    ITKE352,420 pointsBadges:
  • What Backup/Restore product for exchange 2007 on win 2008 SE SP1?

    We are cvurrently running a small Exchange Server 2007 (100 small mailboxes, < 1 GB total storage), hosted on a Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition, Service Pack 1. Currently, we are drawing on a tool developed by Michael Smith (The Essential Exchange), which is configured for manual execution...

    Stevegs5 pointsBadges:
  • Backing up and restoring images to Windows Server 2003

    How can I backup images and restore images to my Windows Server 2003?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Using shadow copy on a Windows server.

    Can shadow copy be used on a windows server to backup the shadow copies off site? Or at least to another machine? Where are shadow copies stored? Can I manually copy them and restore from them? Is this a security issue?

    thongtarget21485 pointsBadges:
  • Does Windows Server 2000 support Integration Services Hyper-V VSS writer?

    Does Windows Server 2000 support Integration Services Hyper-V VSS writer?

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • NTBackup for daily server backup

    What I need to do: I want a 3 day rotation with a complete normal backup of a server. I only want to keep 3 files on the back up drive, thus I need the back ups to either delete or append each day. Back up needs to happen every day.  So Question is:  How best can this be accomplished? Am I...

    CRagsdale32755 pointsBadges:
  • Windows SBS 2008 Backup

    Windows SBS 2008 Windows Server Backup I have a server whose backup has been failing, purportedly for a lack of space on the drive. The drive is full (after about 6 mos. of usage), but in http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc770266%28v=ws.10%29.aspx it is stated that "Automatic disk usage...

    Stevesz2,015 pointsBadges:
  • Windows server 2008 data loss possible?

    we installed Window2008 in our new server in jUNE 09. tHEN IN sEPT 09 WE FOUND THAT 3 MONTHS OF DATA WERE LOST OVER NIGHT. ouR COMPUTER MAINTAINANCE ATTRIBUTED IT TO ROLLED BACK AND THE DEFAULT DATE ON THE OCMPUTER WAS RESETTED BACK TO JUNE. bACKED UP DATA WERE ALSO GONE. cAN THIS POSSIBLY HAPPEN?

    Siong5 pointsBadges:
  • Mirroring a share across the Windows server network

    Can I mirror a share across the network for high availability and back up purposes? Using Windows 2008 we have several shares. I would like to have the same shares on another Win 2008 box. Can I have changes sent to the box automatically or will I need to script it?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • File backups for Windows server 2003

    What files should we be backing up across all of our windows 2003 servers? Is there a list of what should be backed up to restore the entire system if a disaster occurs?

    ITKE352,420 pointsBadges:
  • Windows Server 2008 cluster backup solutions

    I've configured a two node cluster with windows server 2008 x64. What is the best method to backup the configuration of the cluster?

    ITKE352,420 pointsBadges:
  • Server 2008 back up tool

    What is the new Windows Server 2008 back up tool that allows you to see data contained in the back up set?

    Ramshorn10 pointsBadges:
  • Opinions wanted on Windows Server Backup on 2008

    Recently we were trying to come up with recommendations for a customer for the best backup for Window Server 2008 and SBS 2008. We were discussing how the new Windows Server Backup built into 2008 had completely changed the paradigm on backups with no tape support, etc. I told our salesperson that...

    DrewNF40 pointsBadges:

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