Use the built -in command language – Wbadmin to do system state backup. You maybe know Windows Server Backup and it is just like NTBackup in Windows Server 2003.
This is an article talking about the command language of Wbadmin for microsoft. You must learn language commands and then you might managed to backup Windows Server system state. You also can try third-party software which is simpler and easier.
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The system state backup is limited to these unique parts of the operating system.
•COM + Database
If you need to restore a server, you will need this state to recover the registry, or your AD Domain, or IIS sites.
Most backup software, including NT Backup, have a default choice to run a system state backup. The system state for the server changes only when the system has a setting change that affects the operating system. Updating a driver, changing hardware typically trigger changes to the system state.
Part of the disaster recovery plan may be to have a system state backup in order to restore the orgininal settings to the system.
Ntbackup is deprecated in Windows Server 2008 and is replaced by Windows Server Backup. To backup system state in WS 2008, better to use command line tool called “WBADMIN”.