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Witch is the way to backup file server including directory structure and file permissions?

For now, I'm backing up on DVD the files directly, but I want to backup also the Security ACL, It is possible?

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Thank's, I was expecting a native windows server solution, but seems it's not available –  elgransan Aug 11 '10 at 15:52
    
Ah, then what you're looking for is NTBackup, which is native to 2003 server. –  Holocryptic Aug 11 '10 at 16:05

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Based on your comment above, it sounds like you're going to need to use NTBackup. It's native to Server 2003. See this Technet article on backing up the system state. A quick Google search yields results on setting up jobs using command line parameters.

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Thanks, I didn't kwon that could be used for this. –  elgransan Aug 12 '10 at 13:31

While it's not a cheap solution by any means, Acronis True Image Server does a good job of backing up file systems and preserving ACL information on Windows machines.

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On Linux, this is very easy to do with tools such as rsync.

On Windows, your best bet is probably to purchase a commercial backup solution such as Norton Ghost.

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Norton is geared more for desktop backup/recovery. If you want to stay within the Symantec line, he needs to consider NetBackup or Backup Exec. –  Holocryptic Aug 11 '10 at 15:26

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