Has anyone successfully backed up and restored SBS 2008 from an iSCSI device? The backup itself works fine, but during restore, how do you tell Windows System Recovery how to connect to the iSCSI device?
I'm trying to use WSB (Windows Server Backup) from within a SBS 2008 guest running under VMWare ESXi 4.1 -- I'm using Veeam to back up at the VM level, but want to use WSB as well for an additional backup.
WSB only wants to backup to local block devices (it really prefers a USB disk). USB passthrough from ESXi to the guest is problematic (3MB/sec), and using wbadmin.exe instead of WSB can back up to NAS, but results in an periodic full + incremental backup model instead of the more desirable "synthetic full" of WSB, and I'm not sure that wbadmin backs up Exchange quite as well as WSB on SBS 2008.
I found a previous post that headed down this path, but it isn't clear anyone actually got it working... Back up Windows 2008 SBS to iSCSI disk