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1answer
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“Backup Operators” Not Working [cobian]

I'm trying to run Cobian Backup on our file server under it's own user (instead of Administrator). It is unable to backup our user homes/profiles since making the change. The dedicated user ...
0
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1answer
27 views

Restoring SBS 2011 Domain Controller with no DSRM logon access

I have a client's server running SBS 2011, it is their only server. I need to restore their OS to a previous date. Everything can go back to that date last week. They have a Windows Image Backup. ...
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2answers
47 views

Why does the size of a backup differ from Windows Server Backup's snap-in and what's actually on disk?

I've been testing out Windows Server Backup solution on a 2008r2 server. I've scheduled a daily backup covering everything on C:, bare metal and a couple of folders. When I open the snap-in, it ...
1
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0answers
60 views

how do i test my DC backups

I have several system state backups of my domain controller 2008r2 stored on a network location. I am wanting to build a test environment so I can practice recovering a domain controller and also to ...
2
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1answer
229 views

Domain Controller all FSMO roles, AD,DHCP,DNS 2008r2 backup best practice

hello I am looking to back up my 2008 r2 domain controller, we have 1 forest and 2 domain controllers, idomain-1 and idomain-2 idomain-2 is used for failover and idomain-1 replicates to it. having ...
2
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3answers
110 views

Windows server mirror drive as primary backup

I was assigned to maintain an accounting server (2008 r2) in a small office recently. Then I found out they only have 1 hdd on it, didn't have a backup system at all - not even a backup of the ...
0
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1answer
35 views

windows server 2008 backup re-import schedule after reinstall

I originally had a windows 2008 server with software mirrored volumes and a backup volume. The backup volume was a dedicated drive and hidden by the windows backup software feature of windows 2008 ...
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0answers
25 views

Should SQL Server backups be scheduled in SQL Server Agent or as a Scheduled Task?

I have inherited a system where a system where our database is backed up by identical scripts, one set up in SQL Server Agent and one set up as a Scheduled Task. Both are running at the same time, so ...
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0answers
42 views

Where can I find backup scenarios for Windows 2008 Server Backup?

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server that I would like to create a backup schedule for (using Server Backup). If I had my choice I would like to have the following scenario; 5 different external drives to ...
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0answers
156 views

VSS and backup errors on 80TB array in 2008 R2 and 2012

The front of my forehead is now flat from me banging my head on my desk trying to get this working. I have a Supermicro 36 3.5" bay server running an LSI Megaraid 9265-8i card. I've tried multiple ...
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0answers
53 views

Automated Logon with Macro backup script

I'm having some issues with an automated backup macro script I've written using Autohotkeys. My specific issue is that I need the script to run on a Windows based server at a given time during the ...
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1answer
47 views

Is it possible to use one Windows Server 2008 R2 to be the backup for other 2008 and 2012 servers?

I have taken over some sysadmin duties and am looking to do the following (if possible). 1) Setup a single Windows Server 2008 R2 as a hub for all the backups. 2) Use Windows Server Backup on this ...
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1answer
81 views

Recommended disk array for backup use with SCDPM? [closed]

I am trying to create a new disk array that will have two purposes: Archiving data long-term nightly backups This is replacing 10 TB configured across several consumer grade USB disks, Backup ...
0
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0answers
1k views

Reasons why Robocopy would skip a folder and not write it to the log file

I'm in the process of trying to troubleshoot a Robocopy job on Windows 2008 R2 SP 1 where the job states that a folder was skipped in the copy process (at the end of the copy job) yet does not show 1) ...
0
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1answer
39 views

Windows server backup fails at 40%

I´m configuring windows server backup as full system backup. It starts fine, but when it´s making system drive (c:) backup it stops at 40% every time i try. It only backups 7.28 GB of the total 18.19 ...
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1answer
384 views

Windows Server Backup : The program issued a command but the command length is incorrect

The program issued a command but the command length is incorrect This is a virtual Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard version running on Virtual Host installed on a Windows 7 ultimate. Any help? ...
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0answers
38 views

windows server backup to any subfolder

I´d like to know when i make full system backup in windows server 2008, how to chose destination folder. By default in local drives backup, it only allows to chose the destination Volume. Thanks
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1answer
35 views

Windows backup error after 20 days

I have a server running 2008R2 and it also has SQL 2008 running on it. There are 8 HDD set up in RAID1 pairs. Windows backup is set to backup the C (OS) drive and the 2 drives I have the SQL logs ...
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1answer
350 views

Create and manage backups on Windows Server 2008 R2

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 server with partition size larger than 2TB that I have to backup. Since WBAdmin doesn't work on partition size larger than 2TB, do you have any tool, idea or ...
2
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1answer
83 views

Windows 2008 R2 Backup to DVD

Been playing with Windows 2008 R2 and I ended up creating a backup of my test server and stored the backup files on my local machine. How can I copy the backup files from my local machine to a DVD? ...
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0answers
194 views

Windows server 2008 R2 backup to a local drive

In windows server 2008 R2 i am trying to schedule a backup using windows server backup.I want to backup files to the local drive of a server.So i can't select first two option in specify destination ...
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1answer
116 views

Updating to Windows Server 2012

I am currently running Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise edition. A few weeks back I got the new server OS on a disk. I'm planning to upgrade the server by doing a full install, not an update. Well, ...
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1answer
331 views

Create boot disk clone\image from OS [closed]

I have disk with Windows Server 2008 R2. I want to create image\clone of this disk. I want to be able to do that from OS. So I want to clone disk I am currently booted from to another disk. Then I ...
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2answers
124 views

Single VMWare for Windows 2008, which version?

My current setup: Dedicated server running Vmware Workstation. The vm is Windows 2008 R2. It is running great. My problem is the backup. I wrote a script, even used other scripts from the Vmware ...
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3answers
1k views

Windows Server 2008 R2 backup - what is generating all the change data?

We have a small, relatively idle Windows Server 2008 R2 installation that does basic file sharing and hosts Exchange for about 10 not very active users. When running a windows server backup, the ...
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1answer
160 views

Windows Server 2008 R2 - backup error

I have a serious problem, I need to recover a file from the backup, which is done automatically, but yesterday ended with an error Is there any way that I can recover the file from D drive?
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0answers
227 views

WBAdmin SystemState Problems

I recently installed DHCP on my 2008R2 Server and now Backup Exec and WBAdmin/WSB is having System State issues. Essentially, after some research, I came across a handy tool called VSHADOW which has ...
3
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1answer
692 views

Windows server 2008 R2 backup - clear stale records

I have been using Windows Server 2008 R2 backup. I made several backup to a disk. Later I formated this disk and continued to make backups there. Thus, the backups made first turn to be stale, but It ...
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2answers
201 views

windows server 2008 R2 restore

i have a win 2008 R2 server machine, i am running tests on. i need to be able once test is finished to restore ALL DATA to an initial state, i mean everything : registries, files and such (as though ...
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4answers
1k views

Wbadmin email alert on failure

Does anyone have a script they use with WBADMIN to send email alerts? I am a scripting newbie and having trouble finding a solution to notify on failed backups. Seems like it would be a useful tool to ...
3
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1answer
227 views

Windows Server 2008 R2 backup for folder - saving versions

I am testing 2008R2 file server, and part of it, is that I need to create backup of the file and folders in it (mainly dev GIT repository - changes daily) I wanted to use Backup Services - however, ...
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1answer
586 views

Setting up a Windows Server 2008 R2 DC + Fileserver : native or virtual?

I want to deploy a new DC + Fileserver using Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Standard Edition on a Dell PowerEdge R410 and iSCSI storage for a small business (~30 people). Should I install the system ...
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0answers
760 views

Windows Restore fails with “The Volume ID could not be found” error, what to do?

On my server with 3 disks, one disk died and I'm trying to do a restore. The server looked like this: [DISK1] | C:, main system drive <-- this one died [DISK2] | D:, data disk [DISK3] | ...
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2answers
1k views

Windows Server 2008 R2 Backup Logon Failure

I am trying to create a scheduled backup on a Server 2008 R2 box (using the built-in Windows Server Backup UI). Whenever I run a backup manually (image or otherwise), it works perfectly. When I try to ...
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1answer
123 views

Backing up my GPO's

If I wanted to backup everything related to all my GPO's - permissions, links for the domain (how they are linked to my OU's etc), and all the GPO's themselves, how would I go about doing that. I ...
0
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2answers
109 views

Backup for SQL & Server 2008 R2?

What's the best/easiest backup solution for my use case? Windows Server 2008 R2 Has a finance program called The Financial Edge (Blackbaud) that uses SQL Server 2008 R2 to keep its database Stores ...
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2answers
1k views

Cannot create TFS backup plan, permission issues in a non-domain setup

I am trying to create a backup plan for my TFS 2010 server. This TFS server (MRSPOCK) is not part of a domain. My backup destination folder is a shared folder on a Windows 7 Professional PC (SCOTTY). ...
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1answer
3k views

The backup destination specified by the remote shared folder does not exist

I have a webdav share which I mount to my windows 2008 r2 server via webdav (desktop experience feature). Is it possible to backup to this? I get the error: Windows server backu is unable to access ...
0
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1answer
795 views

sqlcmd backup script failing

I'm trying to use a simple batch script to backup a local instance of SQL Express 2012, as follows: @echo off SET BACKUP_DIR=E:\BackupData SET SERVER=.\\sqlexpress set dom=%date:~0,2% set ...
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2answers
2k views

VM NetWorker server loses hard drive every night

Running EMC NetWorker server on a Server 2009 R2 w/ sp1 VM running on ESXi host. The VMDK is stored on a VNXe machine along with the VMDKs for all the other VM servers our organization runs. None of ...
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0answers
82 views

MSSQL 2008 R2 Restore VSS

We have a Windows 2008 R2 server which has 2 disks of which one is used as a backup disk for Windows Backup with VSS enabled. We also have MSSQL 2008 R2 running on this server. If I want to restore a ...
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1answer
1k views

The user cannot start a task on Windows Server 2008 R2

Why would a user who is a member of the 'backup operator' group be unable to run a task? It simply does not start - there is no error that I can find. I changed the user of the Windows Server Backup ...
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1answer
428 views

Validate a Windows Server Backup image?

I have been using Windows Server Backup on a Windows 2008 R2 server for quite a while now to create nightly bare metal backups to a network drive in case of drive failure. The nightly backup ...
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3answers
503 views

Offsite backup from a Windows Server 2008 R2 to another 2008 R2

I'm looking for a highly reliable option to backup data(not the Bare Metal or System State but various shared folders) from a Windows Server 2008 R2 to another 2008 R2 server. Servers are located in ...
3
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5answers
3k views

Slow LTO4 tape drive

EDIT UPDATE: for others seeing this thread. For me the issue was the scsi card itself for some reason. I replaced the Adaptec with an LSI and it works great now Regardless of if I'm backing up the ...
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2answers
736 views

Mount TrueCrypt encrypted volume by Cobian prebackup event

I have a 1TB USB disk where I make the first level of backup of a WS2008 R2 file server. The usb is not fully encrypted, just about 700GB. Cobian is running as a service, impersonating Administrator ...
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3answers
2k views

PowerShell and Windows Server Backup on Server 2008

I recently put together a PowerShell Script on a server running Windows Server 2008 R2 that created a dated directory then started Windows Server Backup to make a system state backup. The script is ...
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1answer
124 views

Server 2008 R2 - Windows Backup has BMR

I noticed on Server 2008 R2 that Windows Backup has bare metal restore capability. However, in 2008 it does not. Is it possible to update Windows Backup in 2008 with the Windows Backup that comes with ...
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2answers
254 views

Is there a way to Use Windows 2008 Backup to FTP

Is there a way to use windows backup in Windows 2008 to store to an external FTP server?
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1answer
621 views

Netgear ReadyNAS and Windows Server Backup

I have several boxes running Windows Server 2008 r2. I have been attempting to use the built-in 'Windows Server Backup' so that each of these servers stores their backups to the readyNAS 1100. What ...