Volume Shadow Copy Service

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NetBackup with VSS and Instant Recovery - Failing to delete old snapshots

We are attempting to implement Microsoft VSS for snap-shotting in our NetBackup 6.5.3.1 environment. The clients are both 32 & 64 bit Windows 2003 Server. Snapshot parameters are: Instant ...
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Where can I find ready to use windows scripts that used robocopy?

We are installing the Windows Resource Kit, and that installs RoboCopy. We want to have access to a few windows scripts that uses RoboCopy so we can start from those to build something else. Any ...
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Schedule kill of port connections

We use VSS in our company, but have numerous cases were we can't backup the databases as users have locked them. Is there a way to schedule a kill of all connetions to the source safe service. Or any ...
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Volume Shadow Copy and auditing restores

Is it possible to determine whether a restore has been carried out on a file or folder from a Volume Shadow Copy snapshot?
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Windows 2003 Shadow copy

Is it possible to enable shadow copy for a single folder, not an entire volume? I know this is possible in server 2008, but I cannot locate similar options in 2003. If this is possible how do I go ...
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What is VSS and what is it used for?

I'm pretty sure when SysAdmins talk about VSS they aren't talking about Visual Source Safe...
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Shadow Copies for Shared Folders performance

Can anyone give some insight on the performance impact of enabling Shadow Copy on a file server? We have a volume that has about 700 GB of data on it, used by 100 users. There isn't a really high load ...