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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 ...
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Does Windows Server backup use BITS?

I've been told that Windows Server 2008 and newer uses the BITS service to transfer files that are backed up to a UNC share (using Windows server backup/NTbackup) but I can't find any documentation to ...
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is scheduled backup via standard windows backup gui supported over network?

OS Windows server 2008 Standard [note: this is not R2] Plot we are trying to switch from usb attached backups to over the network backup Issues: When i use the standard Windows backup GUI and ...
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HyperV Eject passthru disk while VM is running

I have a disk that I need to connect as a pass thru for one of my guest OSes, sbs 2011. The guests internal backup program will backup to the disk, which I'm planning to attach to the VMS SCSI ...
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How to restart automatically the server after the backup is done

I would like to restart my server once the backup job is done. I launch the backup job at the commande line using wbadmin start backup [options] This command only starts backup and exits. ...
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Windows Server backup 2008 R2 error

I'm trying to set up a Windows Server backup on a Server 2008 R2 box to a remote server on a different subnet. The server being backed up is on a domain, the remote server is in a workgroup dedicated ...
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How can I restore all Exchange accounts into a fresh installed windows server from a backup? [closed]

I use regular backups on windows-sbs for the whole system harddisk with all exchange accounts. If I have to re-install on a new machine, how can I import all data from the old backup?
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Encrypt Windows Backup

Is there a way to encrypt my backups using Windows Backup in Server 2008 R2 without using a paid for 3rd party application? I've searched high and low but have been unable to find anything. Thanks ...
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How can I backup an SQL Server database using Windows Backup?

Apparently Windows Backup has some support for backup of SQL Server databases: Ability to recover applications. Windows Server Backup uses VSS functionality that is built into applications like ...
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Can't See Any Useful Info in SBS 2011 Windows Backup Logs

I have a number of logs in c:\windows\log\windowsserverbackup that follow the pattern wbadmin.*.etl. I have opened these files in the Event Log tool and can only see a large number of entries with ...
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Using puppet to deploy windows backup with Microsoft iSCSI

We currently have started using the following strategy for Windows backups, which I am looking to deploy via puppet: iSCSI Initiator is enabled on the client server. iSCSI Virtual Disk + VHD are ...
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Why can't I use a WBDisk object for a one-time backup without using the Set-WBPolicy cmdlet?

I'm attempting to run a one-off, manually configured, Windows Backup, by using the Windows Backup PowerShell cmdlets, as follows: $disks = Get-WBDisk # takes a while $disk = $disks | where { ...
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Exchange 2010 SP1 Bare Metal Recovery won't start EMC

I have two Windows Server 2008 R2 machines. Server1 is running AD & Terminal Services, and Server2 is running Exchange 2010 SP1. They are both Domain Controllers. A disk on Server2 suffered a ...
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Is there any chance to get Hyper-V enlightened I/O inside Windows 2008 R2 recovery DVD?

I'm fiddling with Windows Server Backup in Hyper-V virtual machines, testing backup and recovery time. While ( full ) backup time is pretty good, Bare Metal Recovery time using recovery DVD is 5 ...
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low disk space, backup error

how can I modify or create again the whole process of creating a backup in Windows Backup? I'm doing until now backup to an external drive, and when it ran out of space on the backup fails. It is ...
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Agentless AD authenticating client backup solution

I need a backup solution that can connect to computers on the domain and backup specific foleders, such as the C:\Users\ folder. I need a solution that is agentless so that we don't need to install ...
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How to automate database backup of windows machines

I have a network containing 10 Windows workstations and 1 Windows 7 machine which acts as a server. I am planning to take a monthly backup of a folder called "MYFILES" which will be on all of the ...
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Why do my backup fail when I target a network share hosted by a Synology DS211 disk station?

My backups are failing when I try to use a network share hosted by a Synology DS211 disk station. They work fine if I target a different network share (i.e. \server1\data\larry). When I run the ...
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Does Windows 2008 R2 windows backup requires changes in registry to allow backup of Hyper-V?

There's a lot of information on web that to enable Hyper-V backup in Windows Backup Tool you need to do changes in registry before it will allow you to. But are those settings applicable only to ...