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SBS 2008 add backup drives without formatting

I have an SBS 2008 server that required a bare metal restore. After the restore the backup needed to be reconfigured. For some unknown reason, it, and a few other software configurations did not come ...
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restore fails due to insufficent disk space

I'm trying to test my SBS 2008 backup by restoring to a vm on a Hyper-V server. The SBS is a physical machine. I created two vhdx each at 1TB in (fixed) size, which is larger than the actual disks ...
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What is the easiest way to restore a backup from “the future” on diverged snapshot of an original server?

Trying to be as succinct as possible, I'm in a situation with: Windows Server 2008 Standard FE x64 Service Pack 2 with Exchange Server 2007 (fairly sure together they are branded as "Windows Small ...
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How can I take a one time full backup of a Windows Server without the need for a restore program?

I have a Windows SBS server with about 500GB of data that I'm decommissioning but I'd like to take a final backup of the server and place it on an external USB drive. I already have multiple backups ...
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Which SBS 2008 files are worth backing up with the highest level of redundancy?

I've just had a bad experience with SBS2008 backup which failed to backup and restore the Active Directory (the NTDIS.dit file wasn't restored). Given the importance of this file, I now regret not ...
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How can you view the size of a backup in SBS 2008

How do you view the size of a backup in SBS2008? The logs give separate numbers for each drive and adding them up gives a number that seems too big.
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Backup Exec - How does it see Overwriteable media?

I have a Backup to Disk folder (on a USB Drive) which does a full backup Monday through Saturday, inclusive. It runs at 23:00 each day, but the drive is only large enough to fit 5 backups. (Each ...
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SBS 2k8 Backup doesn't flush Exchange-Logs

We're using the Small Business Server Backup that comes with SBS 2008 to backup all drives to an iomega iSCSI-Target. The Backup works fine and everything is shown as successfully backed up. But the ...
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SBS 2008 SP2 Backup - Volume Shadow Copy Operation Failed

Server Setup Exchange 2007 Version: 08.03.0192.001 (Rollup 4) Windows Small Business Server 2008 SP2 (Rollup 5) Exchange set up on D: drive (449 GB / 698 GB Free) 80 GB / 148 GB Free on OS drive. ...
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ArcServer creates additional jobs

We're running CA ARCserve Backup r12.5 (Build 5854) - Small Business Server Edition on our Small Business Server 2008. There is a daily job which saves the systemdrive, exchange and 3 databases to our ...
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SBS 2008 Backup Drive Full - Error Code '2147942512'

We are using Windows Backup on SBS 2008 SP2 and backing up to 1TB external hard drives. Recently after switching drives our backup started failing because the backup drive is full and auto-delete ...
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How to perform backup to local disk with Windows Server Backup on SBS 2008 [closed]

How to perform backup to local disk with Windows Server Backup on SBS 2008?
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backup and *restore* SBS 2008 from iSCSI

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 ...
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Sending email after backup (Windows Server 2008)

I have a client who is using Windows Server 2008 (Small Business Server), and using Windows Backup. What I need to do is configure the backup task so that, upon completion, it sends an email ...
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SBS 2008 Script to connect - disconnect backup disk?

I want to be able to leave multiple external drives connected to an SBS 2008 server and select which drive is used as a target for the backup without physically connecting/disconnecting the drive. ...
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SBS 08 Backup fail

I'm trying to backup my SBS 08 (only C:) with Windows Server Backup. It fails a few minutes after it started: Backup started at '08/12/2009 1:27:23 PM' failed as Volume Shadow copy operation failed ...
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How does Windows Backup determine what is an OS Partition

My server machine has 2 disks: a primary disk containing SBS 2008 and a second disk with an copy of Windows Server 2008 that I am not currently using (but don't want to delete at this time). Windows ...
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Configuring own backup sbs server 2008

We are running windows small business server 2008 but when it comes back every day with its status report it is reporting the backup as not configured. is there a way to tell windows that we are using ...
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Back up Windows 2008 SBS to iSCSI disk

I've almost no experience with SBS 2008, so please excuse my noob question! SBS 2008 only has the most basic backup utility built in as far as I can tell (similar to Vista), and it will only back up ...