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Windows backup takes more space than original data on disk

Virtual Machine with Windows Server 2012 (and SharePoint 2013 installed). Within VM: Disk C -> Properties -> Used Space 130GB. Start Windows Backup -> Progress -> "Local disk (C:) data transferred ...
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Does a full Windows Server backup also backup “previous versions” created by VSS?

Let's say I have volume C:\ with VSS enabled, and there is some file C:\somefile.txt, which has been around for a while. Today, I remove C:\somefile.txt. Since VSS is enabled it's still contained in ...
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Windows Server Backup failing: Parameter is incorrect?

For a while now I've been experiencing trouble with trying to back up our server using the built-in server backup tool: It would fail for some reason about a shadow copy, but would work if I just ...
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How do I run Windows Server Backup? [closed]

I'm running WS2012 as a workstation OS. I want to use Windows Server Backup to backup everything on my internal hard drive to my external hard drive. Windows Server Backup displays a message like ...
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Backup software with version control for windows server [closed]

I am looking for a solution for backing up company data. I have about 300 gig at the moment, with about 10 gig of changes every day. Ideally I would like to be able to restore the backup for any day ...
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Mirroring file data between two servers

Short version: What software can I use to mirror data (files/folders) between two Windows servers across a broadband internet connection? Longer version: I'd like to implement an off-site backup ...
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How does restore to dissimilar hardware work?

System restore to dissimilar hardware, something which high end backup/recovery products can do, is a really useful feature. However, how does it work on a Windows Server restore? Thanks
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What software should I use to set up folder synchronization between Windows servers?

I know many folder synchronization tools for desktop users (ie. Windows Live Sync) Should I use them to synchronize applications between servers or there is a more enterprisey solution?
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Windows Home Server style redundancy/multi-disk-support on Windows Server 2008 R2?

I'm setting up a fileserver for our department. It'll be connected to the domain. I want it to have a very large amount of storage (several TB). Ideally, it should also preserve disk space by ...
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Does the WINNT folder need to be backed up?

I just recently transferred to the IT Department in my company and one of the tasks on my plate is to review their backup strategy and make sure it's "good". Although I have a lot of IT experience ...
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573 views

Backup Linux to Windows Remote Site

We have two sites, one linux (Ubuntu) based, the other windows based which we would like to connect permently over VPN (using openVPN). We need to backup some files on a number of linux (Ubuntu) ...
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Why does Server 2008 running SQL 2008 produce a FlushFileBuffer exception?

Hi I run 64bit SQL2k8 on 64bit WS2k8, and backup a database to a UNC file. The backup creates the file, copies the data, and when finishing, crashes. Backup database Infovest to disk = ...
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Good backup solution?

What's a good backup solution, that isn't too overcomplicated but would work well for some windows servers? Right now, we're using Handy backup. It's a $30 utility... and it works... except for when ...
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Automated file synchronization / backup across LAN or FTP in a Windows Server environment?

What is the best architecture for automating scheduled file synchronization / transfers for backup purposes in a windows server environment across either a LAN or the internet? I would like to ...