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Server 2012 - System State backup - exclude winsxs - any issues?

I have a Windows 2012 server that is running a daily system state backup. My question(s) are: Would the system state backup normally include c:\windows\winsxs? Can I exclude this folder and still ...
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1answer
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Backup ESXi VM but not every hard disc

I have VMware Essentials ESXi 5.5. I have two hosts. Host 1 has two VMs, a DC and a file/DB server. Host 2 has a DC and some other test VMs. I'm looking at disaster recovery options for this file ...
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1answer
119 views

windows backup location could not be found or is not a supported backup storage location

i┬┤m experiencing a very strange problem with the backup of one of my clients. The following command is run every day at 10pm: wbadmin start backup -backuptarget:F: -include:D:\Data,D:\Homes,D:\hv ...
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75 views

Backup to tape on server 2012

It seems that Windows Backup Server on 2012 does not backup to tape, only to block storage devices. Anyone know if there is a way of backing up to tape on server 2012, just like the old ntbackup used ...
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1answer
58 views

How to perform Hardware disaster recovery with backup server

I have a two windows server 2003 R2 servers with same configuration(same processor,same motherboard etc). One is original server and another one is backup server(Not to store backup files,it is a ...
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561 views

Windows server backup keeps failing after upgraded my OS from Windows Server 2012 to Windows Server 2012 R2

I've got 2 hard disks installed on the server, one of them is specifically for backup purpose. Everything is fine before I upgrade my OS to Windows Server 2012 R2... And the problem is that after OS ...
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1answer
182 views

DPM2010 / Windows 2012 - DCOM errors communicating with all agents

I just installed DPM 2010 on a Windows 2012 machine. Everything appears fine but then I try attaching an agent and the server can never communicate with any agent. I tried installing/uninstalling ...
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1answer
75 views

Windows Server upgrade from 2012 to 2012 R2 preserve registry

I am trying to upgrade my Windows Server 2012 machine to Windows Server 2012 R2. I have one of my certificates stored as a key-value pair in the following registry key- ...
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118 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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1answer
46 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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2answers
170 views

Shadow copies for local files on Windows Server 2012 or alternative

I hope serverfault is the right place for this - if not, please tell me where to post it. The situation is the following: our company has a WebDAV fileserver running on a Windows Server 2012 that I ...
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Hyper-V WBADMIN Backup Enumeration of the files failed

SO I'm trying (and was successful for a week or so) to backup all the Virtual Machines on ,y Server 2012 Hyper-V host using a WBADMIN Script like this WBADMIN START BACKUP ...
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Exchange 2013 Virtual Machine: Backup just mailboxes and clear logs

I have a Windows Server 2012 machine running Exchange 2013 running as a KVM virtual machine. For my VM guests, I do full image based backups from the host, so that I can quickly restore to any host ...
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2answers
185 views

Best Disaster Recovery Setup for Domain Controller with Additional Services

I'm setting up some new Windows 2012 servers to replace old ones currently on 2003. One of my concerns is to try and have a suitable DR plan to get them back up and running if we have a major failure. ...
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1answer
116 views

Windows Server 2012 - Azure Online Backup Status?

What is the current status of Windows Server 2012 Online Backup. All of the documentation provides a start point of Windows Azure Online Backup and tells you to download a software agent.. But at this ...
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2answers
633 views

How to use an FTP server as backup space for Windows Server 2012

I wanted to use an FTP location as backup for scheduled Windows Server 2012 Backup. I can't make it work because Windows refuses to accept the network location as drive. Even with "FTPUse" (socket ...
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1answer
108 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
446 views

Windows Server Backup fails to backup Hyper-V VM with “Access is denied”

I'm trying to use Windows Server Backup on my Windows Server 2012 box to backup my Hyper-V VMs. I created a backup job but each job ends with some "Access is denied" errors. One of my VMs (Linux ...
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1answer
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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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Windows Server Backup 2012 error - “The version does not support this version of the file format.”

I'm trying out Windows Server 2012, specifically Windows Server Backup, as it would be a very useful way to see us through until we can upgrade our 'real' backup system. I'm backing up to a network ...