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Windows Server Backup Snap-In Initializes/Moves Extremely Slowly

I have an SBS-2011 box. The WSB snap-in consistently takes 10+ minutes to move beyond 'Reading Data'. After the snap-in finally initializes I experience the same behavior when performing a recovery. ...
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What is the solution for daily backup only changed files (with log) in Windows Server [on hold]

We are a small team and working on a project that has huge file sizes which shared from a Windows Server running machine. After some losing important files, corrupted files and etc... we decided to ...
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wbadmin.exe: target image is larger than source HDDs

We're creating a bare metal backup of a server with the following command: C:\Windows\System32\wbadmin.exe start backup -backupTarget:\\192.168.2.212\e\backup_Mo -include:C:,D: ...
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windows server backup performance

Windows server backup has various performance and configuration settings - one of these promises better backup performance but at cost of "performance on the server may be reduced by as much as 200%". ...
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Unlock Bitlocker Encryted Volume With No Mount Point For Windows Server Backup

I would like to be able to automate the unlocking of a Bitlocker volume that has been assigned as a backup drive for Windows Server Backup in 2012 R2 Essentials. Server backup removes the mount point ...
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How do I perform an Exchange 2010 database backup using Windows Server Backup with Hyper-V VMs collocated on the same drive?

Yeah... I'm not the one who set it up. I've been tasked with setting up backups for their Exchange data. I've read through the documentation and learned about all the caveats that come with using the ...
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Windows Server Backup: Is it possible to backup a mapped drive?

Windows Server Backup: Is it possible to add a mapped drive to a scheduled backup (to back up from) I can currently see only local drives and Virtual Machines.
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How to fix system state backup error and NTDS VSS state [11]?

The SBS 2011 (Exchange is at SP1) Windows 2008 R2 suddenly stopped making backups with error Backup unsuccessful. A Volume Shadow Copy Service operatoin failed. Unknown error (0x800423f4). When ...
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Do I need to backup System Volume Information for Windows Server Backup 2012?

I am using Windows Server Backup 2012 with option "Backup to a volume" to backup C: to E:. When backup is completed I copy the folder E:\WindowsImageBackup to a network location. I know that Windows ...
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How can I automatically unlock a Bitlocker To Go hard drive if no user is logged on?

I'm using external USB hard drives to backup my server (Windows Server Backup). These drives are encrypted by Bitlocker To Go. I configured the disks to get unlocked automatically, because they are ...
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Windows Server Backup Problems

I've got a bit of a problem here that I have inherited. Currently, I have two Windows 2012 servers running. One server is a production server with 1 Hyper-V VM on it that has SBS 2008 on the guest ...
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Windows Server 2008 incremental backup behaviour - scheduled vs. backup once

I'm relatively new to working with Server 2008 and need to know a little more about the behaviour of the built-in Windows Server Backup. I'm running a small stand-alone server which is mostly just a ...
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Exclude specific VHDX from online backup of Hyper-V guest

I'm using the built-in Windows Server Backup on my Hyper-V host (running Server 2012 R2 Standard) to back up a guest VM named SVR2012 (also running Server 2012 R2 Standard). Several VHDX files are ...
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Baremetal backup issue

While taking bare metal backup in windows server 2008R2, In that backup selection SAN disk(2TB) also automatically selecting.If I try to remove SAN disk, It is showing an error like "This volume ...
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Windows Server Backup: list backups on destination

I need to retrieve the list of backups on a system's backup volume via script. The information I am after can be found in the WSB GUI after clicking "View details" of the "Destination usage" part in ...
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I am looking for software that can parse emails and expect emails within a grace period [closed]

I manage a diverse set of backup systems, the only commonality is email notifications, There status being Failed, Success, Success with exceptions and unknown(where the email isn't sent). Case 1) ...
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Windows Server Backup is doing incremental instead of full backup of Exchange data

I am backing up an Exchange Server database to a backup volume on Windows Server 2012 R2, using Windows Server Backup. I mostly followed the tutorial shown at ...
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WHS Windows Home Server to Windows Server 2012 Essentials Migrate Backups

I have two WHS (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_Home_Server) machines that I want to combine to a single machine and upgrade to (WSE2012) Windows Server Essentials 2012 R2 ...
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Wbadmin fullbackup to an external HDD

I need to backup a Windows Server 2008 R2 every day. The backup should contain some folders (With subfolders) on an internal HDD and the system state. WBADMIN START BACKUP -backupTarget:b: ...
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Windows Server Backup failing with unspecific error

Windows Server Backup started to fail from one day to the next with error 5 in the application event log. Only Backing up one partition fails, but chkdsk and resizing it didn't yield any results. ...
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Windows Server 2008 access backup data partition

I am trying to figure out how to manually copy the Windows Server 2008 backup partition to a Samba share. The purpose is to consolidate several machines worth of backup data into one location for ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 System State backup

Running a member server 2008R2 server. Backups have been running fine for some time but recently ceased to run. We have been using CloudBerry Lab Enterprise Backup to store backups in cloud storage. ...
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Windows Server 2008r2 Backup cannot do full backup on selected folders

I have two shared folders on our Windows Storage Server 2008r2 I want to backup every week. But when I attempt to restore, I realize that Windows Backup did not perform a full backup of my two ...
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Microsoft Azure Backup - Where are the Logs?

We are using Microsoft Azure Backup to backup our server. Our backup is passing on 4 out of 5 drives, but consistently failing on the one. All that the Microsoft Azure GUI agent tells me though is ...
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Windows Server Essentials 2012 R2 Management Service not starting

We are a small office running Windows Server Essentials 2012R2, and server dashboard stopped working. It's not showing users or devices connected to the server. Server backup also stopped working. ...
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Server 2012 Backup uses 4x its size on disk [closed]

i am having a problem with one of my server backups. More specifically the disk space it seems to use but shouldnt. The WindowsImageBackup folder for the Server in question is about 600gb which would ...
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Windows Server Backup Error - Volumes Larger than 16.7TB cannot be protected?

I'm trying to use Windows Server Backup to backup a RAID array on my new server. But, when I do, I run into this error: The server is running Windows Server 2012 R2 and the array in question is ...
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Windows Server Backup not working on scheduled task but working with the “Backup Once”

I'm trying to create Backup Schedule from my local drive on a network share but Windows Server 2012 won't let me. I get the error "The parameters are incorrect". When I try the "Backup Once" with all ...
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Windows Server Backup (2012) to Both Local Volume and Remote Folder

As I understand it, you can use Windows Server Backup on Windows Server 2012 R2 to schedule a backup to either a local volume daily (and it stores multiple daily backups) or you can backup to shared ...
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Azure backup folder exclusion

I tried to find a way to do it, but I am not sure if it's possible or not. Using Recovery services on Azure, I installed the Microsoft Azure Backup Agent on an IIS server. We have multiple websites ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 - The system cannot find the path specified

I'm trying to perform a full backup which includes: System Reserved Local Disk (C:) Data (D:) System state Bare metal recovery All of them have the status "completed" apart from "Data (D:)" which ...
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Windows Server Backup [2012 R2] - Went from 100+ copies available to 1 copy available overnight

I'm using Windows Server Backup on a Windows Server 2012 R2 system that has been in production for half a year or so. The server has around 60GB used, and the backup drive is a 160GB external drive ...
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Server 2008 - Windows Server Backup to specific folder? file level backup

When I run Windows Server Backup, custom, files and folders, then in the Destination selection, there is only Volume and Share??? Why is this? Why am I forced to use the root level of my local ...
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Has Windows Server Backup's Disk Space Management Changed in Server 2012?

Summary I have a Server 2012 (not R2) Hyper-V Host server using Windows Server Backup (WSB) to back up about 670 GB of data to three 1 TB USB hard drives, rotated weekly. The server was installed ...
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Taking a disk image with Windows Server Backup while SQL Server is running

I'm using Microsoft's Windows Server Backup tool on a Windows 2008 R2 Server running SQL Server 2008. I want to take a disk image of a drive on which SQL Server is running (databases are on the drive ...
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windows server 2012 backup

Our backups on our virtual windows server 2012 R2 which is hosted on Hyper-V server 2012 R2 have been taking at least 3 hours longer than they used to. We use windows Server Backup for nightly backups ...
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Get a list of sbs 2011 backups that contain full backup as opposed to incremntal backup

I am using the SBS 2011 Windows Backup to backup to 8 USB drives that are rotated weekly. It appears that the backup utility creates a full backup when a new drive is utilized for the first time or ...
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Windows Server Backup Fails: There is not enough disk space to create the volume shadow copy…

We have a brand new Dell PowerEdge T320 with a PERC S110 RAID Controller running a fresh install of Windows Server 2012 R2. The RAID level is RAID 5 with two NTFS partitions, 1TB for the OS and 7TB ...
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A Volume Shadow Copy Service operation failed. Unknown error (0x800423f0)

I have a pretty freshly installed SBS 2011, which backed up just fine right after I set it up. After a couple of days, backup stopped working. Whenever I run it, I get the following error: Backup ...
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Windows Server 2008r2 scheduled backup to NAS breaks on 3 of 4 identical servers

I have 4 identical Windows server 2008R2 installs, all uptodate. Initially I had 4 scheduled backups to a Windows share on a NAS, running nightly, all work OK. Then 2 of the backups would not ...
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Exchange 2013 Throttling Policy with Windows Server Backup

We have an Exchange 2013 Server having issues after the daily backup procedure from Windows Server Backup. Clients (mainly ActiveSync devices) try to access the Exchange Server during the backup ...
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Windows Server Backup - disk full

We have a Win SBS 2011 Essentials system, SP1, auto installing updates. It's using Windows Server Backup to take daily backups to one of five external USB drives, which we rotate offsite. Windows ...
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Windows Server Backup (2008) view more messages

I'm using Windows Server Backup (on Windows 2008). After I make a backup there's an entry in "Messages"; a log of success or failure. However it limits itself to "Activity from last week". How can ...
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Windows Server Backup on 2012 R2 volume size limitations?

I know that Windows 2008 R2 and 2012 were limited to 2TB volumes (or at least the size of files) due to the fact that internally Windows Server Backup uses VHD files which are limited to ~2TB. I ...
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Windows Server Backup “the parameter is incorrect” on Hyper-V Core

In my lab I run a Hyper-V Server 2012 Core to run multiple test-systems virtualy. To backup my system I want to use the "Windows Server Backup" role/feature. This role/feature works fine on other ...
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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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Scripting Windows 2008 R2 restore of files using wbadmin

The problem I am running into is the restoration of files using wbadmin; specifically with the -recoverytarget flag set. The line that I am running is : e:>WBADMIN START RECOVERY ...
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Time Estimate for Backup Recovery with IBM System x3650 M3

I've been doing a little business continuity planning research for myself and I have come to the question of: What is the estimated time for the recovery of about 4 TB worth of data with the use of ...
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Windows Server Backup : The program issued a command but the command length is incorrect

The program issued a command but the command length is incorrect This is a virtual Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard version running on Virtual Host installed on a Windows 7 ultimate. Any help? ...
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Windows Server Backup 2012 Fails on “preparing the backup image”

I have a couple of Windows Server 2012 VM's I need to backup. Everything works fine on all but one machine. No matter where I choose to store the backup, it fails almost immediately with: Backup ...