Chapter 34. Using Backup

Windows Server Backup is an optional feature of the Windows Server 2008 operating system that provides a basic method for backing up and recovering the operating system and files and folders on the server. It consists of a Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-in and command-line tools.


All backup processes require an account that is a member of the Administrators or the Backup Operators group.

Installing the Backup Service

Windows Server Backup isn’t installed by default, so you need to add it using Server Manager. You must be a member of the Administrators group or the Backup Operators ...

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