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Windows Server® 2008 Administrator’s Companion by Charlie Russel and Sharon Crawford

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Using the Backup Once Wizard

The Backup Once Wizard is intended as a supplement to regularly scheduled backups, not as a substitution for them. For example, you can use the Backup Once Wizard for the following situations:

  • Volumes that are not included in regular backups

  • Volumes that contain important items before making changes, such as installing updates or new features

  • Backups of regularly scheduled items to a location other than where scheduled backups are stored

Before starting the backup, review the information in Choosing Volumes to Back Up and Designating a Storage Location earlier in this chapter. If you are using a local disk, be sure the disk supports either USB 2.0 or IEEE 1394 and is internal or attached to the server. If using DVDs, make ...

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