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

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Using the Wbadmin Command

The Wbadmin command allows you to back up and restore volumes and files from the command line. Wbadmin replaces the Ntbackup command released with previous versions of Windows. You can’t use Wbadmin to recover backups created with Ntbackup. However, if you need to recover backups made with Ntbackup, you can download a version of Ntbackup usable with Windows Server 2008. This downloadable version of Ntbackup allows you to perform recoveries of legacy backups, but you cannot use it on Windows Server 2008 to create new backups. To download this version of Ntbackup, see http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=82917.

The next sections list Wbadmin commands and syntax. Table 34-2 lists and describes the parameters used with ...

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