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Windows® Small Business Server 2008: Administrator’s Pocket Consultant by Craig Zacker

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Configuring Server Backups

The Windows SBS Console simplifies the creation of scheduled backup jobs by supplying a wizard that steps you through the process. Once you have created the job, the console provides controls that enable you to modify its properties. Windows SBS 2008 also includes the Windows Server Backup console, which provides more comprehensive control over the backup process and provides the means to restore data from a backup medium.

Creating a Scheduled Backup Job

To create a scheduled backup job with the Windows SBS Console, use the following procedure:

  1. Connect your external hard drives to the computer by plugging them into a USB, IEEE 1394, or eSATA port.

  2. Log on to your Windows SBS 2008 server using a domain account with administrative ...

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