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Backing up a File Server

Can anyone give me some advice on Backing up my File Server

I am currently using the in built facility, and run a backup twice a week.

The problem is that you only get the option to keep the old one or overwrite it.

So at present I am overwriting the old one with then new one, but this causes an issue if it fails.

I would like to use Ghost 9 which was excellent on XP, using incremental backups twice a week and a full backup at the beginning of each month, nbut unless I am mistaken Ghost 9 wont run on Server 2003

I have Gost Corporate but I dont think that backs up a server it is to amange and backup clients.

Does anyone have any advice on this please?
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alanheaton
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mlemanCommented:
if you dont have any tape device,

you could create 5 folders on yuour server, mon, tues, wed etc, do a full backup on monday and place in mondays folder, and then an incremental on tues, weds etc.

best advice would really bne get a backup device, with enough media to keep suitable backups independant backups.

if your server does day, you will lose the lot
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alanheatonAuthor Commented:
Thanks

But I think you misunderstood

I want to do incrementals but cant. as Ghost 9 wont run on server 2003

I dont think the in built backup does incrementals
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mlemanCommented:
ntbackup will do incremental, full and differential
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alanheatonAuthor Commented:
Cheers cracked it

Create a folder for the days and do a backup in each folder

Cheers
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