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Backing up Exchange in SBS 2003 - some pointers please?

Last Modified: 2010-04-19
Not sure if this should be in the SBS 2003 or Exchange server areas.    This concerns an SBS 2003 install in my lab but being moved into production in a couple months.

I am familiar with the concept of backing up the shared data folders - that's simply a matter of copying the files / recreate the tree.

But Exchange is different, if only because it's open / running all the time vs. word docs that are not open overnight.

I want to be able to run Windows Backup that comes with SBS 2003.  It is pretty straightforward - just let it back up the entire C drive.  that grabs all of the exchange data?  The drawback is that if you need to do a restore, its an all or nothing proposition with windows backup right?  If I want more selectivity, I'd need to pay for an app?

Anything else I need to know?  Is it 'worth' getting another app rather than windows backup?
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