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Posted on 2006-11-21
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Hey there,

I have MS virtual server R2 x64 running on a windows server 2003 r2 x64 server and have 2 32bit windows servers running in it.

I want to backup these virtual server images, is there a way to schedule it to create snapshots or something to backup?

Thanks
Dave
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by:Jay_Jay70
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the servers are just files, if you stop the servers you can then simply copy the files
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Yeah I wanna do it in the middle of the night when I am asleep :)

Is there a way to script this in virtual server?
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by:Jay_Jay70
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lol, i would love to tell you, but i broke my virtual server with 6 boxes on it yesterday, i will look for a setting as soon as its back up....
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Gonna have to go with imaging software like Acronis True Image 9.1 Enterprise Server I believe...
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good option, i discovered it was asp.net and a couple of other appz that has wiped out my Virtual Server...not impressed :)
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I just managed to wipe mine out too! Seems the remote agent for Backup exec version 10.1 (hotfix 1) has a part called Advanced Open File Option which I think screwed mine up... EWven though I wasn't backing up these files I think it was doing something... sighhhh. Fixed that now in the process of evaluating imaging software!
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enjoy my friend, Acronis will do you well
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