How to schedule MS Exchange 2003 shadow copies?

Posted on 2007-11-27
Last Modified: 2010-04-18
I have Exchange Server 2003 and the Exchange VSS Writer is creating shadow copies at 2:00am.

How can I change when this is scheduled?


Question by:tfcallahan
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Expert Comment

ID: 20362896
1.-Right Click on the drive where Exchange is installed then click on properties.
2.-Click on "Shadow copies" Tab
3.-Then Click on settings
4.-Click on schedule
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Expert Comment

ID: 20362977
Did you check to see if this is in the Scheduled tasks ?

I hope this helps !

Author Comment

ID: 20376162
Thanks for the input.

There is not a scheduled task.....

Re the Shadow Copies tab on the Exchange disk, this shows jobs scheduled at noon and 7am so seems to not be related to the 2am Exchange VSS Writer schedule.......

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tfcallahan earned 0 total points
ID: 20376328
I figured it out.

Backup Exec had an incremental backup of the Exchange servers scheduled for 2am that included the shadow copy components.

So the schedule is controlled in Backup Exec.

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