Can a NTBACKUP task be created in VISTA's Task Scheduler?
Posted on 2008-06-25
I've placed the appropriate Windows XP NTBACKUP files in a specific folder called NTBACKUP within the Program Files folder in an VISTA PC. These files are: Ntbackup.exe, Ntmsapi.dll, Vssapi.dll, Ntbackup.chm, and Ntbackup.hlp.
I've created a backup job and have initiated it manually. No problem, the backkup job works just fine.
I would like to know if the backup job can be setup in the VISTA Task Scheduler? I've attempted this task in the VISTA Task Scheduler but nothing happens.
I've attempted a command line initiation of the NTBACKUP application but the application just flickers on the screen and then disappears.
This is the comnand line code: "C:\Program Files\NTBACKUP\ntbackup.exe" NTBACKUP.EXE backup "@C:\NTBACKUP\Windows NT\NTBackup\data\testbackup" /n "TestBackup.bkf created 6/25/2008 at 12:21 PM" /d "Set created 6/25/2008 at 12:21 PM" /n "TestBackup.bkf created 6/25/2008 at 12:21 PM" /v:no /r:no /rs:no /hc:off /m normal /j "testbackup1" /l:s /f "G:\GH11ntbackup\TestBackup.bkf"
This code works just fine when the NTBACKUP.exe is initiated manually. I just need to get it to work within the VISTA Task Scheduler.
VISTA;s Backup applicaton cannot select specific files and folders for backup - I need this ability in my backup jobs.