troubleshooting Question

Any Good Backup Method?

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mxgongFlag for Australia asked on
Windows Server 2003
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HI All Experts

The following information is my current situation;

80 users (desktop & laptop)
all work data are saving in c:\workdata
running nightly backup for c:\workdata of all users
robocopy by using hostname to backup c:\workdata to our backup server;
ex: on backup server run robocopy
c:
robocopy \\hostname\c$\workdata d:\robocopy\backup /MIR /R:1 /MAX:500000000 > d:\robocopy\logfiles\hostname.txt

80 users have 80 scripts, its not a efficient way, and it is very hard to manage it.....

Anyone can give me other good backup method ?

The following requirements need to be included in the backup method as weill:

**Consider re-writing the scripting so that it is more tolerant of hostname changes etc
**Consider re-writing the scripting so that we get email notifications regarding:
**Hosts missed in the backup
**8Hosts that were successfully backed up
**The amount of time it took to conduct the backup
**How much diskspace is consumed within the current backup


Cheers

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