Backup using SBS 2003

Posted on 2008-11-12
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
How do I exclude folders from Backup when using SBS 2003 Backup. When I try I get the following message "You cannot exclude CD drives, flopping disc drives or mapped network drives from backups"
my server is set up as follows:
Disk 0
C: 12GB - 2.6 GB free
D: 22GB - 6.7 GB free
H: 55 MB - 52 MB free
Disk 1
F: 31GB - 57 GB free
G: 37GB - 16 GB free
I am tryingv top back up to an Archive Python  06408 using DDS4 tapes

Question by:Tim_Carr
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    Expert Comment

    I think you try to exclude somathing on D drive?


    Author Comment

    It happens whatever drive I am trying to exclude data from
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    Accepted Solution

    You can manually add exclusions to the SBS backup script, usually stored in..

        C:\Program Files\Microsoft Windows Small Business Server\Backup\Small Business Backup Script.bks

    ..So it could look something like...

    C:\ClientApps\ /Exclude
    C:\Documents and Settings\ /Exclude
    C:\Temp\ /Exclude
    C:\wmpub\ /Exclude
    JET SBSERVER\Microsoft Information Store\First Storage Group\

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