SBS 2008 Backup to multiple usb devices

Posted on 2009-04-20
Last Modified: 2016-06-26
I am trying to run the internal backup facility in SBS 2008 to two identical, new Western Digital USB drives.

I select both devices in the wizard and the system names them as backup 1 and 2. It then writes just to the first device and puts nothing on the second.

The first drive is shown as active, the second as online. Can anyone advise how to get it to write to both drives?


Question by:usk1
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    As far as I can see, you can't.

    Tried the same thing a few weeks back and got nowhere.

    The best way to do it is to schedule two backups - one after the other to the different drives under the same drive letter as windows backup won't let you use multiple drives.

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    How did you go with this?

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    Apologies for the delay! We scheduled a backup in the way you described NP and its all working as it should :-) Thanks!

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