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Creating multiple backups using NTbackup in windows 2003

stellaIT
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Hi All

I wanted to setup a Backup using NTbackup utility in windows 2003 which does not overwrite instead it creates multiple copies of the same data. at the moment, i have backup running, whether I choose Append or Replace option, backup always gets overwritten and I end up getting 1 copy instead mulitple which I want.I want to keep backup copies for 30 days

can you please help me in setting up a backup schdule which do not write on existing backup instead it keeps multiple copies?

thanks
Aj
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Technology and Business Process Advisor
Most Valuable Expert 2013
Commented:
I have a script you may be able to use.  IT works... except there's a bug in the e-mail configuration where it warns you of running low on disk space when you're not.

You should be able to download it from www.lwcomputing.com/mysoftware.asp
Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process Advisor
Most Valuable Expert 2013

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Incidentally, the script is designed to backup to files using a date code for the file name, so you never overwrite or append.

And it's also designed to backup for x weeks then start overwriting (where you define x) (But test this first).

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Thanks Leew

I will try and let you know.

Cheers
Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process Advisor
Most Valuable Expert 2013

Commented:
I object, My script does exactly what's asked for.