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what is the syndax for creating system state backup using  Wbadmin with scheduled daily  backup ?

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hi all

easy one i think...

 what is the syndax for creating system state backup using  Wbadmin with scheduled daily  backup on each day at 5:00 am?

lest say the location for the backup is in remote location (File server)  \\hostname\sharename
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You cannot backup to a network drive directly using wbadmin. Use wbadmin start systemstatebackup
to backup to a volume. Then you'd have to create another scheduled task to copy the backup to your network drive.  See here for more details http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc742124(WS.10).aspx
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so i used:

wbadmin start systemstatebackup -backupTarget:d:

1.this put the copy under drive D:WindowsImageBackup\servername, right?

2. it's prompt me with a question if yes or no..., can i automate the answer to yes to run it as a script?

3. next step is to use bath file and use the "move" command and them go to scheduel task in windows to time it every day to run this  bath?

thx.
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use the -quiet switch at the end, so wbadmin start systemstatebackup -backupTarget:d: -quiet
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how can i run this command daily?
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Setup a Scheduled Task in Task Scheduler.

Create your batch file (for this example we'll call it backup.cmd) containing the lines

wbadmin start systemstatebackup -backupTarget:d: -quiet
xcopy /s D:\WindowsImageBackup\servername \\severname\share

where servername is the name of your server and share is the name of the share name on the server
Save the batch file to a folder. For this example we'll call the folder scripts.

Open Task Scheduler and run through the Task Scheduler wizard to create a new Scheduled Task pointing to the batch file. Set it to run Daily.

Look here for more information on Task Scheduler 2.0 in Windows 2008.

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb756979.aspx
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