Will Carbonite Online backup work on a Windows Server 2003, Server 2008, or Server 2008 R2 OS?

Will Carbonite Online backup work on a Windows Server 2003, Server 2008, or Server 2008 R2 operating systems?

These server operating systems aren't listed as being supported on Carbonite's website.

Someone has told me that he has been able to install Carbonite online backup on all three of these server operating systems and that they all backup to Carbonite's online servers without any problems.

So, Will Carbonite Online backup work on a Windows Server 2003, Server 2008, or Server 2008 R2 OS?
IT GuyNetwork EngineerAsked:
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Darius GhassemCommented:
Carbonite Pro will support these versions


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IT GuyNetwork EngineerAuthor Commented:
What's the difference between Carbonite Pro and the regular version of Carbonite?

Does Carbonite Pro cost more than the $55 the regular version of Carbonite costs?
Coralie CrumrineCommented:
I have Carbonite on our own Server 2008 RC2 as well as a clients Server 2008 and Server 2003 servers. It works great.
A couple of things to be aware of. Something on the server side (both 2003 and 2008) will disable to service. I have to go into Services and turn it back on. I haven't yet figured out what is doing it, I am assuming at this point it is an anti-virus program. Also, you will not be able to back up things that are considered "protected files". This includes the folders and sub-folders of Program Files, Program Data, and Windows and Windows System folders.  I found this out the hard way as I had written a custom program to backup a live SQL database and was storing the .bak file in ProgramData. It would not backup to Carbonite until I moved it into a different folder.
Other than that, again, I have had no problems and have been running Carbonite for over 2 years.
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