stop windows 2008 backup for one night

Posted on 2011-04-20
Last Modified: 2012-08-13
Hi all,

Maybe I am just not seeing this off the top of my head, but I need to stop windows 2008 backup for one night.  I have a large software upgrade which is going to run all night and they advise to "hold" your backup for the night.

I don't directly see how to edit the schedule to hold or purposely skip a backup for one night.  I need to do this tonight.

Have I been starring at computer screens all day too long or is this just not an option?  If not, do you just stop the backup service??

Question by:mrjking2000
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    Accepted Solution

    Here is the command to disable a scheduled backup

    wbadmin disable backup
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    Author Comment

    thank you! That is what I needed!

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