i have a windows 2008 r2 server. the backup is based on a schedule of twice a day: 13 and 21. today's morning i replaced the usb disk , and the 13:00 backup was done automatically ok.
the 21:00 backup was not done.
when i open the backup window it waits for ever for the activity list and the status to appear. on the disk i see no data older than the noon backup.
in disk managment it seems ok.
i did not find any related error logs
the last backup log is the one says the noon backup is completed.
can i restart the backup service?
can i troubleshoot it without rebboting the server (which i think will solve it at least one time)
the server is a new dell t410.
You could switch to another USB disk to see if it helps. I think at some point you will have to reboot. Maybe in the middle of the night would work for you. You could create a .bat file and schedule it.
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