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Windows Server 2008 Backup connect to remote Server

Hi,

I've two servers, both installed with Windows 2008 R2 .
On both I've a account as Administrator, the account name is the same (myaccount).
Firewall on both are shut down.

Now I like to backup one server by the other using Windows Server Backup.
I choose "connect to remote server", enter the IP of the other server and get an error message like:
Can't connect to the windows backup model of the remote computer ...

Is there any more to do?
Windows backup is installed at both mashines.

Thanks

Andre
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rindiCommented:
As far as I know the builtin backup tool of 2008 r2 server is built only for backing up itself, not other servers. If you need that functionality you should look at m$'s DPM or third party backup software.

Otherwise just start the backup tool on the other server too.
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The_KirschiCommented:
In R2 you can backup remote servers.

Did you actually stop the Firewall service or did you turn it off for the domain or private network connection? Please try the second option.
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The_KirschiCommented:
Don't want to offend you but are you really sure that both are R2? Because only R2 supports remote backup.
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andre72Author Commented:
Yes both are R2 and the firewall is turn off at all ...
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andre72Author Commented:
Well ... One of the server is behind a router - maybe I need port forewarding for this one?
Which port do the backup service use?
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The_KirschiCommented:
Actually I have no idea. I also searched the web for it but could not find anything regarding required ports for backup.

Can you authenticate to this server otherwise, i. e. access a share on it? Have you ever tried? I think authentication is what you need to look at first. I tried to connect to a remote server in my environment yesterday and the only thing I saw in the security log on the remote server was an entry for successful authentication. That was via Kerberos which would be port 88/tcp. Maybe you try that one.
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andre72Author Commented:
sorry forgotten ...
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