Windows 7 Client backed up to a Mac Xserve Network

Posted on 2011-09-22
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
All Mac office running Snow Leopard Server.  Xserve with Promise Vtrak Raid via Fiber.
Have 3 Windows 7 clients i want to back up to the server. Made a folder on the server, Windows clients can see but I cannot get the back up client in windows to initialize.
Any ideas?
Question by:Abacab7711
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 4
  • 2

Accepted Solution

activematx earned 500 total points
ID: 36589763
Let me paraphrase:

Windows 7 Users can see (read/write) to your Mac Shares.  Your only remaining issue it setting up Windows 7 Backup client?

Have you mapped your network shares to Drive Letters?  This might help with windows backup client finding the share.

Assisted Solution

Abacab7711 earned 0 total points
ID: 36589939
Hi, i was able to get it to work. The only thing left is how to I change the scheduling?
My next backup is for Sunday 7:00 PM. cannot find anywhere to change.

Assisted Solution

activematx earned 500 total points
ID: 36590008
Go back to your backup settings.  And click on Change Schedule.

On your last step you will see a small link to edit your schedule.
Are You Using the Best Web Development Editor?

The worlds of web hosting and web development are constantly evolving. Every year we see design trends change, coding standards adapt and new frameworks/CMS created. With such a quick pace of change it’s easy to get lost trying to keep up.

See if your editor made the list.


Assisted Solution

Abacab7711 earned 0 total points
ID: 37631943
I've requested that this question be deleted for the following reason:

Accepted as solution<br />

Assisted Solution

Abacab7711 earned 0 total points
ID: 37631944
Please close and do not delete.

Author Closing Comment

ID: 37648546
Just for comment flow is the reason I left my comments

Featured Post

Supports up to 4K resolution!

The VS192 2-Port 4K DisplayPort Splitter is perfect for anyone who needs to send one source of DisplayPort high definition video to two or four DisplayPort displays. The VS192 can split and also expand DisplayPort audio/video signal on two or four DisplayPort monitors.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

During and after that shift to cloud, one area that still poses a struggle for many organizations is what to do with their department file shares.
This article explains the fundamentals of industrial networking which ultimately is the backbone network which is providing communications for process devices like robots and other not so interesting stuff.
Here's a very brief overview of the methods PRTG Network Monitor ( offers for monitoring bandwidth, to help you decide which methods you´d like to investigate in more detail.  The methods are covered in more detail in o…
Michael from AdRem Software explains how to view the most utilized and worst performing nodes in your network, by accessing the Top Charts view in NetCrunch network monitor ( Top Charts is a view in which you can set seve…

635 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question