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how to set up multiple external HDD's for server backup

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Windows Server 2008Disaster RecoveryServer Hardware
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When running the Backup Wizard, the disks that are plugged in are initialized and configured on the server for the backup schedule.  How do I set up 5 externall Hard Drives to be interchanged on the same schedule when there are only 2 USB ports?  I have a generic 4 port USB hub, can the drives be plugged into this for configuration?  
I have tried setting them up individually, by stopping the current backup schedule, and creating a new backup policy for each set of HDDs as they are plugged in, but the backups have been failing.
I currently have to set up 5 external USB Hard drives for backup on Server 2008 standard, and also another 5 USB hard drives for backup on Server 2008 SBS.
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