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Windows 2008 R2 Backup

Posted on 2013-11-07
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Environement: single Windows 2008 R2 server (DC, DNS, DHCP)

Hello,

I am using Windows 2008 backup to backup automatically the whole server on a 1Tb USB drive
Everything is set up as default options
Data to save is about 200Mb

Problem:
Sometimes, and without any reason, all incremental backups are erased, and backups stored on the usb drive starts again from 1, 2, 3, ect...
I am losing all the history backup
And I do not know why

Thank you for your help

Gad
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by:Radhakrishnan R
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Hi,

Any scheduled task to delete the old backups? if so, remove it and see it stored as long as you delete manually?
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by:gadsad
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No scheduled task. Just Windows Backup scheduled for daily backups

thanks
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Radhakrishnan R earned 500 total points
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Hi,

It seems default behavior. Please have a look at this thread http://serverfault.com/questions/526185/windows-server-backup-behavior-if-deleting-previous-backups

Hope this helps
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by:gadsad
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thank you
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