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sbs 2011 - backup wizard - no compatible disk drive

Posted on 2014-01-16
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Hello All,

I would like to run a one time back up of my SBS 2011 server. I would like the destination to be a shared folder on the network.

I have mapped this drive and it is visible from the sbs 2011 server.

However when I go to configure backup using sbs wizard i receive the error message saying no compatible disk drives detected

Please help.
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by:Benjamin MOREAU
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You can't do that with sbs backup wizard.
You have to use script like this ; http://glazenbakje.wordpress.com/2011/04/19/multiple-backups-from-an-windows-2011-sbs-to-a-network-share/
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actually you can. i went to start > admin tools > windows server backup

From there i can run a backup and specify a network share.

thanks for the suggestion tho.
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by:nflnetwork29
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resolved myself.
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