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Hi,

what the best practice to backup your servers such as the DC, storage, application, and etc.

thanks,

jessie
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Thomas Rush

8/22/2022 - Mon
kobi19860

hi
there is alot of options to do that:
first ques: is your dc in vm enviroment?
are you wish to save the backups on tape or on your san/NAS SERVER?
thx
kobi
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JessIT2013

Hi Kobi,

no vm. what about using an external drives and we can't afford san/nas server as of now. for the meantime I'm using NTbackup and stored it into external drives.

thanks,
jess
kobi19860

what os on your dc : 2003/2008?
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JessIT2013

it's 2003.
kobi19860

ok
so i will suggest you to buy an external usb device like 3TB to save the
backups full and incrementals,and if you have alittle money i will suggest this:
http://www.uranium-backup.com/purchase-uranium-backup/
you can buy the gold edition in 290$ and backup your server as image(bare metal restore)+
backups all your folders + backups sql on the networks+backups exchange server+
backup vm machines+ with advanced backup method.

also there is another one: http://www.backupassist.com/index.html
 but if your budget is low:
http://www.backup4all.com/
http://www.disk-image.com/order.htm - server to image

kobi
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