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Can I create a quick view backup log file.

Posted on 2014-03-14
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I have windows backup running our backup every night. How do I create a log file to tell me if it ran and completed properly and have it on my desktop for easy access for the office manager to check?

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by:Santosh Gupta
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which operating system you are using ?

Windows Backup keeps log files in "C:\Windows\Logs\WindowsBackups" by default. You may not be able to see this folder or its contents if you aren't an administrator on your computer.
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it is 2003 server R2
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C:\Documents and Settings\%username%\Local Settings\Application Data\
Microsoft\Windows NT\NTBackup\data\
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by:raffie613
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Would it be anywhere else? I do not see a location like this.
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by:Santosh Gupta
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see the logs under the user profile who has run the job.
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