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How do you backup the System State on 2008 R2 using an backup software not Microsoft backup

Posted on 2014-04-27
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I use Arcserve to backup our servers and I need to know what to select to backup the system State on 2008 R2 server.
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by:Gareth Gudger
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We don't have that feature in our version.
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by:becraig
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Try to run the following command:

wbadmin start backup backuptarget:<drive letter>: -systemstate vssfull
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by:J.R. Sitman
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before I do that, what is it for?
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by:becraig
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I need to know what to select to backup the system State on 2008 R2 server ...?


This command does what your question asks...


Backups up system state the the drive letter specififed.
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by:J.R. Sitman
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Thanks, but I'm trying to do it with Arcserver software.
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by:J.R. Sitman
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perfect!

thanks
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