Rsrtoring Windows Backup Shadow Copy State

Posted on 2014-08-04
Last Modified: 2014-08-19
Just a general question:  If I restore a SBS 2011 server from a Windows Backup Image what state will the shadow copies be in on the restored server?  Will they be wiped out or will the shadow copies be in the same state they were when the restored from backup completed?
Question by:entmicsol
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    by:Joshua Grantom
    It depends on what kind of backup it was. Was it a full disk backup or was it an files and folder backup?

    Author Comment

    Full image backup made from SBS Console.
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    Shadow copies will be overwritten

    Author Closing Comment

    I didn't get a chance to test this but since Joshua gave it a shot he gets the points.

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