Solved

Remove backup destination drive in sbs 2011

Posted on 2014-11-10
3
366 Views
Last Modified: 2014-11-10
I have a client running SBS 2011 with 2 USB 1 TB drives attached the backups were working with no errors.

Two days ago the client wanted to change both out for small "footprint" drives. Using the "SBS Console" I attempted to remove both with the wizard (unchecked both drives).
Only one destination drive was removed and the other could not be removed via the wizard. I verified it by going into "Computer" and seeing only one of the two showing up.

Is there an alternate method of removing the destination drive?

Regards,

Frank
0
Comment
Question by:flteng562
3 Comments
 
LVL 24

Accepted Solution

by:
VB ITS earned 500 total points
Comment Utility
Was a backup job in progress when you went to remove the two drives (sorry, I have to ask the silly questions sometimes)?

Did you try removing all the backup jobs first, then attempt removing the drives via the wizard?
0
 
LVL 22

Expert Comment

by:David Atkin
Comment Utility
Hello,

Add the other two drives and they try removing the older one.  

Is there SBS up-to-date?

Removing the drives via the SBS Console is the correct method for doing this.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:flteng562
Comment Utility
Thanks  VB ITS,

I removed the backup jobs then the USB drive showed up in "Computer". I then reconfigured the backup with the new drives.

Thanks for pointing me in the right direction on this
0

Featured Post

Maximize Your Threat Intelligence Reporting

Reporting is one of the most important and least talked about aspects of a world-class threat intelligence program. Here’s how to do it right.

Join & Write a Comment

INTRODUCTION The purpose of this document is to demonstrate the Installation and configuration, of the HP EVA 4400 SAN Storage. The name , IP and the WWN ID’s used here are not the real ones. ABOUT THE STORAGE For most of you reading this, you …
I’m often asked about newer and larger USB drives connected to SBS2008 and 2011 failing Windows Server Backup vs the older USB drives not failing. As disk space continues to grow and drive technology change SBS2008 and some SBS2011 end up with the f…
Sending a Secure fax is easy with eFax Corporate (http://www.enterprise.efax.com). First, Just open a new email message.  In the To field, type your recipient's fax number @efaxsend.com. You can even send a secure international fax — just include t…
Illustrator's Shape Builder tool will let you combine shapes visually and interactively. This video shows the Mac version, but the tool works the same way in Windows. To follow along with this video, you can draw your own shapes or download the file…

772 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

9 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now