We help IT Professionals succeed at work.

Anything wrong with Window server backup?

270 Views
Last Modified: 2018-02-06
Looking for a basic backup for a server 2008, in small office environment, active directory, DNS, DHCP and 1TB of date. to a USB external hard drive. will window built in backup serve the purpose, or there is a need to go with third party software.
Comment
Watch Question

CERTIFIED EXPERT
Top Expert 2015
Commented:
This problem has been solved!
(Unlock this solution with a 7-day Free Trial)
UNLOCK SOLUTION
CERTIFIED EXPERT
Commented:
This problem has been solved!
(Unlock this solution with a 7-day Free Trial)
UNLOCK SOLUTION
Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process Advisor
CERTIFIED EXPERT
Most Valuable Expert 2013
Commented:
This problem has been solved!
(Unlock this solution with a 7-day Free Trial)
UNLOCK SOLUTION
Sean Plemons Kelly, CISSPInformation Systems Security Engineer
CERTIFIED EXPERT

Commented:
Windows Server Backup will work fine for the purpose and scope you describe.
Abraham DeutschIT professional
Top Expert 2016

Author

Commented:
As CompProbSolv points out that server backup will not work with a drive larger then 2TB this may be a issue with a TB data even only keeping 3 full copy's (a full copy is recommended after 10 incremental) does not seam to work.
Abraham DeutschIT professional
Top Expert 2016

Author

Commented:
Is window FILE backup reliable?
Abraham DeutschIT professional
Top Expert 2016

Author

Commented:
Thank you for your advice