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Microsoft® Windows Server 2003: Administrator’s Companion by Jason Gerend, Sharon Crawford, Charlie Russel

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Backing Up Data

The Windows Server 2003 Backup program provides several methods you can use to create and execute backup jobs. When you launch Windows Server 2003 Backup for the first time—by clicking Start, pointing to Programs, choosing Accessories, choosing System Tools, and then choosing Backup—you see the Welcome page for the Backup Or Restore Wizard. This wizard provides a straightforward way to back up the local computer but for more flexibility, clear the check box for Always Start In Wizard mode and click the Advanced Mode link.

Backup jobs can also be run from the command line using the executable program Ntbackup.exe with the appropriate parameters. See “Executing Jobs from the Command Line” later in this chapter for more information. ...

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