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Working with Windows® Small Business Server 2011 Essentials by Andrew Edney, Sharon Crawford, Charlie Russel

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Chapter 9. Backing Up and Restoring

Backup is one of those chores that everyone knows is necessary but that everyone hates to deal with. The backup function in Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials provides a simple interface for scheduling and configuring your backups.

Backing Up Client Computers

SBS 2011 Essentials automatically schedules daily backups for client computers. These backups can be modified to suit your organization.

The following events happen during the daily backups:

  • Network computers are backed up one after another.

  • A backup that is in progress finishes even if the end of the backup time has passed.

  • Windows updates are installed and SBS 2011 Essentials restarts, if necessary.

  • On Sundays, Backup Cleanup runs, deleting old backups ...

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