Introduction of NTBackup Backup Utility in Sever 2003
NTBackup is a built-in tool in sever 2003. It uses a proprietary format to back up files. The files can be backed up to tape, ZIP drivers, floppy drives, and hard drives. It also has several command line switches for scheduled automated backup. NTBackup can help users to backup and restore system state, single file or series of files, hard/partition and system settings.
- Copy Backup: copy all selected files but doesn’t mark each file as having been backed up (in other words, the archive isn’t cleared).
- Daily Backup: backup all the files that have been modified the day, the daily backup are performed. The backed-up files are not marked as having been backed up.
- Differential Backup: backup files created or changed since the last normal or incremental backup. It doesn’t mark files as having been backed up.
- Incremental Backup: backup only those files created or changed since last normal or incremental backup. It marks files as having been backed up.
- Normal Backup: backup all the selected files and marks each file as having been backed up.
How to Backup with NTBackup?
NTbackup backup utility can help you protect your data from losing without third-party software. to use this tool, you only need to click Start, then point to All Programs | Accessories | System Tools | Backup. You will get the main interface. In the pop-window, you can choose the operation depending on your requirement.
Although the build-in tool can protect your data without third party software, sometimes, when you schedule a NTBackup task in windows server 2003 it may not run and you find no errors in either the Backup Log or Schedule Tasks log, or when you view the schedule tasks folder, the backup task may show that it is running, but nothing has been backed up. So if you want to have backup Windows Server 2003 at ease, AOMEI Backupper Server can demand your more needs.