Backup Your Server with Windows Server Backup
In Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, the computer often encounters failure, such as system crashes, hard drive breakdown, virus attacks, physical disasters, and all those maybe cause data lose. Thus, data backup becomes more and more significant.
You can use the Windows Server Backup which is the built-in backup tool in server system to backup data. In server system, you can backup operating system, system state, partitions, and application to USB, CD/DVD, removable media, NAS, or disk. The Backup Schedule Wizard will help to create a regular schedule backup. Although Windows Server Backup can do the above backups, it also has many demerits.
You cannot use it to back up files and folders on partitions that are more than 2 TB. If the data size is less than 2 TB, you can a create file or folder backup. Besides, it is very time-consuming and complex for backup. And if system crashes, restoring form backup is especially difficult, maybe you must install computer.
Backing up Your Server with AOMEI Backupper Server
Due to the instability, complexity of Windows Server Backup and the limitation of its function, you should choose a special backup software to backup server to protect data. AOMEI Backupper Server will help to do it. It supports to backup system, partition, files, folders, and all disks. Also you can use it to restore data and clone partitions and disks. Besides, automatic and schedule backup, incremental and differential backup can be created with the software. During backup, it is very stable, and easy. You can backup everything automatically or manually to ensure business continuity and also can minimize server downtime. When backing up data, don’t need to close the running application procedures. Furthermore, you can manage disk space during backup. And you can also use command line to backup data which you want to backup. The main interface is as follows:
During the backup process, there are five backup options, such as comments which refers to write a comment or introduction for the current backup and you can find it out from others; compression level - you can compress the image into a suitable level, normal compression level is recommended; encryption - adding password for images is supported; splitting - if the backup image is large, AOMEI Backupper allows to split it into multiple small files; notification - once you backup data successfully, AOMEI Backupper supports to email to tell you. After finishing backup, you can explore and check backup.
In summary, AOMEI Backupper Server will help you do many things in server system. File or folder backup, system backup, partition backup and disk backup can be created to ensure data protection. Do not worry about the loss of data. If you want to try, please download it now.