Backup Server 2003 to External Hard Drive by Using AOMEI Bac

December 25, 2014

Backing up Server 2003 data to an external hard drive has becoming a common way for server users when it comes to the issue of data safety. But do you know how to accomplish such task? AOMEI Backupper will give you the answer.

Why backup and backup to external hard drive?

If you have important data in your Windows Server 2003 and do not want to lose, then backup is the only option. When referring to data protection, backing up to external hard drive is a common option. Why?

The reasons can be a crowd. First of all, let's talk about why backup is necessary. We all know that in this day and age, data protection can not be too much emphasized. In case of any human error and natural disaster, frequent backup is becoming a common sense to server users. Once an accident happens, we will not be an ant on a hot pan.

Then why backup to an external hard drive? Say, an external hard drive is easily available without costing much money. Or, backing up important data to an external hard drive is much safer than storing to other partition/disk in the same computer. Or, the backed up image in external hard drive can be restored on other Servers when there is a need.

Taken together, backup important data to an external hard drive is a wise decision to common users. Today there are large resources of backup and restore software in the market that can satisfy this need, and provide much more practical functions at the same time. Then, let's go through an outstanding one called AOMEI Backupper Server.

How to backup vital data to an external hard drive?

Many PC users have heard about AOMEI Backupper. Some of them even becoming loyal fans. This is not unreasonable. AOMEI Backupper Server is designed especially for small and medium sized business, and provides users with comprehensive backup, restoring, cloning features as well as multiple utilities. Designed into concise style and comes with streamlined tips, it draws users attention at first sight. AOMEI Backupper allows full backup, incremental backup and differential backup types. Also, we can set scheduled backup to save our time and energy.

When it comes to backup vital data to an external hard drive, AOMEI Backupper Server performs very well. Take File Backup for example. First of all, plug in an external hard drive and launch AOMEI Backupper. Then click Backup and File Backup. We can see there are two steps for us to fulfill: add files/folders and select another location for the destination path. In the Task Name part we can edit the name.

file backup

A smaller window comes out after clicking the Step 2. Roll the mouse to find the external hard drive. Here we choose the G partition. Go on.

select external hard drive

Now we can see that the G partition has been added to the Step 2. Confirm the information and Start Backup now. Before long this backup task will be completed.

start backup

Quite easy, isn't it? Through this method, our important data in Windows Server 2003 are protected before losses occur. The processes of backing up system/partition/disk to an external hard drive are the same. Just a few clicks can complete the whole task.

To optimize life, AOMEI Tech also released other useful tools: AOMEI Partition for safely partitioning hard drive, AOMEI OneKey Recovery for system safety of desktops and laptops, AOMEI PE Builder for creating WinPE-based bootable media, etc. Find the latest information on AOMEI Tech.

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