The Built-in Backup Tool in Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2008 R2 is a server operating system which is released on October 22, 2009 and sold on September 14, 2009. The kernel is Windows NT 6.1; also Windows 7 uses the same kernel. Server 2008 r2 is the first operating system of Microsoft that only supports 64 bit. This version enhances the function of Active Directory, uses new virtualization and management, IIS 7.5, and it can support 256 logical processors.
In Server 2008 R2, there is a built-in backup tool. Computer failure often occurs, for instance, virus attack, fire, earthquake, deleting files incorrectly, disk breakdown, even computer crash, all those will cause data lose. In order to avoid the problem happening, Server 2008 R2 users will choose to backup their important data with the built-in backup-Windows Server Backup. However during backup, you may encounter some problems more or less. After your computer goes wrong, if you want to restore from system backup, it is impossible, sometimes you must install system. Besides, it is time-consuming for backup. You will spend 30 minutes even more time on backup. Moreover, the backup tool is not stable and it often doesn’t work. And you have to select entire drives to backup on windows server 2008; it doesn’t support file backup.
How to Create Server 2008 R2 Backup?
Due to the instability, time-consuming characteristic and not strong function of server 2008 r2 backup, you should choose a software to backup data and make up for the built-in backup tool. AOMEI Backupper Server will help you. The following is the main interface of AOMEI Backupper Server.
The software supports server 2003, 2008, 2012, and all PC systems. You can back up everything automatically or manually before system fails to ensure business continuity. In windows server, you can use the software to backup and restore system, partition, disk, files or folders, incremental or differential backup and automatic backup, even deleting obsolete backup images to management disk space. It is easy to backup data for users with the software and the steps are very simple. There are some backup methods.
System Backup: System breakdown often occurs due to virus, incorrect operations or damaged hard drives. Once system cannot boot, maybe many persons want to reinstall system. This will bring many troubles for you. It is troublesome, because you must download some applications. If you backup system previously, it is easy to restore system and boot it.
Partition Backup: If you own large files, partition backup is recommended to you.
Disk Backup: If you want to back up the whole disk, choose disk backup without copying any files in a short time.
In a word, AOMEI Backupper Server is very useful for server 2008 r2 to backup data, and it will avoid many problems occurring.
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