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How to automate server backups in Windows Home Server?

How to automate server backups in Windows Home Server?

I've set up a server backup for my Windows Home Server in the WHS console, but don't see a way to automate the backup to have it run on a scheduled basis in a similar manner to client backups. How can I accomplish this?

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Guest [Entry]

"Arathorn-

As Brent mentioned, there is not built-in way to automate the server backups, but following the steps in the following article, you can make it happen (in a nutshell it uses AutoHotKey to record a macro that simulates clicking on the Server backup button).

http://www.mediasmartserver.net/wiki/index.php?title=Automating_the_Windows_Home_Server_Shared_Folder_Backup

-Sean"
Guest [Entry]

When the server is backed up - All it does is backup up the profile drives and shares. There is no real OS backup as far as i can tell. Personally i use Keepvault to back these folders up. Fortunately i was able to get the service while it was still 99 dollars for unlimited GB