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  1. #1


    yaro137 Guest

    SBS 2003 NTbackup

    I noticed that it backs up priv1.edb and pub1.edb and then the
    Information Store. Do I need the priv1 and pub1 included?
    yaro

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  2. #2


    Merv Porter [SBS-MVP] Guest

    Re: SBS 2003 NTbackup

    I prefer to keep all backups of Exchange...

    Backups on Windows Small Business Server 2003 may use more backup media
    space than expected
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/840754
    -------------------------------------------
    The SBS Backup Configuration Wizard configures an online backup of the
    information store and a file system backup of the MDBDATA folder because
    both types of backup procedures are useful for different disaster recovery
    scenarios. The MDBDATA folder backups are most useful for recovery if you
    must rebuild the server. For example, use this backup if you must replace or
    reformat the primary hard disk of the server because of a disk failure or
    because of a controller failure. The online backups of the information store
    are most useful for recovery when only the information store is damaged. For
    example, use the information store backup if the Exchange databases become
    inconsistent because of an unexpected shutdown, but the operating system is
    not damaged.

    The online backups verify database consistency and remove log files that the
    information store is no longer using. If you do not run the online backups,
    the information store continues to generate new log files until you exhaust
    the free space on the volume that contains the log files.
    -------------------------------------------

    --
    Merv Porter [SBS-MVP]
    ============================
    "yaro137" <yaro137@newsgroup> wrote in message
    news:61ceb3e0-fa02-4c13-9180-d4ebda4a5ad0@newsgroup

    > I noticed that it backs up priv1.edb and pub1.edb and then the
    > Information Store. Do I need the priv1 and pub1 included?
    > yaro

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    yaro137 Guest

    Re: SBS 2003 NTbackup

    On Feb 25, 12:03*am, "Merv Porter [SBS-MVP]"
    <mwport@newsgroup_spam_hotmail.com> wrote:

    > I prefer to keep all backups of Exchange...
    >
    > Backups on Windows Small Business Server 2003 may use more backup media
    > space than expectedhttp://support.microsoft.com/kb/840754
    > -------------------------------------------
    > The SBS Backup Configuration Wizard configures an online backup of the
    > information store and a file system backup of the MDBDATA folder because
    > both types of backup procedures are useful for different disaster recovery
    > scenarios. The MDBDATA folder backups are most useful for recovery if you
    > must rebuild the server. For example, use this backup if you must replaceor
    > reformat the primary hard disk of the server because of a disk failure or
    > because of a controller failure. The online backups of the information store
    > are most useful for recovery when only the information store is damaged. For
    > example, use the information store backup if the Exchange databases become
    > inconsistent because of an unexpected shutdown, but the operating system is
    > not damaged.
    >
    > The online backups verify database consistency and remove log files that the
    > information store is no longer using. If you do not run the online backups,
    > the information store continues to generate new log files until you exhaust
    > the free space on the volume that contains the log files.
    > -------------------------------------------
    >
    > --
    > Merv *Porter * [SBS-MVP]
    > ============================"yaro137" <yaro...@newsgroup> wrote in message
    >
    > news:61ceb3e0-fa02-4c13-9180-d4ebda4a5ad0@newsgroup
    >

    > > I noticed that it backs up priv1.edb and pub1.edb and then the
    > > Information Store. Do I need the priv1 and pub1 included?
    > > yaro
    I get it. Thanks
    yaro

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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