Restore Windows Server 2012 R2 from backup

Windows Server contains the Windows Backup functionality. It can create full backups of your server that contain all volumes. With the bare metal recovery, you are able to fully restore the server even if the hard disks fail, after a virus attack, or security breach. Depending on the size of the server drives and the backup media, […]

Manage Windows Backups

To manage the Microsoft Windows Backups you can use a command line tool. Open a command prompt as administrator Show the existing backup versions Wbadmin get versions Clean up the backup disk To keep a number of latest backups and delete the rest Wbadmin delete backup -keepversions:NUMBER_OF_BACKUPS_TO_KEEP To keep the latest backup only Wbadmin delete backup […]

Create a backup of a Microsoft SQL Server database to a location outside of the database server

The Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio 2008 user interface only allows you to create a backup of a database to one of the local drives of the database server. To create a backup of a Microsoft SQL Server database to a location outside of the database server execute the following SQL script: BACKUP DATABASE MyDatabase TO […]