Monthly Archives: July 2011

Backing up Windows Server 2008 files nightly to offsite Debian Linux box using cwrsync (rsync)

We’ve had endless problems trying to get offsite backups of our office Windows Server 2008 data. The batch script we designed would run fine in testing, but then fail when run as a scheduled task. This post is designed in … Continue reading

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How to track Windows Server 2008 backups have been successful (or not)

If you’re using Windows Server Backup on Windows Server 2008, and would like an email to tell you whether the backup has been successful or not, here’s how to do it. First, you will need to know how Windows Server … Continue reading

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