Installing and configuring Windows Server Backup (WSB) for Hyper-V

Windows Server 2008 provides a built-in backup solution called Windows Server Backup (WSB). Windows Server Backup uses the Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) to backup and restore your server. WSB provides the normal backup and restore features of an enterprise backup program: operating system, volumes, folders and files. In addition WSB supports backup and restore […]

Windows Server 2008 provides a built-in backup solution called Windows Server Backup (WSB). Windows Server Backup uses the Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) to backup and restore your server. WSB provides the normal backup and restore features of an enterprise backup program: operating system, volumes, folders and files. In addition WSB supports backup and restore at an application level if the application provides a VSS compatible “writer”. In this article you will learn how to configure WSB with the support for Hyper-V VSS writer.

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