Backup status in the SBS 2008 console does not update for system-state backups

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Symptom



Windows Server Backup, the backup tool that is included with Microsoft Windows Server 2008, has the ability to create a system-state backup thru’ the command line using WBADMIN.  When using this method to create a backup it will not update your backup status within the Small Business Server 2008 console. 

Cause



This is by design as Windows Server Backup does not report status on system-state backups.

Resolution



To have the backup status updated in the Small Business Server (SBS) 2008 Console, perform a manual or scheduled backup using the SBS UI, the Native UI, or the WBADMIN start backup command line.

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Article ID: 961294 - Last Review: December 17, 2008 - Revision: 1.0
APPLIES TO
  • Windows Small Business Server 2008 Premium
  • Windows Small Business Server 2008 Standard
  • Windows Server 2008 Datacenter
  • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise
  • Windows Server 2008 Standard
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