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On a Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2-based system, using Windows Server Backup, you can perform backups to removable cartridge disk drives.
Windows Server Backup treats removable media, such as removable cartridge disk drives, as the equivalent of DVD drives. Therefore, they are subject to the same restrictions as DVD backups.
For example, you cannot create scheduled automatic backups to these drives. Also, recovery of individual files, folders or application data is not supported.
On a Windows Server 2008-based system, you receive the following error message when you try to restore individual files or folders from removable media:
Recovery of individual files, folders or application data from DVD or removable media is not supported.
On a Windows Server 2008 R2-based system, you cannot start a backup to a DVD or removable cartridge disk drive if you have created a custom selection of individual files or folders to be backed up. You receive the following message when trying to start the backup:
Partial backup of volumes cannot be performed to a DVD or other removable media.
This behavior is by design in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2.
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Article ID: 974001 - Last Review: July 23, 2009 - Revision: 1.1
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