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Backup destination folder of System Center Configuration Manager 2007 should not contain special characters

Symptoms

A backup task of System Center Configuration Manager 2007 may not work correctly if the backup destination folder contains a special character or the folder name ends with “\”.  For example, these folder names will cause an issue:

D:\
D:\Back*up
D:\Backup\

Cause
This is a known issue in System Center Configuration Manager 2007.
Resolution
To work around this issue, remove the invalid characters from backup destination folder name. It is recommended to create a destination folder for use only by Configuration Manager because files in the destination folder will be deleted before the backup task runs.
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Article ID: 2748703 - Last Review: 09/05/2012 16:02:00 - Revision: 3.0

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007

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