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Welcome to my SBS page for Volume Shadow Copy Services.

Knowledge base articles
  • The Windows Small Business Server 2003 installation process takes longer than you expect after the Registering Components section reports that 13 minutes remain
  • Other Articles

    TechNet Support WebCast: Volume Shadow Copy service Provider API

    Various links in Google

  • How Volume Shadow Copy Service Works
  • Introduction to Shadow Copies of Shared Folders

    Volume Shadow copy is easily configured by right clicking the drive letter and selecting the Shadow Copy tab. What is you want to do more ?
    There is a command line tool called VSSADMIN

    You can repoint your shadow copies to a location using
    VSSADMIN create SHADOWSTORAGE /for="drive" /on="drive"

    vssadmin add shadowstorage /for=d /on=S:
    vssadmin add shadowstorage /for=e /on=S:
    vssadmin add shadowstorage /for=g: /on=S:

    then enable the shadow copies by using the GUI (Right click a drive letter - Shadow tab and enable on the drives)
    This will shadow drives d, e and g to a volume S:\









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