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Add or remove backup destinations

Applies To: Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard

You can back up your data to any of the following storage devices:

  • External storage drives that support USB 2.0

  • External storage drives that support IEEE 1394

  • External storage drives that support eSATA

  • Local hard disk drives that are installed on the server

noteNote
You must be a network administrator to complete this procedure.

To add or remove backup destinations

  1. Open the Windows SBS Console.

  2. On the navigation bar, click Backup and Server Storage.

  3. In the task pane, click Add or remove backup destinations. The Backup Destinations dialog box appears, and it displays a list of available storage drives.

  4. To add or remove a storage drive for your backup, do one of the following:

    • To assign an external storage drive as a backup storage device, click Add or remove drives, and then select the check box for the storage drive that you want to add.

      CautionCaution
      The Configure Server Backup Wizard formats the storage drives when it configures them for backup.

      noteNote
      To view all supported storage drives, select Show all valid internal and external backup destinations.

    • To remove a storage drive as a destination storage device for this backup, click Add or remove drives, and then clear the check box for the storage drive that you want to remove.

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