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SPS 2003: Automate Backups

  Asked By: Viral    Date: Apr 14    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 811

With version 1.0, I was able to setup a batch file to run nightly backups with
the msdmback command. Does anybody know how I can set this up for version 2.0? I
noticed there is a msdmback command in version 2.0 also. Can I use this same



2 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Jonathan Justice     Answered On: Apr 14

There is a utility for Sharepoint Portal Server called SPSBAckup.exe

Run SPSBAckup /? To see the options. It can be scripted but I have been
very unsuccessful so far

Answer #2    Answered By: Dhanishta Bapakar     Answered On: Apr 14

If anybody is interested, here is a bat file that will automate  your

@echo off
echo =================================================
echo Backup for SharePoint Portal 2003 Server
echo =================================================
cd \Program Files\SharePoint Portal Server\Bin
@echo off
spsbackup.exe /all /file d:\backups\filename
echo completed

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