Tag Archives: diskshadow

DiskShadow and multiple VSS Providers …

In a recent post I outlined how I created a rudimentary backup solution using DiskShadow and Rsync. On one particular 2008R2 server, I struck a problem with the DiskShadow script. It would error when it tried to create the shadow copy. After some searching, I discovered that there were 2 VSS Providers installed. At command […]

Automate Windows Server Backup using DiskShadow and Rsync …

We have a number of Netgear ReadyNAS devices across our offices. All of these run nightly Rsync backup jobs back to a ReadyNAS 516 in head office. The 516 device also does a daily snapshot of the shares. Note that as most of our offices utilise ADSL, we had to manually transport a copy of […]