Posts Tagged ‘backup’

Here’s a quick script I’ve written to generate a log of my servers windows backup results. It connects to each server and log the start time of the backup operation and the “Successful” time. If there is no “success” due to an error then it just won’t return anything.

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Have you only got a server or two and not much budget to work with? I’m guessing you might also be using the built in Windows Backup?

There isn’t actually much wrong with using Windows Backup. It does the job, just without all those extra features of paid-for backup solutions. One big missing feature for example is notifications of backup results.

So here’s a quick and easy way to keep track of those backups. It’s not the neatest solution, but it is better than nothing!

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I should have seen it coming.

First, I’m on the phone to Microsoft *again* because the it turns out the issue I raised to return the replacement Touch cover wasn’t actually created. So the whole process of doing that again.

Then email from Twitter telling me my account was one of the ones that had its details compromised and that I needed to change my password. A fairly simple process I guess, but with all the various devices and apps that hook into Twitter it seemed more painful than it should have been.

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