Server 2012 / Exchange 2016 - Native Backup


  • I have Exchange 2016 running on MS Server 2012 R2.  If I run a full backup of the server using the native windows backup, does it bring down Exchange while the backup is running?
    Tuesday, May 15, 2018 5:14 PM

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  • No, but it may cause performance issues.

    Ed Crowley MVP "There are seldom good technological solutions to behavioral problems."
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    Tuesday, May 15, 2018 9:24 PM
  • Hi Oscar,

    Agree with Ed. So it is usually recommended to run backup during non-business hours ( at night or a small number of users online ).

    Best Regards,
    Niko Cheng

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    Wednesday, May 16, 2018 6:59 AM