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Full backup vs. system state backup

    General discussion

  • Hi all,

    If I have WSB doing nightly backups of my OS and data volumes, is there any reason to also do a regular system state backup? As I understand it system state can be recovered from the full backups.

    I have already decided to back up GPOs separately from the nightly backups for quicker restores, wondering if I should do the same for system state.

    Thanks
    Tuesday, November 17, 2009 9:36 PM

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  • Hello,

    Full Backups will give you an option during restore for a system state..so no need for  system state backup if you are already doing a full backup
    Isaac Oben MCITP:EA, MCSE
    Tuesday, November 17, 2009 9:45 PM
  • Okay that's what I thought, thanks for the confirmation.
    Wednesday, November 18, 2009 1:56 PM
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