Configuring Servers For Incremental Image Based Backups

When you start using incremental image based backups like Shadow Protect, it is best to make some changes on your Servers to get the most out of your Image Repositry, especially expensive remote storage.

Install an additional disk or create an additional partition to relocate the following applicaitons/settings from your OS and Data drives:

  • Virus Protection
  • Install or Downloaded programs
  • WSUS source downloads
  • Page File
  • Temp Folders

Reconfigure the following applications to reduce the size and growth of log files:

  • IIS and SBS Logs
  • Exchange Logs
  • SQL Logs
  • Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
  • SharePoint Database Log files.
  • Set Certificate Service Logging options, also run a log clean up weekly or monthly –  Click here to download the script

Read more at:

Recovering Disk Space on the C: Drive in Small Business Server 2008

How to Change the Event Logging Level for Certificate Services