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. Today’s guide is a brief look at configuring client PC backups in Windows Home Server 2011.[/box]
Once you have Windows Home Server installed, and protecting your PCs you can change its configuration to run client backups on a schedule you define. Here’s how:
- Open your Dashboard Application, select Computers and Backups, and click the Additional Client Computer Backup Tasks link.
- Set the time you want Windows Home Server 2011 to back up your client PCs.
Ensure you allow enough time to backup all of your client PCs. I find that one half hour is sufficient for most clients once the initial backup is performed.
If your server misses a client backup, it will be prioritised for backup during the next backup window.
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