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Scheduled backups windows server 2012

Postby loopess » Mon Sep 14, 2020 6:46 pm

Hello
I have an Asustor AS1002T v2 device and I have a problem with making scheduled backups, because I have to be logged in as an administrator (windows server 2012r2). Is it possible to run a backup even when the administrator is not logged in? You can then run various scripts and programs, and ABP won't start.
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Re: Scheduled backups windows server 2012

Postby orion » Tue Sep 15, 2020 10:12 am

There are some ways to do backup. What's your procedure to do backup? Your information is too few to understand what's your problem.
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Re: Scheduled backups windows server 2012

Postby loopess » Tue Sep 15, 2020 2:02 pm

I need to run an automatic backup of selected files without logging in as an administrator. ABP is to start when the administrator is logged off, but is to use the administrator account.
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Re: Scheduled backups windows server 2012

Postby orion » Tue Sep 15, 2020 3:40 pm

I can run ABP using my personal account (although it's Win7, but I guess it should be the same in Win server 2012), not administrator. I can do backup job in ABP without problems.
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Re: Scheduled backups windows server 2012

Postby loopess » Tue Sep 15, 2020 4:36 pm

I explain again, windows server 2012r2, ABP is to start a scheduled backup even when the administrator is logged out (the server is working all the time
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Re: Scheduled backups windows server 2012

Postby orion » Tue Sep 15, 2020 5:47 pm

I believe that's a new feature for ABP. There are some variations: start ABP with user-1, logout user-1, login user-2. Should user-1 backup job be still working when user-2 login? Can user-2 manage user-1 backup job? Anyway, you may raise this request to asustor directly or write an article in forum's "Feature Requests" section.
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Re: Scheduled backups windows server 2012

Postby loopess » Wed Sep 16, 2020 1:13 pm

1. I don't have permanent access to the server, only remote access
2. I cannot be logged in as an administrator all the time for security reasons
3. backup must be completely automatic because it has to be late at night when all users are no longer working.
4. the created backup is visible, but it is not performed when the administrator is not logged in. Backup is to be performed automatically without the need to log the administrator on the serve
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Re: Scheduled backups windows server 2012

Postby orion » Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:09 pm

If I were you, I'll setup rsync in NAS. Then setup scheduled rsync tasks in Windows server. You can find the example: https://www.rsync.net/resources/howto/windows_rsync.html

It might take long time to wait for ABP updates.
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