backup

Hacking ntbackup.exe and bkprunner.exe for better performance in Windows Server 2003 SP1

by File in: backup, Windows

I was perusing Susan’s blog today and came across her link to Chris’s great description of how to modify the bkprunner.exe process to improve backup performance in Windows Server 2003 SP1. Chris details how to use a hex editor and modify the registry to increase ntbackup performance. He also mentions that you can now use […]

Howto: automatically remove files older than ‘x’ days

by File in: backup, howto, script

Tape backups have failed me too many times, so I now do my Windows backup to an external hard drive. One of the office staff is in charge of swapping out our backup drives and taking it offsite. I needed a solution that would remove old backups without user intervention so they wouldn’t have to […]