Configure VSS to backup *.pst files

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Postby steve_shaw » Fri Nov 11, 2011 3:10 pm

I am using windows 7 with administrator user but cant seem to get Outlook files backed up if Outlook open.

Can anyone tell me how to configure VSS so that pst file will back up

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Postby Softland » Fri Nov 11, 2011 6:38 pm


Backing up open files has the following limitations: It works

- only on Windows XP, Windows 2003 Server, Windows Vista or Windows 7

- only for users with administrator access rights to copy open files

- only on local hard drives

- only on NTFS formatted partitions

- only if the VSS (Volume Shadow Service) is running and it is properly configured

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