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VSS (Volume Shadow Copy) support to backup of open/locked files

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HappyAdmin
User
01/25/2022 08:57 AM

Hello,

I use Exiland Backup Professional. Does Exiland Backup support shadow copying?
I need to back up .pst files when Microsoft Outlook is running. Is it possible?

Mikhail
Mikhail
Exiland Backup support
01/25/2022 08:57 AM

You are very lucky!
Yes, Exiland Backup Professional supports shadow copying (Volume Shadow Copy).

You can learn how to configure the copying of locked files in Exiland Backup from the following article
https://exiland-backup.com/VSS-backup-o ... files.html

Please let me know if you have any questions regarding VSS, we're happy to help.

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