Configure Shadow Copy of Shared Folder in Server 2012

In this tutorial, we will explain to you How To Configure Shadow Copy of Shared Folder in Server 2012.

Shadow Copy (also known as Volume Snapshot Service, Volume Shadow Copy Service or VSS) is a technology included in Microsoft Windows that allows taking manual or automatic backup copies or snapshots of computer files or volumes, even when they are in use.

First, log into your Windows server. If you don’t have windows server get it by following this link.

Open Windows Explorer.Click on disk and open Configure Shadow Copies…

Shadow Copies

Select disk and enable it.

Enable Disk

After enabling, you will see one warning click Yes on it.

After this, you need to go to settings for this shadow copies.


In the Shadow Copies Setting page click Schedule…


After this configure your schedule and click Ok.

Schedule Now

You have successfully Configured Shadow Copy of Shared Folder in Server 2012.



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