Parallels H-Sphere Documentation System Administrator Guide


Backing Up Winbox


Last modified: 02 Aug 2007


WARNING: This documentation covers Parallels H-Sphere versions up to 3.1. For the latest up-to-date Parallels H-Sphere documentation, please proceed to the official Parallels site.

This document explains how to back up your
- Windows server settings stored in the MetaBase,
- MS SQL database
- user content


Backing Up the Metabase

  1. Go to Start -> Programs -> Administrative Tools -> Computer Management.
  2. In the left tree, unfold Services and Applications.
  3. Right-click Internet Information Services and select Backup/Restore Configuration.
  4. In the window that appears, click Create Backup.
    Usually, IIS metabase backup files are located in the following directory:


Backing Up MS SQL Databases

  1. Go to Start -> Programs -> Microsoft SQL Server -> Enterprise Manager.
  2. Unfold the left menu tree until you see the name of the logical server. Click it.
  3. Click Tools on the toolbar and select Backup Database.


Backing Up User Content

  1. Go to Start -> Programs -> Accessories -> System Tools -> Backup.
  2. Select Backup Wizard
  3. On the first step of the wizard, select Back up selected files, drives, or network data.

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