Exchange configuration data is stored in Active Directory, the
Windows 2000 registry, the System State, and if you have installed
KMS, a KMS database. Backing up configuration data allows you to
restore your Exchange settings but not your Exchange databases. You
should also back up Exchange
On the Start menu, point to Programs, point to
Accessories, point to System Tools, and then click
To back up configuration data, in the console pane,
double-click the name of the computer you want to back up, and then
do the following:
Create a backup of all Exchange and Windows settings.
Select all drives on which Windows 2000 and Exchange are
Back up Windows registry and Active Directory settings.
Select System State. If this server is not a domain
controller, you must also backup the system state of the computer
acting as the domain controller.
In Backup destination, choose a tape device. If you do
not have a tape device installed, File is selected by
default and cannot be changed.
In Backup media or filename, click Browse. Select
the removeable storage media, and then in File name, type a
name for the new backup file.
Click Start Backup. On the Backup Job Information
dialog box, review the backup settings. To change the backup
schedule, click Schedule. To select a Backup Type,
click Advanced. When all settings are verified, click