Back up a Windows Server 2012 R2 with Quest Rapid Recovery

When backing up a Windows Server 2012 R2 instance with Rapid Recovery, the ThinkAgile CP service should be stopped before taking a backup.

To automate this process, you can use Rapid Recovery pre- and post-transfer scripts as described in the following website:

Quest Rapid Recovery Commands and Scripting Reference Guide

  • On the 2012 R2 agent, open notepad and enter Stop-Service tacp; and save the file as C:\Users\All Users\AppRecovery\Scripts\PreTransferScript.ps1

  • On the 2012 R2 agent, open notepad and enter Start-Service tacp; and save the file as C:\Users\All Users\AppRecovery\Scripts\PostTransferScript.ps1

Note:
Only one backup solution should be used for an instance. If an instance is being backed up by Rapid Recovery, automatic local backups and quick DR backups by the ThinkAgile CP Cloud Controller should be turned off. For more information about local backups and quick DR backups, see the following topics: