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Zipping SMS Backup Files

Zipping SMS Backup Files

Zipping SMS Backup Files

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Would there be an issue in restoring (if necessary) if we zip and compress all of the SMS 2003 backup files?

RE: Zipping SMS Backup Files

I cant think of why it would be an issue, other than you would have to Unzip them when you went to restore a system.

I have never tried that.  So I'd give it a test run in the lab before I implemented it in production.  Actually its not a bad idea to restore the production backup on a server in the test lab once a year (at least) anyway. I've read dozens of times where admins thought the backup was going well for years, and it never was.

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