Backup site servers in SCCM 2012

A bit hidden in SCCM 2012 is the ability to backup site servers in Configuration Manager with a schedule, open the console go to administration –> site configuration –> sites –> settings –> Site Maintance
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From there you choose “Backup Sites Servers” and now you choose a backup location and set a schedule –>

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If you enable an alert for backup task, it will appear in the monitoring tab

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So if an error should occur during the backup, you can see it in the Overview tab in the monitoring pane. You can also view the logs for further info found under smsbkup.log
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This backup includes, the database, logs, inboxes.

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