By Lily / Last update February 9, 2022

Why Automatic Backup System for Server?

Most of the PC users will backup system after installing operating system and applications to keep data safe or in case of system damage,  so that they can restore system without taking a long time. So do server users or small or medium computers. 

However, a backup image will only include the items when you back it up, changed files, newly installed software or added files will not be there. If you want to include all of them, the best way is to perform server automatic backup with a reliable server backup software. And I'll introduce one such software.

Best Automatic Server Backup Software - AOMEI Backupper Server

AOMEI Backupper Server, a reliable server backup software, can help you set up automatic backup system for server 2003, 2008, 2012, 2016, 2019, 2022, etc. Also, it applies to Windows 11/10/8/17/XP/Vista. For schedule automatic backup, you can set backup frequency (Daily, Weekly, Monthly). More precisely, you can choose backup date, time and intervals. And you still can use Event trigger or USB plug in (to backup system to USB drive automatically when it's plugged in).

It will be great at the beginning, but in a long run, you may be troubled by low disk space and computer performance. Don't worry about it too much, this software can help you.

  • The default options are Nomal Compression, Automatic Splitting, Intelligent Sector Backup, Incremental Backup.
  • If you think your disk space is not big enough, you can change the default options to a more thorough way. In addition, you can use the most effective way - set up Backup Scheme for backup task and delete old backup image directly. 

How to set up automatic backup system for server computer

Here you will start to backup system for server automatically with AOMEI Backupper Server. Please download and install it on your computer first. A backup destination to store backup image is required.

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Step 1. Launch AOMEI Backupper Server. Click "System Backup" under the "Backup" tab.

System Backup

Step 2. The program will automatically select system drive for you. You just need to check if all the partitions are included and select a destination path to store backup image. 

Select Backup Destination

Step 3. Click "Schedule Backup" > "Enable Schedule Backup", and select Daily,  WeeklyMonthly, Event Trigger (to backup system at user logon, user log off, system startup, system shutdown), or USB plug in

Schedule Backup

Step 4 (optional). Click "Backup Scheme" > "Enable Backup Scheme", and select By quantity, By time, By daily/weekly/monthly cleanup methods. It guarantees you always have enough disk space to store new backup. Also, you can set incremental/differential backup under the Backup Method. 

Backup Scheme

Step 5. Then, click Start Backup to backup system for server automatically.

Summary

You can easily set up automatic backup system for server 2003, 2008(R2), 2012(R2), 2016(R2), 2019, 2022 and Windows 11, 10, 8, 7, XP, Vista. It offers you 5 options, Daily, Weekly, Monthly, Event trigger, USB plug in. And it will make the created backup images smaller by default with its helpful features and provides a complete way to delete backup files to free up disk space. 

For advanced users, you can use its Technician or TechPlus edition. It supports creating backup image on unlimited PCs or and servers, deploying system image to multiple computer simultaneously, creating portable version of this software, etc.