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I just discovered "restore to previous versions" when right clicking a file on Small Business Server.

What mechanism is this feature using? Is this an automatic backup mechanism that is part of the operating system?

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What OS is this? Windows Server 2008? – Darth Android Oct 8 '10 at 3:53
SBS. 2008 from memory. – Craig Johnston Oct 8 '10 at 4:08

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You've discovered the Windows Volume Copy Shadow Service. This does do some backup, but I'm not exactly sure to what extent. I would read up on the service before relying on it to restore files.

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