What's the best way to backup (and archiving) individual directory in Windows Server 2012 R2 on a separate hard drive?


Tell me, please, how better to configure the backup to one folder on a separate hard disk in Windows Server 2012 R2 (virtual machine is not in use)?

Are interested in server-side solutions that do not require the open user sessions by default (without crutches). The search engine on my request offer a huge amount of manual configuration archive using a standard component.

Standard component called in the Russian localization of OS "Windows backup Server" seems too inappropriate.
Explain: the settings is not full and does not allow, for example:
+ to copy only files with the specified extensions
+ create a copy in the archives *.zip, Dating back a number of archiving (which is more transparent to the end user; let them at least and advanced -- still a user).
PS These examples are only examples, which is not a panacea.

I may not be entirely correct approach to the problem -- please correct if anything.

Thank you in advance for your help.
April 4th 20 at 13:22
3 answers
April 4th 20 at 13:24
Cobian backup, KLSbackup - first free, second paid.
Cobian Backup, despite its "old age" - will do well.
Veeam will be redundant for this task. - Okey51 commented on April 4th 20 at 13:27
April 4th 20 at 13:26
A single directory? A simple script to PowerShell, or banal the batch file runs the archiver with the right keys.
Backup utilities like zpaq.

To put some special software for this task is like a rifle to shoot a mosquito.
April 4th 20 at 13:28
Veeam? There is a free version.
If you do not confuse it for cloud backup, as a rule. Or not only?
Free version = trial version? - Jarrett.Heidenreich commented on April 4th 20 at 13:31
@Jarrett.Heidenreich, no, not only.
"Free" is free. - Tyrique.Barro commented on April 4th 20 at 13:34

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