How to Manage Backup Using Group Policy Settings

You can use Group Policy to manage Windows Backup options in an enterprise environment . The policy settings for Windows Backup are both user and computer settings. The user-specific settings are client-only settings and are found in the following location:

User Configuration\Policies\Administrative Templates\Windows Components\Backup\Client

The computer settings are for both the client and the server and are found in the following locations:

Computer Configuration\Policies\Administrative Templates\Windows Components\Backup\Client

Computer Configuration\Policies\Administrative Templates\Windows Components\Backup\Server

Table 16-1 lists the available policy settings for Windows Backup . Client settings are available for both User and Computer scopes, but Server settings are available only in the Computer scope. These settings are written to the registry on targeted computers under the following registry key:

HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Backup TABLE 16-1 Group Policy Settings for Windows Backup

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