Jump to content

Unable to monitor Windows Backup


JoeS
 Share

Recommended Posts

I've added a legacy Win 2008R2 server and need to monitor Windows Server Backup until we can migrate it to a new system - but the option is greyed out in Pulseway Manager

WSB is added and the command line options - it's running fine and checked the command line options are working

Tried a remove/reinstall - but no joy

Any ideas on a way to force it "on" or information on what it's checking to try and find why it's leaving this option disabled

 

Thanks

Link to comment
Share on other sites

18 hours ago, Mark G38 said:

@JoeS In light of what Paul mentioned, you could set up a custom event log alert to monitor the backups through Pulseway in the meantime.  

Ta - that's the fallback - had hoped to get it working the same way we have with other 2008r2 boxes

Edited by JoeS
error in post
Link to comment
Share on other sites

18 hours ago, Paul said:

Hi Joe,

You can't. Pulseway uses PowerShell cmdlets to integrate with Windows Server Backup which are not supported on Windows Server 2008R2.

-Paul

Has something changed then - we've got a few legacy 2008R2 boxes and they're all running fine, reporting success/failure through this tab, same version of the pulseway agent on all?

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • Administrators

My apologies, we do support Windows Server 2008R2 however Windows Server 2008 is not supported. Are you sure that the button is not disabled because of a configuration lock?

Also make sure that you can load and use the WindowsServerBackup PowerShell module. If all's ok, you could try to force enable it by running this PowerShell command:

Set-ItemProperty -Path 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\MMSOFT Design\PC Monitor\' -Name 'MonitorWindowsServerBackup' -Value '1'

-Paul

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
 Share

×
×
  • Create New...