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Some W2003 server system files not backing up

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I'm having some trouble with Active Directory on a Windows 2003 Server R2 box. I went to restore some files in the C:\WINDOWS\system32\config directory, and when selecting the files to restore, the config folder was empty except for the system profile folder which has files in it. The restored folder was the same. The missing files are listed below.

 

Is it correct that Retrospect is not backing up these files, which I assume to be critical to the functioning of the server? I have the Open File Backup license.

 

Tom

 

Files not backed up. DIR listing from the file server:

 

Volume in drive C is System

Volume Serial Number is 342F-6931

 

Directory of C:\WINDOWS\system32\config

 

10/20/2008 06:10 PM 8,192,000 AppEvent.Evt

10/23/2008 09:26 AM 262,144 DEFAULT

06/27/2007 09:11 AM 262,144 default.sav

10/20/2008 05:54 PM 65,536 dfsr.evt

10/20/2008 05:54 PM 65,536 DnsEvent.Evt

10/23/2008 02:17 PM 0 filelist.txt

11/25/2006 03:08 PM 65,536 Internet Explorer.evt

10/20/2008 06:18 PM 2,488 netlogon.dnb

10/20/2008 06:18 PM 2,291 netlogon.dns

10/20/2008 05:54 PM 327,680 NTDS.Evt

10/20/2008 05:54 PM 65,536 NtFrs.Evt

10/10/2007 11:49 AM 262,144 SAM

10/20/2008 05:54 PM 134,217,728 SecEvent.Evt

09/12/2008 10:00 AM 262,144 SECURITY

06/27/2007 04:03 PM 262,144 security.sav

10/23/2008 09:26 AM 21,757,952 SOFTWARE

06/27/2007 09:11 AM 17,825,792 software.sav

06/30/2007 12:35 PM 17,637,376 software.sp

10/20/2008 05:54 PM 16,777,216 SysEvent.Evt

10/20/2008 06:09 PM 5,242,880 SYSTEM

06/27/2007 09:11 AM 4,718,592 system.sav

06/30/2007 12:35 PM 3,469,312 system.sp

06/27/2007 09:11 AM 262,144 userdiff

06/27/2007 04:30 PM 262,144 userdifr

 

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If you can see the files when browsing the disk under Configure>volumes then they should be included in the backup. If they are not displayed, then they are part of the registry backup process.

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The files in C:\Windows\System 32\config don't show up in Configure > Volumes

 

How can I restore selected files from this directory?

 

Tom

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