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to copy backup to another server

Hi Folks, What are the possible methods to copy backup from server A to server B, other than aceesing from the shared location?
thanks in advance
– usb-stick or disk
– burn cd/dvd
– zip/rar and email,…
– #-cable
you can use xcopy or copy commands to copy the files to the destination server then use local copy for restores…
You can backup using UNC path and use local copy for restore…
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.. Using the external storage devices depends upon the database size, unlessyou know the size of database and network connectivity between the source & destination it is a shot in dark. Niru
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