The company I work for provides managed IT services to a number of clients.
Unfortunately, at the two locations where they are running Server 2008 instead of 2008 R2, the powershell script doesn't work because the Windows Server Backup Snapin doesn't have the required Cmdlet's.
All locations have PowerShell v2 installed, but the two problem servers only have v1 of the Windows Server Backup snapin.
Is there a way to upgrade the Windows Server Backup snapin/module without upgrading the whole server to 2008 R2?
Not that I am aware of but perhaps you could post what it is that your script actually does and we could help find you another method maybe?
wbadmin.exe has a ton of command line switches you could use to possibly do the same thing in RTM that you're doing in R2. However I could understand better if you described or shared what the R2 script does.
Unfortunately, modules and snapins are considered a feature of the OS, and they require their specific version of the OS. From a licensing perspective, you're not permitted to copy them to older versions of Windows, even if they function correctly – and in many cases they won't function correctly.
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