What is the difference between Windows Server System State, Windows System Backup, and Disk Image?+
System State is a feature of Windows Server to back up Active Directory and other system state data. It produces a small sized file in vhd format that can be reimported into a running Windows Server instance using official Microsoft tooling. It requires temporary spool space.
Windows System Backup produces a backup of the entire hard drive in vhd format. It requires temporary spool space.
Where can I backup my Windows Server System State data to?+
Can I set my own schedules for Windows Server System State backups?+
Is Comet able to back up open files?+
Yes, if you enable the “Take filesystem snapshot” checkbox. This checkbox is enabled by default, and causes Comet to take a VSS snapshot that allows it to back up open and in-use files, from a consistent point-in-time snapshot of your disk.
Is there an additional charge for using Windows Server System State?+