Shadow Copies for Shared Folders

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

Shadow Copies of Shared Folders

Shadow Copies of Shared Folders provides point-in-time copies of files that are located on shared resources, such as a file server. With Shadow Copies of Shared Folders, you can view shared files and folders as they existed at points of time in the past.

You can use shadow copies when you want to recover files that were accidentally deleted or overwritten, as well as to compare different versions of files.