Tape Backup on SBS2003

Someone asked why the built in Backup is taking up more tape space than what would be expected.

This KB deals with your issue: Backups on Windows Small Business Server 2003 may use more backup media space than expected:

You should look at using the command line switches specifically designed for Exchange.
HOW TO: Use Command Line Parameters with the Ntbackup Command in Windows Server 2003

How to turn on the Exchange writer for the Volume Shadow Copy service in Windows Small Business Server 2003

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